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|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- Akin to Dutch daar, German da, Old High German dār, Swedish där, Danish der, Icelandic þar, and Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐍂 (thar), Sanskrit tarhi (“‘then’”), and English that. See that (pronoun).
AdverbWikipedia there (not comparable)
- In or at that place or location.
- [They] there left me and my man, both bound together. — Shakespeare, Comedy of Errors, V-i
- The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. — Genesis 2:8
- Note: In distinction from here, there usually signifies a place farther off, in such a manner, that here would include the person using the word, while there would not.
- Darkness there might well seem twilight here. — Milton
- In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place; as, he did not stop there, but continued his speech.
- The law that threaten’d death becomes thy friend / And turns it to exile; there art thou happy. — Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, III-iii
- To or into that place; thither.
- The rarest that e’er came there. — Shakespeare, Tempest, II-i
- Note: There is sometimes used by way of exclamation, calling attention to something, especially to something distant; as, There, there! See there! Look there! There is often used as an expletive, and in this use, when it introduces a sentence or clause, the verb precedes its subject.
- A knight there was, and that a worthy man. — Chaucer
- There is a path which no fowl knoweth. — Job 28:7
- Wherever there is a sense or perception, there some idea is actually produced. — Locke
- There have been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue. — Suckling
- Note: There is much used in composition, and often has the sense of a pronoun. See thereabout, thereafter, therefrom, etc.
- Note: There was formerly used in the sense of where.
- Spend their good there it is reasonable. — Chaucer
- (in conjunction with verb be) In existence or in this world; mention of unspecified location, somewhere.
- there is something amiss.
- (to or into that place): thither
- here and there
- there are
- there be
- there but for the grace of God go I
- there is
in or at that place
in that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc.
to or into that place; thither
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