Definition of thrue
1. there [ o ] Existential there
Examples: "Let there be light" "There is a problem"
2. there [ r ] in or at that place
Examples: "they have lived there for years" "it's not there" "that man <who is> there"
(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
All musical Paris was there .
Chicago was also a welcome host : there , in 1921 , Prokofieff conducted the world_premiere of the Love_for_Three_Oranges , and played the first performance of his Third_Piano_Concerto .
(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)
There , forces are more latent than in electricity , and less than in magnetism .
(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)
There at the river 's edge waited one Henry_Greene , whom Hudson listed as a `` clerk '' .
(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)
Only in Europe have our lines remained_firm - and there only on the surface .Synonyms there in_that_location at_that_place Related Terms here
3. there [ r ] in that matter
Examples: "I agree with you there"
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
With the diversity of religious viewpoints , there are differences_of_opinion as to the essential features of religion ; and there are different opinions as to the essential functions of religion .
Without a system of values there can be no society .
(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
There the matter stands with the prospect that soon Manchester may be removed from the roster of towns contributing raw sewage to its main streams .
(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)
Eileen got_to dancing , just a_little tiny dancing step to a hummed tune that you could hardly notice , and trying to pick_up strange men , but each time I was ready to say to_hell_with_it and walk_out she 'd pull herself together and talk so understandingly in that sweet husky voice about the good times and the happiness we 'd had together and there I was back on_the_hook .
(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
Mark stopped the car and switched_off the lights and they sat looking_at the water , which , there being no moon out , at_first could be distinguished from the sky only by an absence of stars .Synonyms there on_that_point in_that_respect
4. there [ r ] to or toward that place; away from the speaker
Examples: "go there around noon!"
(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
We got a bunch of sippers out there tonight .Synonyms thither there Related Terms here
5. there [ n ] a location other than here; that place
Examples: "you can take it from there"
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