/dhair/; unstressed /dheuhr/, adv.1. in or at that place (opposed to here): She is there now.2. at that point in an action, speech, etc.: He stopped there for applause.3. in that matter, particular, or respect: His anger was justified there.4. into or to that place; thither: We went there last year.5. (used by way of calling attention to something or someone): There they go.6. in or at that place where you are: Well, hi there.pron.7. (used to introduce a sentence or clause in which the verb comes before its subject or has no complement): There is no hope.8. that place: He comes from there, too.9. that point.n.10. that state or condition: I'll introduce you to her, but you're on your own from there on.adj.11. (used for emphasis, esp. after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective): Ask that man there.12. (used to express satisfaction, relief, encouragement, approval, consolation, etc.): There! It's done.Usage. 7. The verb following THERE is singular or plural according to the number of the subject that follows the verb: There is a message for you. There are patients in the waiting room. With compound subjects in which all the coordinate words are singular, a singular verb often occurs, although the plural may also be used: There was (or were) a horse and a cow in the pasture. When a compound subject contains both singular and plural words, the verb usually agrees with the subject closest to the verb, although a plural verb sometimes occurs regardless, especially if the compound has more than two elements: There were staff meetings and a press conference daily. There was (or were) a glass, two plates, two cups, and a teapot on the shelf.11. It is nonstandard usage to place THERE between a demonstrative adjective and the noun it modifies: that there car. The same is true of HERE: these here nails. Placed after the noun, both THERE and HERE are entirely standard: that car there; these nails here.
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