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Definition of Their

  • The possessive case of the personal pronoun they; as, their houses; their country.

How to use their in a sentence. Their pronunciation.

Men leave their impressions on all around them.
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The walls which have felt their look and their breath, the floor which has taken their footsteps, the chairs in which they have sat, have something of their presence.
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Kaid ground out their lives like corn between the millstones.
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But all the time the bright, unclouded sun looked down on a smiling land, and in Cairo streets the din of the hammers, the voices of the boys driving heavily laden donkeys, the call of the camel-drivers leading their caravans into the great squares, the clang of the brasses of the sherbet-sellers, the song of the vendor of sweetmeats, the drone of the merchant praising his wares, went on amid scenes of wealth and luxury, and the city glowed with colour and gleamed with light.
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Dark faces grinned over the steaming pot at the door of the cafes, idlers on the benches smoked hasheesh, female street-dancers bared their faces shamelessly to the men, and indolent musicians beat on their tiny drums, and sang the song of "O Seyyid," or of "Antar"; and the reciter gave his sing-song tale from a bench above his fellows.
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The Dagos wanted to live in their own way, and they did.
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I'll bet a dollar you'll see them both to-night at the Palace-if Kaid doesn't throw them to the lions for their dinner before yours is served.
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The consuls and agents of all the nations save one were in brilliant uniform, and pashas, generals, and great officials were splendid in gold braid and lace, and wore flashing Orders on their breasts.
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The Prince Pasha had settled that with David, however, at their first meeting, when David had kept on his hat and offered Kaid his hand.
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For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
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He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
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He knew his brother's abilities; he knew his insinuating address-had he not influenced their father to give him wealth while he was yet alive?
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Now, as he felt the secret joy of these dark spirits surrounding him-Achmet, and High Pasha, who kept saying beneath his breath in thankfulness that it was not his turn, Praise be to God!-as he, felt their secret self-gratulations, and their evil joy over his prospective downfall, he settled himself steadily, made a low salutation to Kaid, and calmly awaited further speech.
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She seemed not to realise, as did David, the awful position in which they were placed, the deed which David had done, the significance of the thing that lay at their feet.
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In their swift passage from the Palace to the carriage, a thing had been done of even greater moment than the killing of the sensualist in the next room.
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Was this, then, the way that murderers felt, that men felt who took human life-so frozen, so little a part of their surroundings?
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But they declared to all who crowded upon their words that the Inglesi left the Palace with a face frozen white, as though it was he that had met debacle, while Nahoum had been as urbane and cynical as though he had come to the fulness of his power.
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This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
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Together they felt their way through the passages and rooms, and presently entered the room where Foorgat Bey was lying.
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Thus was their bargain made over the dead body; and Mizraim had an almost superstitious reverence for the fulfilment of a bond, the one virtue rarely found in the Oriental.
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Examples of Their

Example #1
The walls which have felt their look and their breath, the floor which has taken their footsteps, the chairs in which they have sat, have something of their presence.
Example #2
What think thee of them now?
Example #3
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #4
Men leave their impressions on all around them.
Example #5
David had been long enough in Egypt to know what sort of toiling it was.
Example #6
The cities of the dead Khalifas and Mamelukes separated them from the living city where the fellah toiled, and Arab, Bedouin, Copt strove together to intercept the fruits of his toiling, as it passed in the form of taxes to the Palace of the Prince Pasha; while in the dark corners crouched, waiting, the cormorant usurers-Greeks, Armenians, and Syrians, a hideous salvage corps, who saved the house of a man that they might at last walk off with his shirt and the cloth under which he was carried to his grave.