They in a sentence

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Definition of They

  • The plural of he she, or it. They is never used adjectively, but always as a pronoun proper, and sometimes refers to persons without an antecedent expressed.

How to use they in a sentence. They pronunciation.

They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
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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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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.
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They had respect for him more than for most Franks, because the Prince Pasha had honoured him with especial favour.
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A foreigner of this character they had never before seen, with coat buttoned up like an Egyptian official in the presence of his superior, and this wide, droll hat on his head.
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Merry faces looked back and nodded, and in a moment they were gone.
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Of course, or you wouldn't be talking the English language-though I've heard they talk it better in Boston than they do in England, and in Chicago they're making new English every day and improving on the patent.
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The Dagos wanted to live in their own way, and they did.
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They were 'kourbashing' his feet; I landed on them as the soles came away.
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They call him the Ropemaker, because so many pass through his hands to the Nile.
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They themselves wore red tarbooshes, as did the Prince; yet all of them knew that the European custom of showing respect was by doffing the hat.
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They realised that in the man who had just left the room with Kaid there were characteristics unlike those they had ever met before in Europeans.
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For the rest, he flourished the salutations and language of the Arab as though they were his own, and he spoke Arabic as perfectly as he did French and English.
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He was speculating as to which room they were likely to enter.
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They had not gone by the door convenient to passage to Kaid's own apartments.
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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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As they passed through, a hand drew aside the curtains on the other side of the room which they were leaving.
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In going quickly through the room, they had disarranged a table.
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Did they move as dead men among the living, devitalised, vacuous calm?
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A few moments later they were standing among the consuls and officials in the salon.
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Examples of They

Example #1
Thee didst frighten all who knew thee with thy doings that mad midsummer time.
Example #2
Does thee love them still?
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 received this letter as he was mounting a huge white Syrian donkey to ride to the Mokattam Hills, which rise sharply behind Cairo, burning and lonely and large.
Example #6
Kaid ground out their lives like corn between the millstones.