Meaning of THEIRS in English

THEIRS

Note: 'Theirs' is the third person plural possessive pronoun.

1.

You use ~ to indicate that something belongs or relates to the group of people, animals, or things that you are talking about.

There was a big group of a dozen people at the table next to ~...

It would cost about ?3000 to install a new heating system in a flat such as ~...

PRON

2.

You use ~ instead of ‘his or hers’ to indicate that something belongs or relates to a person without saying whether that person is a man or a woman. Some people think this use is incorrect.

He would leave the trailer unlocked. If there was something inside someone wanted, it would be ~ for the taking...

PRON

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