theirs
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theirs(
thehrz
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (possessive)
a. el suyo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la suya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have some extra copies here for anyone who has forgotten to bring theirs.Aquí tengo otros ejemplares para los que hayan olvidado traer los suyos.
That's my opinion, but I respect theirs.Esa es mi opinión, pero respeto la suya.
b. el de ellos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la de ellos
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I like the tiles we bought, but theirs are better quality.Me gustan los azulejos que compramos, pero los de ellos son de mejor calidad.
Our swimming pool is smaller than theirs.Nuestra piscina es más pequeña que la de ellos.
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theirs [ðɛəz]
pronoun:possessive
(referring to singular possession) (el/la) suyoasuya;a suya (referring to plural possession) (los/las) suyosassuyas;as suyas
it's not our car, it's theirs no es nuestro coche, es suyo or es de ellos; the suitcase is theirs la maleta es suya or es de ellos; "whose is this?" — "it's theirs" —¿de quién es esto? —es suyo or de ellos; theirs is a happy home el suyo es un hogar feliz; Isobel is a friend of theirs Isobel es amiga suya; "is this their house?" — "no, theirs is white" —¿es esta su casa? —no, la suya or la de ellos es blanca; my parents and theirs mis padres y los suyos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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that computer is theirs
esa computadora es suya
it is theirs
es suyo
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