A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (indicating permanent quality)
a. son
Peter and Phil will no doubt support me. They're good friends.Sin duda, Peter y Phil me apoyarán. Son buenos amigos.
2. (indicating transitory state)
a. están
Don't pay attention to what they say. They're angry for no reason.No prestes atención a lo que dicen. Están enojados sin motivo.
3. (indicating location)
a. están
I lost my glasses! - They're on the kitchen table.¡Perdí mis anteojos! - Están en la mesa de la cocina.
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they're [ðɛəʳ]
they are
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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