their

their
ðeə
adjective
1) (belonging to them: This is their car; Take a note of their names and addresses.) su, sus
2) (used instead of his, his or her etc where a person of unknown sex or people of both sexes are referred to: Everyone should buy his own ticket.) su, sus
their adj su
John, Mary and their mother John, Mary y su madre
tourists with their suitcases turistas con sus maletas
their
tr[ðeəSMALLr/SMALL]
adjective
1 su (plural) sus
they took their children and their dog se llevaron a sus hijos y al perro
who wants their present now? ¿quién quiere su regalo ahora?
nobody likes their neighbours a nadie le gustan sus vecinos
their ['ðɛr] adj
: su
their friends: sus amigos
their
adj.
su adj.
sus adj.
ðer, ðeə(r)
adjective
a) (sing) su; (pl) sus

they washed their hands — se lavaron las manos

b) (belonging to indefinite person) (sing) su; (pl) sus

whoever called didn't leave their number — la persona que ha llamado no dejó su teléfono

[ðɛǝ(r)]
POSS ADJ (with singular noun) su; (with plural noun) sus

their father — su padre

their house — su casa

their parents — sus padres

their sisters — sus hermanas

they took off their coats — se quitaron los abrigos

after washing their hands — después de lavarse las manos

someone stole their car — alguien les robó el coche

* * *
[ðer, ðeə(r)]
adjective
a) (sing) su; (pl) sus

they washed their hands — se lavaron las manos

b) (belonging to indefinite person) (sing) su; (pl) sus

whoever called didn't leave their number — la persona que ha llamado no dejó su teléfono


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