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OVERVIEW OF PRONOUN THEY
2 . used to refer to people in a general way or to a group of people who are not specified. You know what they say: you only live once. They say it will be a mild winter. [meaning people who predict the weather say that it will be a mild winter] She’s as hardworking as they come. [meaning she’s extremely hardworking] They will be holding the graduation outdoors if the weather permits. They took away his license.
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They // is the third-person plural personal pronoun (subjective case) in Modern English. It can also be used with singular meaning, particularly in informal contexts, sometimes to avoid specifying the gender of the person referred to.
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