Main Similarity and Difference
They: Subject Pronoun
'They' is a third person pronoun. It is used as the subject of a verb. 'They' refers to a group of people, animals, or things.
The Singular They
'They' is used instead of he or she to refer to a person with unidentified or unknown gender. This is called the 'singular they'.
Every person must know they are appreciated.
We can use 'they' to refer to people in general or general facts.
Them: Object Pronoun
'Them' is a third-person pronoun. It is used as the object of a verb or preposition or as a predicative after the verb be.
Can you catch all of
The Singular Them
You use 'them' instead of 'him or her' to refer to a person without explicitly stating whether that person is a male or a female.
It is important to talk to children about death and tell
You use 'them' to refer to a non-binary person who wants to be referred to as 'they' and 'them'.
Do you know Tina? I need to call
'Them' instead of 'Those'
Sometimes, in colloquial and spoken language (in non-standard English), people use 'them' instead of 'those'. It is grammatically incorrect, so don't use it in formal or written English.
I need to buy one of