What Is Their Main Difference?
'Their' is a possessive
'Theirs' is a possessive
Theirs: Possessive Pronoun
The third-person plural possessive pronoun in the English language is 'theirs'. It can be used to refer to something or someone belonging to or associated with others.
'Theirs' can be used instead of 'his or hers' to indicate that something belongs to a person without mentioning if that person is male or female.
Students must prepare their applications and send in
Sometimes, to show belonging you can use the structure of 'of + possessive pronouns'.
He's a friend
Their: Possessive Determiner
'Their' is the possessive determiner of 'they'. We use 'their' to express that something belongs or relates to the group of people, animals, or things.
They are going to send
Instead of 'his' or 'her', we can also use 'their' to show that something belongs or relates to a person without specifically saying whether that person is a male or a female.
Every athlete should compete according to