[ðeə] or [ðɛr]
(pron. & a.) The possessive case of the personal pronoun they; as, their houses; their country.
poss. adj. pron. of or belonging to them.
- He was undeniably a prosperous man, bore his drinking better than others bore their moderation, and, on the whole, flourished like the green bay-tree. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- The Unquenchables had done their best to be worthy of the name, for like elves they had worked by night and conjured up a comical surprise. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- They mostly began to reign as old men, and their reigns were short, averaging less than two years each. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- People will pay as freely to gratify one passion as another, their resentment as their pride. 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- These good people were absolutely ignorant that their land contained that which was quite as valuable as a gold-mine. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- And the bulk of your fortune would be laid out in annuities on the authors or their heirs. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- The energy which had at once supported him under his old sufferings and aggravated their sharpness, had been gradually restored to him. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- I quickened my pace, and, passing among them, wondering at their looks, went hurriedly in. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- Nor has he--except for their one great gift to him. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- I then signed to Mr. Peggotty to remain where he was, and emerged from their shade to speak to her. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- Traders and other undertakers may, no doubt with great propriety, carry on a very considerable part of their projects with borrowed money. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- The exultation and joy of the Pickwickians knew no bounds, when their patience and assiduity, their washing and scraping, were crowned with success. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- At every court there were groups of ministers and secretaries who played a Machiavellian game against their foreign rivals. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- But in spite of their efforts to be as cheery as larks, the flutelike voices did not seem to chord as well as usual, and all felt out of tune. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- But though the Mongols were victorious at Liegnitz, they did not continue their drive westward. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Rivers and pipes have their metres, so that now the velocity and volume of rivers and streams are measured and controlled, and floods prevented. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- I had heard them, alone at the bedside, striking their boots with their riding-whips, and loitering up and down. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- In some sense, men had always used an inductive method in dealing with their immediate practical concerns. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- Their headquarters lay in the southwest corner of this district, near the crossing of two of the so-called Martian canals. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星公主.
- Surely, I would say, all men do not wear those shocking nightcaps; else all women's illusions had been destroyed on the first night of their marriage! 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- He's good enough for the occasion: when the people have made up their mind as they are making it up now, they don't want a man--they only want a vote. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- She turned to him with a triumphant smile and their hands clasped under her veil. 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- The marriages of either were discussed; and their prospects in life canvassed with the greatest frankness and interest on both sides. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- In childhood and youth, with their relative freedom from economic stress, this fact is naked and unconcealed. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- Much of their theory must seem to the modern mind merely fanciful and unsupported speculation. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- It was all done in dumb show, the women danced their emotion in gesture and motion. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- You would compare them, I said, to those invalids who, having no self-restraint, will not leave off their habits of intemperance? 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Her rich colour, her quick blood, her rapid breath, were all setting themselves against the opportunity of retracing their steps. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- For the easy expression of public opinion in government is a clue to what services are needed and a test of their success. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- The men engaged in the Mexican war were brave, and the officers of the regular army, from highest to lowest, were educated in their profession. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.