[ðem;ðəm] or [ðəm]
(pron.) The objective case of they. See They.
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pron. objective of they.
- The human watchdogs must be philosophers or lovers of learning which will make them gentle. Plato. The Republic.
- Which of them had a step so quiet, a hand so gentle, but I should have heard or felt her, if she had approached or touched me in a day-sleep? Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- Miss Mills had a wonderful flow of words, and liked to pour them out. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- Look to them, Pablo said. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- And who are the devoted band, and where will he procure them? Plato. The Republic.
- Let them turn into mechanisms, let them. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Let them come! Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- Her lover was no longer to her an exciting man whom many women strove for, and herself could only retain by striving with them. Thomas Hardy. The Return of the Native.
- He knew how to blow any sort of bridge that you could name and he had blown them of all sizes and constructions. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- But practical sense told them that sex cannot be confined within marriage. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
- I saw them stop near the church and speak to the sexton's wife, who had come from the cottage, and had waited, watching us from a distance. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- I quickened my pace, and, passing among them, wondering at their looks, went hurriedly in. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- I find from Riderhood and you together, that there are suspicions against both men, and I'm not going to take upon myself to decide betwixt them. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- Well, at least, said Holmes, you have had your revenge upon them. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- She asks for a hundred pounds, and endeavors to buy them off. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.