How to Pronounce They?

Correct pronunciation for the word "They" is [ðˈe͡ɪ], [ðˈe‍ɪ], [ð_ˈeɪ].

"They" in context

They are an important, ubiquitous pronoun. In English, they can replace singular nouns of any gender or not specified. Most commonly, "they" is used when referring to a person's gender is not known, or when referring to a person is knowingly of multiple genders. They is also used to refer to a group of people who can comprises of multiple genders, or when you are simply unsure. They provide an easy gender-neutral option that is not as awkward as using 'he or she' or 's/he' despite the fact that gender is often seen as binary.


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