We know that a subject is needed to make a sentence. But if it is an Imperative Sentence, then it does not need. If there is no Subject in the sentence then we use ‘There’ or ‘It’. But today we will learn the use of ‘There‘.
For example –
There is a bank in our village.
– There is no specific subject in this sentence, so we have to use ‘There’ in this sentence.
There is one more thing to learn here – this sentence starts with “There” so it is called Introductory `There ‘.
Use of There in English
- There was a king.
- We are going there.
- There is a pond in our village.
- Nobody is there right now.
- There is a post office in our village.
Use of There with Positive Sentences
- He lives there alone.
- He seldom went there.
- I wanted to go there.
- There were two cakes.
- It’s really hot there.
- All of them went there.
- There is a page missing.
- He is very eager to go there.
- There is a cat under the bed.
- There‘s a possibility of war.
- There is an apple on the desk.
- There is little hope of success.
- There was a doctor in our village.
- There are some sweets in the fridge.
- It will take two hours to get there.
- After the rain stopped, we got there.
- There are some books on the table.
- Where there is love there is peace.
- There is a point in going there.
- There are many mango trees in their garden.
- There are some talented students in our school.
Use of There with Negative Sentences
- There is no pride in his mind.
- There is no school in our village.
- There was no honesty in him.
- There were no people in the road.
- I shall not go there.
- There‘s no hurry.
- There is no doubt.
- There‘s no evidence.
- There was no bathroom.
- There is no school today.
- There‘s no need to hurry.
- There are no comments yet.
- There‘s no one in the room.
- There is no place like home.
- There is no hope of his recovery.
- There is no need for him to work.
- There is no need for us to hurry.
- She told me not to go there alone.
- There‘s no chance that he’ll recover.
- There‘s almost no water in the bucket.
- There is no reason why he should resign.
- There‘s almost no coffee left in the pot.
- A bunch of people told me not to eat there.
Use of There with Interrogative Sentences
- Is there a nightclub in town?
- Did you go there?
- Are there any concerts?
- What’s going on there?
- How many people are there in New York?
- Is there a doctor who can speak English?
- Is there an elevator?
- Will you take me there?
- Will you please go there?
- Did you see anybody there?
- Was there a lot of traffic?
- Is there a cat on the table?
- Will there be anything else?
- Is there a doctor in the house?
- Can you see anything over there?
Use of There with Wh-Words
- What is over there?
- Why is there a book?
- How is the horse there?
- Why there is a wall there?
- Why is there a broken glass?
- Where was there a man?
- Why is there not a worker?
- Who did you meet there?
- Where is there someone here?
- What time did you arrive there?
- What was it that you did there?
- What were you doing down there?
- When was there a very cruel king?
- Where is there a river in our village?
- Why is there not a library in my college?
- What will happen if there’s power failure now?