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Definition of them pronoun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//əm//
    , NAmE//ðɛm//
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  1. 1(the object form of they)
  2. 2used when referring to people, animals, or things as the object of a verb or preposition, or after the verb be Tell them the news. What are you doing with those matches? Give them to me. Did you eat all of them? It's them.
  3. 3used instead of him or her to refer to a person whose sex is not mentioned or not known If anyone comes in before I get back, ask them to wait.
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