Definition of ’em pronoun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

’em

 pronoun
pronoun
BrE BrE//əm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əm//
 
(informal)
 
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= them Don't let 'em get away. More Like This Contractions in non-standard language ‘nother, ain’t, doncha, dunno, ‘em, gonna, gotcha, gotta, innit, wanna, ya, yerSee worksheet. Word Origin Middle English: originally a form of hem, dative and accusative third person plural pronoun in Middle English; now regarded as an abbreviation of them.
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