- (contraction) there’s
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of there be. Used to indicate the existence of something physical or abstract in a particular place. see also there are.
- There is a man here to see you.
- There is a flaw in your argument.
- 1993 November 27, Gene Roddenberry et al., “Parallels”, Star Trek: The Next Generation, season 7, episode 11, Paramount Pictures:
- Data: For any event, there is an infinite number of possible outcomes. Our choices determine which outcome will follow.
- 2006 April 15, Russell T. Davies, “New Earth”, Doctor Who, Phil Collinson (producer), British Broadcasting Corporation:
- The Doctor: We can’t let a single particle of disease get out. There is ten million people in that city. They’d all be [at] risk.
- When introducing more than one noun phrase, the verb agrees with the number of the first noun phrase.
- There is a swing and a seesaw for kids.
third-person singular simple present indicative form of there be