of theirs

idiom

: that which belongs to or is connected with them : their one : their ones
She is a friend of theirs.

Examples of of theirs in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of her songs feature lyrics about embracing her own bisexuality or feeling spurned by women ashamed of theirs. Shaad D’souza, New York Times, 22 May 2024 While the vast majority of the Cozy installations have been successful, a couple of McGinnis’ neighbors got rid of theirs because of concerns about the product’s digital connectedness and incorrect use of the technology. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 21 May 2024 But, frankly, this is the time when everyone have to give us a little bit of theirs. CBS News, 19 May 2024 Lale’s Escape In both the show and book, Lale arrives on the doorstep of Russian soldiers in Austria and becomes a captive of theirs, tasked with recruiting young women to meet the Russian men. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 2 May 2024 Republicans staged part of theirs at the White House, a radical break from tradition that mixed politics with the trappings of governance and prompted Democrats to charge the Trump administration with a litany of Hatch Act violations. Jonathan Weisman, New York Times, 7 Apr. 2024 So any policy of theirs is going to be even more draconian than separating children from their parents, for example. Albinson Linares, NBC News, 3 Apr. 2024 And executives expect those divisions to generate a significant percent of theirs companies’ total revenues within the next five years. Chris Morris, Fortune, 27 Mar. 2024 There were no paintings or drawings in the show (even though the legendary painters Romare Bearden, Faith Ringgold, and Jacob Lawrence lived in Harlem at the time, and the Met had works of theirs in its collection). Hilton Als, The New Yorker, 4 Mar. 2024

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“Of theirs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20theirs. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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