Introductory Word ‘There’
The introductory word ‘There’ describes the existence of something at some place.
There is used as introductory word at the beginning of sentences without a signification or sense.
- There is a nip the air.
- There are sever Words in this sentence.
- There is some flour in this sack.
The word ‘There’ is used too in the midst and at the end of sentences.
- He is there by chance.
- Send the man who is standing there.
- The books are there.
Sometimes, the word ‘There’ is used simultaneously at the beginning and at the end of sentences.
- There are splendid buildings there
- There is a beehive there.
- There is a poor man there.
Past and future form of ‘be’ with ‘There’ can also be used.
- There were many people at the shrine of Hazrat Baba Farid.
- There was a great rush in front of the booking office.
- There were poisonous snacks in the charmer’s basket.
In negative statements,’not’ is followed by the helping verbs.
- There is no more in this compartment.
- There were not fifty boys in our class.
- There is no other bread-winner at home.
In interrogative sentences, helping verbs are used as a subject at the beginning of sentences end question mark is placed at the end of sentences.
- Are there no clouds in the sky?
- Is there on any male member at your home?
- Was there no any way except to run away?
- There is enough oil in the lamps.
- There are sixty seconds in one minute.
- There was a bad smell in the room.
- There were six chairs near the table.
- There was a little truth in what he spoke.
- There is a music concet at the Mehran hotel this evening.
- There are many kinds of insects.
- There was an old house by the side of the river.
- There is no village at the foot of this hill.
- There were a few people at the bus stop.
- There is a bowl of chicken soup on the table.
- Are there new apparatuses in this factory?
- He is there or not.
- There was a great hustle and bustle in the fields.
- There is a big bridge over the river Chenab.