there is or there has
You say ' there there ' to someone who is very upset, especially a small child, in order to comfort them.
having his or her wits about him or her; of normal intelligence
Someone or something that is out-there is very extreme or unusual .
You can add ' so there ' to what you are saying to show that you will not change your mind about a decision you have made, even though the person you are talking to disagrees with you.
Over there means in a place a short distance away from you, or in another country.
You use there again to introduce an extra piece of information which either contradicts what has been said or gives an alternative to it.
put it there:
You say ' Put it there! ' to someone when you are asking them to shake hands with you, because you agree with them or want to congratulate them.
there is no:
If you say there is no doing a particular thing, you mean that it is very difficult or impossible to do that thing.
there it is:
that is the state of affairs
here and there:
If something happens here and there, it happens in several different places.
then and there:
at that time and in that place; at once
there and then:
If something happens there and then or then and there, it happens immediately.
there you are:
an expression used when handing a person something requested or desired
hang in (there):
to hold steadfast ; persevere
in there pitching:
taking part with enthusiasm
(not) all there:
(not) in full possession of one's wits ; (not) mentally sound
there's no hurry:
If you say to someone ' There's no hurry ' or ' I'm in no hurry ' you are telling them that there is no need for them to do something immediately .
there's no way:
If you say there's no way that something will happen, you are emphasizing that you think it will definitely not happen.
there's the rub:
said to mean that there is a problem or contradiction which is difficult or impossible to deal with
there you are/go:
You say ' there you are ' or ' there you go ' when you are offering something to someone.
there's no telling:
You use there's no telling to introduce a statement when you want to say that it is impossible to know what will happen in a situation .
there you go again:
Phrases such as there you go again are used to show annoyance at someone who is repeating something that has annoyed you in the past .
an exclamation expressing familiarity and boredom with a situation, experience, etc
be there for someone:
If someone is there for you, they help and support you, especially when you have problems .
don't even go there:
said to mean that a topic is considered to be too unpleasant or controversial to be mentioned
there is no knowing:
one cannot tell
there's no mistaking:
You can say there is no mistaking something when you are emphasizing that you cannot fail to recognize or understand it.
there's nothing like:
a general expression of praise
neither here nor there:
If you say that something is neither here nor there, you mean that it does not matter because it is not a relevant point.
there is no call for:
If you say that there is no call for someone to behave in a particular way, you are criticizing their behaviour, usually because you think it is rude .
there is no comparison:
If you say there is no comparison between one thing and another, you mean that you think the first thing is much better than the second, or very different from it.
there is no quick fix:
said to mean that there are no simple ways of solving a problem
there is nothing for it:
If you say that there is nothing for it but to take a particular action, you mean that it is the only possible course of action that you can take, even though it might be unpleasant .
there's nothing for it:
there's no choice ; there's no other course
there's nothing to it:
If you say ' There's nothing to it ', ' There's not much to it ', or ' That's all there is to it ', you are emphasizing how simple you think something is.
hang in there/hang on in there:
If you tell someone to hang in there or to hang on in there, you are encouraging them to keep trying to do something and not to give up even though it might be difficult .
where there's smoke there's fire:
If someone says where there's smoke there's fire, they mean that there are rumors or signs that something is true so it must be at least partly true.
like there's no tomorrow:
without thinking about the results of your behaviour
someone is not all there:
said to mean that someone is not very intelligent, or that they are slightly mentally ill
there are no flies on me:
I am no fool
there'll be hell to pay:
If you say there'll be hell to pay, you are emphasizing that there will be serious trouble .
there's no need/no need:
You can tell someone that there's no need for them to do something as a way of telling them not to do it or of telling them to stop doing it, for example because it is unnecessary .
it's no use/there's no use:
You use expressions such as it's no use, there's no use, and what's the use to indicate that a particular action will not achieve anything.
there are no flies on someone:
said to mean that someone is quick to understand a situation and is not easily deceived
there's no smoke without fire where there's smoke there's fire:
If someone says there's no smoke without fire or where there's smoke there's fire, they mean that there are rumours or signs that something is true so it must be at least partly true.
there is no holding him or her:
he or she is so spirited or resolute that they cannot be restrained
there isn't room to swing a cat:
said to mean that a place is very small and has very little space
there's no accounting for taste:
said to mean that you think that what someone likes is unpleasant or strange