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[ðeə]
grammar word summary: There can be: ■ a pronoun: There's a spider in the bath. ■ an adverb: Wait there until I get back. ■ an interjection: There, that didn't hurt so much, did it?
1) weak [ðə]
strong [ðeə] used for saying what exists used for introducing a statement about someone or something that exists or happens
There is plenty of time left.[/ex]
There are 24 teams competing in the tournament.[/ex]
Are there any other suggestions?[/ex]
2) in or to that place in or to a place that has already been mentioned, or that you are looking at or pointing to
They're going to Hawaii, and they plan to stay there until the end of March.[/ex]
It's only a hundred miles to Oxford. You could drive there and back in a day.[/ex]
Would you like to sit over there by the window?[/ex]
There's Angela now, coming up the drive.[/ex]
3) at a point in a process at a particular point in a series of events, in a speech, or in a story
I'll stop there, and answer questions.[/ex]
4) available available, and ready to help or to be used
The opportunity was there, so I took it.[/ex]
If you need me, I'll be there for you.[/ex]
5) referring to what has just happened spoken
used when something has just happened, for showing that you feel satisfied, sorry, annoyed etc about it
There, everything's clean now.[/ex]
there and then ; then and there — immediately at that moment and in that place[/ex]
They wanted me to make a decision there and then.[/ex]
there goes sthspoken used for expressing disappointment that something has failed, has been lost, or has been destroyed[/ex]
there you are/gospoken a polite expression used when you are giving someone something[/ex]
See:
again

Dictionary for writing and speaking English. 2014.