Here/There

Introduction

People often confuse here and there in English. The location of the speaker dictates which adverb to use. Here we explain the difference between here and there in English.

+ Hello?

- Where are you?

+ I'm already here. I’m standing at the top of the stairs.

- Ok. I’m not there yet. I'm on the tram. Stay where you are, I’ll be there soon.

+ Ok, Bye.

- Bye!

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Here, There and Everywhere

Here and there are adverbs of place. Use here for places where the speaker is and there for other places.

Example:
I’m already here. I standing at the top of the stairs.
I’m not there yet. I'm on the tram.

Come/go,take/bring and this/that have similar differences in meaning.