Definition of there's in English:

there's

Pronunciation: /ðɛːz//ðəz/

contraction

  • 1There is.

    ‘there's nothing there’
    • ‘My mom lets me know there's someone who is watching out for me, and that makes me happy.’
    • ‘Now, there's a word you don't read or hear too often when it comes to modern-day sport.’
    • ‘The trouble is that these days there's no way to tell a real saint from a charlatan.’
    • ‘It took months for me to recover, and still today there's a twinge in my pelvis at times.’
    • ‘Surely there's some sort of reality game show where I can win a prize to get this fixed?’
    • ‘I know that it is going to get bigger and there's nothing immediate that we can do to stop it.’
    • ‘The city is home to one and a half million people, and there's a palpable energy in the air.’
    • ‘While that may be so there's no denying she knows how to make a good cup of coffee.’
    • ‘The good thing about low budget film-making is that there's not too much to lose here.’
    • ‘One is that there's a whole body of diseases that we tend to call autoimmune diseases.’
    • ‘I could say it would be nice to see a woman in the top job but there's no guarantee she'd be ideal.’
    • ‘I could be tired by the end of the year but then again there's no harm being tired at that stage.’
    • ‘Now there's a new website you can go to when you want to find out what your neighbours have been up to.’
    • ‘It doesn't help that there's no one on the show that a viewer can remotely care about.’
    • ‘Held in March it's not a very big event and maybe that's why there's such a good feel to it.’
    • ‘For those who live within easy reach of Glasgow, there's a perfect venue right on your doorstep.’
    • ‘I had forgotten just how long it takes to do so very little when there's a baby in the house.’
    • ‘So have a look at the links and see if you can tell me if there's any real difference between the two.’
    • ‘He had been a bit of a naughty boy on previous occasions, there's no doubt about that.’
    • ‘Having lost one of our major clients last week there's not so much for me to do at work these days.’
    1. 1.1British informal Used to make a request or express approval in a patronizing manner.
      ‘make a cup of tea, there's a good girl’
      • ‘Now, get back in your playpen and leave us grown-ups in peace, there's a good boy.’
      • ‘Do try to keep up, there's a good chap.’
  • 2There has.

    ‘there's been a break-in at the shop’
    • ‘It's no coincidence that there's never been an American populist who spoke well.’
    • ‘That must have been the one time there's been life down in that end of the town in God knows how long.’
    • ‘In the first two days there's been some amount of damage done.’
    • ‘There's been a mistake.’

Pronunciation:

there's

/ðɛːz//ðəz/