Them that

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Definition

them that (lie) (spoken English): those that (lie), people who (lie) (spoken English)
Them that… is a way of saying 'those who…' in certain varieties of spoken English. It is not correct in standard English.

Examples

  • "Bruno : It's because of them that we are here, this is our punishment for our friendly boxing match."
  • "It is important that you never tell them that they are wrong, but apologize for their inconvenience and assure them that you will do everything in your power to accommodate them."
  • "There ain't but two sides to this world: Them that work, and them that don't."

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