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beholder

[ bih-hohl-der ]
/ bɪˈhoʊl dər /
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noun

a person who is observing or seeing something:What is considered offensive often lies in the eyes of the beholder.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

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