since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
Get your 7 Secrets FREE

here it is | here they are

This page is about the conversational phrase here it is | here they are

Meaning

You can say this when you've found something you're looking for.

For example

  • We were looking for the gas bill when my husband yelled, "Here it is!"

  • When Angie found her keys, she said, "Here they are."

Note:
Also "here we are"

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Here it is!" or "Here they are!", they've just

a. hidden something

b. found something

c. lost something

Contributor: Matt Errey