1 strong /ðeə(r)/ weak /ðə(r)/ used for introducing a statement about someone that exists or something that happens
there is/are: There isn’t much time left.
There are 24 teams competing in the tournament.
is/are there?: Are there any other suggestions?
there may be/there should be/there seems to be etc: There seems to be a lot of confusion.
there lives/follows/comes etc: Long ago there lived a beautiful princess.
There comes a time in everyone’s life when a big decision has to be taken.