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It is used to talk about a specific thing, fact, or situation.
Ex: It is 72 degrees outside right now.
The dog is too excited; it will not sit still.
There is used to talk about something for the first time and to say that it exists.
Ex: There is a great new salsa joint downtown.
There can also be used with modals such as there will be/must be, while it can be used in context of time, distance, weather.
Ex: There will be a storm tomorrow evening.
There also means at/in/to the place.
Ex: I went to the meatball factory over there.
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