Demonstrative Adjectives, Definition and Examples

English Using Demonstrative Adjectives, Definition and Example Sentences;

English Using Demonstrative Adjectives, Definition and Example Sentences;


DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVES

Demonstrative adjectives are used to sign, represent, or represent a place.  Demonstrative adjectives are also known as “demonstrative determiners” or “possessive demonstrative”.  There are words used as demonstrative adjectives. Demonstrative adjectives are also known as “demonstrative determiners” or “possessive demonstrative”.  These are:

Use of This

It is used to introduce ourselves on the phone or to introduce others. Used to point to people or objects that are nearby. Used for things that have happened recently. This winter, this summer is used in words like this month, these days. We use it for something that will happen in the future, what we have to say or do. This is used for near and singular things.

  • This house is old but solid.
  • This ship will sail south tomorrow morning.
  • This night we have an appointment at a big restaurant for a corporate meeting.
Use of That

For people and things that are not near to the speaker.  Used to qualify remote and singular objects or persons.

  • Give me that note. It’s mine.
  • Are that green house yours?
  • Can you help me park that car?
  • Look! That phone is mine. You can’t look without permission.

 


Use of These

It is used for the plural objects and people near us. We can briefly say that this pronoun is a plural.

  • We bought these candles for our wedding anniversary.
  • These cakes are burnt. I have to do a new one in the evening, my guests will come.

 

Use of Those

It is used for the individual person or object located far away. Those is an adjective used in front of distant and plural names.

  • Those children can speak French in their school.
  • Can you eat all of those cakes?
  • Mom, can you buy those dress?
  • Those pants of my boyfriend, now I’m throwing away because they are too old.

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