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Demonstrative Pronoun - Glossary of Terms

Demonstrative Pronoun

The demonstrative pronouns are this, that, these, and those. They are used to demonstrate or point out specific things.


This is not my handbag.  That is mine.

This and that refer to singular nouns; whereas, these and those refer to plural nouns

Interactive example:

I am not taking that with me. You can carry it if you like. [show me the demonstrative pronoun]
Associated pages:
What are pronouns?
The different types of pronouns
Glossary of grammatical terms

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