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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.

Example:

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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