One of the type of Adjectives is Demonstrative Adjective. Adjectives are words that modify noun. But about Demonstrative Adjectives?
What is Demonstrative Adjective?
Demonstrative Adjective are used to modify a noun so that we can know which specific person, thing, place is mentioned. It emphasizes its importance. It identifies a specific noun.
Demonstrative adjective exclaims which noun or pronoun you’re referring to.
It will come just before a noun and pronoun and will tell us which one ‘specifically’.
List of Demonstrative Adjectives
There are certain types of Demonstrative Adjectives. They are: This, that, these and those. These adjectives will come just before a noun and a pronoun and will tell you which noun or pronoun they’re modifying.
- This: It is used for a person or thing which is nearby or current.
This pen is mine, This day couldn’t get any worst.
2. That: It is used for a person or thing that is further away.
That is my jeans, That house is so beautiful.
3. These: It is used to refer more than one thing which is nearby.
These are my shoes, These are my cousins.
4. Those: It is used for more than one thing which is farther away.
Those earrings are too expensive, Those are my favourite flowers.
Some examples of Demonstrative Adjectives:
- That tree is very beautiful.
- These are my headphones.
- This is your room.
- Those birds are so marvellous.
- That is my Grandparents house.
- This is your tea.
- These things are not meant to be followed.
- Those clips are pretty.
- That is my favourite shirt.
- That is your hotel.
- These are my favourite people.
- Those cookies are delightful.
- This is my novel.
- I like that painting.
- My brother love those muffins.
- I know this is your bed.
- That is painful.
These are some of the examples of Demonstrative Adjectives which you can use while framing sentences.