Demonstrative Pronouns Chart, Definition, Examples and Exercise

Demonstrative Pronouns

Definition: To demonstrate is to show something. Demonstrative pronouns show or point to objects or people.

 Demonstrative PronounsClose to speakerFar from speaker
Singular          ThisThat
Plural         TheseThose

This and that refer to singular objects or people.

  • There is no end to this.
  • Thatis a very tall building.

These and those refer to plural objects or people.

  • Are those your shoes.
  • Thoseare the tallest skyscrapers in the city.
Demonstrative Pronouns Chart, Definition, Examples and Exercise 2018

Find out Demonstrative Pronouns from the examples for exercise

  • This way my mother’s ring.
  • That looks like the car I used to drive.
  • These are nice shoes, but they look uncomfortable.
  • Those look like riper than the apples on my tree.
  • Such was her command over the English languages.
  • None of these answer are correct.
  • Neither of the horses can be ridden.
  • That was such an interesting experience.
  • You’ll have to get your own pen. This is mine.
  • Because of their bad behaviour, none of the children were given allowances.

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