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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Determiners: Demonstratives

 
 

Sentences using demonstratives

Example

Explanation

This car beside me is very expensive.

Singular noun: car
Location: near
Demonstrative = this

That car across the street is very cheap. Singular noun: car
Location: far
Demonstrative = that
These flowers on the table are beautiful. Plural noun: flowers
Location: near
Demonstrative = these
Those flowers in the garden are beautiful. Plural noun: flowers
Location: far
Demonstrative = those
This table is cleaner than that table by the window. Singular noun: table
Location: near = this
Location: far = that
Those sweaters at the back of the store are more expensive than these sweaters. Plural noun: sweaters
Location: near = these
Location: far = those