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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Demonstratives

 
 

Examples sentences using demonstratives:

Sentence

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: near
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