Demonstrative Pronouns.

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Demonstrative Pronouns. by Mind Map: Demonstrative Pronouns.

1. Normally we use demonstrative pronouns for things only. But we can use them for people when the person is identified.


3. Meaning of demonstrate (verb): to show; to indicate; to point.

3.1. A demonstrative pronoun represents a thing or things:

4. Do not confuse demonstrative pronouns with demonstrative adjectives. They are identical, but a demonstrative pronoun stands alone, while a demonstrative adjective qualifies a noun.

5. Near in distance or time (this, these)

6. Far in distance or time (that, those)

7. Far in distance or time (that, those)

8. That smells. (demonstrative pronoun)

9. That book is good. (demonstrative adjective + noun)

10. That sounds like John.

11. USES

12. This is Josef speaking. Is that Mary?