English Grammar

Demonstrative adjectives with examples and detail

Demonstrative adjectives

The adjectives Demonstrative are used to identify a person, animal or object, and indicate the distance between the speaker and the person or thing indicated. They are also used to mark a certain time. Demonstrative adjectives with examples

On the one hand, adjectives give an idea of ​​the distance at which an object or person is from another subject. For example, “Juan looks at that door”, and “Juan looks at this door”. The second sentence gives an idea of ​​proximity.

On the other hand, demonstrative adjectives are also used to talk about temporal distance, for example: this day, those times.

Examples of demonstrative adjectives

The demonstrative adjectives are: 

East

That

These

Those

Is

That

These

Those

That

That

Those

Those

Examples of sentences

  1. That boy with that shirt you see over there is Elina’s friend.
  2. I wear those black shoes only to work in the office.
  3. Where are you going in this heat and in that long dress?
  4. There will be offers only for these days in those stores.
  5. Laura likes these oranges and you like these guavas.
  6. This Christmas will be a bit strange with the pandemic: only ten people will be able to gather .
  7. I was fighting for that scholarship, but I didn’t make it.
  8. We will walk towards those mountains on this trail.
  9. I lived in that apartment for several years, in those good times.
  10. We do not want to be like those students, we will study well in advance.
  11. We all fondly remember that night, and that magnificent dinner.
  12. If we open those windows it will be less hot.
  13. I’ve been looking in this file and found nothing.
  14. Let’s put these backpacks on the roof of the van.
  15. I have bookmarked this page to copy the quote on these sheets.
  16. If you add these amounts, it should give you nine hundred.
  17. Mario was reading that book and he really liked it.
  18. Those horses in the paddock are thoroughbreds.
  19. Laura has always wanted to live in that building.
  20. Do you remember those five hundred euros that you borrowed?
  21. Is n’t that woman the French teacher? Demonstrative adjectives with examples
  22. Take this knife and cut those tomatoes, and that cucumber.
  23. Those swallows always appear on the sides of the park.
  24. We still have to check that closet and that dresser.
  25. Raúl was very busy those days with that friend.

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