Demonstrative Pronouns are those which are used to denote the referring objects showing clearly; as,
1 Score more, that’s an intelligent student.
Here that means student who scores more.
2 She is the principal of a school and as such we should respect her.
Here such means the principal of a school.
- ‘This‘ is used to denote nearest and
- ‘That’ is used to denote farther from person or thing; as,
3 This flower is more beautiful than that.
- That and Those are used to avoid repetition of noun; as,
4 The streets of Borivali are better than those of Bandra.
5 The culture of Mumbai is like that of Pune.
When ‘this’, ‘that’ etc are used with nouns are called demonstrative adjectives; as,
- This gift is yours.
- That gift was mine.
- These bags are mine.
- Those books are yours.
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