What Are Demonstrative Determiners?
When we want to point to a particular thing or person, we use demonstrative determiners. These determiners can tell us about the distance and number. In other words, they can indicate whether something is near to us or far from us.
English Demonstrative Determiners
The table below distinguishes between English demonstrative determiners based on their number and distance:
Now, let us examine some examples:
Here, the determiner shows that the girl is near the speaker.
Here, the determiner 'that' shows that the car is far from the speaker.
Here, the determiner shows that the items are close to the speaker.
Here, the determiner shows that the items are far from the speaker.
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