Notes On Demonstrative Pronouns - CBSE Class 6 English Grammar
A demonstrative pronoun represents a thing or things: near in distance or time (this, these) far in distance or time (that, those)   near far singular this that plural these those Here are some examples with demonstrative pronouns, followed by an illustration: This tastes good. Have you seen this? These are bad times. Do you like these? That is beautiful. Look at that! Those were the days! Can you see those? This is heavier than that. These are bigger than those.   Do not confuse demonstrative pronouns with demonstrative adjectives. They are identical, but a demonstrative pronoun stands alone, while a demonstrative adjective qualifies a noun. That smells. (demonstrative pronoun) That book is good. (demonstrative adjective + noun)

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A demonstrative pronoun represents a thing or things: near in distance or time (this, these) far in distance or time (that, those)   near far singular this that plural these those Here are some examples with demonstrative pronouns, followed by an illustration: This tastes good. Have you seen this? These are bad times. Do you like these? That is beautiful. Look at that! Those were the days! Can you see those? This is heavier than that. These are bigger than those.   Do not confuse demonstrative pronouns with demonstrative adjectives. They are identical, but a demonstrative pronoun stands alone, while a demonstrative adjective qualifies a noun. That smells. (demonstrative pronoun) That book is good. (demonstrative adjective + noun)
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