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Please take those shirts to the laundromat.

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This, that, these, and those should agree in number with the nouns they go with. If the noun is singular or uncountable, use this or that. If the noun is plural, use these or those. Be careful to use the correct form when modifiers come between the demonstrative adjective and the noun.

This, that, these, and those are also used as pronouns. See page 97 for more information.

Exercises Write a or anon the line. 1. I would bring _____________ extra pen to the test. 2. I bought _____________ large bottle of water to take on the trip. 3. The movie begins in half _____________ hour. 4. He studied at _____________ European university. 5. Right now he is reading _____________ history of the Civil War. Write a/an or some on the line. 1. We need _____________ flour, oil, and salt to fry the fish. 2. Let’s send her _____________ big bunch of flowers for her birthday. 3. Scientists in California have discovered _____________ new kind of orchid. 4. Please buy _____________ pens and pencils at the store.

Correct Your English Errors Tim Collins  

Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad...

Correct Your English Errors Tim Collins  

Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad...

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