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Autor:  Sabrina Shabratti
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Data:  16/SET/2012 5:04 PM
Assunto:  This, that, adjective or pronoun?
 
Mensagem:  Hi,

I was studying about adjectives and bump into this statement:
"Most adjectivesdo not change form whether the noun it describes is singular or plural.  For example we say big tree and big trees, old house and old houses, good time and good times.  There are, however, some adjectives that do have different singular andplural forms.  The common words this and that have the plural forms these and those. These words are called demonstrative adjectives because demonstrate or point out what is being referred to. "

I 've learned  that  "this" and "that" and its plural forms were Pronouns , demonstrative
pronouns
. According to the text they are adjectives . I'm confused .


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 This, that, adjective or pronoun?  –  Sabrina Shabratti  16/SET/2012, 5:04 PM
This, that, adjective or pronoun?  –  PPAULO  16/SET/2012, 5:28 PM
This, that, adjective or pronoun?  –  Sabrina Shabratti  16/SET/2012, 7:56 PM
This, that, adjective or pronoun?  –  PPAULO  16/SET/2012, 10:53 PM
This, that, adjective or pronoun?  –  Polibius  19/SET/2012, 12:55 AM
This, that, adjective or pronoun?  –  Sabrina Shabratti  19/SET/2012, 6:55 AM

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