English demonstrative adjectives
|Near / here||Distant / there|
When we use these demonstrative adjectives we can talk about physical nearness.
The picture I'm talking about is this one here.
The CDs you can lend are these here.
We use that / those when we talk about physical distance.
The picture I'm talking about is that one there.
The CDs you can lend are those there.
We can also talk about distance in time when we use the demonstrative adjectives in question.
People used to work harder those days. (in the past)
People work long hours these days. (at present)
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