Use of pronoun ‘these’

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The pronoun 'these' is used to tell something about the near and plural noun.

Formation of a sentence

The formation of this sentence is as;

  • These + are/ were + other words.
  • These + subject + are/ were + other words

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

Pointing to the objects near us, we can say-

  1. These are oranges.
  2. These pens are yellow in colour.
  3. These are oil paintings.
  4. These are the books I need.
  5. These are my pens.
  6. These are your pencils.
  7. These are pink flowers.
  8. These are soft toys.
  9. These boys are very clever.
  10. These cycles are useful for handicaps.
  11. These guys are very tall.
  12. These boys are scholars.
  13. These are my flowers.
  14. These books are mine.
  15. These clothes are blue in colour.
  16. These are CDs of an event.
  17. These cell phones are attractive.
  18. These are printing machines.
  19. These are men's wear.
  20. These chairs are red in colour.
  21. These students are in the sixth standard.
  22. These are the shortcut methods to learn mathematics.
  23. These are whiteboards.
  24. These are miniatures.
  25. These TV channels are the best.
  26. These bags are attractive.
  27. These bags are handmade.
  28. These utensils are clean.
  29. These are girls’ clothes.
  30. These boys are handsome.

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