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Why those and not these? #1 (permalink) Mon Jun 22, 2009 18:54 pm   Why those and not these?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #170 "'This', 'that', 'these', 'those'", question 5

......... elephants are sleeping under the shade of the baobab tree over there.

(a) These
(b) Those
(c) This
(d) That

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #170 "'This', 'that', 'these', 'those'", answer 5

Those elephants are sleeping under the shade of the baobab tree over there.

Correct answer: (b) Those

Your answer was: incorrect
These elephants are sleeping under the shade of the baobab tree over there.
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Why those and not these? #2 (permalink) Mon Jun 22, 2009 19:11 pm   Why those and not these?
 

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Hi,

Good question. It's a difference between this (these) here and that (those) over there.

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