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'told that same joke' vs. 'told this same joke' #1 (permalink) Wed May 10, 2006 15:12 pm   'told that same joke' vs. 'told this same joke'
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #170 "this, that, these, those", question 2

Miriam told ......... same joke yesterday.

(a) these
(b) this
(c) that
(d) those

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #170 "this, that, these, those", answer 2

Miriam told that same joke yesterday.

Correct answer: (c) that

Your answer was: incorrect
Miriam told this same joke yesterday.
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Dear Sir

why not "this" here?

thanks a lot in advance

Christina's son
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'told that same joke' vs. 'told this same joke' #2 (permalink) Thu Oct 13, 2011 11:29 am   'told that same joke' vs. 'told this same joke'
 

why not: the same joke?
I don't like: that same joke!

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Re: 'told that same joke' vs. 'told this same joke' #3 (permalink) Thu Oct 13, 2011 20:46 pm   Re: 'told that same joke' vs. 'told this same joke'
 

Christina328 wrote:
English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #170 "this, that, these, those", question 2

Miriam told ......... same joke yesterday.

(a) these
(b) this
(c) that
(d) those

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #170 "this, that, these, those", answer 2

Miriam told that same joke yesterday.

Correct answer: (c) that

Your answer was: incorrect
Miriam told this same joke yesterday.
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Dear Sir

why not "this" here?

thanks a lot in advance

Christina's son

That's a very good question, Christina's son.
That option seems fine to me.
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