Daily Grammar

Lesson 43

Parts of Speech - Adjectives

Use this or that with kind or sort because both are singular; use these or those with kinds or sorts because both are plural.

Examples: this or that kind of stocks, these or those kinds of stocks, this or that sort of people, these or those sorts of people

Instructions: Choose the correct word (this, that, these, those) for each of the blanks in these sentences.

1. _____ sort of computer is much better.

This sort of computer is much better.
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That sort of computer is much better.

2. Paul bought ____ kind of car.

Paul bought this kind of car.
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Paul bought that kind of car.

3. I like ____ sorts of cars better.

I like these sorts of cars better.
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I like those sorts of cars better.

4. ____ kinds of problems are hard.

These kinds of problems are hard.
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Those kinds of problems are hard.

5. What did ____ sorts of shoes cost?

What did these sorts of shoes cost?
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What did those sorts of shoes cost?

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