Daily Grammar

Lesson 44

Parts of Speech - Adjectives

Do not use the pronoun them for the adjectives these or those.

Examples:
Correct: Give me those papers.
Correct: Give me them.
Incorrect: Give me them papers.

Instructions: Choose the correct word (these, those, them) for the blanks in the following sentences.

1. _____ questions are good ones.

These questions are good ones.
- or -
Those questions are good ones.

2. I will show ______ the answers.

I will show them the answers.

3. Are _____ clothes on sale?

Are these clothes on sale?
- or -
Are those clothes on sale?

4. ____ actors and singers at Old Tucson were good.

These actors and singers at Old Tucson were good.
- or -
Those actors and singers at Old Tucson were good.

5. We enjoyed ____ very much.

We enjoyed them very much.

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