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what are demonstrative adjectives and pronouns?

e.g. this / those /these etc

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what must demonstrative adjectives agree with ?

the noun they're describing - just like normal adjectives
(masc/fem/sing/plur)

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this =

este / esta

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these =

estos / estas

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that (not distant) =

ese / esa

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those (not distant) =

esos / esas

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that (more distant) =

aquel / aquella

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those (more distant) =

aquellos / aquellas

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what are demonstrative pronouns?

these are demonstrative adjectives used as 'standalone' words to represent a noun. this is the same in English- e.g. this one / those ones / that one etc.

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e.g. of demonstrative pronouns in use...

1. this is the best product - esté es el mejor producto
2. i dont like this wine, i prefer that one - no me gust este vino, prefiero ése.
3. i wouldn't buy that - no comparía aquéllos

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mucho, poco, todo, tanto, otro, cualquier, varios...

these must agree with the noun which they describe or represent. e.g. todos los perros - all of the dogs