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pronunciation:
thIs
parts of speech:
pronoun, adjective, adverb
part of speech: pronoun
inflections: these
definition 1: the person, thing, or matter mentioned, understood, or at hand.
Let's discuss this.
definition 2: the person, thing, or matter closer than another in time or space, or the one that is more obvious.
You take that over there, and I'll take this.
antonyms:
that
definition 3: the statement or occurrence about to follow.
Listen to this.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: used to indicate a person, thing, or matter as mentioned, understood, or at hand.
This boat is old.
definition 2: used to indicate a person, thing, or matter as closer than another in time or space, or more obvious.
That year, our team lost, but we're sure to win this year.Put the box here in this corner.
definition 3: used to indicate a statement or occurrence about to follow.
Watch this maneuver.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: to the degree or extent indicated.
this much morethis simple