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this
 pron.  the person or thing that is present or near in place, time, or that has just been mentioned
 pron.  the one more recently referred to
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  Several months passed in this manner.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  In this state of mind I wrote to Elizabeth.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
3  The answer to this was unexpected.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
4  "Look at this," said Gatsby quickly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
5  At this inquiry she sat up and opened her eyes.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
6  All this 'old sport' business.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
7  It's impossible this afternoon.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
8  Hester Prynne imbibed this spirit.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
9  "You wrong yourself in this," said Hester gently.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
10  But farther than this you must not believe.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
11  But two advantages will proceed from this delay.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
12  But this he declined, as he was dirty and wet.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
13  But indeed this is quite another thing.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
14  Dear ma'am, this kindness is quite unnecessary.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
15  The tenderest caresses followed this confession.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  I'm absolutely roasting in this suit.
17  There is plenty of coal in this area.
18  House prices have plummeted in this area.
19  He is the best barber in this area.
20  Few will argue with this conclusion.
21  She is neutral in this argument.
22  A lot of art students live in this dorm.
23  I'd better bash on with this article.
24  Whoever made this cake is a real artist.
25  We cannot assume anything in this case.
26  We can't assume anything in this case.
27  We all pitched to buy this gift.
28  There is too much noise in this class.
29  Put this book on top of the others.
30  Then this guy started acting tough.