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    Question The grass vs This grass

    The grass is green.
    This grass is green.


    What is the difference in the meaning of the above sentences?

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    Default Re: The grass vs This grass

    When you say 'this grass' then you are talking about grass that is near you. When you say 'the grass', we know which grass you are talking about, but it could be anywhere.

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    Default Re: The grass vs This grass

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    When you say 'this grass' then you are talking about grass that is near you. When you say 'the grass', we know which grass you are talking about, but it could be anywhere.

    Excellent explanation.

    Thank you very much.

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