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    When do we use THAT?

    Hey, who reading this topic. Who can explain me when do we use "THAT" in English?
    I watched a film and I saw a lot of example.
    For example:
    Kid: Excuse me, but this is an emergency.
    Woman: Yes sir.
    Kid: What city is that over there?
    Woman: That's New York, sir.
    So, why did woman say "That's New York" ?
    If I had I would have been instead that woman I was be say "It's New York"
    Next for example.
    Man: Smell that? (
    If I had I would have been instead that man I was be say "Smell it"
    Man2: Yeah.
    So, why they used that?

    It was very hard for me to explain you one of the biggest my problem is that I sometimes don't feel any difference between it & that.
    I think that I did any mistake. Please correct them.

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    Re: When do we use THAT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paulys View Post
    Hey, whoever is reading this topic thread. Who can explain to me when do we use "THAT" "that" in English?
    I watched a film and I saw a lot of examples.
    For example:
    Kid: Excuse me, but this is an emergency.
    Woman: Yes, sir.
    Kid: What city is that over there?
    Woman: That's New York, sir.
    So, why did woman say "That's New York" ?
    If I had I would have been instead that woman, I was be say would have said, "It's New York."
    Next, for example.
    Man: Smell that? (
    If I had I would have been instead that man I was be say would have said, "Smell it?"
    Man2: Yeah.
    So, why did they used use that?

    It was very hard for me to explain to you. One of the my biggest my problems is that I sometimes don't feel any difference between "it" & "that".
    I think that I did any mistake have made some mistakes. Please correct them.
    I have made some corrections in your post. Someone else will certainly answer your questions.

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    Re: When do we use THAT?

    God will kill me, because I did a lot of the mistakes. Forget me, I am dead! -=REST IN PEACE=-

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    Re: When do we use THAT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paulys View Post
    God will kill me, because I did a lot of the mistakes. Forget me, I am dead! -=REST IN PEACE=-
    I sure hope He won't. It would be a shame because I enjoy reading your posts and you can't write any posts when you're dead.

    Remember that we say "make a mistake", not "do a mistake".

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    Re: When do we use THAT?

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    I sure hope He won't. It would be a shame because I enjoy reading your posts and you can't write any posts when you're dead.

    Remember that we say "make a mistake", not "do a mistake".
    I am the one most active user in this forum if god will do what I said then you do not have any job. So, while I am alive you have got a job when you are correcting my mistakes. Besides thanks for your help while you correct my thread you lost a lot of time.

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    Re: When do we use THAT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paulys View Post
    Besides thanks for your help while you correct my thread you lost a lot of time.
    You're welcome.

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    Re: When do we use THAT?

    So, Who will answer to my question?

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    Re: When do we use THAT?

    That's New York, It's new York or simply New York are all correct in this context.

    Smell that? asks whether you can smell an unspecified aroma.

    Smell it? refers to a specified scent. 'I'm wearing a new perfume; smell it?'

    Rover

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