[Grammar] and that/this/it makes you feel happy.

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I often don't know how I can use proper prepositons, especially choosing between that and this in sentences. Could you please help me?

"For example, when you practice extreme sports, your brain releases endorphins as a result of adrenaline rush, and that/this/it makes you feel happy."
 

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Those are not prepositions but pronouns.
I think any of them could be used, depending on how you want to say it.
 

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Those are not prepositions but pronouns.
Oh! What a mistake! Thanks. I actually meant "pronouns". According to what Emsr2d2 said, I shouldn't change the main thread; otherwise the post #2 and #3 won't make sense any more.

So, it makes no difference in using any of them in sentence above.
 
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I often don't know how I can use [STRIKE]proper[/STRIKE] prepositions properly [There is no such thing as proper prepositions!], especially choosing between that and this in sentences. Could you please help me?

"For example, when you practice extreme sports, your brain releases endorphins as a result of the adrenaline rush, and that/this/it makes you feel happy."
I agree with tedmc that those can all work in that context.
 

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[There is no such thing as proper prepositions!]
It was translation from my own language. :roll:
Thanks teechar.
Is following OK too with keeping the meaning?
"For example, when you practice extreme sports, your brain releases endorphins as a result of the adrenaline rush, which makes you feel happy."
 

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Is the following OK too, [STRIKE]with keeping[/STRIKE] and does it have the same meaning?
"For example, when you practice extreme sports, your brain releases endorphins as a result of the adrenaline rush, which makes you feel happy."
Yes, the new one is okay too.

Do you know why we say "the following"?
 

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You don't need to be sorry! :)
You're correct. It's because, e.g., "sentence" (or "text") is implied.
 
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