[Vocabulary] these round Harry Potter glasses

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Can I use the following sentence to describe the person's glasses more precisely?
She wears these round Harry Potter glasses.
 
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It's okay in conversational English.
 

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Why "these" and not "those"?
 

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It's the way we phrase these expressions.
 

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"Those" would be more natural in BrE unless the speaker was actually indicating a pair of glasses or a picture of them.
 

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I think it depends on the expression. We might be thinking of different things. In the following examples, the object/s aren't present.
"Be careful. He has these two large rottweilers." (not those)
"She's got this awful attitude." (not that)
 
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