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(pron., a., conj., & ) As a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true; those in the basket are good apples.
(pron., a., conj., & ) As an adjective, that has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun.
(pron., a., conj., & ) As a relative pronoun, that is equivalent to who or which, serving to point out, and make definite, a person or thing spoken of, or alluded to, before, and may be either singular or plural.
(pron., a., conj., & ) As a conjunction, that retains much of its force as a demonstrative pronoun.
(pron., a., conj., & ) To introduce a clause employed as the object of the preceding verb, or as the subject or predicate nominative of a verb.
(pron., a., conj., & ) To introduce, a reason or cause; -- equivalent to for that, in that, for the reason that, because.
(pron., a., conj., & ) To introduce a purpose; -- usually followed by may, or might, and frequently preceded by so, in order, to the end, etc.
(pron., a., conj., & ) To introduce a consequence, result, or effect; -- usually preceded by so or such, sometimes by that.
(pron., a., conj., & ) In an elliptical sentence to introduce a dependent sentence expressing a wish, or a cause of surprise, indignation, or the like.
(pron., a., conj., & ) As adverb: To such a degree; so; as, he was that frightened he could say nothing.
pron. demons. and rel.—as a demons. (pl. Those) it points out a person or thing: the former or more distant thing: not this but the other: as a rel. who or which.—conj. used to introduce a clause: because: for: in order that.
- I told his impudence that the gilt pestle and mortar was quite ornament enough; as if I was born, indeed, to be a country surgeon's wife! 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Will was not quite contented, thinking that he would apparently have been of more importance if he had been disliked. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Of the numerous other telegraph instruments that have been invented since 1837, that of Mr. Morse is in most general use, especially on the Continent and in America. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- His mouth was such a post-office of a mouth that he had a mechanical appearance of smiling. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- He thought no more of the matter until he heard in the evening of the tragedy that had occurred. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- I am also to take it as a matter of fact that the proposal to withdraw from the engagement came, in the first instance, from YOU? 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- It was generally believed that there would be a flurry; that some of the extreme Southern States would go so far as to pass ordinances of secession. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- When to-morrow comes, and he knows that I am in the house, do you think---- She stopped again, and looked at me very earnestly. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- I could tell you a story about that same uncle, gentlemen, that would rather surprise you. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- Pray Heaven that I am going away from, have compassion on my uncle! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- We have been on the look-out for him, and there was some idea that he had got away to America. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- Especially on that turning business. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- They have a kind of hard flints, which, by grinding against other stones, they form into instruments, that serve instead of wedges, axes, and hammers. 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- Did I count on that? 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- We went to the 'commissionaire' of the hotel--I don't know what a 'commissionaire' is, but that is the man we went to--and told him we wanted a guide. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- His merits in this respect resemble those of Kepler in astronomy. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- What did he say he wants with those books? 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- For those days this was an enormous sum. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- I mean to say that there do exist natures gifted with those opposite qualities. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- In those in which they take place, and are in farm, there are many local duties which do not extend beyond a particular town or district. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- Surely, I would say, all men do not wear those shocking nightcaps; else all women's illusions had been destroyed on the first night of their marriage! 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- Shall I play some of those little melodies of Mozart's which you used to like so much? 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- You would compare them, I said, to those invalids who, having no self-restraint, will not leave off their habits of intemperance? 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Many special tools, particularly those designed for _bicycle work_, have been devised, as exhibited by patent to Hillman, August 11, 1891, No. 457,718. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Astronomers and geologists and those who study physics have been able to tell us something of the origin and history of the earth. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- There is no one else, and no sound could alarm those who are in the farther wing. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- The electrical features of the 1882 locomotive were very similar to those of the earlier one, already described. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- Those who loved reading were obliged to send for their books from England: the members of the Junto had each a few. 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- I have called this misplaced rationality a piece of learned folly, because it shows itself most dangerously among those thinkers about politics who are divorced from action. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- But those who like Peter Featherstone never had a copy of themselves demanded, are the very last to wait for such a request either in prose or verse. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.