Meaning of “those” in the English Dictionary

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"those" in British English

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thosedeterminer, pronoun plural of

uk /ðəʊz/ us /ðoʊz/

A1 →  that determiner


  • Can I help you with those bags?
  • If you add those four figures up, it comes to over £500.
  • It is surely the duty of the stronger members in a society to help those who are weak.
  • Don't keep all those chocolates to yourself - pass them around.
  • In those days it was considered not quite proper for young ladies to be seen talking to men in public.

(Definition of “those” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"those" in American English

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us /ðoʊz/

pl of that :

Those of you who would like to come with us should sign up now.
Those houses are huge.

(Definition of “those” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)