Significado de “that” - en el Diccionario Inglés

that en inglés británico

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thatdeterminer

uk /ðæt/ us /ðæt/ plural those

A1 used to refer to a person, object, idea, etc. that is separated from the speaker by space or time:

I've never liked that cousin of hers.
Who's that? Is that the girl you told me about?
How much are those shoes?
formal His handwriting is like that (= the writing) of a much younger child.

A1 used to refer to something that has been mentioned or was involved earlier, or to something that is already known about:

Where's that pen (= the one I was using earlier) gone?
She lives in that house at the end of Jeremy's street (= you know which one I mean).

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thatconjunction

uk strong /ðæt/ weak /ðət/ us strong /ðæt/ weak /ðət/

A2 used to introduce a clause that reports something or gives further information, although it can often be left out:

She said (that) she'd pick it up for me after work.
Is it true (that) she's gone back to teaching?
We'll be there at about 7.30, provided/providing (that) there's not too much traffic.
It was so dark (that) I couldn't see anything.

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Grammar

thatpronoun

uk strong /ðæt/ weak /ðət/ us strong /ðæt/ weak /ðət/ plural those

that pronoun (USED TO REFER)

B1 used as the subject or object of a verb to show which person or thing you are referring to, or to add information about a person or thing just mentioned. It is used for both people and things. It can often be left out:

I can't find the books (that) I got from the library.
Is this the train that goes to Braintree?
Have you been to the restaurant that's just opened in town?

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that pronoun (CONNECTING WITH EARLIER STATEMENT)

A2 used to make a connection with an earlier statement:

My car broke down. That's why I'm so late.
Lucy worked out how to fix it. That's Lucy for you (= She can fix anything).

B2 used to express a reaction to something:

I didn't know she'd been so ill. That's terrible.
Turn the engine on, then put the car in gear. That's right (= you are doing it correctly).
Smile for the camera. That's more like it (= that smile is better than before).

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  • Charles had told her off. That's why she was so upset.
  • "Jim didn't even turn up." "That's Jim for you."

Grammar

thatadverb

uk /ðæt/ us /ðæt/

(Definición de that del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

that en inglés americano

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thatpronoun, adjective [ not gradable ]

us /ðæt, ðət/ plural those /ðoʊz/

that pronoun, adjective [ not gradable ] (SOMETHING NOT HERE)

used to refer to a person, object, event, etc., separated from the speaker by distance or time, or to something that has been referred to before, or to point to a particular thing:

This peach isn’t ripe – can I have that one (= the one farther away) on the table?
Put that box (= the particular box referred to) down before you drop it.
Where’s that pen (= the one I was using earlier)?
If she could play like that (= the way she is now playing) every day, she’d be a star.
She called him an imbecile, and at that (= immediately after that) he stormed out of the room.

That is also used to make a connection with an earlier statement:

My usual train was canceled. That’s why I’m late.
I didn’t know she’d been so ill. That’s terrible.
that is

You say that is when you want to give further details or be more exact about something:

I should be there by seven, that is, unless there’s a lot of traffic.

thatconjunction

us /ðæt, ðət/

that conjunction (INTRODUCING A CLAUSE)

used to introduce a clause reporting something or giving further information, although it can often be omitted:

She said (that) she’d pick up Michael after work.
It’s possible (that) there’ll be a job opening in a few weeks.
It was so dark (that) I couldn’t see anything.

thatpronoun

us /ðæt, ðət/

that pronoun (USED TO REFER)

used to show what particular thing is being referred to:

Have you been to the new restaurant that just opened?
That’s the guy I was talking about.

thatadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ðæt, ðət/

that adverb [ not gradable ] (AS MUCH)

as much as suggested:

It cost at least that much, if not more.
The movie really wasn’t that good (= was not very good).

(Definición de that del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)