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Confused about When to Use “these” and “those” [duplicate]

Example #1 This site contains links to books that I read. I recommend these/those books. NOTE: The links are on this site, but not on this page. The links are external links. Should I use ...
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“I care for you” versus “I care about you”

I would like to know if there is a semantic difference between I care for you and I care about you.
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word usage 'understand each other' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Each other” vs. “one another” Those using Irish Sign Language, American Sign Language or British Sign Language, will not automatically understand one another. or ...
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What is the difference between “this” and “that” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using “that” and “this” interchangeably Is there a clear delineation between the usages of 'this' and 'that' in American English? ...
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Peculiar vs peculiar to itself

What is the difference between the following statements? Most men have peculiar manners. Most men have manners peculiar to themselves.
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Take my photo, take a photo of me

Please tell me, is there any difference when saying take his photo and take a photo of him? To me, the first one sounds awkward.
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“I give it to him who came first” vs. “to he who came first” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is grammatically correct: “Let he who…” or “Let him who…” Should the pronoun be "him" because it's the object (gave it to ...
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'All that' vs 'all what' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “all that” vs. “all what” How can I be sure when to use 'all that' or 'all what' in making sentences. Is there any differences in their meaning. ...
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“Myself” vs. “by myself”

I get confused with the following. Any explanation would be greatly appreciated. I can't do it myself. I can't do it by myself.
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“Me being” versus “my being” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gerund preceded by possessive pronoun (e.g. “He resents your being more popular than he is”) Until a few months ago, I had always thought that sentences like ...
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What's the difference between “these” and “those”?

First of all, I'm not a native English speaker, but in school I learned that these is used if referring to something near, and those is used when referring to something far away (temporally or ...
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who vs that as a pronoun [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use: who/that I have seen many writers using "that" as a pronoun in cases where "who" should be used. For example, a book author says I apologize to those of you ...