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1 that /ˈðæt/ /ðət/ pronoun
plural those /ˈðoʊz/
1 that
/ˈðæt/ /ðət/
pronoun
plural those /ˈðoʊz/
Learner's definition of THAT
used to indicate which person, thing, fact, or idea is being shown, pointed to, or mentioned
Usage see: [1]this
used to refer to a time, action, or event that was just mentioned
used to refer to the one that is farther away or less familiar
somewhat formal
: the kind or thing described or identified
often + of
: the kind or thing stated previously usually singular
sometimes used to stress the truth of a statement
see also that's … for you at 1for
those somewhat formal : a particular group of people
formal + literary : the one : the thing : the kind used to introduce a clause

all that

informal
: everything of the kind stated or suggested see also for all that (below)
: more things of the same kind
: the stated or suggested degree, amount, etc. usually used in negative statements
see also all that at 2all

and that

somewhat formal used to refer to an idea just mentioned
chiefly British, informal : and more things of the same kind

at that

used when giving more information about something or someone that was just mentioned usually used in the phrase and a bad/good (etc.) one at that
: without adding or doing anything more

for all that

: in spite of something just mentioned

that does it

see 1do

that is

or that is to say
used when giving more accurate or specific information about someone or something that was just mentioned
used when giving information that affects something previously mentioned

that is all

or that's all
used to say that something is finished or completed
used to say that something is all that is needed or wanted

that is that

or that's that
used to say that a decision or situation cannot be changed

that's a good boy/girl/dog (etc.)

used to praise a child or animal for obeying you

that should/will do (it)

see 1do

that's it

see 1it

that's life

used to say that something unpleasant or difficult is a normal part of life
compare 4that
2 that /ˈðæt/ /ðət/ conjunction
2 that
/ˈðæt/ /ðət/
conjunction
Learner's definition of THAT
used to introduce a clause that is the subject or object of a verb
used to introduce a clause that completes or explains the meaning of a previous noun or adjective or of the pronoun it
used to introduce a clause that states a reason or purpose
used especially after a phrase beginning with so or such to introduce a clause that states a result
Usage That in senses 1, 2, 3 and 4 is often omitted in informal English, except when it is used at the beginning of a sentence.
literary used to introduce a clause expressing surprise, sorrow, anger, desire, etc.

in that

see 2in

not that

used to say that something that may seem true is not true
3 that /ˈðæt/ /ðət/ adjective
plural those
3 that
/ˈðæt/ /ðət/
adjective
plural those
Learner's definition of THAT
always used before a noun
used to indicate which person, thing, or idea is being shown, pointed to, or mentioned
used to indicate the one that is farther away or less familiar

that way

: in the manner described or suggested
: in or into the condition described or suggested
4 that /ˈðæt/ /ðət/ pronoun
4 that
/ˈðæt/ /ðət/
pronoun
Learner's definition of THAT
used to introduce a group of words that limits the meaning of a noun especially to a specific person, place, or thing
Usage That in this sense is often omitted in informal English.
When it is the subject of a verb, however, it is always included.
compare 1that
5 that /ˈðæt/ adverb
5 that
/ˈðæt/
adverb
Learner's definition of THAT
: to the degree that is stated or suggested
often used in negative statements
: to the degree or extent indicated by a gesture
informal : to a great degree : very usually used in negative statements
see also all that at 2all
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