Determiners: Definition, Types of Determiners with Example Sentences

Learn Determiners in English with Examples and Infographic. Here are types of determiners and determiner examples.

Determiners Types

There are 6 types of determiner: articles, ordinals, numbers, demonstratives, possessives, quantifiers.

1. Articles

  • A
  • An
  • The

2. Ordinals

  • First
  • Second
  • Third
  • Last
  • Next

3. Numbers

  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Twenty
  • Fifty
  • Hundred

4. Demonstratives

  • This
  • That
  • These
  • Those

5. Possessives

  • My
  • Your
  • His
  • Her
  • Its
  • Our
  • Their

6. Quantifiers

  • Some
  • Any
  • Every
  • More
  • Much
  • Few
  • Little

Determiner Examples

These are some determiner examples for ESL Students.

  • A good healthy body is worth more a crown in gold.
  • An open enemy is better than a hollow friend.
  • A good book is a light to the soul.
  • Don’t judge men or things at first sight.
  • Sophie lifted the phone before the second ring.
  • His office is on the third floor.
  • The last joke got the biggest laugh.
  • I could hear Sarah and Andrew talking in the next room.
  • There’s zero chance of rain today.
  • I have one deadline this week.
  • There are two sides to every question.
  • I have three jackets to choose from.
  • John is twenty minutes away.
  • The World Cup final is being transmitted live to over fifty countries.
  • Our soldiers annihilated a force of five hundred enemy troops.
  • We need some fresh air in this stuffy room!
  • I’ve got that pain in my back again.
  • I felt very inferior among all those academics.
  • Memory will fade, but my heart will go on.
  • Everything is nice in your garden.
  • He asserted his ideas loudly and clearly.
  • Every mother thinks her child beautiful.
  • The cat shut its eyes while it steals cream.
  • We’ll make our decision and contact the people involved.
  • They’re building an extension to their house. (Types of Houses)
  • We had to eat some potatoes substituted as a meal.
  • There were no witnesses to the accident.
  • You can’t go out without any shoes.
  • The children brush their teeth after every meal.
  • There’s always more fish in the sea.
  • Have you got much money on you?
  • Few people knew exactly what the rebels planned to do.
  • The safety net gives little help to those who need it most.
  • These cakes are very quick and easy to make.

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