demonstrate (verb): to show; to indicate; to point to
A demonstrative pronoun represents a thing or things:
Here are some examples with demonstrative pronouns, followed by an illustration:
Do not confuse demonstrative pronouns with demonstrative adjectives. They are identical, but a demonstrative pronoun stands alone, while a demonstrative adjective qualifies a noun.
Normally we use demonstrative pronouns for things only. But we can use them for people when the person is identified. Look at these examples: