そこ - Grammar Discussion

there

Structure

  • Demonstrative
  • Place near the listener
  • Previously mentioned place

[near listener・previously mentioned place]

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Very pedantic question, but is there any change in nuance when using そこ instead of その in this example sentence?

その
そこのレストランは美味しいです。
That restaurant is delicious.

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@deltacat3 そこ + の emphasizes the “place.” Think “that’s the place that is good.” rather than just “that restaurant is good.” That being said, even though Bunpro calls for the そこの answer, “そのレストラン” is more commonly heard in daily conversations. Cheers!

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