That and those statements

I was wondering if all of the below are correct:

  1. That is the hat of that man.
  2. That is that man’s hat.
  3. That hat is that of that man.
  4. That hat is the hat of that man.

And same with the word “those”:

  1. Those are the books of those girls.
  2. Those are those girls’ books.
  3. Those books are those of those girls.
  4. Those books are the books of those girls.

Can we say: That car is that that hit me yesterday?

Answer

Those are all correct statements, though most would not be used normally.

Can we say: That car is that that hit me yesterday?

You could say that but it’s a bit awkward. You’d most likely see that sort of phrasing in a tongue-twister or poem. In normal speech or writing, you’d more likely say

That’s the car that hit me yesterday.

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Source : Link , Question Author : SovereignSun , Answer Author : Rob K

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