NCERT Class 8 English Solutions for Exercise Think about it in Chapter 3 - Chapter-3 The Selfish Giant

Question 12 Think about it

2.On one occasion the children said: “How happy we are here!”

Later they said: “How happy we were there!”

What are they referring to in both the cases?


In the first case, they are referring to the Giant’s garden where they would play while returning from school. They had a great time whenever they played in the garden.

In the second case, they are again referring to the garden; talking about how happy they were before the Giant stopped them from playing in his garden.

In both the cases, the children are referring to the Giant’s garden.

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