used in The Notebook
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The exact meaning of this sense of demonstrate
can depend upon its context. For example:
- "I will demonstrate how to throw a Frisbee." — show how to do something
- "I will demonstrate how much quicker the new computer is than the old one." — show how something works
- "Her questioned demonstrated that she was listening and thinking deeply about what was said." — showed to be true or proved
- He demonstrated quickly, making it look easy, removing the meat and putting it on her plate.
demonstrated = showed (how something is done)
- "No. Just grab 'em like this," he said, demonstrating, and she smiled.
demonstrating = showing (how something is done)
There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in The Notebook.