The (thing) here (qualifier).
The known (thing) (qualifier).
A known (thing) (qualifier). Compare with "''a certain ...''".
To the degree or extent indicated.
''I need this much water.''
''Do we need this many recommendations?''
''We've already come this far, we can't turn back now.''
The thing, item, etc. being indicated.
''This isn't the item that I ordered.''
''This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune,—often the surfeit of our own behaviour,—we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars(..)'' — Shakespeare, ''King Lear'', Act 1. Scene 2.