that (thing)(someone did)

In the example above, the listener knows about the ad. But she might get confused if the speaker just said:

We got tons of responses to the ad.

So the speaker says "that ad I posted" instead. You use this phrase to talk about things that the listener remembers but needs a little extra information about:

Do you remember that song we wrote together back in college?

I ran into that painter we met at Janice's house today.

This phrase appears in these lessons: