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Parts of Speech

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Includes questions related to the comprehension, usage and identification of the classification various parts of speech including nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections.
Cozy, safe, broken, messy, orderly, clean and other words candescribe a home.
Adjectives such as attractive, handsome, ugly, tall, short, fat,overweight, thin, slim, broad-shouldered, big-nosed, pretty, ofaverage height, fair-haired, and raven-haired may be used todescribe a person.
They look like pigs because someone made a mistake. During TheMiddle Ages, in about the fifteenth century, metal was expensiveand seldom used for household wares. Instead, dishes and pots weremade of an economical clay called pygg. Whenever housewives couldsave an extra coin, they dropped it into...
The conjunction in the sentence is and , which joins thecompound object of the preposition 'in'.
Yes, a book title is a proper noun, the name of a specific book.
No, the verb "works" an action verb . A linking verb is a verb that functions as an equal sign, the subject is or becomes the object . Examples: He is the owner of the gas station. (he=owner) He became a mechanic in his teens. (he=mechanic)
"Instruct" is itself a verb, e.g. "I will instruct, I do instruct, I am instructing, I have instructed, etc." It's actually instructing and instructed.
A ratio is a comparison between two quantities. Ratio is the quantitative relation between two different amountsshowing the number of times one value is contained within theother. To solve, you have to make each side of the ration equal,like an even scale. Adding further it is the value of relation...
The plural form of the word "baby" is "babies."
The noun 'teacher' is a common gender noun , a word for a male or a female.
The restaurant had its menu standing outside . I've looked everywhere for my keys. The apartment has a park nearby .
The negative word "not" is practically always an adverb ,modifying adjectives (e.g. not large ) or adverbs (e.g. not completely ). But it can be used with linking verbs toindicate a negative state (e.g. He is not a hero ) and hasbeen adopted in logic programming to be a noun (a NOT is an...
The word 'brigantine' is a noun , a word for a typeof ship, a word for a thing. A noun functions as the subject of a sentence or a clause and asthe object of a verb or a preposition. Example: We saw the brigantine as the sails appeared on thehorizon. (direct object of the verb 'saw')
The singular noun is quiz, and quizzes doubles the Z before adding -es. This is one of the many ways to form a plural in English, so it might or might not be called "irregular" (as are child-children, goose-geese).
To mean lack of intelligence or lack of excitement, dullness is an abstract noun. To describe a blade or other sharpened edge, it is a concrete noun detectable by both sight and touch.
To mean lack of intelligence or lack of excitement, dullness is the abstract noun. To describe a blade or other sharpened edge, it is a concrete noundetectable by both sight and touch.
The plural form of Filipino is Filipinos.
bibulous .callous .credulous .frivolous .fabulous .incredulous .jealous .libelous .libellous .meticulous .miraculous .nebulous .rebellious .ridiculous .scandalous
Joseph is a noun. The title Mr is usually considered part of thename.
The simple subject is "rehearsals." The simple subject is one word that will directly answer the question Who? or What?
If by 'kind' you mean 'thoughtful' it is itself an adjective. Words which mean similar things - synonyms - might be 'thoughtful' (as above), 'generous', 'sensitive' or 'considerate'.
The only one I can think of is actually more R&B ; Will I Ever, by Lyfe Jennings.... (guitar riffs)da... da da...da da da...da (last one undamped). Also has a female assisted refrain. Hope that helped. Signed Mr. P
The word 'convergent' is an adjective , used to describe anoun as tending to come together from different directions. Examples: The partners built a successful business on their convergentideas . Groups of convergent mountains form the Appalachian Range.
It is not usually necessary. You would only do it if theexpression were an extra phrase or a clause.
"Could" is used as both an active or passive verb, as for example: Active: The students could answer the exam. Passive: The exam could be answered by the students.
Zesty as an adjective can be used to mean enthusiastic or energetic. He gave a zesty presentation. She had a great zest for life
Very much so. When roller skating, you move almost exactly the same as you would on ice.
You have it correct —> elongate
biologically yes, grammatically no. Bacterium is the singular form of bacteria .
Well their are tons of ways to grief. Some good some bad.
Sentence with an interrogative pronoun (in bold): What is the name of the person who stole your things?
There's no general rule for forming the plural forms of words ending in -o. Many plural forms are formed by adding -es, e.g. tomato - tomatoes, potato - potatoes, hero - heroes. Other plurals are formed simply by adding -s, e.g. zero - zeros, memo - memos, hippo - hippos.
The comparative form of rude is ruder , and thesuperlative form is rudest . It is common to form thecomparative and superlative of short words like this by adding -erand -est.
more correct most correct .I would say that "correct" can not be compared. Something is either correct , or it is not. One can say "more nearly correct" and perhaps "most nearly correct" would make sense in some cases.
The noun 'average' is singular and takes a verb for asingular subject. Example: The average sold per month is fourhundred. The word 'average' is also a verb and an adjective .
If you mean what adjective means 'dog-like' then 'canine' is the word.
Yes, the word 'country' is a noun; a singular, common, concretenoun; a word for a place.
Yes, it's the past of write .
Sick isn't a verb but an adjective. Therefore there is no past tense of sick. However, you can simply say "was sick"
Regular verbs are used in sentences to describe an action. Anexample would be the word 'ran' in the sentence, 'Spot ran twomiles today.'
Passive verbs are used if: the subject is not important - The Mona Lisa was painted in the 16th Century. the subject is not known - Tea is picked then taken to the factory where it is dried. This second use is good if you are describing a process
The noun 'gam' is a standard collective noun for: .a gam of porpoises .a gam of whales
It is a proper noun; that's why it is capitalized.
1..a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard..2..a person who gives assistance; patron; supporter: friends of the Boston Symphony. .3..a person who is on good terms with another; a person who is not hostile: Who goes there? Friend or foe? .
The word school is used as a collective noun for a school offish or a school of thought .
It depends on the context, it can either be a a noun or a verb, e.g. He waters the garden once a week - verb She gazed out over the clear blue waters of the Caribbean - noun
A prepositional phrase in a sentence is the clause starting withthe preposition. The simplistic structure of the prepositionalphrase contains a preposition and a noun, though this noun can takethe form of a noun clause. Prepositional phrases act as adjectivesand adverbs.
Yes, it can be (meaning currently), e.g. Snow is still falling. It can also be a noun (distillery), an adjective (unmoving, orquiet), or a verb (to make stationary or silent).
The singular noun is potato. To form the plural, add 'es' to the end of the singular noun. The plural noun is potatoes . Examples: Mom put four potatoes in the oven to bake. (plural) She knows that a baked potato is my favorite. (singular)
a poem consisting of 5 lines, first line has 2 words, second line has 3 words, third line has 3 words, fourth line has 1 word, fifth line has 1 word.
The Past Simple refers to an event that happened at a specific time in the past. e.g . I wrote a letter. .The Present Simple does not really refer to time at all. It is used to say that something is a general truth or true for all time. e.g. I like apple juice . Consequently this tense is...
Which is your house? In this sentence, 'which' is a pronoun used as a question word . .He broke the watch which was very expensive. In this sentence, 'which' is a relative pronoun (can be replaced by "that").
The past form of come is came.
Ice would be your answer or the blade on your skate.
It is an infinitive verb, with conjugations including am, is, was, were, will be, shall be, and the participle been , and the noun form being .
The intensive verbs are those words that take subject complement or object complement > E.g. she is a teacher . he sounds handsome today. they are cuts. ..... this is in case we are talking about subject complement in case we are talking about the object . e.g they elected him the chair man. ...
Yes, because you are telling someone to be responsible, it is both imperative and intensive.
The antecedent is the noun or pronoun replaced by a pronoun. Examples: When George got to 19th Street, he got off the train. ("George" is the antecedent of thepersonal pronoun "he.") You and I can finish this if we work together. (the pronouns 'you and I' are thecompound antecedent...
My grandfather is my oldest living descendant.
Yes, old-age pensioners is a common noun
The plural form of runaway is runaways.
The possessive form of folks is formed by adding an apostrophe: folks'
If you meant what is collect in past tense, It is collected.
The abstract noun form of the adjective slippery is slipperiness . .The noun 'slipperiness' is an abstract noun as a wordfor a quality of evasiveness, unreliability, unpredictability; aword for a concept. The noun 'slipperiness' is aconcrete noun as a word for a physical quality of...
The general collective noun for birds is a flock of birds. The general collective nouns for fish are a school of fish and a shoal of fish . The general collective noun for larger animals is, for example, a herd of deer . Many individual species also have their own collective nouns, forexample: ...
The plural form of work chair is work chairs.
"Have you been waiting long" is an example of the present perfecttense. It is used for an action that started in the past and hascontinued up till now.
The compound Br-CH 2 -CH=CH 2 is 3-bromo propene.
Top Grade Construction, LLC is a leading construction company serving the Treasure and Space Coasts of Florida . We specialize in commercial and residential land development from, custom driveways, patios, walkways to parking lots, and state roads. Our promise to you is to demonstrate our goals of...
No, the is a demonsrative adjective called the definite article.
The noun father has the adjectives fatherlike and fatherly(fatherly is also the adverb form). The verb 'to father' has theparticiple 'fathered' which means created as a father (begat).
Yes, easy-going is an adjective meaning relaxed and open-minded.
Probably not. You insert commas to separate items in lists or whenever you'd take a breath if you were speaking. I can't think of a sentence that would have a comma before too.