Parts of Speech

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Learn all 8 parts of speech and their examples.

conjunction

a word that connects or joins
for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

interjection

an expression of emotion
ouch; oh, no; wow; bravo; hey; hooray; whoa

preposition

a word connecting a noun or pronoun to a previous word
to, of, in, for, on, with, at

adverb

a word that modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb
really, quietly, suddenly, very, there, quickly, happily

adjective

a word that qualifies or modifies a noun or pronoun
real, quiet, happy, fast, turquoise, angry, fourth

verb

a word that expresses action or LINKS a subject with a word in the predicate
is, were, ran, have seen, grows, seem, laughed

pronoun

a word that replaces a noun
that, those, which, she, their, I, himself

noun

person, place, thing, or idea
humor, women, sandwich, friends, acquaintance, Westwood, assignments

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