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verb
action or state of being
subject
person, place, or thing doing the action or being talked about
preposition phrases
begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun
collective noun
names a group of people, place, or things
antecedent
nouns for which pronouns stand
to find the subject you ask _______ or _________ is doing the action of the verb
who or what
tense
tells time (past,present,future)
articles
A, an, the, function as adjective in a sentence
noun
person,place,thing,idea,concept,quality,feeling,animal
pronoun
takes the place of a noun
adjective
is a word that describes limits or modifies a noun or pronoun
common noun
names a non-specific person, place, or thing
proper noun
names a specific person, place, or thing
compound noun
is a noun that is made up of more than one word
direct object
receives the action of an action verb