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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.
The conjunction in the sentence is and, which joins the  compound object of the preposition 'in'.
"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 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 to  indicate a negative state (e.g. He is not a hero) and has  been 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')
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.
Joseph is a noun. The title Mr is usually considered part of the  name. 
Here are some 6-letter nouns that begin with the letter V: Vermin Vellum Vaults
It is not usually necessary. You would only do it if the  expression 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.
  You have it correct —> elongate
Well their are tons of ways to grief. Some good some bad.
The comparative form of rude is ruder, and the  superlative form is rudest. It is common to form the  comparative and superlative of short words like this by adding -er  and -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.
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.
The word school is used as a collective noun for a school of  fish 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
Yes, it can be (meaning currently), e.g. Snow is still falling.   It can also be a noun (distillery), an adjective (unmoving, or  quiet), 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...
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. they...
Yes, because you are telling someone to be responsible, it is both imperative and intensive.
Yes, old-age pensioners is a common noun
The possessive form of folks is formed by adding an apostrophe: folks'
The abstract noun form of the adjective slippery is  slipperiness.    The noun 'slipperiness' is an abstract noun as a word  for a quality of evasiveness, unreliability, unpredictability; a  word for a concept.   The noun 'slipperiness' is a  concrete noun as a word for a physical...
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...
"Have you been waiting long" is an example of the present perfect  tense. It is used for an action that started in the past and has  continued up till now.
Yes, easy-going is an adjective meaning relaxed and open-minded.
It can be. Ex: You have to budget your time.
Present simple is used to describe a sentence that has only  one verb in the present tense eg   I live in Ekatahuna. -- live is a present tense verb  and it is the only verb in the sentence. This is the same for this  sentence -- He lives in Ekatahuna. Lives is the third  person singular form...
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Horizon is a noun, it does not form an adverb
I is a personal pronoun of the first person singular. It is used when referring to oneself.
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The singular possessive form of "goldfinch" is "goldfinch's" (one bird's). In this case, we would be referring to something belonging to a single goldfinch. The plural possessive form of the word would be "goldfinches'..." In this case, we would be referring to something belonging to more than one...
Graceful is an adjective, and entertainment is a noun.
Intercondylar is an adjective. It therefore has no plural form. The corresponding noun is condyle. the plural of condyle is condyles
It is a ball It is made of leather It has red stitching It is thrown by the pitcher It is hit by the batter It is caught by the catcher
The word 'modulate' is a verb , a word meaning to change orvary the pitch, intensity, or tone; to adjust to a certain degree;to vary an electromagnetic wave for the transmission of a radiosignal; a word for an action. Example sentences: You modulate your voice in order to emphasize the...
Nouns made up of more than one word are called compound nouns, e.g. Son-in-law Attourney-General Prime Minister
Evenly is an adverb.
The possessive form of fetus is fetus' or fetus's
No it is merely somewhat shaped like one.
The word 'blame' is both a noun and a verb. The noun 'blame' is a word for the state of beingresponsible for; a word for culpability; a word for a thing.
Conventional is an adjective. An -al ending is often a sign that a  word is an adjective: for example, comical, radical, minimal,  bestial, and hypothetical.
No, the noun 'plane' is a common noun, a general word for a  type of aircraft; a tool used to smooth the surface of wood; a flat  surface; a level of development or existence.    A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing.    The word 'plane' is also a verb and an...
The importance of a lexical verb in a sentence is that it is the  main verb of the sentence. An auxiliary verb is there to define the  lexical verb.
Depending which noun you want to pluralize, the answer would be:The books are on the table.orThe books are on the tables.
Conteporary can be used as both an adjective or a noun.
Circumference is a noun.
No, it is more technically a type of determiner. The three words a,  an, the are called articles.
No, the word abound is a verb . The noun form of the verb to abound is the gerund, abounding. A related noun form is abundance.
The noun 'kind' is a singular, common, abstract noun as a word for  a class or group having characteristics in common.   example: I like that kind of food.    The noun form of the adjective kind is kindness.
A personal pronoun has:    number (singular or plural)   person (first person, second person, third person)   gender (male, female, neuter)       The singular personal pronouns are: I, me, you, he, him, she, her,  it.   The plural personal pronouns are: we, us, you, they,...
Yes, the noun 'furniture' is a mass noun , also called anuncountable noun. The noun 'furniture' is a type of aggregatenoun , a word representing an indefinite number of elements.
Mackerel or mackerels
Ban is not a person, place, idea, or thing, therefore not a noun.'Ban' is an abstract noun, like 'permission', the antonym to 'ban'.
Yes. Population is a noun, both as a collection of people and as any estimate of their number. Populace, people, and residents are all nouns.
  Britain ran Kenya as a colony, with no African input from the late 19th Century.
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No, the noun 'card' is a common noun . A common noun iscapitalized only when it's the first word in a sentence. The noun Valentine's is a proper noun , the name of aspecific holiday. A proper noun is always capitalized. The term 'Valentine's card' is a noun phrase composed of aproper noun and a...
i think we kids should have a longer recess because we need a brain break form 4 hours and 40 minutes of learning. i think we should have 30 minutes of recess.
Creative, Silly, Quirky, and Whimsical :)
Bye-laws is the plural form, The singular form is bye-law. A Bye-law is a local law, therefore the relative (important) part of the word is law. It is therefore this part that is pluralized
Portrait is generally used as a noun. It could be used as an  adjective in cases like this: I'm going to separate the portrait  paintings from the still life paintings.
Dictionary definition: Main Entry: explain Part of Speech: verb Definition: make clear; give a reason for and see also, Main Entry: define Part of Speech: verb Definition: give description
The word 'faze' is a verb , a word meaning to disruptsomeone's composure; to disconcert; a word for an action. The forms of the verb are: faze, fazes, fazing, fazed. Example: The reporters did not faze the defendant's lawyer. The verb 'faze' is pronounced the same as the noun 'phase',a word for...
Indefinite pronouns don't require an antecedent. Indefinite pronouns are used in place of nouns for people, things, or amounts that are unknown or unnamed. The indefinite pronouns are: all, another, any, anybody, anyone, anything, both, each, either, enough, everybody, everyone, everything, few,...
The collective nouns are a cache of money, a rouleau of money, a wad of money.
The answer is anything really_ big, huge,large,steaming, hot, cold,freezing
The question is extremely vague but you could use the following adjectivesround, square, old, new, wooden, broken, wonky, antique, small, large, tall, low
Music in which a solo instrument is featured in contrast with the entire orchestra. The skill of the soloist is accented by the power and stability of the orchestra.
An adverb describes a verb, another adverb, an adjective, or a phrase.
No, place is either a noun or a verb.
When, where, why, and how.
Hypochondriac can be either a noun or an adjective.  Examples: Jamie is a total hypochondriac. Nellie is basically  rational, but she has hypochondriac tendencies.