How can you use the word decade in a sentence?
In the last decade there was terror in the west.
The 1940s DECADE experienced World War, V-J Day and the start of the Cold War.
The word 'decade' is a noun, a word for a period of ten years or a group of ten. A noun functions as the subject of a sentence or a clause, and as the object of a verb or a preposition. Example sentences: The decade of that hairstyle gives my age away. (subject of the sentence) It has been a decade since I last saw her. (direct object of the verb 'has been')
According to the calendar, because there is no "0" year, the new decade just started January 1, 2011. Common use of the word decade, because we refer to the decade of the 80's or 90's, the new decade starts on January 1 of the decade that is being referred to. This is because it is illogical to say the decade of the 80's doesn't include 1980 but does include 1990. So, if you like the…