How is gay used in a sentence as a noun?
The word 'gay' is not a noun, it is an adjective, a word used to describe a noun.
The noun form of the adjective 'gay' is gaiety.
Sounds of gaiety from the party could be heard in the street below.
The word 'they' is not a noun or a verb; 'they' is a pronoun, a word that replaces a noun. The pronoun 'they' is used for the subject of a sentence and the pronoun 'them' is used for the object of the sentence. Examples: They are my friends. I go to school with them. (they and them are replacing the noun friends)
What is the collective noun in the sentence Your family likes arguing with each other just for the fun of it?
Is The orchestra plays in the park on Sundays a collective plural noun or a singular collective noun?
"The orchestra plays in the park on Sundays." The nouns in the sentence are: orchestra, a singular, common noun (subject of the sentence). park, a singular, common noun (object of the preposition 'in') Sundays, a plural, proper noun (object of the preposition 'on') There is no collective noun in the sentence. A collective noun is a word used to group people or things taken together as one whole in a descriptive way. The word 'orchestra'…
A pronoun is a word used to replace a noun, for example, he, she or it. A subject pronoun is when a pronoun is used in a sentence as the subject. For example: Mike ran the race. (Mike is a noun used to describe the subject of the sentence.) He ran the race. (He is considered a subject pronoun and is used in place of the noun/subject Mike.)
"Twisting" can be a verb or a noun. Words that are commonly used as a verb, but can also be used as a noun are called gerunds. Use determines function. If the sentence is, "She is twisting the towel." twisting is used as a verb. But if the sentence is, "The twisting of the tree bark is intricate." then twisting is used as a noun. You just have to look at the sentence and see…
How many collective nouns does this sentence have The class studied Middle English when we read the prologue to Chaucer's Canterbury Tales?
The nouns in the sentence are: girls', a plural possessive noun used to modify the noun 'basketball team' basketball, compound noun used as an attributive noun used to describe the noun 'team' team, singular, common noun, subject of the sentence first place, singular, common, compound noun, direct object of the verb 'won'