Verbs
Nouns
Adjectives and Articles
Grammar
Sentence and Word Structure
Plural Nouns
Parts of Speech
Example Sentences
Scattergories and Words Starting with Certain Letters
English Language
Word Games
English Spelling and Pronunciation

Pronouns

Includes questions related to the comprehension, usage and identification of the parts of speech used to replace nouns such as he or she.

Asked in Grammar, Pronouns

When do you use 'who' and when do you use 'whom'?

The pronoun 'who' is used as a subject pronoun. The pronoun 'whom' is used as an object pronoun. The pronouns 'who' and 'whom' are interrogative pronouns and relative pronouns. An interrogative pronoun introduces a question. A relative pronoun introduces a relative clause. Examples: Who ordered the special? (interrogative pronoun, subject of the sentence) The man who ordered it is right there. (relative pronoun, subject of the relative clause) With whom are you going to the prom? (interrogative pronoun, object of the preposition 'with') The one to whom I...
Asked in Pronouns, Nouns

Is the word you a noun?

No, the word 'you' is a pronoun, specifically a personal pronoun, a word that takes the place of a noun for a specific person. The pronoun 'you' is the second person (the one spoken to), both singular and plural and can be used as a subject or an object. The personal pronouns are I, you, we, he, she, it, me, us, him, her, they, them. Example uses of the pronoun 'you': You are a good friend. I will miss you when you go away...
Asked in Pronouns

How do you use who or whom?

The pronoun 'who' is used as a subject pronoun. The pronoun 'whom' is used as an object pronoun. The pronouns 'who' and 'whom' are interrogative pronouns and relative pronouns. An interrogative pronoun introduces a question. A relative pronoun introduces a relative clause. Examples: Who is your new math teacher? (interrogative pronoun, subject of the sentence) Mr. Smith who taught science is also teaching math. (relative pronoun, subject of the relative clause) To whom should I give my completed application? (interrogative pronoun, object of the preposition 'to') The manager is the one to whom you give the...
Asked in Pronouns, Adjectives and Articles, Verbs

How you convert word solid into verb?

Solidify is the verb (to make hard/solid or stronger)
Asked in Pronouns, Nouns

What is feminine form of emperor?

In English there are no masculine or feminine forms. English uses gender specific nouns for male or female. The gender specific noun for a male ruler is emperor. The gender specific noun for a female ruler is empress. ...
Asked in Parts of Speech, Pronouns

What is the plural of it?

The plural for the pronoun it is they or them.
Asked in Pronouns, Nouns

What is the noun of delete?

The noun forms of the verb to delete are deletion and the gerund, deleting. ...
Asked in Pronouns, Writing: Narrative Viewpoint

What words does third person omniscient use?

Third person omniscient actually uses a variety of words to describe every character's emotions, actions, and role in a story. For instance, the author may use the characters' names, he, she, they, her, him, etc. HOPE THIS HELPS.....:) ...
Asked in Pronouns, Sociology

Who do children admire?

If you define admiration meaning a person to look up to,a role model something that a child would strive to become then they admire:people who are affectionate and instructive/those who have power in their environment and are able to give rewards,high social status,and plentyfull in resources(so naturally their parents-in normal cases and other adults depending on spatial temporal cultural variables of the environment he lives in).Also after the child forms his own values he will admire people with the same values ,people who...
Asked in Pronouns, Plural Nouns, Nouns

Is there plural for runoff?

The plural of run-off, meaning 1: a final race, contest, or election to decide an earlier one that has not resulted in a decision in favor of any one competitor. 2 : the portion of precipitation on land that ultimately reaches streams often with dissolved or suspended material, the plural is run-offs. ...
Asked in Pronouns, Verbs, Nouns

What is the verb for patience?

Patience does not have a verb form, but you can describe a person as being patient, or waiting patiently, or as having a lot of patience. ...
Asked in Pronouns, Verbs

Is caused a linking verb or action verb?

it can be either, depending on its usage... in most cases however, it is an action verb, even if it is in a progressive tense... e.g. "She was caused to school by her plantation owner when her first year of ownership had come caught by a suprise Negroe teacher at the local school" (yes, they used to write that way.) In this case, "caused" would be an action verb in a past progressive tense. Note: I don't intend to offend anyone by...
Asked in Pronouns, Verbs

What is the function of an action verb?

action verb is also called a 'doing verb' and they describe what someone, say 'bob', is doing. ex. Bob is playing with his friends. playing is describing what bob is doing, so it is an action verb ...
Asked in Pronouns, Verbs, Nouns

Is to fight a verb or a noun?

The word fight is both a verb and a noun. Example uses: Verb: Jeff, please don't fight with your brother. Noun: The fight at school resulted in someone's suspension. ...
Asked in Pronouns, Nouns

Is road a proper noun?

No, the noun 'road' is a common noun, a general word for a type of thoroughfare; a word for any road anywhere. A proper noun is the name or title of a specific person, place, or thing. Example uses of the noun 'road': common noun: The mail box is at the end of this road. proper noun: The mail box is at the end of Mason Road. proper noun: The name of the movies is, 'The Road To Shanghai'. proper noun: We can meet...
Asked in Pronouns, Possessive Nouns

What is the possessive form of Gomez?

The possessive form for the proper noun Gomez is Gomez's. Example: The vegetables came from Mr. Gomez's garden. ...
Asked in Pronouns, Adjectives and Articles, Nouns

Can 'fast' be used as a noun?

Yes, the word 'fast' is a noun as a word for a period of abstaining from food. The word 'fast' is also a verb and an adjective. Examples: The fast will last two days. (noun) We will fast to remember the ordeal of our ancestors. (verb) He likes to drive a fast car. (adjective) The noun form of the verb to fast is the gerund, fasting. The noun form of the adjective fast is fastness. ...
Asked in Pronouns, Verbs

What is the verb for broad?

The verb form is to broaden.
Asked in Pronouns

What pronoun would replace the word newspapers?

The pronouns that take the place of the plural noun 'newspapers' are they (subject) and them (object) take the place of the noun newspapers. Example: We recycle the newspapers. They go in the blue bin after we have read them. The pronoun that takes the place of the singular noun 'newspaper' is it. The Advocate is our local paper, it is published every day. ...
Asked in Pronouns, Nouns

Is departure a noun?

Yes, the word departure is a noun, a singular, common, abstract noun.
Asked in Pronouns, Nouns

What kind of noun is bread and butter?

The noun 'bread' and 'butter' are common, concrete, mass (non-count) nouns as words for a food substance; words for things. The plural forms 'breads' and 'butters' are words for 'types of' or 'kinds of'; for example: "The breads they serve are white, rye, and whole wheat." "The choice of butters are sweet, salted, and honey." ...
Asked in Pronouns, Plural Nouns, Possessive Nouns

What is the plural possessive form of school?

The plural is schools. The plural possessive form is schools' (apostrophe only). ...
Asked in Pronouns, Plural Nouns, Nouns

Is dishes a plural noun?

Yes, dishes is the plural form of the singular noun dish.
Asked in Pronouns

What is an example of a positive pronoun?

If "positive" is really the word you mean: Adjectives may be positive, comparative or superlative. In English, pronouns are not described as positive but adjectives are positive and verbs can be positive or negative. A positive adjective is the simple for of the adjective, from which the comparative and superlative are formed. For example, smart is the positive form of the adjective; smarter is the comparative form; and smartest is the superlative form. Verbs can be positive or negative. for example, has or...