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