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Parts of Speech

Grammar Clinic: Part of Speech (Interjection)

An Interjection is a short utterance that usually expresses emotion and is capable of standing alone. Interjections are generally considered one of the parts of speech. In writing, an interjection is sometimes followed by an exclamation point.  You might use an interjection to express surprise (Wow!), confusion (Huh?), or outrage (No!). You may use interjections in casual and in [...]

Grammar Clinic: The Eight Parts of Speech – Definitions, Functions and Examples

The indispensable aspect of a language you cannot ignore if you want to be an authority in the language are the Parts of Speech. A part of speech is a category into which words are placed according to the work they do in a sentence. Every word that makes up a sentence, phrase or clause belongs [...]

Grammar Clinic: Part of Speech (Verb)

We say that a verb is a part of speech (or word class) that describes an action or occurrence or indicates a state of being. Generally, it makes more sense to define a verb by what it does than by what it is. Just as the "same" word (rain or snow, for example) can serve [...]

Grammar Clinic: Part of Speech (Adverb)

An adverb is the part of speech (or word class) that is primarily used to modify a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Adverbs can also modify prepositional phrases, subordinate clauses, and complete sentences. Related Post: Part of Speech (Verb) POSITIONS OF ADVERB An adverb that modifies an adjective ("quite sad") or another adverb ("very carelessly") [...]

Grammar Clinic: Parts of Speech (Adjective)

Adjectives are the part of speech (or word class) that modify a noun or a pronoun. In addition to their basic (or positive) forms (for example, big and beautiful), most descriptive adjectives have two other forms: comparative (bigger and more beautiful) and superlative (biggest and most beautiful). Like the other parts of speech we've discussed, Adjectives [...]

Grammar Clinic: Part of Speech (Pronoun)

A word (one of the traditional parts of speech) that takes the place of a noun,noun phrase, or noun clause, A pronoun can function as a subject, object, or complement in a sentence. Unlike nouns, pronouns rarely allow modification.   There are different classes of pronouns: 1. Demonstrative Pronoun A determiner that points to a particular noun or [...]

Grammar Clinic: Part Of Speech (Noun)

The words that we use can be divided into different classes that are called Parts of Speech. A part of speech is a category of words (or, more generally, of lexical items) which have similar grammatical properties. Words that are assigned to the same part of speech generally display similar behavior in terms of syntax [...]

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Grammar Clinic: Part of Speech (Conjunction)

A conjunction is the part of speech that serves to connect words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. The common conjunctions -- and, but, for, or, nor, yet, and so -- join the elements of a coordinate structure. Types of Conjunctions 1. Subordinating Conjunction A Subordinating Conjunction is a conjunction that introduces a dependent clause, joining it to a main clause. Also called [...]

Grammar Clinic: Part of Speech (Preposition)

Preposition is a word (one of the parts of speech) that shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence. Related Posts: Parts of Speech (Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adverb and Adjective) The combination of a preposition and a noun phrase is called a prepositional phrase. A word group (such as [...]