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Parts of Speech: Noun, Pronoun, Verb
Thursday, August 02, 2012
A recent reader asked for descriptions of the different parts of speech. Below are three, with some examples of each. We'll look at others next week.
Nouns Nouns are words that name things, people, animals, places, qualities, actions, and ideas.
Pronouns A pronoun is a word that can be used instead of a noun or noun phrase.
Verbs Verbs are words that show actions, occurrences, or states of being. Each verb has many different forms.