Grammar

Types of Noun

Noun is a word to name a person, place or thing. It is basically classified into four categories. However, there are more bases and methods of classification as well. The four basic categories of noun are: Proper Noun, Common Noun, Collective Noun and Abstract noun. Proper noun: Proper nouns are names but refer to a …

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Understanding Parts of Speech

Based on the role, words play in a sentence, they are classified into eight categories called ‘Parts of Speech’. There are eight ‘Parts of Speech’. Noun. Pronoun. Adjective. Verb. Adverb. Preposition. Conjunction. Interjection. Noun: A noun is used to name a person, place or thing. Examples: John has a red shirt. The Sun rises in …

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Subject and Predicate

Sentences normally have two parts – a subject and the predicate. In any sentence, we name a person or a thing and then say something about him/it. Simply put, we have a subject to talk about, and we say or predicate something about him. To predicate means to state, affirm or assert. So, every sentence …

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