Parts of Speech

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1. 

pronoun

 

a word that takes the place of noun, a group of words acting like a noun, or another pronoun

 
2. 

verb

 

a word that expresses action or a state of being; tells what a noun does or helps to tell what or how it is

 
3. 

adjective

 

a word that modifies the meaning of a noun or pronoun

 
4. 

adverb

 

a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb by making its meaning more specific; it can answer the questions when, where, how, how much, or to what extent or degree

 
5. 

preposition

 

a word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence

 
6. 

noun

 

a word that names people, places, things, or ideas

 
7. 

conjunction

 

a word or a group of words that joins single words or sentence parts together

 
8. 

interjection

 

a word or a group or words that expresses emotion or exclamation; has no grammatical connection to the other words

 
9. 

clause

 

a group of related words that contain both a subject and a verb

 
10. 

prepositional phrases

 

made up of a preposition and its object and any modifiers of that object