What Part Of Speech Is Each Bold Word?

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What part of speech is each bold word?


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  • 1. 

    After lunch let's go out for some coffee.

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Pronoun

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    C. Preposition
    Explanation
    The word "for" in the sentence is a preposition. Prepositions are words that show a relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word in the sentence. In this case, "for" shows the relationship between "coffee" and "some coffee." It indicates that the purpose or intention is to go out and have coffee after lunch.

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  • 2. 

    Andy knocked on the door but nobody answered.

    • A.

      Pronoun

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Conjunction

    Correct Answer
    D. Conjunction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Conjunction" because the word "but" is used to connect two contrasting ideas in the sentence. It shows that despite Andy knocking on the door, nobody answered.

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  • 3. 

    Well, I don't think I will be here to answer the phone.

    • A.

      Conjunction

    • B.

      Interjection

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Pronoun

    Correct Answer
    B. Interjection
    Explanation
    The given statement "Well, I don't think I will be here to answer the phone" includes the word "Well" at the beginning, which is an interjection. Interjections are words or phrases used to express strong emotions or reactions. In this case, "Well" is used to indicate hesitation or uncertainty about being able to answer the phone. Therefore, the correct answer is interjection.

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  • 4. 

    I'm sure I have met your girlfriend before.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Interjection

    Correct Answer
    B. Verb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Verb" because "met" is the past tense form of the verb "meet." In the given sentence, "met" is used to describe an action of meeting someone's girlfriend in the past.

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  • 5. 

    I want to go to a university in the United States.

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    D. Noun
    Explanation
    The word "university" in the sentence is a noun because it refers to a place or institution where higher education is provided. It is not a verb as it does not indicate an action. It is not an adjective as it does not describe or modify a noun. It is not a preposition as it does not show a relationship between other words in the sentence. Therefore, the correct answer is noun.

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  • 6. 

    On Saturdays I work from nine to five.

    • A.

      Noun

    • B.

      Verb

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Adverb

    Correct Answer
    B. Verb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Verb" because "work" is the action being performed in the sentence. It is the main verb that describes the action of the subject "I" working from nine to five on Saturdays.

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  • 7. 

    If we finish our work quickly we can go to the movies.

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Conjunction

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Adverb
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Adverb" because the word "quickly" modifies the verb "finish" by describing how the work is done. It indicates the speed or manner in which the action is performed.

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  • 8. 

    I left my shoes under the kitchen table.

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Adjective

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Pronoun

    Correct Answer
    C. Preposition
    Explanation
    The word "under" in the sentence is functioning as a preposition. It shows the relationship between the noun "shoes" and the noun phrase "the kitchen table" by indicating that the shoes are positioned beneath or below the table. Prepositions typically indicate location, direction, time, or manner. In this case, "under" is indicating the location of the shoes.

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  • 9. 

    What did she ask you to do?

    • A.

      Verb

    • B.

      Conjunction

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Pronoun

    Correct Answer
    D. Pronoun
    Explanation
    The question is asking about what "she" asked you to do. "She" is a pronoun that refers to a female person. Therefore, the correct answer is "Pronoun."

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  • 10. 

    I bought a beautiful dress at the mall.

    • A.

      Adverb

    • B.

      Preposition

    • C.

      Adjective

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "beautiful" describes the dress, indicating its quality and appearance. It is modifying the noun "dress" and giving more information about it. Therefore, "beautiful" is functioning as an adjective in this sentence.

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