Recognizing Nouns And Verbs

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    A NOUN is the name of a person, place or thing.A VERB is the action word(s) in the sentence that tells what something does or that something exists. Sometime a word is used as a noun in one sentence and as a verb or ther part of speech in another sentence. EX:   The BAIT on his hook was a worm.           He couldn't BAIT his hook.In the 1st sentence, bait is used as a noun because it names a thing, In the 2nd sentence, bait is used as a verb because it shows action.DIRECTIONS: Read the following questions and tell whether the ALL UPPER CASE words are nouns or verbs. Type "verb" or "noun"

  • 2. 

    She PILOTED the small plane across the Pacific Ocean.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "verb" because "piloted" is a verb in this sentence. It is the action that the subject, "she," is performing.

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  • 3. 

    He WATERED his garden every night.

    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "He WATERED his garden every night." The word "WATERED" is the correct answer because it is a verb. A verb is a word that expresses an action, occurrence, or state of being. In this sentence, "WATERED" indicates the action of watering the garden.

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  • 4. 

    Did you REBEL against the rules?

  • 5. 

    She WELCOMED her guest yesterday.

    Explanation
    The given sentence states that she "welcomed" her guest yesterday. The word "welcomed" is a verb in this context, as it describes an action being performed by the subject (she) towards the object (her guest). Verbs are words that express actions, occurrences, or states of being, and in this case, "welcomed" clearly fits this definition.

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    That was good THINKING.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "noun" because "thinking" is being described as a noun in the sentence. It is referring to the act or process of using one's mind to consider or reason about something. In this context, "thinking" is being used as a noun to describe a quality or action, rather than as a verb indicating the act of thinking.

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    I OBJECT to your language.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "verb" because "I OBJECT" is a sentence that expresses disagreement or disapproval. In this context, "OBJECT" is used as a verb, indicating the action of expressing opposition or protest.

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  • 8. 

    He planned to become a PILOT after graduation.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "noun" because "pilot" is a type of noun. In this sentence, "pilot" is used as a noun to describe the person's planned profession or occupation. Nouns are words that name people, places, things, or ideas, and in this case, "pilot" is naming a profession.

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  • 9. 

    He made everyone feel WELCOME.

  • 10. 

    She was THINKING of a donut.

    Explanation
    The given sentence "She was THINKING of a donut" indicates that the action being performed is "thinking." In this case, "thinking" is being used as a verb, as it describes the mental process of considering or pondering something. The sentence suggests that the subject is actively engaging in the act of thinking about a donut.

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    The OBJECT of the search was forgotten.

    Explanation
    The given sentence is stating that the object of the search was forgotten. This implies that someone forgot what they were searching for or what they were trying to find. The word "noun" is the correct answer because it identifies the part of speech that "object" is in this sentence. In this case, "object" is being used as a noun, which is a word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea.

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  • 12. 

    She was a REBEL in high school.

    Explanation
    The word "rebel" is used as a noun in this sentence. It refers to a person who resists or defies authority or societal norms. In the context of high school, it suggests that the person in question was someone who challenged rules and conventions, possibly engaging in unconventional behavior or expressing nonconformist views.

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    Would you like fresh WATER for your tea?

    Explanation
    The word "water" is being used as a noun in this sentence. It is referring to a substance that is needed to make tea.

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