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a word or group of words that names a person, place, thing or idea

noun

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type of noun that is the general, not the particular, name of a person, place or thing

common noun

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type of noun that involves the official name of a person, place, or thing

proper noun

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a noun which involves the name of a quality or a general idea

abstract noun

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a noun that represents a group of persons, animals, or things

collective noun

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a word that takes the place of a noun, or a group of words acting as a noun

pronoun

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a word, phrase, or clause that modifies a noun or pronoun.

adjective

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a type of verb form that usually functions as an adjective, which usually ends in -ing or -ed.

participle

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a word or phrase that is used to express n action or state of being

verb

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are types of verbs that ling or join the subject of the sentence to a noun, pronoun, or predicate adjective. DOES NOT SHOW ACTION.

linking verbs

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a word, phrase or clause that modifies a verb or another adverb

adverb

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

preposition

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a word that joins words, phrases, or clauses

conjunction

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a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation

interjection

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work in pairs to join words or phrases

correlative conjunction

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join two clauses or thoughts

subordinating conjunction