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Verb, Noun, Adjective or Adverb?

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Take a look at the the following examples of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, subjects and objects:

"Joe ate his banana." - noun

"They ran all the way home." - verb

"You are a pretty girl." - adjective

"He quietly opened the door." - adverb

"The spider ran across the table." - preposition

"Paper is made from wood." - subject

"Leonard da Vinci painted 'The Last Supper'." - object

Note: The subject is usually the word that does something; whereas, the object is the word receiving what is done. A noun can be a subject and also an object.

Now read through the ten sentences and decide what each key word is:

Link: Parts of speech

  • Chess is a FAVOURITE hobby of mine.

  • She suffers a lot from BOREDOM when it rains.

  • That boy can swim FAST.

  • He often FORGETS his homework.

  • They went to bed WITHOUT dinner.

  • During the test, PETER wrote a lot.

  • The GOALKEEPER saved the penalty.

  • Susan grabbed her JACKET.

  • Do you love HIM?

  • The cat is WHITE.


Nice lesson

And it seems very simple!
I, for one, did it all right!


I think it is an easy lesson, but thanks any way........ :\ Applause

Simple but interesting

Maybe easy, but very usely. Pay attention

Part of speech

I am very glade. i did no mistake. this was easy for me.

M. Umar Khan


easy thank you

i like it

i like it

i like very much intresting and im learning more day by day....

thanks for ur service i did 2 mistakes!.........but i think i learn ttwo things !........

why paper is subject

thank for you the lesson!

I have a question by the way
'Paper is made from wood' -- Why is paper subject in this sentence?

Is it because word paper precede the verb made?

thank you for your reply!


Easy, but I think we should pay more attention on subject and object. I know English has different kind of objects - direct...???

it is so greart!

i think it is not too difficult to distinguish part of speech

Parts of Speech

Useful and good for me. 10/10.Thanks.
I love persia

nice lesson

i liked this lesson ver much .

the first time all is

the first time all is right!!!


how to know the correct answers?

thanks a lot but i still can't know the difference

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busy be don't
be like a
buzzzzzy bee

keep trying it i am pretty

keep trying it i am pretty sure you will fit it well.