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PREPOSITION

A preposition connects a noun (with or without an article) or a pronoun to some other word. Prepositions are the “little words of English”. Examples: It stands on hills. The swagman jumped into the billabong. England is over the sea. She…

ADVERB

An adverb modifies a verb; it indicates how the action of a verb is carried out. Examples: The house stands firmly. She speaks well. He dresses beautifully. It can also modify an adjective or another adverb. Examples: The house is very…

VERB

A verb is a “doing word”. It expresses the carrying out of an action. With an active verb this action is carried out by the subject. Examples: It stands. I am. He adjudicates between the parties concerned. Alfred burnt the cakes. With a…

PRONOUN

A pronoun is a word used instead of a noun. Now consider the following cases: Since a pronoun is used instead of a Noun, it must be of the same number, gender and person as the noun for which it stands. For example: Those beggars are idle.…

NOUN

A Noun is a word used as a name of a person, place or thing. There are five kinds of Noun– Proper Noun Common Noun Collective Noun  Abstract Noun Material Noun. Following are certain rules of grammar regarding nouns that would be useful in…