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Decide which parts of speech are the underlined words

1. You have to believe in yourself if you ever expect to be successful at something. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

2. We left for the mountain just before six in the morning. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

3. We first went to the store to buy a few things. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

4. We had a breakfast at a café near the rail station. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

5. My friend wasn't strong enough to lift his heavy rucksack. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

6. I helped him carry it. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

7. The weather was very cold. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

8. My friend said, "Oh! What a cold weather!" verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

9. We didn't spend the night there. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

10. We got back home late at night but we didn't go to sleep immediately. We were very hungry. verb adverb adjective pronoun conjunction interjection noun preposition

Directions: Many words can be more than one part of speech. The part of speech a word belongs to depends on how the word is used in a sentence. Read each sentence, and then decide the part of speech of the italicized word.

Example: Every four years, the public votes in the presidential election.
a. noun
b. verb

 

Explanation: The answer is b because votes describes an action. It tells what the public does every four years. Therefore, votes is a verb.

Whenever the door slams, the lamp rocks back and forth.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
The garden wall is made of rocks.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Every evening my grandmother rocks in her rocking chair.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
           
 
The college's geology department has a large rock collection.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Parents should limit the amount of television their children watch.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Her credit limit is $5,000.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
How much cloth will it take to make the curtains?
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
When I travel, I take my cloth coat instead of my leather one.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Feathers are so light that they seem to float.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Please turn on the light.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Pastels are light colors.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Open the window and let in the light.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Please light the candles on the birthday cake.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
Her daughter is the light of her life.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 
The pancakes are delicious and light.
  A) adjective
  B) noun
  C) verb
         
 



 

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