Questions tagged with nouns

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Proper name or common noun
The name of the club is the Cliff Climbing Club. The club has 10 members. The second instance of “club” ...
nouns proper common Name 0 votes, asked Nov 15 by Osraed
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Sentence grammar - Help!
Can someone please help me with the below sentence? I'm not sure if it should be 'emergency service administration' or ...
Sentence grammar nouns 0 votes, asked Nov 13 by Sierra
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What is this {compound noun}, and is it grammatically correct?
I am in the process of writing a literary work and for some reason I seem to remain "unglued" about ...
wordsmithery nouns adjectives participles compound 0 votes, asked Jan 29 by Michael
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Rosie could just about hear her mum sigh behind the kitchen door.
Is this usage of mum a proper noun and needs capitalisation or common noun and correct as is?
capitalisation proper common nouns 0 votes, asked Nov 17 '13 by carol powney
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noun vs adjective
In the sentence "A flash of brilliant blue caught his eye." I know that the prepositional phrase "of brilliant blue" ...
Prepositions adjectives nouns 0 votes, asked Oct 22 '13 by TMVine
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abstract noun or common noun
' The class is studying grammar' can anyone please explain that in this sentence we will consider 'grammar' as abstract ...
nouns 0 votes, asked Jun 09 '13 by parneet atwal
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type of noun?
word 'voice' and word 'grammar' are which type of noun (among common and abstract)?
nouns 0 votes, asked Jun 07 '13 by parneet atwal
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Possessive of s/ss Nouns
I looked this up in The Chicago Manual of Style, but did not get a clear answer whether the possessive ...
possesive nouns 0 votes, asked May 22 '13 by Rochelle Weber
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Noun phrase without an article
I typed this sentence "Without hope, I cannot live in or accept the present because it is either too terrible ...
nouns exceptions 0 votes, edited Mar 13 '13 by Faith
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Linking verbs
Two questions: Is the verb "to mean" a linking verb? Also, how would you underline the core of this sentence: ...
linking verb nouns 0 votes, asked Feb 26 '13 by Anne Pentilla
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"New <noun>" = "<noun> of new"?
Good evening, My question is the following: Is "New " equal or equivalent in any way to " adjectives nouns 0 votes, asked Nov 14 '12 by Vítor Costa
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Capitalizing Units of Time
I am a teacher and we have just completed reports and have undertaken a gruelling proofreading session. A lot of ...
capitalization nouns proper reports 0 votes, asked Jun 27 '12 by lucysoup
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