Questions tagged with nouns

2 answers
kind of noun
I recognise your voice at once. Here ' voice ' will be referred as which kind of noun
nouns 0 votes, asked Oct 15 by UnSa AkMal :)
1 answer
Measurements of vague nouns
Would it be "Six inches of snow are on the roof" or " on the roof" ? Same goes for ...
plural nouns Verbs +1 vote, asked Sep 07 by tami glatz
1 answer
Capitalization for a title "Prince"
Which is correct: "Oh, my little Prince has come to visit me!" his father said. "Oh, my little prince has ...
Titles honorifics capitalization proper nouns 0 votes, asked Aug 06 by J
2 answers
Sentence Pattern
In my English module, I was asked to identify the functions of all the underlined nouns according to its position ...
Sentence pattern nouns direct object 0 votes, edited Jul 05 by Creo
1 answer
Are these words Adjectives or Nouns?
Would the word "batter's" in the word batter's box be considered an adjective or a noun? For example, "I stepped ...
noun nouns adjective adjectives Sentence 0 votes, asked Feb 17 by Dana Evangelist
2 answers
Nouns followed by a gerund and not an infinitive
Hello everyone, In my book of C1 I've come across this: "My ambition is to become a teacher" (OK. I ...
gerund Infinitive nouns Clauses +1 vote, edited Jan 31 by Desp
1 answer
Noun agreement
At certain universities, community and technical college students who transferred early — before earning their associate degrees — can still ...
parallel plural nouns +1 vote, asked Dec 30 '15 by Laura McDowell
1 answer
Versatile experience or experiences
I can say that I have various experience in that field but does it make sense to say I have ...
nouns Plurals 0 votes, asked Sep 15 '15 by Yena A.
2 answers
collective nouns
I am editing a document and am coming across lots of back and forth when it comes to collective nouns. ...
collective nouns is are 0 votes, asked Aug 04 '15 by Irena Huseinovic
1 answer
predicates/noun case/correct grammitcal term for 'become' words?
Hi I know a noun predicate is basically the same as 'is', as in: the sun is a star a ...
predicates case nouns +2 votes, asked Jun 02 '15 by ranjit
3 answers
"you coming here please me" What is "you coming here" in the sentence? Is it a clause? If so which ...
clause nouns adverbs 0 votes, asked May 04 '15 by Maheen
1 answer
family of familes
Which of the following sentences are correct? As a result, people have less of a connection with their family. or ...
people family nouns agreement plural 0 votes, asked Apr 11 '15 by Joe
2 answers
Plural possessive nouns
Getting married. New last name will be Boyle. We are having a crawfish boil and are printing koozies with Boyles ...
plural possesive nouns apostrophe 0 votes, asked Mar 04 '15 by Haley
1 answer
Apostrophes and possesion
Two men named Steve decide they want to start a business together, and so they name their business, "Two Steve's ...
nouns proper apostrophe possession 0 votes, asked Dec 29 '14 by Chris Raiola
1 answer
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 '14 by Osraed
1 answer
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 '14 by Sierra
2 answers
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 '14 by Michael
1 answer
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
0 answers
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
1 answer
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
2 answers
type of noun?
word 'voice' and word 'grammar' are which type of noun (among common and abstract)?
nouns +1 vote, asked Jun 07 '13 by parneet atwal
5 answers
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
1 answer
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
0 answers
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
3 answers
"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
1 answer
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
Have a question about English grammar, style or vocabulary use? Ask now to get help from Grammarly experts for FREE.