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The Real Noun

Sometimes the same word can be a noun, verb, or adjective, depending on how that word is used. Note the two underlined words in each sentence and draw a ring around the noun.


1. Please don’t use too much water when you water the lawn.

2. I’d say that there is a remote chance of finding the remote under the couch.

3. Is it a good trade when you trade your new shoes for a warm ice cream cone?

4. The drains get plugged every time Alfred drains the pools.

5. We can’t delay the trip any longer; it will be cancelled if there is any further delay.

6. We’ll treasure our memories of the quest even though we never found any buried treasure.

7. We must hire a brave and intelligent guard to successfully guard my priceless toenail collection!


English Basics, Vol.6, No. 4, January 7, 2002http://rhlschool.comCopyright 2002 RHL

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