What are parts of speech?

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Parts of speech are a category of words that are used in grammar. These words strive to explain how the words are used. They are classified in eight categories; nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions and interjections.
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Nouns identify a person, place or thing. Horse, Abraham Lincoln and Miami are nouns. Pronouns, such as he, she, or they, take the place or nouns. Verbs communicate action, events
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According to Merriam-Webster, "as" is an. adverb., a. conjunction., a. preposition., and a. noun. ! (See Quora User's response for details.). However "as" may
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It could be an adjective or the past tense form of the verb "fascinate" or the past participle form of the verb "fascinate"
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A common noun of the concrete type, both in English and in its original French.
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The traditional 8 parts of speech are: Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Pronouns, Prepositions, Conjunctions and Interjections.
Some people categorize the parts of speech into 9 or 10, treating Determiners (like 'the') as a separate category, and breaking Verbs into 2 types: Lexical (work, like, run) or Auxiliary (be, have, must).
Some of the parts of speech include a noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, conjunction, preposition, interjection, and an article. A speech is the expression of or the aptitude to express thoughts and feelings by eloquent sounds.
Parts of speech are the categories into which words are classified. These categories are the pronoun, the adjective, the verb, the noun, the preposition, the adverb, the conjunction and the interjection. They form the basis on which grammar is based.
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