What part of speech are the underlined words?
1. She thought of a wise plan.
2. I want to go now.
3. Where are you going?
4. That was a lovely evening.
5. My father works in a factory.
6. She must be a stupid.
7. Selena is my best friend.
8. The dress was expensive; still I bought it.
9. It is my doll.
10. The sun gives us heat and light.
11. Do it quickly.
12. She went to the market to buy some vegetables.
13. I helped him because I liked him.
14. Jasmines are white in color.
15. The cat is under the bed.
1. Thought – verb (Thought is the past simple form of the verb think. It also has an –ing form: thinking. The word is a verb when it has present, past and participle forms. )
2. Now – adverb (Most words indicating time, place, manner, reason etc. are adverbs. Of course, this is not a good definition and some time expressions are prepositions, not adverbs. If you don’t know whether a particular word is a preposition or an adverb, try this simple test. Is that word followed by a noun? If it is, then it is a preposition. Adverbs are not followed by nouns.)
3. You – personal pronoun (There are very few personal pronouns and they are: he, she, it, they, I, me, we and you. Memorize this list if you still have trouble recognizing pronouns.)
4. Lovely – adjective (A word that goes before a noun is usually an adjective. Adjectives also have comparative and superlative forms: Lovely, lovelier, loveliest)
5. Factory – noun (Nouns are the names of people, things, places etc.)
6. Stupid – noun
7. Best – adjective
8. Bought – verb
9. It – personal pronoun
10. Gives – verb
11. Quickly – adverb (Most words ending in –ly are adverbs.)
12. To – preposition
13. Because – conjunction (A conjunction is a word used to join two clauses. There are only a limited number of conjunctions in English. Common examples are: because, as, since, when, after, before, and, but, or, yet etc.)
14. White – adjectives (The names of colors are always adjectives.)
15. Under – preposition