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Demonstrative (Points out)


this, that


these, those

Interrogative (?)

who, which, what


links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition.

A preposition usually indicates the temporal, spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence as in the following examples:

The book is on the table. The book is beneath the table. The book is leaning against the table. The book is beside the table. She held the book over the table. She read the book during class.


"What Is a Preposition?" What Is a Preposition?

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Parts of Speech




Object Possessive


1st Person

I me my, mine
  2nd Person you you your, yours
  3rd Person he, she, it him, her, it his, her, hers, its
Plural 1st Person we us our, ours
  2nd Person you you your, yours
  3rd Person they them their, theirs

Pronouns can replace a noun or another pronoun. You use pronouns like "he," "which," "none," and "you" to make your sentences less cumbersome and less repetitive.

Grammarians classify pronouns into several types, including the personal pronoun, the demonstrative pronoun, the interrogative pronoun, the indefinite pronoun, the relative pronoun, the reflexive pronoun, and the intensive pronoun.


"What Is a Pronoun?" What Is a Pronoun?

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prepositions placement of things

about before during of to
above behind except off toward
across below for on under
after beneath from over until
against beside in past up
along between inside since upon
among beyond into through with
around by near throughout within
at down     without


Grammar: Online Resources


He falls verb

The Verb...

is perhaps the most important part of the sentence. A  or compound verb asserts something about the subject of the sentence and express actions, events, or states of being. The verb or compound verb is the critical element of the predicate of a sentence.


"What Is a Verb?" What Is a Verb?

           University of Ottawa, n.d. Web. 24 Oct. 2012.

Helping Verbs
is be can shall will may may do
am being could should would might might does
are been       must must did


Linking Verbs
is was been turns seems
am were appears remains continues
are be tastes sounds becomes
  being grows feels smells