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Usage examples for nouns

  1. 293, is as follows:- Nouns. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. She learned ten nouns a day, and she made an attempt at verbs, but gave it up. – More Tish by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. It is objected that the interchange of fifel and egor, though frequent in common nouns, would be unusual in the name of a place. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  4. It is noteworthy that this treatment of words as either nouns or verbs, as we please to employ them, was carried further by Shakespeare than by any other English writer. – American Languages, and Why We Should Study Them by Daniel G. Brinton
  5. If the same preposition be required by several nouns or pronouns, it must be repeated in every case if it be repeated at all. – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  6. She could write the few nouns and do sums quite well enough, though, to make out the bills for her occasional guests,- if in doubt she added another figure. – The Title Market by Emily Post
  7. It is the general active verb, and is used largely in combination with nouns and other verbs; as, mamook chahko, make to come, fetch; mamook kelipai, bring or send back; mamook isick, to paddle; mamook illahee, to dig. – Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, or, Trade Language of Oregon by George Gibbs
  8. Some nouns in a plural form express quantity rather than number. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  9. In the nouns derived from the French, the definite article le, la, has almost in every instance been incorporated into the word, and the same has in one or two instances been prefixed to nouns not of French origin. – Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, or, Trade Language of Oregon by George Gibbs
  10. The Nouns were indeed on their way, Tens of thousands, and more, I should think; For each name we could utter, Shop, shoulder, or shutter, Is a noun: lady, lion or link. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  11. Weak nouns end in a vowel; or, if in a consonant, in a consonant that has become final from the loss of the vowel that originally followed it. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  12. Nouns and phrases including nouns are ordinarily used. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  13. Reasons for this view occur in the following fact:- In the Modern German languages the genitive case of feminine nouns ends otherwise than in - s. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  14. I glanced at Mr Rebble, and saw that he was watching us both intently, and I bent over my Latin grammar, and began learning the feminine nouns which ended in " us," while Mercer half turned his head towards me. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  15. Other nouns ending in y form the plural in the usual way. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  16. A subject consisting of two or more nouns joined by and takes a plural verb. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  17. Incorporation confines itself exclusively to verbal forms, while polysynthesis embraces both nouns and verbs. – American Languages, and Why We Should Study Them by Daniel G. Brinton
  18. The same is done with the nouns. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  19. Note the difference between the plural and the possessive of compound nouns,- forms which are often confounded. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  20. Such nouns are usually written with more than one capital. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
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