Review: Parts of Speech

Identify the part of speech of the highlighted word in each of the following sentences.

  1. The clown chased a dog around the ring and then fell flat on her face.
  2. The geese indolently waddled across the intersection.
  3. Yikes! I’m late for work.
  4. Bruno’s shabby cap tumbled out of his pocket when the bus suddenly swerved.
  5. Fred angrily stamped out the fire that he had accidently started on his veranda.
  6. Later that summer she asked herself, "What was I thinking of?"
  7. She thought that the twenty zucchini plants would not be enough so she planted another ten.
  8. Although she gave hundreds of zucchini away, the enormous mound left over frightened her.
  9. Everywhere she went, she talked about the prolific veggies.
  10. The executive confidently made his presentation to the board of directors.
  11. Frankenstein is the name of the scientist, not the monster.
  12. Her greatest fear is that the world will end before she finds a comfortable pair of pantyhose.
  13. That suitcase is hers.
  14. Everyone in the room cheered when the announcement was made.
  15. The sun was shining as we set out for our first winter camping trip.
  16. Small children often insist that they can do things by themselves.
  17. Dust covered every surface in the cottage.
  18. The census taker knocked loudly on the door but nobody was home.
  19. They wondered if there truly was honour among thieves.
  20. Exciting new products and effective marketing strategies will guarantee the company’s success.

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