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April 24, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by Tony on Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 2:32pm.

Ok. Its about syntax in the post. How
does this look.

Identify the parts of speech in the following sentence.

I usually go swimming with my best friend and his rather unusual girlfriend


I - personal pronoun - countable (I is the subject in this sentence)

usually - adverb (indicates frequency)

go - Verb ( indicates movement)

swimming - Noun. (the act of swimming) Or is it the adjective ??

with - Preposition. (implies accompanying)

my - Possessive adjective. (of or relating to ‘me’)

best - Comparative adjective..

friend - Common noun

and - Conjunction (joins sentence elements)

his - Possessive pronoun. (the possessive form of ‘he’)

rather - adverb. (to a degree)

unusual - adjective. (describes a state outside of usual / a degree of usual)

girlfriend - Compound noun. ( a girl and a friend)

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