posted by LeAnn .
What is the difference between a noun and a verb isn`t it the same?
Not at all.
A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea (or concept). This also includes emotions (when properly derived into noun form).
John, (The) President, Canada, clock, peace, and happiness are all nouns.
A verb is an action -- what the subject of a sentence does. Note that being is also an action, so if a sentence appears not to have a verb, check for 'is' or 'are'.
John *tried* to *become* the President of Canada, but *failed* to *collect* the most votes. (Where *word* is a noun).
No, nouns and verbs are not the same.
Nouns name people, places, things and ideas. Some examples of nouns are:
Verbs show action or state of being. Some examples are:
Take a look at these sentences. The nouns are in bold and the verbs are underlined.
Mary ran around the gym.
The dog barked all night.
My favorite teacher was Mr. O'Hara
Ooops -- the last sentence should be:
My favorite teacher was Mr. O'Hara.
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