Correctly identifying the part of sppeech of each of the words in the sentences.

Example: The boy hit the ball.
The (definte article) boy (subject) hit (past tense verb) the definite article) ball (direct object).

1. Mother gave me a card for my birthday.

2 The new mail carrier finally arrived.

3. How many players are on a team?

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asked by Singh
  1. I'll do the first one for you. Then you try the others, and I'll check your work. Note that the PART OF SPEECH isn't the same as what the word does in the sentence.

    Mother = noun
    gave = verb
    me = pronoun
    a = article
    card = noun
    for = preposition
    my = pronoun
    birthday = noun

    Parts of speech: http://www.writingcentre.uottawa.ca/hypergrammar/partsp.html
    See the list of 8 on the left; read the definitions and examples for each of the 8.

    Parts of the sentence: http://www.writingcentre.uottawa.ca/hypergrammar/partse.html

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