THE SAME WORD USED AS DIFFERENT PARTS OF SPEECH
The category of a particular word to which part of speech it relates depends upon how it is used in a particular sentence.
In examination, generally, a set of sentences using a word as different parts of speech is given. Candidates are required to identify the sentence having incorrect use of word in it.
A list of some words used as different parts of speech in sentences is given here under for practice.
- He is a man of his word.
- Man is mortal.
- Man proposes and God disposes.
- This office is manned by a staff of three.
- Most of the problems are manmade.
- You can make or mar your fortune.
- I like things of Indian make.
- He invited near and dear to attend the party.
- Come near and listen.
- He went near and explained.
- She is my near relation.
- This project is nearing its end.
- His house is near the temple.
- To know more wait for my next.
- I shall return from Delhi next Monday.
- He lives next to my house.
- I do not expect no from you.
- There is no post office on our way to house.
- He had no choice but to accept it.
- He paid no attention to me.
- I have no idea about this.
- He has no money these days.
- No coffee is left in the mug.
- People have no time these days.
- The only book I had is lost.
- Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.
- He is the only son of his parents.
- It was her only chance.
- I shall act only in the interest of the institution.
- I shall go to the party only if you come with me.
- Those who only wait for orders of God also serve Him.
- Take what I have only let me go.
- He is only six yet.
- We reached home at one.
- Parents love their little ones.
- One should do one’s duty.
- We should respect one another.
- They all left the room one by one.
- They left the room one after another.
- One day he will be a great leader.
- John lost one of his shoes.
- Please do help me for once.
- He was young once.
- Once he listens he is won over.
- He scored ten runs in first over.
- The match was over by then.
- Read it over again.
- The child was run over by a car.
- He was won over by his pleasing personality.
- He handed over his charge to his successor.
- Hang the hoarder by the nearest lamp post.
- He sent his application by post.
- Please post this letter immediately.
- He posted a win over his rival in the first game.
- The authorities posted a guard at the gate.
- He posted his message on face book.
- Please keep me posted about all developments.
- People come here from different places.
- This is a good place to play.
- He sat near the fireplace.
- He immediately rushed to his place.
- He placed his books on the table.
- His actions placed all of us in an awkward position.
- He placed an order of a new car.
- He placed his parents above all.
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