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What Are Nouns?

The function of nouns

Nouns are words that represent a person, a thing, or a concept. Normally, sentences contain at least one noun. There are several types of noun, for example pronouns (a word used instead of another noun), and proper nouns (for example, a name).


  • The apple fell from the tree.
  • A sunset can be beautiful.
  • Jimmy went to the park. He had lots of fun.

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