Examples Help! Definition and Meaning of a
A noun is the
name of any person, place or thing as John, London or book. All
nouns then fall into two classifications - common or proper. But
what is a Common noun? The meaning or definition of a
Common noun is as follows:
A Common noun
always begins with a small letter (unless it is at the beginning
of a sentence). A common or general word. An example of the
common noun - A girl and her dog
played in the park.
A Proper noun
always begins with a capital letter, such as John
or London - those that NAME specific
things, people or places.
List of Common Nouns
This list of
English examples will prove useful when learning about different
parts of speech:
Common and Proper
This list of
examples will clarify the difference between a common and a
The plumber is called John
The nurse is called Nicky
They come from a country called
They live in a county called Surrey
John and Nicky drink
coffee from Starbucks
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Understanding the different types of nouns is not very
difficult, but it is made daunting because of the seemingly
complicated names! Just glancing through this page provides a
fast overview of Common nouns. Remember that Common
nouns are the words used to define a group of people, animals or
inanimate things. For example, in the phrase a "flock of geese"
or a " pride of lions".
There are many such words that refer to animals. A group
of people can be described as an army, company or audience.
is a Common noun?
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