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Word: interjection

Definition: exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''


Sentences Containing 'interjection'

Another impolite expression, "puta que pariu" (the whore that gave birth), is both a placeholder for a remote location and an expletive interjection (like "fuck").
It is also used in hesitant or uncertain speech as an interjection (equivalent to English um, erm, uh).
said my aunt, with a perfect shake on the contemptuous interjection.
Suicide, as a theme, is evident also from the use of vivid imagery, as well as the heavy hearted tone conveyed through Emily's use of caesura and interjection.
The classification into such classes is in the tradition of Dionysius Thrax, who distinguished eight categories: noun, verb, adjective, pronoun, preposition, adverb, conjunction and interjection.
The interjection from the British troops proved to be insufficient to quell the violence and thus solidified the IRA's growing military importance.
The seven major distribution classes are Subject, Object, Possessive, Locative, Finite Verb, Dependent Verb, and Copula. The minor classes are Connectives, Hesistation forms, Emphasis marker, Temporal Absolute, Adverbial Absolute, Interjection, and Question word. All together combinations of words from these classes make sentences.

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