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    In the following sentence, is "Incoming!" an interjection or a noun?

    Incoming! was the last thing I heard before the round went off.

    I believe it's a noun and the subject of the verb "was". Am I correct or is it an interjection?

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    Default Re: Interjection or noun?

    I'd punctuate it deifferently:

    'Incoming!' was the last thing I heard....

    The original use of the word alone was an interjection http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/interjection.html

    However, here, is not not an interjection- it is indeed the subject of the verb 'was'.

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