Could you please tell me Which parts of speech would be the word PLEASE, MAY and WHY?
Could you, please, tell me why? - adverb
We try very hard to please our customers. - verb
May - This is a modal auxiliary (modal auxiliary verb). It could be the name of a month, in which case it would be a noun.
It may rain today.
Why - Interrogative pronoun or a conjunction - It depends on the sentence.
Why are you asking - interrogative pronoun
Can you tell me why you are asking? - conjunction
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