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    Determine the part of speech for the italicized word in the sentence below.

    While their parents were quietly talking, Lilly shrieked "Mine!" as she grabbed the toy from Ollie.
    noun
    verb
    adverb
    adjective
    preposition
    interjection

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    Re: need help

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Determine the part of speech for the italicized word in the sentence below.

    While their parents were quietly talking, Lilly shrieked "Mine!" as she grabbed the toy from Ollie.
    noun
    verb
    adverb
    adjective
    preposition
    interjection
    None of the words in that sentence were italicised!

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    Re: need help

    If you are referring to "mine". It is a possessive pronoun and as used here without an accompanying "it is" (the toy).

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