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    Difference between verbs and nouns?

    I need to know the difference between a noun and a verb. I know verbs don't tell us things, so I wonder, what are they telling us?

    I think of verbs as not stating things, but the " what we do or did" etc. For most of my life I have though of verbs telling us something distinctly different from nouns(own part of speech). But when I read a definition of verbs, the defintion confuses me and they seem to say they do tell things which is really confusiung. IS my defintion above the correct way of thinking? Please help-Thanks

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    Re: Difference between verbs and nouns?

    Yes- verbs don't name things, but, basically, describe what happens to things and when:

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    Re: Difference between verbs and nouns?

    Dear alkaspeltzar,
    i had the same problem as you encounter when i learnt english.. but i had overcome the barrier, i would like to share my expirence, hope it work on you..

    My english teacher (Mdm.sheila George from singapore) told me verb tells us what a person, a thing or animal does. Verb also Known as Action verb.

    for an example: Alkaspeltzar runs to school.

    can u spot which word is verb from the sentence? The answer is Runs. Because it describe Alkaspeltzar runs. so "runs" is a verb.



    Nouns- are the things that you can talk about people, places, things or animal.

    for an example: home,breakfast,pen and etc are nouns.

    it does not describe a particular action.

    :P
    hope it will help you.. all the best..

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