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    pls help noun, adjetives etc

    Hiking took all day so the children were very tired when they arrived home.

    what is the first noun in the sentence? hiking?
    what type of noun is it? common noun?
    what is the second noun in the sentence? day?
    what is the third noun in the sentence?children?
    which adjective(s) modifies the third noun in the sentence?tired?
    what is the adverb in the sentence?very?
    what word does it modify?tired?
    what part of the speech is that word?abstract noun?

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    Buddhaheart is offline Member
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    Re: pls help noun, adjetives etc

    what is the first noun in the sentence? hiking? Yes.
    what type of noun is it? common noun? Yes.
    what is the second noun in the sentence? day? Yes. It functions as an adverbial modifier of ‘took’.
    what is the third noun in the sentence? children? Yes.
    which adjective(s) modifies the third noun in the sentence? tired? Yes.
    what is the adverb in the sentence? very? Yes.
    what word does it modify? tired? Yes.
    what part of the speech is that word? abstract noun? Which word are you talking about? ‘Tired’? I can’t really see any abstract noun in this sentence.

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