Same Word, Different Parts Of Speech

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It is  about Vocabulary. It is interesting, you find the same word in different positions of a sentence. As the word is in different positions, it's Parts Of Speech is also different.

It is true, if you do not know how to use a word in proper position of a sentence, it will form a wrong pattern. Then, it it will create problems while understanding because it will mean in a different way.

So, I have taken a very important topic to you so that you will be clear in it. The topic is:

Same Word, Different Parts Of Speech.

Let's move on:

1. Above:

Noun   : Roses were showered from above.

Adjective: Please read the above passage again.

Adverb: Please see above.

Preposition: Do you know that the sun is above our heads at noon?


2. All:

Noun: He lost his all in the business which pained his parents.

Determiner: All men are mortal./All are possible for me.

Adverb: Hearing him, the girl was all shy.

Pronoun: All of you are honest, so I am happy.


3. After:

Adjective: Your weakness is the after-effect of the disease, so go on a proper diet.

Adverb: Let Rahim go. It is no use running after.

Preposition: Look at the cat, it is running after the mouse.

Conjunction: He entered my room after I had finished the work./He arrived here after I had done

                                 the work.


4. Better: 

Noun:  I always get the better of an argument./I expected better of you.

Adjective: They are hoping better weather tomorrow.

Adverb: He can sing much better than she does.


5. Book: 

Noun: Please pile the books neatly on the table./ Please give me a book.

Verb: Jack, get your luggage booked on./ He has booked me on the 10 o'clock flight.


6. Close: 

Noun: I told you that  the meeting came to a close.

Adjective: You know that you are a close relative of mine

Verb: Our school closes at 3 p.m. in the winter season.

Adverb: Come close, please./Don't come too close !


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Same Word , Different Parts Of Speech.


Now, let's go deep into it.

1. Duck:

Noun: These are my ducks.

Verb: We ducked down behind the wall./ I ducked my head and got into the car.


2. Dodge: 

Verb: The girl dodged behind a tree to hide from me.

Noun: I never worry about him, because he knows all the dodges.


3. Down: 

Noun: There are more ups than downs in my life.

Adverb: The child jumped off the chair.

Preposition: Tears ran down my face when I heard the news.

Adjective: I could not do well as the system was down.


4. Face:

Noun: We should know that face is an index of mind.

Verb: I faced the fact that her life had changed forever./I faced a problem./ He was faced with a     

          difficult   situation.

Adverb: They were sitting face to face.


5. Fine:

Noun: You have to pay a fine.

Adjective: What a fine performance it is!/We have no fine furniture.

Adverb: All the things are going fine.


6. Call: 

Verb: Call in a doctor.

Noun: I got a telephone call from him yesterday.

Adjective: Look at the calk-bell, it is in the table.


7. Back: 

Noun: The boy was stabbed in the back./He rides on the horse's back.

Adjective: They were sitting in the back row.

Adverb: We stepped back to let him pass./Sit back and relax now.

Verb: We backed against the wall./I will back soon.


8. Only:

Adjective: He is my only son.

Conjunction: You can do anything now, only keep quite.

Adverb: It took only  few seconds.


9. Master:

Noun: You are my master, so I will abide by the rules you alter.

Adjective: It is a master plan./ Your master plan us praise-worthy.

Verb: Master his lesson now.


10. Iron: 

Noun: Iron is the most useful metal./ My table is made of iron.

Adjective: You are like an iron man.

Iron: I am ironing my shirt./Don't iron the shirt, because it is wet.



11. Love:

Noun: True love is a great virtue./ This is my first love.

Adjective: My love story is very interesting./ Your love story is true.

Verb: We love him very much./Do you love me?


12. Top:

Noun: The little boy shouted at the top of his voice./Why are you shouting at the top of your voice?

Verb: I am very happy that you have topped the list.

Adjective: The car can run at top speed./The bus is running at top speed.


13. Hand:

Noun: We work with our hands.

Adjective: This is our hand-pump./Your hand-pump is new.

Verb: He handed over the charge./Don't hand over the charge.

Adverb: We know that duties and rights go hand in hand./We should go hand in hand in order to                   succeed.


14. Well:

Noun: There is no water in the well.

Adjective: There is well water in the tank./Well water is fresh.

Adverb: He did the work well.

Verb: Tears welled up in my eyes.


15. Round:

Noun: I should await  the result of the first round.

Adjective: His face is round./ The bangles are not round.

Preposition: The earth moves round the sun.

Adverb: The earth is spinning round like a top.


16. Long:

Adjective: My pencil is long./ This is a long snake.

Verb: I long for you./Don't long for it.

Noun: It was not before long.

Adverb: I cannot wait here for long./You should wait here for long to meet him.


17. So:

Adverb: I am so sorry.

Conjunction: I am very weak, so I cannot walk fast./He is poor, so I helped him.


18. Stone: 

Noun: The wall is made of stones./ All the walls are made of stones.

Adjective: These are stone walls.

Verb: The boys stoned the dog./He stoned the goat to death.


19. Time:

Noun: I have no time to talk to you now./ Never waste your valuable .

Adjective: Show me your time-table.

Verb: He timed his arrival.


20. Right:

Noun: Why can't you understand between right and wrong?

Adjective: They raised their right hands.

Verb: You should right the wrong things./ You must right every wrong.

Adverb: Serve him right./You must serve him right.


21. Past:

Noun: I was disappointed repenting of my past.

Adjective: Try to forget your past event.


22. What: 

Pronoun: What are you doing?

Adjective: What proof can you give me?

Interjection: What! you denied it.


An Ultimate Solution:

1. Try to understand.

2. Try to understand what is the position of the words in a sentence.

3. Try to make different sentences using different patterns where there should be proper position       if the words in sentences.

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