Some Selective Words Used as Nouns:
- Black- After the death of her husband she was clothed in black.
- Blind- We should help the blind.
- Brave- None but the brave deserves the fair.
- Break- We came back at the break of day.
- Can- There is no water in the can.
- Catch- It was a fine catch and the player was out.
- Change- Will you give me change for a rupee?
- Cold- He is suffering from bad cold today.
- Cut- The cut of this coat is out of fashion these days.
- Drink- He served us with cold drinks.
- Drive- We enjoyed a drive in the car.
- Equal- As a dramatist Kalidas has no equal.
- Escape- He had a narrow escape from an accident.
- Fall- The fall of the Roman Empire was sudden.
- Feed- The baby cries at each feed.
- Fill- I have had my fill (to my satisfaction or to my heart’s content).
- Find- This actress is a new find of the director.
- Fix- I am in a fix now (don’t know what to do).
- Hide- He deals in hides (skin).
- Hold- The teacher has no hold upon the students.
- Ill- We should uproot the ills of society.
- Know- I am not in the know of your trouble.
- Laugh- We had a heart laugh in the show.
- Lead- Pt. Nehru has given the right lead to our country.
- Lift- He gave us a lift in his car.
- Meet- We enjoyed the athletic meet yesterday.
- Move- Your next move is not known to us.
- Open- I would like to sleep in the open.
- Over- He was caught in the very first order.
- Pass- Have you got a free pass for the show?
- Poor- The rich should help the poor.
- Reach- This problem is beyond my reach.
- Refuse- The refuse should always be thrown outside the house.
- Return- Diwali marks the return of Rama from exile.
- Run- He has made thirty runs.
- Stand- The stand taken by him is correct.
- Throw- He lives at a stone’s throw.
- Wear (and Tear)- The life of a watch is shortened by its wear and tear (usage).
|Kinds of Noun||Essay on Students and Politics|
|Pronoun and its Kinds||Essay on My Favourite Hero|
|Indefinite and Distributive Pronouns||Essay on An Ideal Sportsman|
|Use of the Article||Legacy of 19th Century– NIOS|