Nouns are words that refer to people, places, things, events or ideas. Nouns can be used as a subject, a direct object, and an indirect object of a verb; as an object of a preposition; and as an adverb or adjective in sentences. Nouns can also show possession. This note looks at all the types of nouns and over 100 examples of most commonly used collective nouns, including collective nouns used for people and professions.
ABSTRACTThis paper succinctly discusses the modal auxiliary verb, ‘shall’, in relation to other modal auxiliaries. ‘Shall’ is treated both from the semantic and syntactic perspectives. In other words, the subject is examined along the purview of meaning relations and structural arrangements.