WONDER #761: Can a Word be Both a Noun and a Verb?

Question 1 of 3

What is the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Words are either nouns or verbs--they can't be both.
  2. Word usage isn't something you have to worry about.
  3. Some words can be both nouns and verbs depending on how they are used in a sentence.
  4. Some words can be both nouns and verbs at the same time.

Question 2 of 3

Nouns name:

  1. persons, places, things.
  2. speed, time, weight.
  3. feelings, ideas, acts.
  4. A & C

Question 3 of 3

What does a verb do?

  1. Flies around the room.
  2. Describes what a noun does.
  3. Names a specific place.
  4. Modifies a noun.

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