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Activity Discussion Grammar & Vocabulary What are the difference between Concrete noun and abstract noun?

  • Shivani

    June 23, 2021 at 9:07 am
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    A specific noun is a noun that can be used by one or more of the five senses (taste, touch, sight, hearing, or smell). Consider the following examples:

    Can someone please answer the phone ?

    In the above sentence, is it a noun, a direct dial telephone, a particular noun as well, you can reach out and touch, to see, to hear, and maybe even smell it, or taste it.

    What’s that sound ?

    Even if you have the sound on, you can’t touch it, and it can even come from many places, you can hear the sound of it, it’s a specific noun.

    In retirement, Mr. Bond has realized his dream of creating a picture of a rainbow.

    Make a rainbow in a specific noun: the process can be seen here. Mr. Bond is a specific noun, but it is a dream, and a pension, it is not. These words are considered to be abstract nouns. We will review the abstract nouns in more detail below.

    What Is An Abstract Noun?

    An abstract noun is a noun that can not be detected by one or more of the five senses – (i)e., to taste, feel, smell, see, hear, smell, touch). Take a look at the following examples:

    We can’t even imagine the courage it took to do this.

    Courage is an abstract noun because you can not see it, hear it, taste it, touch it, or smell it.

    Below are some examples of abstract nouns in the context of the time.

    In the beginning of the paleontologists assumed that the small brain, and some of the graphics shown in a form of stupidity.

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