Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Sentence Formation---Same Word Used As Different Parts of Speech.

The Same Word Used As Different Parts Of Speech

The category of a particular word to which part of speech it relates depends upon how it is used in a particular sentence.

In examination, generally, a set of sentences using a word as different parts of speech is given. Candidates are required to identify the sentence having incorrect use of word in it.

A  list of some words used as different parts of speech in sentences is given hereunder for practice.

Continued……              Chapter III.


He is a man of his word.

Man is mortal.

Man proposes and God disposes.

This office is manned by a staff of three.

Most of the problems are manmade.


You can make or mar your fortune.

I like things of Indian make.



He invited near and dear to attend the party.

Come near and listen.

He went near and explained.

She is my near relation.

This project is nearing completion now.

His house is near the temple.


To know  more wait for my next.

I shall return from Delhi next Monday.

He lives next to my house.


I  do not expect  no from you.

There is no post office on our way to house.

He had no choice but to accept it.

He paid no attention to me.

I have no idea about this.

He has no money these days.

No coffee is left in the mug.

People have no time these days.


The only book I had is lost.

Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.

He is the only son of his parents.

It was her only chance.

I shall act only in the interest of the institution.

I shall go to the party only if you come with me.

Those who only wait for orders of God also serve Him.

Take what I have only let me go.

He is only six yet.



We reached home at one.

Parents love their little ones.

One should do one’s duty.

We should respect one another.

They all left the room one by one.

They left the room one after another.

One day he will be a great leader.

John lost one of his shoes.


Please do help me for once.

He was young once.

Once he listens he is won over.


He scored ten runs in first over.

The match was over by then.

Read it over again.

The child was run over by a car.

He was won over by his pleasing personality.

He handed over his charge to his successor.


Hang the hoarder by the nearest lamp post.

He sent his application by post.

Please post this letter immediately.

He posted  a win over his rival in the first game.

The authorities posted a guard at the gate.

He posted his message on face book.

Please keep me posted about all developments.


People come here from different places.

This is a good  place to play.

He sat near the fireplace.

He immediately rushed to his place.

He placed his books on the table.

His actions placed all of us in an awkward position.

He placed an order of a new car.

He placed his parents above all.

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