What is an Exclamation? | Examples of Exclamations

What is an Exclamation?

An Exclamation, or interjection, is a word which has no relation to the other words in a sentence, but is used to express some feeling or emotion ; as,

Alas ! The poor child will die. Hurrah ! we have won the game. Any part of speech may be used as an exclamation.

Examples of Exclamations in Sentences

Here are some examples of exclamations in sentences. Can you select the exclamations in the following sentences?

Oh ! I wish he had come. Help ! The horse will throw me. Look ! The tree has fallen. Hush ! You will wake the baby. Shame! He has hurt his brother. Oh dear! It scared me so. Oh ! He nearly fell. Good ! They have saved the man.

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