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part of speechnoun [C]

us   /ˈpɑrt əv ˈspitʃ/
grammar any of the groups into which words are divided depending on their use, such as verbs, nouns, and adjectives
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Translations of “part of speech”
in Arabic جُزء من أجزاء الكَلام…
in Korean (문법) 품사…
in Portuguese classe gramatical…
in Catalan categoria gramatical…
in Japanese (文法)品詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 词类,词性…
in Chinese (Traditional) 詞類,詞性…
in Italian parte del discorso…
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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