Parts of Speech


An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses strong feeling, such as pain or surprise. It has no grammatical connection with the rest of the sentence, unlike other parts of speech.

Ouch! That hurt my arm.
Oh, I don't agree with you.

Ouch and Oh are interjections.

If the interjection is forceful, it is followed by an exclamation mark. Otherwise, it is followed by a comma.

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