Verb Or Noun | Class 4 Grammar Worksheets

Some words can be used both as a verb and as a noun. Examples are: answer, wish, play etc.

Study the examples given below.

  • Do you know the answer?

Here the word answer is a noun. It is easy to know whether a word is used as a noun. Most nouns will have an article with them. Also, they have plural forms.

  • She couldn’t answer my question. (Here the word answer is used as a verb.)

Write whether the highlighted words are used as nouns or verbs in the following sentences. If you have difficulty doing this exercise, you may visit the following study pages.

How to identify a noun?

How to identify a verb?

Noun or verb worksheet

1. I wish I was younger.

2. May your wishes come true!

3. My mother is a wonderful cook.

4. Cook the meat well.

5. We went for a swim on the weekend.

6. Can you swim across the river?

7. I like the smell of jasmine.

8. She smelled the flowers.

9. The children enacted the play on the stage.

10. Come. Let’s play.

11. The children played in the sand for hours on end.

12. Shakespeare has written several plays.

13. The fairy granted him a wish.

14. A little girl answered the phone.

15. I didn’t know the answer.

Answers

1. I wish I was younger. (wish – verb)

2. May your wishes come true! (wishes – noun)

3. My mother is a wonderful cook. (cook – noun)

4. Cook the meat well. (cook – verb)

5. We went for a swim on the weekend. (swim – noun)

6. Can you swim across the river? (swim – verb)

7. I like the smell of jasmine. (smell – noun)

8. She smelled the flowers. (smelled – verb)

9. The children enacted the play on the stage. (play – noun)

10. Come. Let’s play. (play – verb)

11. The children played in the sand for hours on end. (played – verb)

12. Shakespeare has written several plays. (plays – noun)

13. The fairy granted him a wish. (wish – noun)

14. A little girl answered the phone. (answered – verb)

15. I didn’t know the answer. (answer – noun)

This Class 4 Grammar worksheet is based on Macmillan Ferry Reader 4.

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