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How can I make a noun out of a verb? "Go" use as a verb. Example: I go to school. "Go"...
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- I object to the proposed plan. (object here is a verb)
- I made an objection to the proposed plan. (objection here is a noun)
- He expects too much of his son. (expects here is a verb)
- His expectations for his son are too high. (objections here is a noun)
- She runs every morning. (runs here is a verb)
- She enjoys running. (running here is a noun)
- I will text you after school. (text here is a verb)
- I do all my texting after school. (texting here is a noun)
- Joining a committee interests me. (joining here is a noun)
- I will join a committee because it interests me. (join here is a verb)
Go use as a verb example I go to school.
go use as a noun example I have a go or its my go.
so go uses both as verb and noun.
the question is that going is the noun of go or not.
Posted by shewa55 on September 27, 2013 at 4:34 PM (Answer #1)
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Your question was a little confusing, but I think this is what you were asking: How can I a change a verb into a noun? Turning verbs into nouns is quite simple, as is turning nouns into verbs.
In general, adding an -ance, -al, -(t)ion or -ing suffix to a verb will create a noun. The first three produce derivatives and the -ing produces verbals. For example:
Of course the opposite, turning nouns into verbs, is just as simple:
Verbs that function as nouns are called verbals, and I have attached excellent sites, below, for you to consult if you need more help. Verbs to which noun-derivative suffixes have been added are called derivatives.
As to "go" as a noun, the informal process of "verbing" does render "go" in noun usage as in the chiefly British English "I'll give it a go." It's rarely used, but "going" can be used as a noun verbal (or gerund) in sentences where is fills a noun function: "Going worries me."
Posted by auntlori on September 27, 2013 at 4:55 PM (Answer #2)
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