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					Concrete Common
     Nouns
  By: Samantha Etienne
        What Is Concrete Common?
   Concrete Common
     Referring to a material object or specific tangible
      detail.
     Or events that are available to the sense such as
      taste, hear, smell, and touch.
     A concrete describe a specific detail that a reader can
      easily visualize or imagine.
        Examples of Concrete Noun
   Most nouns are concrete      Examples:
    nouns such as:                   My ice melted in the sun.
       Dog                          Darrel’s kitten tore apart
       Student                       the yarn.
       Pencil                       Thunder rattle our
       Box                           windows.
       Desk                         Reliable, Diane dog ,
                                      licked the strawberry ice
       Teacher
                                      cream off her chin.
       Table
    How Concrete Noun are used
   Concrete common nouns are used as the subject of the
    sentence.
   Examples:
       The Judge handed the files to the clerk.
       Whenever they take the dog to the beach, it spends hours
        chasing waves.
       The real estate agent urged the couple to buy the second
        house because it had new shingles.
       The book binder replaced the flimsy paper cover with a
        sturdy, cloth-covered board.
                  Direct Object
   The direct object is the noun that receives the
    action of the transitive verb.
   Examples:
     After dinner, Matthew always serve a cake.
     To the average citizen, politics offers considerable
      frustration.
     Christine discovered a pile of books hidden under
      the staircase.
                      Indirect Object
   Concrete nouns can also be use in Indirect
    object.
   Examples:
       She sent the letter to James.
            Indirect object: James.
       They made dinner for him.
            Indirect object: him
   No direct object
       Did we win?
               Predicate Nominative
   Predictive nominative is when the subject of a
    sentence is renamed.
   Example:
       He is an idiot.
            (The idiot is the predicate noun.)
       Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister.
            (Margaret Thatcher is the subject and Prime Minister is
             the predicate noun.)
        Predicate Nominative (con.)
   Typically, a predicate nominative has the same value or
    grammatical weight as the subject.
   Examples:
       At the end of the tournament, Tiger Woods was thee leader.
       For many of us on the team, the fans were an
        embarrassment.
       When the plot is discovered, Andrea will be a suspect.
       Before the announcement, they were the favorite to win the
        contest.
                 Remember!!!!
   Not all nouns are concrete.
   Don’t confuse a concrete noun with an abstract
    noun.
   Abstract noun is a noun which anything which
    you can not perceive through your five physical
    senses, and is the opposite of a concrete noun.
   Concrete noun is the opposite of an abstract
    noun.
   Most nouns are concrete nouns.
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