By: Samantha Etienne
What Is Concrete Common?
Referring to a material object or specific tangible
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
Desk Reliable, Diane dog ,
licked the strawberry ice
cream off her chin.
How Concrete Noun are used
Concrete common nouns are used as the subject of the
The Judge handed the files to the clerk.
Whenever they take the dog to the beach, it spends hours
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.
The direct object is the noun that receives the
action of the transitive verb.
After dinner, Matthew always serve a cake.
To the average citizen, politics offers considerable
Christine discovered a pile of books hidden under
Concrete nouns can also be use in Indirect
She sent the letter to James.
Indirect object: James.
They made dinner for him.
Indirect object: him
No direct object
Did we win?
Predictive nominative is when the subject of a
sentence is renamed.
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.
At the end of the tournament, Tiger Woods was thee leader.
For many of us on the team, the fans were an
When the plot is discovered, Andrea will be a suspect.
Before the announcement, they were the favorite to win the
Not all nouns are concrete.
Don’t confuse a concrete noun with an abstract
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
Most nouns are concrete nouns.