What are concrete nouns? What are examples of concrete and abstract nouns? How to use concrete nouns?
1) Nouns can be concrete or abstract. Concrete nouns are tangible and you can experience them with your five senses. Abstract nouns refer to intangible things, like actions, feelings, ideals, concepts, and qualities.
Food is great. But love is even greater.
2) A concrete noun is a noun that can be identified through one of the five senses: touch, sight, hearing, smell, or taste.
Study the following examples:
Who turned off the TV? (The noun TV is a concrete one.)
What is that noise? (Even though noise can’t be touched, you can hear it, so it’s a concrete noun.)
Concrete nouns fall into several categories:
mother, friend, teacher, stranger etc.
school, McDonald's, Las Vegas, India etc.
c) things you can touch and see.
plane, cup, lamp, book etc.
d) things you can hear.
music, noise, someone’s voice, song etc.
e) things you can smell and taste.
herbs, cookies, bread, wine etc.
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