Basic English. Parts of Speech. Interjections
- What are Interjections?
- Examples and use of interjections
- Punctuation with interjections
What are interjections?
Interjections are words or phrases that are ‘injected’ into a sentence to stress strong feelings, sudden emotion or to grab one’s attention.
Examples and Use of Interjections
The following table illustrates how different interjections can be used.
Here are some additional examples for the use of interjections.
Punctuation with interjections
When the interjection is mild, we can include it in a single sentence, separated from the rest of the words by a comma. When we want to use a strong interjection, then it should stand alone and be followed by an exclamation mark.