Nouns make up the basic elements of the English language. Together with verbs, nouns form the basic components of nearly all sentence structures. Nouns have traditionally been known as persons, places, or things; but they can be other things as well. The following examples show the noun types and how they are typically used in sentences.
(Danh từ là thành phần cơ bản của tiếng Anh. Danh từ đi cùng với động từ sẽ hình thành nên những thành phần cơ bản của gần như toàn bộ các cấu trúc câu. Danh từ thường được biết đến như là để chỉ người, chỉ địa điểm, chỉ đồ vật. Nhưng chúng có thể là những thứ khác nữa. Những ví dụ sau đây sẽ đưa ra các loại danh từ và nó thường được sử dụng trong câu như thế nào.)
Persons (chỉ người)
John F. Kennedy was president during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Melville received advice from Hawthorne while writing his novel.
Places (địa điểm)
Chicago is one of my favorite cities to visit.
Argentina is a country of wondrous beauty.
Louisiana ranks as one of the top states to visit in the country.
A car is necessary to get around town.
Football is a great sport.
Baseball has been veiy good to me.
Activities (hoạt động)
Horseback riding is popular the world over. (Riding is considered a gerund. Horseback riding is the noun in this sentence.)
He took writing to a new level.
Jeff enjoys flying airplanes.
Congress is now in session.
A committee was appointed to resolve the differences.
We participated in a team exercise.
Liberty is the basis of all freedoms.
Equality was at the forefront of our discussions.
Freedom is not free.
Democracy is the basis of our government.
Monarchy is the rule of a country by a king or queen.
Socialism focuses on social ownership, not private ownership, of industry.
Events (Sự kiện)
The Civil War was fought between 1861 and 1865.
The birthday party went veiy well.
Everyone went to the concert and had a good time.
The VFW had their meeting on Tuesday night.
The American Medical Association released a statement to the news media.
I attended a conference of the American Library Association.
Even at age fifty-six, he could be childlike in his enthusiasm.