December 13, 2011 - Word of the Day
The word "hunt" can be a noun or a verb. The most popular use for "hunt" is when a person wants to find and kill an animal for food, but you can also use "hunt" when doing a search. In the sentences below, I'll show you how to use "hunt" as a verb first and then as a noun.
- They're hunting for deer this weekend.
- They went on a hunt for deer.
- George is hunting for a job.
- He's on a job hunt.
- Kathryn hunted for a job for months before finally finding one.
- Her job hunt lasted for months.
- The police are hunting for a man who escaped from jail.
- They're on a manhunt.
- At this time of year, shoppers hunt for bargains on items purchased as gifts.
- They're on a hunt for good deals.
Do you recognize the differences between "hunt" as a verb and "hunt" as a noun? If not, look at the above sentences again. Or look at the sentences below:
- He's hunting. (verb)
- He's on a hunt. (noun)
He's a hunter.
You also might need help understanding how to identify a noun and how to identify a verb.
What is a noun?
What is a verb?
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