Interjection in English with examples.

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What is an Interjections?

By definition, an interjection is a part of speech in English it is an exclamatory word or a phrase, which used to express emotions and strong feelings. Interjections can be used to convey hesitation or protest, and an exclamation mark usually follows them.

Interjections examples:

On the table below, we are going to look at a variety of interjections along with examples for each:

Type of Interjections EXAMPLES
Doubt
Hmm She is clever then all of us.
Um “Um, I don’t know if I like the color.”
Err “New Delhi is the capital of..err... India!”
Pity
Alas “Alas, my funds have some limitations”
Dear “Oh dear, I’ve broken the light.”
Realization
Ah “Ah, what a lovely baby!”
Aha “Aha, it was a fox.”
Disapproval
Tut tut “Tut tut, Jack, you disappointed me, you really do”
Tsk tsk “So you were out drinking again last night were you? Tsk tsk!”
Irritation
Hmph “Don’t blame me. It is your fault. Hmph!”
Huh “Try to understand.” “Huh! What is there to understand”
Oy “Oy, my legs hurt”
Hey “Hey! Look out!” Shouted Patty.
Panic
Help “Help! I’m going to fall.”
Ah “Ah! I have hurt my toe.”
Uh-oh “Uh-oh, I think the bear is inside the house”
Dismay
Oh no “Oh no! Did I leave my keys in the car?”
Oh “Oh, I am not going to die, am I?”
Oops “Oops! I almost spilled the coffee”
Disappointment
Aw “Aw it’s a shame. I can’t make it”.
Embarrassment
Ahem “Ahem, can I make a suggestion?”
Er “I don’t think..er..wait..let me call my boss.”
Pain
Ouch “Ouch! That really hurts”
Oww “Oww, I hit my thumb”
Oh “Oh! I’ve got a toothache”
Disgust
Yuck “Yuck! This peanut butter is disgusting”
Ugh “That guy is so stupid, Ugh, I can.t stand his idiocy”
Er “Er, this apple is rotten”
Surprise
Oh “Oh! What a nice view.”
Eek “Eek! It moved!”
Yikes “Yikes, my mother’s home!”
Ooh “Ooh, what a lovely dress!”
Wow “Wow! I never know that.”
Eh “So that was all what she said, eh?”
Well “Well, so she got a job?”
Really “She’s resigned.” “Really?” Are you sure?
Elation
Hurray “We’ve done it! Hurrah!”
Yippee “Yippee! We won, let’s head to the bar”
Ha “Ha! So I’m right after all”
Whoopee “Whoopee! It’s the holidays!”
Woo hoo “Whoopee! It’s the holidays”
Pleasure
Hooray “Hooray! Our team won”
Yeah “Yeah, I’d love some orange juice”
Mmm “Mm, This ice cream is delicious”
Relief
Phew “I didn’t do my homework, but the teacher didn’t check. Phew!”
Whaa “Whew! I can’t believe we actually finished it all ”
Whaa “Whoa, take it easy, calm down!”
Boredom
Blah “Blah! Why can’t I get this computer to work”
Ho-hum “Look at all this paperwork. Ho-hum”


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