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INTERJECTION
Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words
USES OF INTERJECTIONS (Dear!, Eh!, Er!, Eww!, Geez!)

Express emotions / feelings / surprise

Common words used as Interjection are:

Aah! Ah! Aha! Ahh! Alas!
Aww! Bah! Bingo! Bosh! Bravo!
Dear! Eh! Er! Eww! Geez!
Hey! Hello! Hi! Hmm! Humph!
Hurrah! Oh! Ooh! Oomph! Oops!
Ouch! Pooh! Shh! Tut-tut! Uh!
Uh-huh! Uh-oh! Um! Umm! Whew!
Wow! Yay-yaay! Yeah! Yikes! Yippee!
  INTERJECTION WORDS AND THEIR USES
Dear!
 
'Dear!' used to express pity or surprise.
Examples
Oh dear! Does it hurt?
Dear me! That's a surprise!
Eh!
 
'Eh!' used to expressing enquiry, surprise, inviting agreement and question something.
Examples
So that was all she said, eh?
What do you think of that, eh?
Eh! Really?
Let's go, eh?
Er!
 
'Er!' used to expressing hesitation or not knowing what to say.
Examples
Delhi is the capital of...er...India.
Er!, well, I don't know what to say.
I don’t think…er… wait… let me call my sir.
Eww!
 
'Eww!' used for something disgusting.
Examples
Eww! That play was so gory.
Eww! That man was so ugly.
Geez!
 
'Geez!' used for expressing feelings.
Examples
Geez! Do I need to do it again?
Geez! Do I need to follow that car?
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Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words