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INTERJECTION
Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words
USES OF INTERJECTIONS (Hey!, Hello!, Hi!, Hmm!, Humph!)

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
Hey!
 
'Hey!' used for calling attention or expressing surprise, joy etc.
Examples
Hey! Watch where you're walking!
Hey! Look at that!
Hey! Put that down!
Hey! What a good idea!
Hey! Common joined with as.
Hello!
 
'Hello!' used for expressing greeting and expressing surprise.
Examples
Hello! How are you today?
Hello! My bike is gone!
Hello! My name is Jimmy.
Hello! What are you doing in this room?
Hi!
 
'Hi!' used for expressing greeting.
Examples
Hi! How do you do sir?
Hi! What's new?
Hmm!
 
'Hmm!' used for thinking or Hesitating about something.
Examples
Hmm! I’m not sure this color is the best for this room.
Hmm! You really need to be on a diet.
Humph!
 
'Humph!' used to indicate displeasure.
Examples
Humph! I could do that for half the amount he charged. 
Humph! We'll just see about that.
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Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words