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INTERJECTION
Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words
USES OF INTERJECTIONS (Hurrah!, Oh!, Ooh!, Oomph!, Oops!)

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
Hurrah!
 
'Hurrah!' used for joy, happiness and celebration.
Examples
Hurrah! We have won the tournament.
Hurrah! my daddy has come.
Oh!
 
'Oh!' used for expressing surprise, pain and pleading.
Examples
Oh! What a ball.
Oh! I didn’t know that.
Oh! You're here!
Oh! I didn’t expect to see you here.
Oh! please say 'yes'!
Oh! I've got a toothache.
Oh! it’s been around a week since I saw her.
Ooh!
 
'Ooh!' used for comfort.
Examples
Ooh! This blanket is so cozy.
Ooh! What a comfortable seat!
Oomph!
 
'Oomph!' used for enthusiasm.
Examples
Social Oomph helps manage Facebook, ping.
But so far this season, the winter storms have lacked oomph.
Four flywheels would have the oomph to run a standard-size car.
Oops!
 
'Oops!' used when you made a mistake.
Examples
Oops! Sorry I didn’t see those papers there.
Oops! I’m sorry. That was my mistake.
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Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words