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INTERJECTION
Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words
USES OF INTERJECTIONS (Ouch!, Pooh!, Shh!, Tut-tut!, Uh!)

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
Ouch!
 
'Ouch!' used to express pain.
Examples
Ouch! that hurt! Stop pinching me!
Ouch! That hurts me!
Pooh!
 
'Pooh!' used for rebuke.
Examples
Pooh! what a dirty dress.
Pooh! what a ugly frog.
Shh!
 
'Shh!' used for indication for silence.
Examples
Shh! The movie is about to start.
Shh! Someone is watching us.
Tut-tut!
 
'Tut-tut!' used for impatience.
Examples
Tut tut! Let’s get moving.
Tut tut! comon, we are getting late.
Uh!
 
'Uh!' used to Indicates a pause / need for more time.
Examples
Wait I know this… uh… is it Roshan Bond?
Uh! Just wait, I will be there in a minute.
Uh!...I don't know the answer to that.
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Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words