Interjections are words used to express some sudden feeling or emotion. They are usually followed by an exclamation mark (!).
Examples of Interjections
Bravo! – expresses sudden admiration
Bravo! You have done a good job.
Bravo! The first rank is yours this year.
Bravo! That was a great goal.
Alas! - expresses sudden grief
Alas! He is no more.
Alas! The city has been ruined!
Alas! She is dead now.
Oh! - expresses sudden wonder/pain/disappointment
Oh! The teacher’s caught him.
Oh! I forgot your name.
Oh! I didn’t know that.
Hurrah! - expresses sudden joy
Hurrah! We have won the match.
Hurrah! My brother has come.
Hurrah! I have passed the entrance exam!
Hush! – become quiet or still, fall silent
Hush! Don’t make a noise.
Hush! The baby may wake up.
Hush! Someone will hear you.
Wow! - expresses admiration/ appreciation
Wow! You are looking beautiful.
Wow! What a big car!
Wow! That’s really great news!
Ugh! – expresses disgust/dislike
Ugh! I’m never doing that again!
Ugh, I can't stand that movie.
Look! – draw attention to something
Look! You are so arrogant.
Look! It is so cute!
Look! The Principal is coming.
Oh no! - expresses alarm/concern/anger/disappointment
Oh no! The house is on fire!
Oh no! Did I leave my purse in the car?
Oh no! He is back again.
Hello! - expresses greeting/surprise
Hello! How are you today?
Hello! My car's gone!
Hello! My name is Jia.
Ah! – expresses pleasure/surprise/realization/resignation
Ah! That feels good.
Ah! I've won!
Ah! I got new project.
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