Look at the words given below:
is the running boy
Do they make sense?
No, they do not make any sense.
Now let’s put the above words in their proper order.
The boy is running.
They now make sense. This is a sentence.
A sentence is a group of words which makes complete sense.
Points To Be Remembered
1. A sentence is a group of words, which conveys a complete idea.
Example: The book is on the table. (This sentence makes sense.)
2. A sentence always begins with a capital letter and often ends with a full stop. It can also end with a question mark or an exclamation mark.
Example: He is a tall boy.
What is your name?
How beautiful the peacock is!
3. A sentence contains a verb.
Example: I walk to school every day.
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