common vs. proper nouns
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What is the difference between common and proper nouns? Which kind begin with small letters and which with capital letters? Let's do some grammar exercises!


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Common Nouns

A noun that gives a general or common name to people, places, animals or things is called a common noun.

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Proper Nouns

A noun that gives a special or particular name to a person, place, animal or thing is called a proper noun.

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common and proper nouns

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