Common Noun and Proper Noun Examples

Definition Of Common Noun

A common noun is used to name general things, places, ideas, events, or people. such as – boy, man, girl, doctor, teacher, washerman, students, country, city, street, animal, fan, mobile, cookies, year, month, week, etc.

Common Noun Examples

  1. The teacher read a long story.
  2. The new movie starts tomorrow.
  3. There was a magician at the party.
  4. He saved the child from drowning.
  5. Rohan is like his father in looks.
  6. She goes to a vocational school.
  7. The car is in very good condition.
  8. He was munching on an apple.
  9. I didn’t get a seat on the bus.
  10. He jumped up out of his chair.
  11. Bob is as clever as his brother Tom.
  12. The lion is the king of the jungle.
  13. Kathy was praised by her teacher.
  14. Let’s go for a walk in the park.
  15. June is the sixth month of the year.

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Definition Of Proper Noun

A proper noun is a special name given to a common noun. The first letter of a proper noun is always capital. Such as John, India, Italy, London, Tommy, March, Sunday, Monday, Audi, Google, Yahoo, Burger King, etc.

Common NounProper Noun
PeopleJohn, Bob, Mr. Brown, Dr. Slayer
PlaceIndia, Italy, Disneyland
DogTommy, Grizzly,
CarToyota Corolla, Audi, BMW
WeekSunday, Monday
MonthJanuary, February
FestivalNew Year, Christmas, Diwali
BuildingRed Fort, Lotus Temple,
SchoolLittle Flower High School
UniversityOxford University
RiverGanga, Yamuna, Nile
MovieHarry Potter, Spider-Man

Proper Noun Examples

  1. I should like to know Mr. John.
  2. I saw Bob in town with his girlfriend.
  3. In India, the cow is a sacred animal.
  4. May is the fifth month of the year.
  5. At the zoo, we saw a tiger named Blair.
  6. Kathy and I have never lived apart.
  7. She goes to church every Sunday.
  8. He is teaching English in this school.
  9. We went to Italy on our honeymoon.
  10. We went to Rose Park to play baseball.
  11. I like the new Audi in terms of styling.
  12. My favorite singer is Taylor Swift.
  13. She is studying at Oxford University.
  14. She is going to Disneyland tomorrow.
  15. Did you see the movie, Forrest Gump?

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Common Noun and Proper Noun Examples
Common Noun and Proper Noun Examples