Interjections List & Flashcards

Interjections List & Flashcards
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Please tell me the cat didn't pee on the carpet. Eww!

Eww conveys disgust.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

I think this is the right video. Yeah, it is.

Yeah is a casual variation of 'yes'.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Drat! I broke it.

Drat expresses frustration.
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Cheers! Best wishes to the newlyweds!

Cheers is an expression to toast someone, and to convey congratulations and good wishes.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

We've been working on this math problem all day, but I still... ahh! I get it now!

Ahh conveys a realization or moment of understanding.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Aww! Kittens!

Aww expresses cuteness or sweetness.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Whew! Thank goodness we are done with final exams.

Whew can convey relief.

In other contexts, it can also convey amazement or speed. (Whew! Did you see how fast that race car went?)

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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Bingo! That is the right answer!

Bingo is a way to say that something is correct.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Hmph! Is that what you're wearing? That's what I was going to wear.

Hmph conveys displeasure.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

We're in the library, but you keep talking loudly. Shh!

Shh urges another person to be quiet.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Ouch! That really hurt.

Ouch conveys pain.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Yay for Shelby! She did an amazing job setting this up.

Yay conveys cheer and congratulations.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Wow! That costume is really believable.

Wow! conveys surprise, and sometimes surprise that something is larger or more than expected.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Aah! The monster at the Haunted House jumped out at me!

Aah! conveys fright or fear.
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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Yuck! This spinach is gross.

Yuck! conveys disgust.
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Flashcard Content Overview

Yikes! Yuck! Hooray! These interjections help us convey feelings and emotions in conversation and writing. This set of flashcards covers a large set of the interjections you might be likely to hear on a day to day basis. Flip through to practice identifying the interjection on each card and to recognize what each interjection conveys.

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Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Yuck! This spinach is gross.

Yuck! conveys disgust.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Aah! The monster at the Haunted House jumped out at me!

Aah! conveys fright or fear.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Wow! That costume is really believable.

Wow! conveys surprise, and sometimes surprise that something is larger or more than expected.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Yay for Shelby! She did an amazing job setting this up.

Yay conveys cheer and congratulations.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Ouch! That really hurt.

Ouch conveys pain.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

We're in the library, but you keep talking loudly. Shh!

Shh urges another person to be quiet.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Hmph! Is that what you're wearing? That's what I was going to wear.

Hmph conveys displeasure.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Bingo! That is the right answer!

Bingo is a way to say that something is correct.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Whew! Thank goodness we are done with final exams.

Whew can convey relief.

In other contexts, it can also convey amazement or speed. (Whew! Did you see how fast that race car went?)

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Aww! Kittens!

Aww expresses cuteness or sweetness.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

We've been working on this math problem all day, but I still... ahh! I get it now!

Ahh conveys a realization or moment of understanding.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Cheers! Best wishes to the newlyweds!

Cheers is an expression to toast someone, and to convey congratulations and good wishes.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Drat! I broke it.

Drat expresses frustration.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

I think this is the right video. Yeah, it is.

Yeah is a casual variation of 'yes'.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Please tell me the cat didn't pee on the carpet. Eww!

Eww conveys disgust.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Do you know where my keys are? Eh?

Eh conveys a question.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Yippee! School is out for holiday break!

Yippee! expresses excitement and celebration.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

This is tough to answer, uh, because it's a complicated subject.

Uh is a conversational pause, often used when a speaker is trying to find the right words.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Oops! That was entirely my fault.

Oops expresses an error or mistake.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Oh, so that's what you meant.

Oh expresses 'I see' or 'I think', and often indicates some new recognition or understanding.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Wait, did we miss the train?

Wait conveys that a pause or brief stop is needed in the conversation.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Uh oh. We missed the train and now will be late for the show.

Uh oh expresses dismay or being upset over a mistake.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Yikes. Do you think Mario will be mad if we miss his performance?

Yikes conveys a casual concern over an undesirable situation.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Maybe there's another way to get to the theater. Hmm, let's think about it.

Hmm expresses hesitation and thinking.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Whoa! Did you see that cab? Maybe we can hail one.

Whoa conveys alarm or surprise at something unexpected or fast.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Geez, that cab didn't need to drive so fast.

Geez conveys a sense of mild annoyance or surprise.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Ha! What a thing to say.

Ha! conveys that something is amusing or funny.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Er, I'm not really sure how you want me to respond.

Er conveys that someone doesn't know what to say next, is thinking about what to say, or is stumbling over their words.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

Have you tried her pumpkin pie? Yum!

Yum conveys deliciousness.

Identify the interjection and what it conveys:

The parade, hooray, is starting!

Hooray conveys happy excitement.

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