is a word that expresses some kind of emotion. It can be used as filler.
Interjections do not have a grammatical function in the sentence and are not
related to the other parts of the sentence. If an interjection is omitted, the
sentence still makes sense. It can stand alone.
Well, I need a
Wow! What a
When you are
expressing a strong emotion, use an exclamation mark (!). A comma (,) can be
used for a weaker emotion.
Interjections do the following:
1. Express a feeling (wow, gee, oops, darn, geez, oh):
Oops, I’m sorry. That was my
Geez! Do I need to do it again?
Oh, I didn’t know that.
2. Say yes or
no (yes, no, nope):
Yes! I will do it!
No, I am not going to go there.
Nope. That’s not what I want.
attention (yo, hey):
Yo, will you throw the ball back?
Hey, I just wanted to talk to you
about the previous incident.