'Here' is known as one of the widely-used words in the English grammar. Here, we are going to know what its uses are and how to put it in a sentence.
1. 'Here' as an Adverb
'Here' as an adverb is used to add an extra meaning to the sentence. It is mainly known for indicating a place; however, it has other uses too.
- 'Here' as an adverb is used to modify a verb or comes after a preposition in a way that it shows 'in this place, at this location, to or into this place.'
at this location
to this location
Let's get out of
My friend is
- 'Here' as an adverb can show a specific point in a process, activity, story, etc.
We can end the work
- 'Here' is used at the beginning of a sentence to draw attention to something or to introduce something.
'Here' is used for more emphasis.
- 'Here' is used to refer to when you are offering, giving, or showing something to someone.
- 'Here' as an adverb is used to show that someone or something has just arrived.
We arrived on top of the mountains.
- 'Here' as an adverb is used to indicate 'in this case, in the matter that is being considered.'
Position in a Sentence
'Here' as an adverb is normally places at the beginning of the sentence; however, it can be positioned in the middle or at the end of the sentence. Its role is to describe the verb and add a meaning to the statement. Only in two occasions 'here' always heads a sentence:
1. to introduce something or someone.
2. to indicate something or someone has just arrived.
Like the examples below:
2. 'Here' as an Interjection
'Here' as an interjection is used to express a feeling rather than a meaning. So 'rather' is used in three cases acting as an interjection.
- 'Here' as an interjection is used to express that you are present;
- 'Here' as an interjection is used to attract someone's attention (for emphasis):
- 'Here' as an interjection is used to call someone or an animal.
Position in a Sentence
'Here' as an interjection is usually placed at the beginning of the sentence or is used alone. For example:
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