Aloha, Fellas! What are you doing tonight? Stay tuned on our timeline ’cause we’ll share some unique interjections to enrich your vocab, Fellas. ;)
Interjection is a part of speech that conveys the emotion of the author. It’s usually followed by an exclamation point. Here are some interjections we should probably use more often.
A Hawaiian word that can be used both as a greeting and a farewell, as well as ‘good wishes,’ ‘love,’ or ‘affection.’
- “Aloha! Welcome to our guest house, Alika.”
Hasta la vista
A famous interjection from Terminator 2 movie. It’s derived from a Spanish word means ‘until I see you’ or ‘goodbye.’
- “It was very nice talking to you, Arnold. Hasta la vista!”
It’s used to emphasize that something will happen effortlessly and predictably. It has the same meaning as ‘voila!’ in French.
- ‘”And bada-bing, bada-boom… your paper is done!” said the fairy godmother.’
It means that a message has been understood or accepted. On the other hand, it also means ‘OK’ or ‘alright’ in informal use. It’s usually used in a radio communication.
‘Go finish your chores!’
‘Roger, Sir!’ Andy replied.
It’s a cry of joy or satisfaction upon discovering something. It’s derived from the Greek ‘heurēka’ (I have found it).
- “The answer hits me. Eureka!” I cried.
It’s a wrap for tonight. Hasta la vista, baby!
- #EngClass: Complement
- #EngVocab: Emotions
- #EngClass: Exclamations
- #EngClass: Conjunction
- #EngClass: Prepositions