An interjection is an exclamation that expresses emotions Like happiness, anger, shock, excitement, desperation, or sorrow, etc.
Interjections usually come at the beginning of a sentence and are followed by an exclamation mark.
- Yes! I passed the exam.
- Congratulations! I wish both of you a long and happy marriage.
- Yum! The cake tastes terrific.
- Hey (or hello)! How’s it going?
- Happy Birthday! May you have many more.
- Excellent! I am impressed with your work.
- Hurray! We won the match.
- Well done! We’re all very proud of you.
- Thanks! I appreciate your support.
- Superb (or amazing, etc.)! What a fine piece of art.
- Wow! The sunset looks beautiful
- Bravo! That was a great performance.
- Great! We will all go to the lake for a picnic this weekend then.
(Includes shock, desperation, anger, sorrow and excitement)
- Oh no! The ship is sinking.
- Watch out! The falcon is headed your way.
- Stop! You just ran over a cat.
- Oops! I think I ve dropped Bob’s engagement ring somewhere.
- Ouch! The ball just hit my mouth and broke my tooth.
- Aha! I knew that I would find you hiding here.
- Oh dear! George doesn’t look well at all.
- Help! My hand is stuck in the door.
- Damn! I wish I had the money to go to the concert.
- Be quiet! This is a classroom, not a fish market.
- Come on! Do you really expect me to believe that you only have one pair of shoes?
- Goodness! Why has this road still not been repaired?
- At last! My turn has finally arrived.
- Phew! That was a close call.
- Goodbye! We’ll see you again next summer.