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Examples of Proper Noun & Common Noun

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Examples of Proper Noun & Common Noun

Definition of Proper Noun:

A proper noun is a name of someone/something which denotes a particular person/thing. It always begins with a capital letter.

Example of Proper Noun:

  • Alex is a wonderful player.
  • He plays for Sydney Sixers.
  • He was born in England.
  • He moved to Australia when he was young.
  • He lives in Sydney.
  • He plays for Kolkata in IPL.
  • He plays for Dhaka in BPL.
  • Michael Clarke is his mentor.
  • He has a house across the Georges River.
  • He goes for a walk by the river every Monday.
  • His friend Max accompanies him.
  • Max was born in South Africa.
  • He is a fan of Hugh Jackman and the movie Wolverine.
  • He has a dog named Poppy.


Definition of Common Noun:

A common noun is a name for a type of thing, person, species, or etc. which denotes a general name for something.

Example of Common Noun:

  • Alex is a wonderful player.
  • Sydney Sixers is the team he plays for.
  • He was not born in this country.
  • Sydney is the city he lives in.
  • He is a man of dream. 
  • He plays cricket with intensity.
  • Michael Clarke is his mentor.
  • He has a house across the river.
  • He goes for a walk by the river every day.
  • His friend accompanies him.
  • They talk about movies and celebrities.
  • He is a fan of Hugh Jackman and the movie Wolverine.
  • He has a dog named Poppy.
  • He has a house and a car also.