Which of the following sentences contains an abstract noun? a. i hope that we are not late. b. they did a good job planning

Which of the following sentences contains an abstract noun? a. i hope that we are not late. b. they did a good job planning the party. c. she thought we should have left earlier. d. respect must be earned.

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  1. Nouns are the naming words of a person, place or thing. Abstract nouns are a type of noun that refers to a trait, quality, concept, idea, experience or any other entity. In other words, abstract nouns are the words which cannot be experienced through sensory organs.

    Therefore, the sentence which contains an abstract noun is C. Respect must be earned. Wherein, respect is an abstract noun which cannot be experienced through five sense organs. In addition, it is an idea, concept or ideal to which it relates.

  2. Your answer is C. The word "respect" is abstract. You cannot count it, but you can only pay/earn it as you do with 'money', which is uncountable, too, but a concrete noun.

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