Other Interjections

Interjections of Anger/Annoyance/Frustration/Disappointment/Dismissive Definition and Examples

Apart from the Interjections that we have studied in the preceding chapters there are many other Interjections which are used to express different kind of emotions like- anger, annoyance, annoyance specifically over something stupid, disappointment arising from any event or person, dismissive or disapproval of a person or action. Carefully go through the following explanations and exercises to get a better idea of these commonly used interjections.

  • Urgh! I warned you not to do that! ( Annoyance/displeasure)
  • Grr! What is this ridiculous behavior? ( Anger)
  • Argh! The car broke down! (Disappointment/frustration/Anger)
  • Aw! Don’t lose your faith! ( mild protest or disappointment)
  • Bah! He got what he deserved! ( dismissive annoyance)
  • Boo! Get off from the field! ( Disapproval, contempt)
  • Duh! You didn’t switch the AC on! ( annoyance over carelessness)

We will better understand the above Interjections with the help of suitable exercises given below-

Exercises/Worksheets/Activities on Interjection of Anger/Annoyance/Frustration with Answers

Fill in the Blanks Exercises/Worksheets/Activities with Answers:

Fill In the below sentences with suitable Interjections as explained above, also verify your answers with the answers provided in the end.

1) ________ Why did you left it incomplete!

2) ________ Get off my way!

3) _________ Come on! Don’t be stupid!

4) _________ I never wanted to be with him anyways!

5) __________ We don’t believe in what you say!

6) __________ How can you forget to fill the gas!

7) __________ It was anyhow meant to be destroyed one day!

8) __________ You never come on time to the school!

9) ___________ This is the last time I am warning you!

10) __________ I don’t believe in what the management says!

11) __________ How can you conceive something so stupid?

12) _________ What a mess you have made out here!

13) _________ You have crossed all your limits!

14) __________ He himself called the trouble!

 

15) _________ down with monarchy!!

16) __________ there is no sugar in the coffee!

17) __________ He straightaway rejected my proposal!

18) _________ Get yourself out of this mess!

19) _________ Don’t ever talk about him again!

20) __________ How can you forget your pen in exam!

21) __________ We refuse the hostel food due to low quality!

22) _________ The train got delayed by over an hour!

23) __________ Get your hands off my shoulder!

24) _________ Come on! We are getting late!

25) _________ Don’t ever bring such trivial issues in meetings!

26) _________ He intentionally refused my name for promotion!

27) _________ you don’t remember your own address!

28) ________ Send the accused to jail!

29) ________ I am not even a little concerned about his performance!

30) ________ You have said enough to offend me!

 

MCQs/Exercises/Worksheets/Activities on Interjections of Anger/Annoyance/Frustration with Answers:

Complete the following sentences by using the proper Interjection from among the choices provided and also verify your progress with the answers provided in the end.

1) _________ Why didn’t you answer my phone?

  1. a) Boo!
  2. b) Duh!
  3. c) Urgh!

2) ________ Don’t be so dumb! Speak up and speak loud!

  1. a) Bah!
  2. b) Aw!
  3. c) Argh!

3) _______ Get away from my eyes!

  1. a) Grr!
  2. b) Aw!
  3. c) Bah!

4) _______ I am least bothered about it!

  1. a) Urgh!
  2. b) Argh!
  3. c) Bah!

5) ________ Get down from the stage!

  1. a) Urgh!
  2. b) Boo!
  3. c) Argh!

6) ________ You didn’t plug in the charger!

  1. a) Urgh!
  2. b) Grr!
  3. c) Duh!

7) ________ I am going to miss the flight!

  1. a) Bah!
  2. b) Argh!
  3. c) Grr!

8) ________ I couldn’t find my phone!

  1. a) Argh!
  2. b) Boo!
  3. c) Aw!

9) _________ I straightaway reject the changes in school timings!

  1. a) Aw!
  2. b) Boo!
  3. c) Duh!

10) ________ The parking is full!

  1. a) Urgh!
  2. b) Grr!
  3. c) Boo!

11) _______ The governments are not at all concerned about the environment!

  1. a) Bah!
  2. b) Boo!
  3. c) Grr!

12) _______ The loud music is not letting me sleep!

  1. a) Grr!
  2. b) Argh!
  3. c) Duh!

13)  The angry dogs make the sound of __________ when strangers approach!

  1. a) Urgh!
  2. b) Boo!
  3. c) Grr!

14) _________ don’t let the failures demolish you!

  1. a) Aw!
  2. b) Urgh!
  3. c) Argh!

15) __________ Stop! The play is ridiculously boring!!

  1. a) Aw!
  2. b) Bah!
  3. c) Boo!

16) _________ I told you he was unfit for the job!

  1. a) Urgh!
  2. b) Bah!
  3. c) Grr!

17) _______ You forgot taking the medicines on time!

  1. a) Grr!
  2. b) Aw!
  3. c) Duh!

18) _________ Now the elevator stopped!

  1. a) Urgh!
  2. b) Duh!
  3. c) Aw!

19) ________ No one is answering the phone call!

  1. a) Aw!
  2. b) Argh!
  3. c) Bah!

20) _________ down with the atrocities!!

  1. a) Boo!
  2. b) Urgh!
  3. c) Argh!

True or False Exercises/Worksheet/Activities on Interjections of Anger/Annoyance/Frustration with Answers:

Determine whether the below given sentences are true or false and also verify your answers with those provided in the end of the exercise.

1) Urgh! This is ridiculous!

2) Aw! Look at the damage you have done!

3) Aw! Just have faith in the almighty!

4) Boo! His opinion doesn’t matter!

5) Grr! You forgot adding sugar to the coffee! Duh!

6) Duh! Get the thief behind bars!!- The officer screamed angrily.

7) Boo! Get off the stage!!

8) Aw! Sum up your will and keep moving!

9) Grr! Why did you come here again!

10) Urgh! Switch on the lights first!

11) Bah! He is himself responsible for it!

12) Urgh! I told you that I don’t like milk!

13) Urgh! There is no need for your advice.

14) Grr! Stop insulting me!

15) Boo! I again dropped my phone!

16) Aw! Don’t lose your faith!

17) Urgh! I don’t mind his opinion!

18) Boo! We ran out of fuel!

19) Duh! Ram forgot his passport!

20) Urgh! He didn’t bring pen for the exam.

Answers:

Fill in the Blanks- 1)Urgh!(displeasure), 2)Grr!(anger), 3)Aw!(mild disappointment), 4)Bah!(dismissive), 5)Boo!(contempt), 6)Duh!(annoyance), 7)Bah!(dismissive), 8)Urgh!(displeasure), 9)Grr!(anger), 10)Boo!(disapproval), 11)Duh!(annoyance over something stupid), 12)Urgh!(displeasure), 13)Grr!(Anger), 14)Bah!(annoyance), 15)Boo!(contempt), 16)Urgh!(annoyance/displeasure), 17)Argh!(anger/frustration), 18)Aw!(protest), 19)Bah!(annoyed/disregard), 20)Duh!(annoyance over carelessness), 21)Boo!(contempt/protest), 22)Urgh!(frustration), 23)Grr!(anger), 24)Aw!(mild protest), 25)Bah!(disregard/dismissal), 26)Argh!(disappointment/frustration), 27)Duh!(annoyance over stupidity), 28)Boo!(strong protest), 29)Bah!(dismissive/disregard), 30)Grr!(anger)

MCQs- 1)c(annoyance), 2)b(mild protest), 3)a(anger), 4)c(disregard/dismissive), 5)b(protest/contempt), 6)c(annoyance), 7)b(frustration), 8)a(frustration/anger), 9)b(protest), 10)a(displeasure), 11)a(disregard), 12)b(frustration/anger), 13)c(anger), 14)a(mild protest), 15)c(contempt), 16)b(dismissive), 17)c(Annoyance over carelessness), 18)a(displeasure), 19)b(frustration), 20)a(contempt)

True Or False- 1)true (annoyance), 2)false, 3)true (mild protest in this case to cheer up), 4)false, 5)false, 6)false, 7)true (contempt/mild revolt), 8)true (mild protest), 9)false, 10)false, 11)true (disregard/low concern), 12)false, 13)true (annoyance), 14)true (anger), 15)false, 16)true (mild protest to encourage), 17)false, 18)false, 19)true (annoyance over a careless/stupid action), 20)false

How you can make True the False ones:

2) Argh! Look at the damage you have done! (Disappointment/anger)

4) Bah! His opinion doesn’t matter! (Annoyed and dismissive)

5)  Duh! You forget adding sugar to the coffee! (Annoyed by carelessness)

6) Grr! Get the thief behind bars!!- The officer screamed angrily! (Anger)

9)  Urgh! Why did you come here again?!! (Displeasure and annoyance)

10) Duh! Switch on the lights first! (Annoyance)

12) Aw! I told you that I don’t like milk! (Disappointment)

15) Argh! I again dropped my phone! (Frustration)

17) Bah! I don’t mind his opinion! (Dismissive)

18) Argh! We ran out of fuel! (Disappointment/frustration/anger)

20) Duh! He didn’t bring pen for the exam! (Annoyed by carelessness)