"Complain" using Different Parts of Speech

by Divya Priya

What is the difference between "complain," "complaint" and "complained"?

Ola's answer:

"Complain" is a verb. It means you are unhappy with something and you express it.

For example: "I want to complain about the quality of the food."

The past form of "complain" is "complained."

For example, "I complained about the quality of the food."

"Complaint" is a noun. It's what you say or write when you are unhappy with something.

For example: "I wrote a complaint about the quality of food."

For more data visit the English Parts of Speech section.

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