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In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets (and) traps. A. Preposition B. Pronoun C. Conjunction D. Linking verb

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Peanut2

I believe the answer is C. The word "and" is a conjunction where it joins the words nets and traps. A conjunction is apart of speech which is like a glue that holds phrases, words and clauses together. Examples are or, and, but, nor, etc.

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