SUBJECT AND PREDICATE

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SUBJECT AND PREDICATE

SUBJECT

In a sentence, any object is a sentence. The main focus of the subject is the ‘what’ and ‘whom’ in the sentence. As the first part of the sentence is called as the Subject, the second part is called as “Predicate”. A sentences’ part that tells us about a particular person or any thing is termed as the ‘Subject’ of that particular sentence. Remember that it is only an object that a subject can be like a noun or a pronoun.

3 Types of Subject are:

– Simple Subject

Talks only about the subject.

– Complete Subject

Subject with a modifier.

– Compound Subject

More than two subjects attached with the help of a conjunction.

Examples of Subject

  • The woman in the black pants saved the child.
  • Shut up! (You is the subject)
  • Janice and her sister always fight.

PREDICATE

Predicate is nothing but a part of the sentence that talks about the subject in the sentence. The predicate also has verbs that tell us what the subject is doing. The predicate is nothing but a part of the sentence that also tells us regarding the subject.

3 Types of Predicate are:

– Simple Predicate

Only verb

– Complete Predicate

Has a verb along with a modifier

– Compound Predicate

Has more than two verbs along with a conjunction.

Examples of Predicate

  • The woman in the black pants saved the child.
  • Shut up!
  • Janice and her sister always fight.
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