Simple Subject And Simple Predicate

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The simple subject of a sentence is “who or what” the sentence is about. Example 1: Brandon collects baseball cards. Who is this sentence about? The sentence above is about Brandon. Brandon is the simple subject of this sentence. Example 2: The dog was bathed and fed. What is this sentence about? The sentence above is about a dog. Dog is the simple subject of this sentence. =============The simple predicate of a sentence tells what the simple subjectdoes, is doing, did, has done, or will do. Example 1: Melissa went to the doctor. Went is the simple predicate. It tells what Melissa did. Example 2: The actor has ridden a bike to the shooting because of the traffic. Has ridden is the simple predicate. It tell

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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple subject.Two beautiful goldfish in the pond were eating the insects on the top of the water.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple subject.Her latest statement to the press was carefully worded.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple subject.Last week's fire was started by an arsonist from a nearby town.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple subject. Novels by E. L. Doctorow are my favorite.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple subject.The farmers in that part of the county are planting their fields this week.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple subject. In less than two hours, the entire cake had been eaten.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple subject.For most of his career, Jim has ridden his motorcycle to his office.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.We played basketball yesterday.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.We played basketball yesterday.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.Since 2005, the team have been winning the soccer game.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.Since 2005, the team have been winning the soccer game.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.The entire lechon have been eaten before dinner
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.The entire lechon have been eaten before dinner
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.They were having breakfast when the school bus arrived.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.She came to see her friend in the hospital.
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    In the text blanks provided below each item, identify the sentence's simple predicate.The ice sculpture was meticulously done.