What is the simple subject?
A simple subject of a sentence is who is performing the action of the verb without any words that might be modifying the subject.
Martha rides her bike to work every day. Martha is the simple subject.
The young, energetic dog chases the ball. Dog is the simple subject; the complete subject is the young, energetic dog (the complete subject includes all words that modify the subject).
The simple subject is a noun or a pronoun. Examples: Mom made lunch. (the simple subject is 'mom') Jason's mom made lunch. (the subject is 'Jason's mom', the simple subject is 'mom') Someone from the church committee made lunch. (the subject is 'someone from the church committee is the subject, the simple subject is 'someone')
A simple subject is what or whom the sentence is about, the main noun. A simple predicate is the action the subject is doing in the sentence, a verb. These are simple, not associated with the compound subject or compound predicate, which are inverse to these. SO: Sentence: The old dog loafs by the fire. Simple subject: dog Simple predicate: loafs
What is the simple subject and simple predicate in the sentence Millions of dandelions covered the lawn?
The subject of a sentence is a noun or a noun phrase. The subject goes before the verb. When we have a simple subject, there is only one noun in the subject position. eg The dog chased the cat. dog is a noun, there is only one noun in the subject position, this is a simple subject He chased the dog. He is a pronoun, there is only one noun in the subject position, this…
The simple subject is the main word in the complete subject. The pilgrims traveled to the new world by ship. ('The pilgrims' is the complete subject; 'pilgrims' is the simple subject) The simple predicate is the main word in the complete predicate. The Dutch settled along the Hudson River. ('settled along the Hudson River is the complete predicate; 'settled' is the simple predicate)