Noun Clause. “Ever since you first toddled into a school door, your teachers have been telling you that a noun is a person, place, thing or idea.”. Remember:. 1. A noun is a part of speech. 2. Subjects and objects are parts of the sentence. 3. Nouns function as subjects or objects.
Burrito and heartburn are the nouns in this sentence. Gave is the verb and burrito is the subject.
To find the subject of a sentence, locate the verb and ask who or what about the verb.
Many of these words are flexible and can do different things in different sentences.