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The Sentence and Its Parts. The Sentence and Its Parts. Complete Subjects and Predicates Simple Subjects Simple Predicates, or Verbs Verb Phrases Compound Sentence Parts Kinds of Sentences Subjects in Unusual Order Subject Complements Complements: Objects of Verbs Fragments and Run- Ons.

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The Sentence and Its Parts

Complete Subjects and Predicates

Simple Subjects

Simple Predicates, or Verbs

Verb Phrases

Compound Sentence Parts

Kinds of Sentences

Subjects in Unusual Order

Subject Complements

Complements: Objects of Verbs

Fragments and Run-Ons

complete subjects and predicates
Complete Subjects and Predicates
  • In order to share ideas and information successfully, you need to use complete sentences.
  • A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought.
  • Every complete sentence has two basic parts:
    • A subject
    • A predicate
subject
Subject

The complete subject includes all the words that tell whom or what the sentence is about

Some architects bring nature indoors.

Complete subject

predicate
Predicate

The complete predicate includes the verb and all the words that complete the verb’s meaning.

Some architects bring nature indoors.

Complete Predicate

simple subjects
Simple Subjects

The simple subject is the main word or words in the complete subject. Descriptive words are not part of the simple subject.

Some architects bring nature indoors.

Simple Subject

simple predicates or verbs
Simple Predicates, or Verbs

The simple predicate is the main verb in the complete predicate.

Some architects bring nature indoors.

Simple Predicate

verb phrases
Verb Phrases

The simple predicate, or verb, may consist of two or more words. These words are called a verb phrase.

A verb phrase is made up of a main verb and one or more helping verbs.

Some architects may bring nature indoors.

Verb Phrase

compound subjects
Compound Subjects

A compound subject is made up of two or more subjects that share the same verb. The subjects are joined by a conjunction, or connecting word, such as and, but, or or.

Some architects and florists bring nature indoors.

Compound Subjects

compound verbs
Compound Verbs

A compound verb is made up of two or more verbs that have the same subject. The verbs are joined by a conjunction such as and, but, or or.

The architects worked and slept on the job.

Compound verb

subjects in unusual order
Subjects in Unusual Order

Questions

In a question, the subject usually comes after the verb or between parts of the verb phrase.

Does the weather look good for the game?

Verb phrase

subject

subjects in unusual order1
Subjects in Unusual Order

Commands

The subject of a command, or imperative sentence, is usually “you”. Often, you doesn’t appear in the sentence but it is implied.

(You) Meet us at the concession stand.

Implied subject

subject of compliments
Subject of Compliments

A subject complement is a word or group of words that follows a linking verb and renames or describes the subject.

Butterflies are fragile.

Linking verb

Complement

Subject

predicate nouns
Predicate Nouns

A predicate noun follows a linking verb and defines or renames the subject.

Monarch butterflies are insects.

Defines

Predicate noun

subject

Renames

Cocoons become butterfly nurseries.

predicate adjective
Predicate Adjective

A predicate adjective follows a linking verb and describes a quality of the subject.

Monarchs look beautiful.

Describes

Subject

Predicate Adjective

direct objects
Direct Objects

A direct object is a word or group of words that names the receiver of the action of an action verb. A direct object answers the question what or whom.

Movie producers often borrow real homes.

Borrow what?

Direct object

Charm whom?

The right house can charm viewers.

indirect objects
Indirect Objects

An indirect object is a word or group of words that tells to whom or what (or for whom or what) an action is performed. An indirect object usually comes between a verb and a direct object.

We lent the producer our house.

To whom?

Indirect object

fragments
Fragments

A sentence fragment is a part of a sentence that is written as if it were a complete sentence. A sentence fragment is missing a subject, a predicate, or both.

The Runguspeople in Malaysia (missing a predicate)

Build traditional homes called longhouses. (missing a subject)

They build traditional homes called longhouses. (complete sentence)

run on sentences
Run-On Sentences

A run-on sentence is two or more sentences written as though they were a single sentence.

The longhouse roof is made of palm leaves, the walls are made of tree bark. (run-on)

The longhouse roof is made of palm leaves.The walls are made of tree bark.

The longhouse roof is made of palm leaves, and the walls are made of tree bark.

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