Subject and Predicate

A complete sentence is made up of a subject and a predicate. The subject is a person, place or thing. The predicate is what the subject does, is, or has. The predicate begins with a verb.

Person + Predicate

  • John runs.
  • John is fifteen.
  • John has a bicycle.

Place + Predicate

  • New York grows.
  • New York is big.
  • New York has buildings.

Thing + Predicate

  • The floor creaks.
  • The floor is old.
  • The floor has cracks.
  • The very old wooden floor has many large cracks near the doors.

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