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Simple Subjects and Simple Predicates: The simple subject of a clause is the noun or pronoun that is at the core of its subject. Informally, we sometimes call this simply “the subject.” The simple predicate of a clause is the verb that is at the heart of the predicate. Informally, we sometimes call this the “verb” of the sentence. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dogs. Simple subject Simple Predicate Subject Predicate
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Auxiliary Verbs = “Helping Verbs” Common English auxiliary verbs are: be (am, is, are, was, were, been) have (has, had) will, would shall, should can, could do, does, did may, might must When identifying simple predicates, they are usually included in the simple predicate.
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Simple Subject and Predicate Identification Practice Identify the subject and predicate of the following sentences, then identify the simple subject and predicate. The little girl ate her spinach. I did do the dishes!
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