GATE 1-2, Grammar: Sentence Parts - Simple Flashcards

Terms Definitions
The [feckless] child slept deeply.
adjective
The feckless [child] slept deeply.
subject
The feckless child [slept] deeply.
verb
The feckless child slept [deeply].
adverb
[Shawna] sneezed again.
subject
Shawna [sneezed] again.
verb
Shawna sneezed [again].
adverb
[Courageous] Theseus fought valiantly.
adjective
Courageous [Theseus] fought valiantly.
subject
Courageous Theseus [fought] valiantly.
verb
Courageous Theseus fought [valiantly].
adverb
The [assertive] student answered.
adjective
The assertive [student] answered.
subject
The assertive student [answered].
verb
[Unexpectedly], the embankment crumbled.
adverb
Unexpectedly, the [embankment] crumbled.
subject
Unexpectedly, the embankment [crumbled].
verb
The [pot] boiled.
subject
The pot [boiled].
verb
The [old], brown, rickety chair broke.
adjective
The old, [brown], rickety chair broke.
adjective
The old, brown, [rickety] chair broke.
adjective
The old, brown, rickety [chair] broke.
subject
The old, brown, rickety chair [broke].
verb
[She] suddenly rose and walked out.
subject
She [suddenly] rose and walked out.
adverb
She suddenly [rose] and walked out.
verb
She suddenly rose [and] walked out.
conjunction
She suddenly rose and [walked] out.
verb
She suddenly rose and walked [out].
adverb
[Forcefully] and quite surprisingly, Moira and the older man objected.
adverb
Forcefully [and] quite surprisingly, Moira and the older man objected.
conjunction
Forcefully and [quite] surprisingly, Moira and the older man objected.
adverb
Forcefully and quite [surprisingly], Moira and the older man objected.
adverb
Forcefully and quite surprisingly, [Moira] and the older man objected.
subject
Forcefully and quite surprisingly, Moira [and] the older man objected.
conjunction
Forcefully and quite surprisingly, Moira and the [older] man objected.
adjective
Forcefully and quite surprisingly, Moira and the older [man] objected.
subject
Forcefully and quite surprisingly, Moira and the older man [objected].
verb
The [nervous] child perspired and sneezed.
adjective
The nervous [child] perspired and sneezed.
subject
The nervous child [perspired] and sneezed.
verb
The nervous child perspired [and] sneezed.
conjunction
The nervous child perspired and [sneezed].
verb
[Andreas Kloden] crashed but still finished.
subject
Andreas Kloden [crashed] but still finished.
verb
Andreas Kloden crashed [but] still finished.
conjunction
Andreas Kloden crashed but [still] finished.
adverb
Andreas Kloden crashed but still [finished].
verb
[My] lucky streak finally ended.
adjective
My [lucky] streak finally ended.
adjective
My lucky [streak] finally ended.
subject
My lucky streak [finally] ended.
adverb
My lucky streak finally [ended].
verb
[Dennis] and Samantha are dancing.
subject
Dennis [and] Samantha are dancing.
conjunction
Dennis and [Samantha] are dancing.
subject
Dennis and Samantha [are] dancing.
helping verb
Dennis and Samantha are [dancing].
verb
[You] are always talking.
subject
You [are] always talking.
helping verb
You are [always] talking.
adverb
You are always [talking].
verb
[We] will visit.
subject
We [will] visit.
helping verb
We will [visit].
verb
The [noisy] owls are hooting.
adjective
The noisy [owls] are hooting.
subject
The noisy owls [are] hooting.
helping verb
The noisy owls are [hooting].
verb
The [gelatin] will congeal.
subject
The gelatin [will] congeal.
helping verb
The gelatin will [congeal].
verb
The [rusty] belt and the cracked bracket will likely fail.
adjective
The rusty [belt] and the cracked bracket will likely fail.
subject
The rusty belt [and] the cracked bracket will likely fail.
conjunction
The rusty belt and the [cracked] bracket will likely fail.
adjective
The rusty belt and the cracked [bracket] will likely fail.
subject
The rusty belt and the cracked bracket [will] likely fail.
helping verb
The rusty belt and the cracked bracket will [likely] fail.
adverb
The rusty belt and the cracked bracket will likely [fail].
verb
[Brooke's] flower has wilted.
adjective
Brooke's [flower] has wilted.
subject
Brooke's flower [has] wilted.
helping verb
Brooke's flower has [wilted].
verb
The [rebel's] movement will eventually falter.
adjective
The rebel's [movement] will eventually falter.
subject
The rebel's movement [will] eventually falter.
helping verb
The rebel's movement will [eventually] falter.
adverb
The rebel's movement will eventually [falter].
verb
[Go] away!
verb
Go [away]!
adverb
The [whole] world is twinkling.
adjective
The whole [world] is twinkling.
subject
The whole world [is] twinkling.
helping verb
The whole world is [twinkling].
verb
[George] has been dancing alone.
subject
George [has] been dancing alone.
helping verb
George has [been] dancing alone.
helping verb
George has been [dancing] alone.
verb
George has been dancing [alone].
adverb
The [water] is running.
subject
The water [is] running.
helping verb
The water is [running].
verb
[My] shriveled, black heart is breaking.
adjective
My [shriveled], black heart is breaking.
adjective
My shriveled, [black] heart is breaking.
adjective
My shriveled, black [heart] is breaking.
subject
My shriveled, black heart [is] breaking.
helping verb
My shriveled, black heart is [breaking].
verb
The [purposefully] hurtful lie has spread.
adverb
The purposefully [hurtful] lie has spread.
adjective
The purposefully hurtful [lie] has spread.
subject
The purposefully hurtful lie [has] spread.
helping verb
The purposefully hurtful lie has [spread].
verb
The [tree's] fruit will grow and ripen.
adjective
The tree's [fruit] will grow and ripen.
subject
The tree's fruit [will] grow and ripen.
linking verb
The tree's fruit will [grow] and ripen.
verb
The tree's fruit will grow [and] ripen.
conjunction
The tree's fruit will grow and [ripen].
verb
[Her] resolve softens.
adjective
Her [resolve] softens.
subject
Her resolve [softens].
verb
[Ralphie] scored a goal.
subject
Ralphie [scored] a goal.
verb
Ralphie scored a [goal].
direct object
[She] hastily named her new kitten.
subject
She [hastily] named her new kitten.
adverb
She hastily [named] her new kitten.
verb
She hastily named [her] new kitten.
adjective
She hastily named her [new] kitten.
adjective
She hastily named her new [kitten].
direct object
[Unfortunately], we left the show too early.
adverb
Unfortunately, [we] left the show too early.
subject
Unfortunately, we [left] the show too early.
verb
Unfortunately, we left the [show] too early.
direct object
Unfortunately, we left the show [too] early.
adverb
Unfortunately, we left the show too [early].
adjective
[I] planted a vegetable garden.
subject
I [planted] a vegetable garden.
verb
I planted a [vegetable] garden.
adjective
I planted a vegetable [garden].
direct object
[Alternatively], we can order Horchata.
adverb
Alternatively, [we] can order Horchata.
subject
Alternatively, we [can] order Horchata.
helping verb
Alternatively, we can [order] Horchata.
verb
Alternatively, we can order [Horchata].
direct object
[Lillian] has a thought.
subject
Lillian [has] a thought.
verb
Lillian has a [thought].
direct object
[We] ran sixteen laps and did twenty wind sprints.
subject
We [ran] sixteen laps and did twenty wind sprints.
verb
We ran [sixteen] laps and did twenty wind sprints.
adjective
We ran sixteen [laps] and did twenty wind sprints.
direct object
We ran sixteen laps [and] did twenty wind sprints.
conjunction
We ran sixteen laps and [did] twenty wind sprints.
verb
We ran sixteen laps and did [twenty] wind sprints.
adjective
We ran sixteen laps and did twenty [wind] sprints.
adjective
We ran sixteen laps and did twenty wind [sprints].
direct object
[Earlier], he carefully built several birdhouses.
adverb
Earlier, [he] carefully built several birdhouses.
subject
Earlier, he [carefully] built several birdhouses.
adverb
Earlier, he carefully [built] several birdhouses.
verb
Earlier, he carefully built [several] birdhouses.
adjective
Earlier, he carefully built several [birdhouses].
direct object
The [young] police officer stopped our caravan.
adjective
The young [police officer] stopped our caravan.
subject
The young police officer [stopped] our caravan.
verb
The young police officer stopped [our] caravan.
adjective
The young police officer stopped our [caravan].
direct object
[She] has told many stories.
subject
She [has] told many stories.
helping verb
She has [told] many stories.
verb
She has told [many] stories.
adjective
She has told many [stories].
direct object
[Marge] and Homer are having a Halloween party.
subject
Marge [and] Homer are having a Halloween party.
conjunction
Marge and [Homer] are having a Halloween party.
subject
Marge and Homer [are] having a Halloween party.
helping verb
Marge and Homer are [having] a Halloween party.
verb
Marge and Homer are having a [Halloween] party.
adjective
Marge and Homer are having a Halloween [party].
direct object
[Stephanie] mercilessly swatted the fly.
subject
Stephanie [mercilessly] swatted the fly.
adverb
Stephanie mercilessly [swatted] the fly.
verb
Stephanie mercilessly swatted the [fly].
direct object
The [neighbor's] dogs ate our steaks.
adjective
The neighbor's [dogs] ate our steaks.
subject
The neighbor's dogs [ate] our steaks.
verb
The neighbor's dogs ate [our] steaks.
adjective
The neighbor's dogs ate our [steaks].
direct object
The [fallen] tree crushed the car and trapped the family.
adjective
The fallen [tree] crushed the car and trapped the family.
subject
The fallen tree [crushed] the car and trapped the family.
verb
The fallen tree crushed the [car] and trapped the family.
direct object
The fallen tree crushed the car [and] trapped the family.
conjunction
The fallen tree crushed the car and [trapped] the family.
verb
The fallen tree crushed the car and trapped the [family].
direct object
[I] bought a veggie wrap and a lemonade.
subject
I [bought] a veggie wrap and a lemonade.
verb
I bought a [veggie] wrap and a lemonade.
adjective
I bought a veggie [wrap] and a lemonade.
direct object
I bought a veggie wrap [and] a lemonade.
conjunction
I bought a veggie wrap and a [lemonade].
direct object
[Eat] your food!
verb
Eat [your] food!
adjective
Eat your [food]!
direct object
The [kids] and the dog wanted a break.
subject
The kids [and] the dog wanted a break.
conjunction
The kids and the [dog] wanted a break.
subject
The kids and the dog [wanted] a break.
verb
The kids and the dog wanted a [break].
direct object
[Your] friends will borrow a tent.
adjective
Your [friends] will borrow a tent.
subject
Your friends [will] borrow a tent.
helping verb
Your friends will [borrow] a tent.
verb
Your friends will borrow a [tent].
direct object
The [bank] needed more outdoor ATMs.
subject
The bank [needed] more outdoor ATMs.
verb
The bank needed [more] outdoor ATMs.
adjective
The bank needed more [outdoor] ATMs.
adjective
The bank needed more outdoor [ATMs].
direct object
The [monkey] did not peel the banana.
subject
The monkey [did] not peel the banana.
helping verb
The monkey did [not] peel the banana.
adverb
The monkey did not [peel] the banana.
verb
The monkey did not peel the [banana].
direct object
[She] will always love her corn.
subject
She [will] always love her corn.
helping verb
She will [always] love her corn.
adverb
She will always [love] her corn.
verb
She will always love [her] corn.
adjective
She will always love her [corn].
direct object
The [principal], the engineer, and the custodian tour the campus weekly.
subject
The principal, the [engineer], and the custodian tour the campus weekly.
subject
The principal, the engineer, [and] the custodian tour the campus weekly.
conjunction
The principal, the engineer, and the [custodian] tour the campus weekly.
subject
The principal, the engineer, and the custodian [tour] the campus weekly.
verb
The principal, the engineer, and the custodian tour the [campus] weekly.
direct object
The principal, the engineer, and the custodian tour the campus [weekly].
adverb
A [black] raven tormented him forever.
adjective
A black [raven] tormented him forever.
subject
A black raven [tormented] him forever.
verb
A black raven tormented [him] forever.
direct object
A black raven tormented him [forever].
adverb
[He] has not yet broken our spirits.
subject
He [has] not yet broken our spirits.
helping verb
He has [not] yet broken our spirits.
adverb
He has not [yet] broken our spirits.
adverb
He has not yet [broken] our spirits.
verb
He has not yet broken [our] spirits.
adjective
He has not yet broken our [spirits].
direct object
The [shimmering] moon seduced the night.
adjective
The shimmering [moon] seduced the night.
subject
The shimmering moon [seduced] the night.
verb
The shimmering moon seduced the [night].
direct object
[Your] alien friends accidentally destroyed the sun.
adjective
Your [alien] friends accidentally destroyed the sun.
adjective
Your alien [friends] accidentally destroyed the sun.
subject
Your alien friends [accidentally] destroyed the sun.
adverb
Your alien friends accidentally [destroyed] the sun.
verb
Your alien friends accidentally destroyed the [sun].
direct object
[My] reliable dentist easily extracted my aching tooth and replaced it.
adjective
My [reliable] dentist easily extracted my aching tooth and replaced it.
adjective
My reliable [dentist] easily extracted my aching tooth and replaced it.
subject
My reliable dentist [easily] extracted my aching tooth and replaced it.
adverb
My reliable dentist easily [extracted] my aching tooth and replaced it.
verb
My reliable dentist easily extracted [my] aching tooth and replaced it.
adjective
My reliable dentist easily extracted my [aching] tooth and replaced it.
adjective
My reliable dentist easily extracted my aching [tooth] and replaced it.
direct object
My reliable dentist easily extracted my aching tooth [and] replaced it.
conjunction
My reliable dentist easily extracted my aching tooth and [replaced] it.
verb
My reliable dentist easily extracted my aching tooth and replaced [it].
direct object
[His] family has devoured the watermelon.
adjective
His [family] has devoured the watermelon.
subject
His family [has] devoured the watermelon.
helping verb
His family has [devoured] the watermelon.
verb
His family has devoured the [watermelon].
direct object
[Efficiently] and professionally, the workers paved the driveway.
adverb
Efficiently [and] professionally, the workers paved the driveway.
conjunction
Efficiently and [professionally], the workers paved the driveway.
adverb
Efficiently and professionally, the [workers] paved the driveway.
subject
Efficiently and professionally, the workers [paved] the driveway.
verb
Efficiently and professionally, the workers paved the [driveway].
direct object
[He] bought Jenny's house.
subject
He [bought] Jenny's house.
verb
He bought [Jenny's] house.
adjective
He bought Jenny's [house].
direct object
[Our] new cat brought me a mouse.
adjective
Our [new] cat brought me a mouse.
adjective
Our new [cat] brought me a mouse.
subject
Our new cat [brought] me a mouse.
verb
Our new cat brought [me] a mouse.
indirect object
Our new cat brought me a [mouse].
direct object
[Joanne] painted Arthur a picture.
subject
Joanne [painted] Arthur a picture.
verb
Joanne painted [Arthur] a picture.
indirect object
Joanne painted Arthur a [picture].
direct object
[Surprisingly], he made his wife a delicious dinner.
adverb
Surprisingly, [he] made his wife a delicious dinner.
subject
Surprisingly, he [made] his wife a delicious dinner.
verb
Surprisingly, he made [his] wife a delicious dinner.
adjective
Surprisingly, he made his [wife] a delicious dinner.
indirect object
Surprisingly, he made his wife a [delicious] dinner.
adjective
Surprisingly, he made his wife a delicious [dinner].
direct object
The [school] awarded Moira and Michael scholarships.
subject
The school [awarded] Moira and Michael scholarships.
verb
The school awarded [Moira] and Michael scholarships.
indirect object
The school awarded Moira [and] Michael scholarships.
conjunction
The school awarded Moira and [Michael] scholarships.
indirect object
The school awarded Moira and Michael [scholarships].
direct object
[Later], you will owe me a favor.
adverb
Later, [you] will owe me a favor.
subject
Later, you [will] owe me a favor.
helping verb
Later, you will [owe] me a favor.
verb
Later, you will owe [me] a favor.
indirect object
Later, you will owe me a [favor].
direct object
[Selflessly], she offered her son her kidney.
adverb
Selflessly, [she] offered her son her kidney.
subject
Selflessly, she [offered] her son her kidney.
verb
Selflessly, she offered [her] son her kidney.
adjective
Selflessly, she offered her [son] her kidney.
indirect object
Selflessly, she offered her son [her] kidney.
adjective
Selflessly, she offered her son her [kidney].
direct object
[Todd] and Susan showed Ellen and Roger their potato gun.
subject
Todd [and] Susan showed Ellen and Roger their potato gun.
conjunction
Todd and [Susan] showed Ellen and Roger their potato gun.
subject
Todd and Susan [showed] Ellen and Roger their potato gun.
verb
Todd and Susan showed [Ellen] and Roger their potato gun.
indirect object
Todd and Susan showed Ellen [and] Roger their potato gun.
conjunction
Todd and Susan showed Ellen and [Roger] their potato gun.
indirect object
Todd and Susan showed Ellen and Roger [their] potato gun.
adjective
Todd and Susan showed Ellen and Roger their [potato] gun.
adjective
Todd and Susan showed Ellen and Roger their potato [gun].
direct object
[He] will never give you a ring.
subject
He [will] never give you a ring.
helping verb
He will [never] give you a ring.
adverb
He will never [give] you a ring.
verb
He will never give [you] a ring.
indirect object
He will never give you a [ring].
direct object
[She] wrote Fred a long, meandering, tearful letter.
subject
She [wrote] Fred a long, meandering, tearful letter.
verb
She wrote [Fred] a long, meandering, tearful letter.
indirect object
She wrote Fred a [long], meandering, tearful letter.
adjective
She wrote Fred a long, [meandering], tearful letter.
adjective
She wrote Fred a long, meandering, [tearful] letter.
adjective
She wrote Fred a long, meandering, tearful [letter].
direct object
The [universe] showed Misty the way.
subject
The universe [showed] Misty the way.
verb
The universe showed [Misty] the way.
indirect object
The universe showed Misty the [way].
direct object
The [sweet] ocean currents will assuredly bring you his bottle and message.
adjective
The sweet [ocean] currents will assuredly bring you his bottle and message.
adjective
The sweet ocean [currents] will assuredly bring you his bottle and message.
subject
The sweet ocean currents [will] assuredly bring you his bottle and message.
helping verb
The sweet ocean currents will [assuredly] bring you his bottle and message.
adverb
The sweet ocean currents will assuredly [bring] you his bottle and message.
verb
The sweet ocean currents will assuredly bring [you] his bottle and message.
indirect object
The sweet ocean currents will assuredly bring you [his] bottle and message.
adjective
The sweet ocean currents will assuredly bring you his [bottle] and message.
direct object
The sweet ocean currents will assuredly bring you his bottle [and] message.
conjunction
The sweet ocean currents will assuredly bring you his bottle and [message].
direct object
[We] finally found Jerry a new home.
subject
We [finally] found Jerry a new home.
adverb
We finally [found] Jerry a new home.
verb
We finally found [Jerry] a new home.
indirect object
We finally found Jerry a [new] home.
adjective
We finally found Jerry a new [home].
direct object
[Seven] prophets made the people a promise.
adjective
Seven [prophets] made the people a promise.
subject
Seven prophets [made] the people a promise.
verb
Seven prophets made the [people] a promise.
indirect object
Seven prophets made the people a [promise].
direct object
[Nancy] bought her kids a goldfish.
subject
Nancy [bought] her kids a goldfish.
verb
Nancy bought [her] kids a goldfish.
adjective
Nancy bought her [kids] a goldfish.
indirect object
Nancy bought her kids a [goldfish].
direct object
[We] sculpted and painted the teachers a special gift.
subject
We [sculpted] and painted the teachers a special gift.
verb
We sculpted [and] painted the teachers a special gift.
conjunction
We sculpted and [painted] the teachers a special gift.
verb
We sculpted and painted the [teachers] a special gift.
indirect object
We sculpted and painted the teachers a [special] gift.
adjective
We sculpted and painted the teachers a special [gift].
direct object
The [spoiled] sour cream gave Bella a tummy ache.
adjective
The spoiled [sour cream] gave Bella a tummy ache.
subject
The spoiled sour cream [gave] Bella a tummy ache.
verb
The spoiled sour cream gave [Bella] a tummy ache.
indirect object
The spoiled sour cream gave Bella a [tummy] ache.
adjective
The spoiled sour cream gave Bella a tummy [ache].
direct object
The [third] baseman must throw the first baseman the ball.
adjective
The third [baseman] must throw the first baseman the ball.
subject
The third baseman [must] throw the first baseman the ball.
helping verb
The third baseman must [throw] the first baseman the ball.
verb
The third baseman must throw the [first] baseman the ball.
adjective
The third baseman must throw the first [baseman] the ball.
indirect object
The third baseman must throw the first baseman the [ball].
direct object
[Woody] offered Buzz a definitively negative prediction.
subject
Woody [offered] Buzz a definitively negative prediction.
verb
Woody offered [Buzz] a definitively negative prediction.
indirect object
Woody offered Buzz a [definitively] negative prediction.
adverb
Woody offered Buzz a definitively [negative] prediction.
adjective
Woody offered Buzz a definitively negative [prediction].
direct object
[You] should bake him a cake.
subject
You [should] bake him a cake.
helping verb
You should [bake] him a cake.
verb
You should bake [him] a cake.
indirect object
You should bake him a [cake].
direct object
[Give] me your number.
verb
Give [me] your number.
indirect object
Give me [your] number.
adjective
Give me your [number].
direct object
[Sam] knitted her favorite teacher a beanie cap.
subject
Sam [knitted] her favorite teacher a beanie cap.
verb
Sam knitted [her] favorite teacher a beanie cap.
adjective
Sam knitted her [favorite] teacher a beanie cap.
adjective
Sam knitted her favorite [teacher] a beanie cap.
indirect object
Sam knitted her favorite teacher a [beanie] cap.
adjective
Sam knitted her favorite teacher a beanie [cap].
direct object
[Seth] and Sam wrote Abby a beautiful song.
subject
Seth [and] Sam wrote Abby a beautiful song.
conjunction
Seth and [Sam] wrote Abby a beautiful song.
subject
Seth and Sam [wrote] Abby a beautiful song.
verb
Seth and Sam wrote [Abby] a beautiful song.
indirect object
Seth and Sam wrote Abby a [beautiful] song.
adjective
Seth and Sam wrote Abby a beautiful [song].
direct object
[Brooke] will absolutely catch us a fish.
subject
Brooke [will] absolutely catch us a fish.
helping verb
Brooke will [absolutely] catch us a fish.
adverb
Brooke will absolutely [catch] us a fish.
verb
Brooke will absolutely catch [us] a fish.
indirect object
Brooke will absolutely catch us a [fish].
direct object
[My] father has already picked Dani a ripe strawberry.
adjective
My [father] has already picked Dani a ripe strawberry.
subject
My father [has] already picked Dani a ripe strawberry.
helping verb
My father has [already] picked Dani a ripe strawberry.
adverb
My father has already [picked] Dani a ripe strawberry.
verb
My father has already picked [Dani] a ripe strawberry.
indirect object
My father has already picked Dani a [ripe] strawberry.
adjective
My father has already picked Dani a ripe [strawberry].
direct object
[They] must have sold the terrorists our military secrets.
subject
They [must] have sold the terrorists our military secrets.
helping verb
They must [have] sold the terrorists our military secrets.
helping verb
They must have [sold] the terrorists our military secrets.
verb
They must have sold the [terrorists] our military secrets.
indirect object
They must have sold the terrorists [our] military secrets.
adjective
They must have sold the terrorists our [military] secrets.
adjective
They must have sold the terrorists our military [secrets].
direct object
[You] should fix Elizabeth a drink.
subject
You [should] fix Elizabeth a drink.
helping verb
You should [fix] Elizabeth a drink.
verb
You should fix [Elizabeth] a drink.
indirect object
You should fix Elizabeth a [drink].
direct object
[First], the teacher will tell the class a cautionary tale.
adverb
First, the [teacher] will tell the class a cautionary tale.
subject
First, the teacher [will] tell the class a cautionary tale.
helping verb
First, the teacher will [tell] the class a cautionary tale.
verb
First, the teacher will tell the [class] a cautionary tale.
indirect object
First, the teacher will tell the class a [cautionary] tale.
adjective
First, the teacher will tell the class a cautionary [tale].
direct object
[Misty] gave him the ice cream but his sister the spoon.
subject
Misty [gave] him the ice cream but his sister the spoon.
verb
Misty gave [him] the ice cream but his sister the spoon.
indirect object
Misty gave him the [ice cream] but his sister the spoon.
direct object
Misty gave him the ice cream [but] his sister the spoon.
conjunction
Misty gave him the ice cream but [his] sister the spoon.
adjective
Misty gave him the ice cream but his [sister] the spoon.
indirect object
Misty gave him the ice cream but his sister the [spoon].
direct object
[Our] teacher is unusually tall.
adjective
Our [teacher] is unusually tall.
subject
Our teacher [is] unusually tall.
linking verb
Our teacher is [unusually] tall.
adverb
Our teacher is unusually [tall].
predicate adjective
[My] family is always late.
adjective
My [family] is always late.
subject
My family [is] always late.
linking verb
My family is [always] late.
adverb
My family is always [late].
predicate adjective
[Your] girlfriend is becoming bitter.
adjective
Your [girlfriend] is becoming bitter.
subject
Your girlfriend [is] becoming bitter.
helping verb
Your girlfriend is [becoming] bitter.
linking verb
Your girlfriend is becoming [bitter].
predicate adjective
The [father] remained calm.
subject
The father [remained] calm.
linking verb
The father remained [calm].
predicate adjective
[Murphy] was thoughtful and considerate.
subject
Murphy [was] thoughtful and considerate.
linking verb
Murphy was [thoughtful] and considerate.
predicate adjective
Murphy was thoughtful [and] considerate.
conjunction
Murphy was thoughtful and [considerate].
predicate adjective
The [crowd] grew silent.
subject
The crowd [grew] silent.
linking verb
The crowd grew [silent].
predicate adjective
[You] look beautiful.
subject
You [look] beautiful.
linking verb
You look [beautiful].
predicate adjective
The [cafeteria's] chicken sandwich tastes delicious.
adjective
The cafeteria's [chicken] sandwich tastes delicious.
adjective
The cafeteria's chicken [sandwich] tastes delicious.
subject
The cafeteria's chicken sandwich [tastes] delicious.
linking verb
The cafeteria's chicken sandwich tastes [delicious].
predicate adjective
The [tables] were smooth.
subject
The tables [were] smooth.
linking verb
The tables were [smooth].
predicate adjective
[Your] dinner and presentation will be amazing.
adjective
Your [dinner] and presentation will be amazing.
subject
Your dinner [and] presentation will be amazing.
conjunction
Your dinner and [presentation] will be amazing.
subject
Your dinner and presentation [will] be amazing.
helping verb
Your dinner and presentation will [be] amazing.
linking verb
Your dinner and presentation will be [amazing].
predicate adjective
The [flowers] should be fragrant now.
subject
The flowers [should] be fragrant now.
helping verb
The flowers should [be] fragrant now.
linking verb
The flowers should be [fragrant] now.
predicate adjective
The flowers should be fragrant [now].
adverb
[Things] quickly turned bad.
subject
Things [quickly] turned bad.
adverb
Things quickly [turned] bad.
linking verb
Things quickly turned [bad].
predicate adjective
[My] physics teacher and my math teacher seem nice.
adjective
My [physics] teacher and my math teacher seem nice.
adjective
My physics [teacher] and my math teacher seem nice.
subject
My physics teacher [and] my math teacher seem nice.
conjunction
My physics teacher and [my] math teacher seem nice.
adjective
My physics teacher and my [math] teacher seem nice.
adjective
My physics teacher and my math [teacher] seem nice.
subject
My physics teacher and my math teacher [seem] nice.
linking verb
My physics teacher and my math teacher seem [nice].
predicate adjective
[Her] shorts were definitely too short.
adjective
Her [shorts] were definitely too short.
subject
Her shorts [were] definitely too short.
linking verb
Her shorts were [definitely] too short.
adverb
Her shorts were definitely [too] short.
adverb
Her shorts were definitely too [short].
predicate adjective
[Levi] has been and will be supportive.
subject
Levi [has] been and will be supportive.
helping verb
Levi has [been] and will be supportive.
linking verb
Levi has been [and] will be supportive.
conjunction
Levi has been and [will] be supportive.
helping verb
Levi has been and will [be] supportive.
linking verb
Levi has been and will be [supportive].
predicate adjective
[Often], Professor Huckleberry is late.
adverb
Often, [Professor Huckleberry] is late.
subject
Often, Professor Huckleberry [is] late.
linking verb
Often, Professor Huckleberry is [late].
predicate adjective
[Those] comments were forthright but stupid.
adjective
Those [comments] were forthright but stupid.
subject
Those comments [were] forthright but stupid.
linking verb
Those comments were [forthright] but stupid.
predicate adjective
Those comments were forthright [but] stupid.
conjunction
Those comments were forthright but [stupid].
predicate adjective
[Many] Tucson days are sunny.
adjective
Many [Tucson] days are sunny.
adjective
Many Tucson [days] are sunny.
subject
Many Tucson days [are] sunny.
linking verb
Many Tucson days are [sunny].
adjective
[Our] plans should not be too complex.
adjective
Our [plans] should not be too complex.
subject
Our plans [should] not be too complex.
helping verb
Our plans should [not] be too complex.
adverb
Our plans should not [be] too complex.
linking verb
Our plans should not be [too] complex.
adverb
Our plans should not be too [complex].
predicate adjective
[His] heroes have often been corrupt.
adjective
His [heroes] have often been corrupt.
subject
His heroes [have] often been corrupt.
helping verb
His heroes have [often] been corrupt.
adverb
His heroes have often [been] corrupt.
linking verb
His heroes have often been [corrupt].
predicate adjective
[You] are becoming your mother.
subject
You [are] becoming your mother.
helping verb
You are [becoming] your mother.
linking verb
You are becoming [your] mother.
adjective
You are becoming your [mother].
predicate noun
[My] father has always been a cowboy.
adjective
My [father] has always been a cowboy.
subject
My father [has] always been a cowboy.
helping verb
My father has [always] been a cowboy.
adverb
My father has always [been] a cowboy.
linking verb
My father has always been a [cowboy].
predicate noun
[Sydney's] disability can be a nuisance.
adjective
Sydney's [disability] can be a nuisance.
subject
Sydney's disability [can] be a nuisance.
helping verb
Sydney's disability can [be] a nuisance.
linking verb
Sydney's disability can be a [nuisance].
predicate noun
[They] were rebels and criminals.
subject
They [were] rebels and criminals.
linking verbs
They were [rebels] and criminals.
predicate noun
They were rebels [and] criminals.
conjunction
They were rebels and [criminals].
predicate noun
The [senior] project has become a school tradition.
adjective
The senior [project] has become a school tradition.
subject
The senior project [has] become a school tradition.
helping verb
The senior project has [become] a school tradition.
linking verb
The senior project has become a [school] tradition.
adjective
The senior project has become a school [tradition].
predicate noun
[That] green tree is a palo verde.
adjective
That [green] tree is a palo verde.
adjective
That green [tree] is a palo verde.
subject
That green tree [is] a palo verde.
linking verb
That green tree is a [palo verde].
predicate noun
[We] are the enemy.
subject
We [are] the enemy.
linking verb
We are the [enemy].
predicate noun
The [children's] safety will remain our primary goal.
adjective
The children's [safety] will remain our primary goal.
subject
The children's safety [will] remain our primary goal.
helping verb
The children's safety will [remain] our primary goal.
linking verb
The children's safety will remain [our] primary goal.
adjective
The children's safety will remain our [primary] goal.
adjective
The children's safety will remain our primary [goal].
predicate noun
[Billy's] tree fort became his Shangri-la.
adjective
Billy's [tree] fort became his Shangri-la.
adjective
Billy's tree [fort] became his Shangri-la.
subject
Billy's tree fort [became] his Shangri-la.
linking verb
Billy's tree fort became [his] Shangri-la.
adjective
Billy's tree fort became his [Shangri-la].
predicate noun
[Sophie] is our cat.
subject
Sophie [is] our cat.
linking verb
Sophie is [our] cat.
adjective
Sophie is our [cat].
predicate noun
[Her] sarcasm was always her coping mechanism.
adjective
Her [sarcasm] was always her coping mechanism.
subject
Her sarcasm [was] always her coping mechanism.
linking verb
Her sarcasm was [always] her coping mechanism.
adverb
Her sarcasm was always [her] coping mechanism.
adjective
Her sarcasm was always her [coping] mechanism.
adjective
Her sarcasm was always her coping [mechanism].
predicate noun
[Wilhelmina] and Gertrude are our friends and our saviors.
subject
Wilhelmina [and] Gertrude are our friends and our saviors.
conjunction
Wilhelmina and [Gertrude] are our friends and our saviors.
subject
Wilhelmina and Gertrude [are] our friends and our saviors.
linking verb
Wilhelmina and Gertrude are [our] friends and our saviors.
adjective
Wilhelmina and Gertrude are our [friends] and our saviors.
predicate noun
Wilhelmina and Gertrude are our friends [and] our saviors.
conjunction
Wilhelmina and Gertrude are our friends and [our] saviors.
adjective
Wilhelmina and Gertrude are our friends and our [saviors].
predicate noun
[This] is becoming a recurring problem.
subject
This [is] becoming a recurring problem.
helping verb
This is [becoming] a recurring problem.
linking verb
This is becoming a [recurring] problem.
adjective
This is becoming a recurring [problem].
predicate noun
[He] probably will be a good father.
subject
He [probably] will be a good father.
adverb
He probably [will] be a good father.
helping verb
He probably will [be] a good father.
linking verb
He probably will be a [good] father.
adjective
He probably will be a good [father].
predicate noun
The [senator] has been a consistent ally.
subject
The senator [has] been a consistent ally.
helping verb
The senator has [been] a consistent ally.
linking verb
The senator has been a [consistent] ally.
adjective
The senator has been a consistent [ally].
predicate noun
[Her] argument was an obvious success.
adjective
Her [argument] was an obvious success.
subject
Her argument [was] an obvious success.
linking verb
Her argument was an [obvious] success.
adjective
Her argument was an obvious [success].
predicate noun
The [team's] lackadaisical attitude is the coach's greatest concern and his first priority.
adjective
The team's [lackadaisical] attitude is the coach's greatest concern and his first priority.
adjective
The team's lackadaisical [attitude] is the coach's greatest concern and his first priority.
subject
The team's lackadaisical attitude [is] the coach's greatest concern and his first priority.
linking verb
The team's lackadaisical attitude is the [coach's] greatest concern and his first priority.
adjective
The team's lackadaisical attitude is the coach's [greatest] concern and his first priority.
adjective
The team's lackadaisical attitude is the coach's greatest [concern] and his first priority.
predicate noun
The team's lackadaisical attitude is the coach's greatest concern [and] his first priority.
conjunction
The team's lackadaisical attitude is the coach's greatest concern and [his] first priority.
adjective
The team's lackadaisical attitude is the coach's greatest concern and his [first] priority.
adjective
The team's lackadaisical attitude is the coach's greatest concern and his first [priority].
predicate noun
The [exonerated] defendant remained a police officer.
adjective
The exonerated [defendant] remained a police officer.
subject
The exonerated defendant [remained] a police officer.
linking verb
The exonerated defendant remained a [police officer].
predicate noun
[Children] are our greatest resource.
subject
Children [are] our greatest resource.
linking verb
Children are [our] greatest resource.
adjective
Children are our [greatest] resource.
adjective
Children are our greatest [resource].
predicate noun
[Bananas] are becoming our biggest export.
subject
Bananas [are] becoming our biggest export.
helping verb
Bananas are [becoming] our biggest export.
linking verb
Bananas are becoming [our] biggest export.
adjective
Bananas are becoming our [biggest] export.
adjective
Bananas are becoming our biggest [export].
predicate noun
[Ripe], juicy strawberries remain our preferred treat.
adjective
Ripe, [juicy] strawberries remain our preferred treat.
adjective
Ripe, juicy [strawberries] remain our preferred treat.
subject
Ripe, juicy strawberries [remain] our preferred treat.
linking verb
Ripe, juicy strawberries remain [our] preferred treat.
adjective
Ripe, juicy strawberries remain our [preferred] treat.
adjective
Ripe, juicy strawberries remain our preferred [treat].
predicate noun
[His] fruit pies will become our absolutely favorite desserts.
adjective
His [fruit] pies will become our absolutely favorite desserts.
adjective
His fruit [pies] will become our absolutely favorite desserts.
subject
His fruit pies [will] become our absolutely favorite desserts.
helping verb
His fruit pies will [become] our absolutely favorite desserts.
linking verb
His fruit pies will become [our] absolutely favorite desserts.
adjective
His fruit pies will become our [absolutely] favorite desserts.
adverb
His fruit pies will become our absolutely [favorite] desserts.
adjective
His fruit pies will become our absolutely favorite [desserts].
predicate noun
[We] considered the decision unfair.
subject
We [considered] the decision unfair.
verb
We considered the [decision] unfair.
direct object
We considered the decision [unfair].
object complement: adjective
[Misty] and Murphy painted their new shed yellow.
subject
Misty [and] Murphy painted their new shed yellow.
conjunction
Misty and [Murphy] painted their new shed yellow.
subject
Misty and Murphy [painted] their new shed yellow.
verb
Misty and Murphy painted [their] new shed yellow.
adjective
Misty and Murphy painted their [new] shed yellow.
adjective
Misty and Murphy painted their new [shed] yellow.
direct object
Misty and Murphy painted their new shed [yellow].
object complement: adjective
[Mrs. Adams] thought our choice wise.
subject
Mrs. Adams [thought] our choice wise.
verb
Mrs. Adams thought [our] choice wise.
adjective
Mrs. Adams thought our [choice] wise.
direct object
Mrs. Adams thought our choice [wise].
object complement: adjective
The [long] vacation left the Walters rested and rejuvenated.
adjective
The long [vacation] left the Walters rested and rejuvenated.
subject
The long vacation [left] the Walters rested and rejuvenated.
verb
The long vacation left the [Walters] rested and rejuvenated.
direct object
The long vacation left the Walters [rested] and rejuvenated.
object complement: adjective
The long vacation left the Walters rested [and] rejuvenated.
conjunction
The long vacation left the Walters rested and [rejuvenated.
object complement: adjective
The [class] elected Donny student representative.
subject
The class [elected] Donny student representative.
verb
The class elected [Donny] student representative.
direct object
The class elected Donny [student] representative.
adjective
The class elected Donny student [representative].
object complement: noun
[She] made the birthday cake delicious.
subject
She [made] the birthday cake delicious.
verb
She made the [birthday] cake delicious.
adjective
She made the birthday [cake] delicious.
direct object
She made the birthday cake [delicious].
object complement: adjective
The [conscientious] jury found the defendant not guilty.
adjective
The conscientious [jury] found the defendant not guilty.
subject
The conscientious jury [found] the defendant not guilty.
verb
The conscientious jury found the [defendant] not guilty.
direct object
The conscientious jury found the defendant [not] guilty.
adverb
The conscientious jury found the defendant not [guilty].
object complement: adjective
The [contractors] made the panic room impenetrable.
subject
The contractors [made] the panic room impenetrable.
verb
The contractors made the [panic] room impenetrable.
adjective
The contractors made the panic [room] impenetrable.
direct object
The contractors made the panic room [impenetrable].
object complement: adjective
The [governor] will appoint Elizabeth the senator's successor.
subject
The governor [will] appoint Elizabeth the senator's successor.
helping verb
The governor will [appoint] Elizabeth the senator's successor.
verb
The governor will appoint [Elizabeth] the senator's successor.
direct object
The governor will appoint Elizabeth the [senator's] successor.
adjective
The governor will appoint Elizabeth the senator's [successor].
object complement: noun
[My] sister and I have always considered our parent's rules strict but fair.
adjective
My [sister] and I have always considered our parent's rules strict but fair.
subject
My sister [and] I have always considered our parent's rules strict but fair.
conjunction
My sister and [I] have always considered our parent's rules strict but fair.
subject
My sister and I [have] always considered our parent's rules strict but fair.
helping verb
My sister and I have [always] considered our parent's rules strict but fair.
adverb
My sister and I have always [considered] our parent's rules strict but fair.
verb
My sister and I have always considered [our] parent's rules strict but fair.
adjective
My sister and I have always considered our [parent's] rules strict but fair.
adjective
My sister and I have always considered our parent's [rules] strict but fair.
direct object
My sister and I have always considered our parent's rules [strict] but fair.
object complement: adjective
My sister and I have always considered our parent's rules strict [but] fair.
conjunction
My sister and I have always considered our parent's rules strict but [fair].
object complement: adjective
[We] declared him the winner.
subject
We [declared] him the winner.
verb
We declared [him] the winner.
direct object
We declared him the [winner].
object complement: noun
The [sunset] turned the sky a beautiful russet color.
subject
The sunset [turned] the sky a beautiful russet color.
verb
The sunset turned the [sky] a beautiful russet color.
direct
The sunset turned the sky a [beautiful] russet color.
adjective
The sunset turned the sky a beautiful [russet] color.
adjective
The sunset turned the sky a beautiful russet [color].
object complement: noun
The [referee] called the game a draw.
subject
The referee [called] the game a draw.
verb
The referee called the [game] a draw.
direct object
The referee called the game a [draw].
object complement: noun
[Juan] named her his greatest influence.
subject
Juan [named] her his greatest influence.
verb
Juan named [her] his greatest influence.
direct object
Juan named her [his] greatest influence.
adjective
Juan named her his [greatest] influence.
adjective
Juan named her his greatest [influence].
object complement: noun
[Ms. Magus] considered Roscoe a literary genius.
subject
Ms. Magus [considered] Roscoe a literary genius.
verb
Ms. Magus considered [Roscoe] a literary genius.
direct object
Ms. Magus considered Roscoe a [literary] genius.
adjective
Ms. Magus considered Roscoe a literary [genius].
object complement: noun
[He] made his concerns public.
subject
He [made] his concerns public.
verb
He made [his] concerns public.
adjective
He made his [concerns] public.
direct object
He made his concerns [public].
object complement: adjective
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