Questions tagged with subject

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The sense subject is different from the subject
I'm just wondering why these are OK "Measurements were taken using a hardness tester." "Bibliographic searches were performed by accessing ...
sense subject 0 votes, asked Jul 28 by Keiko Tamura
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the same subject
I had done my homework for two hours before I got home. I had been doing my homework for two ...
the same subject 0 votes, asked Jun 20 by Emma
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Subject and Object
How can you tell the subject of a sentence apart from the object?
subject object 0 votes, asked Jun 15 by Rachel M
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relative noun verb agreement
[The Egyptians built the pyramids out of giant stone blocks that weight several thousand kilograms each.] weight or weights, which ...
relative pronoun subject verb aggreement 0 votes, asked May 23 by jerry pan
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Which verb?
From this Union was born John and Tony OR were born John and Tony????
subject verb agreement +1 vote, asked May 06 by Nancy Sasgen
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Subject/Verb/Object-Complement
Struggling with identifying these in the following sentences. Would like to make sure I am on the right track. Some ...
subject verb object phrases grammar 0 votes, asked Mar 28 by Shane
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Quick subject identification.
What is the subject(s) of the following sentence? There is a house in new orleans whose veranda is lines with ...
subject subject-verb 0 votes, asked Feb 21 by Justin Oliver
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Is "Not so" a sentence?
Hi. I'm in the legal profession. It's relatively common in legal writing to encounter the phrase "Not so" used as ...
Sentence subject verb not so +1 vote, asked Feb 16 by Ben Burkett
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Both of them...
Is it correct to say, "Both of them went to the movies"? Them is an object pronoun and so shouldn't ...
subject object they Them both 0 votes, asked Jan 27 by Jenny
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Subject of a verb or a sentence
As far as I know, the grammatical terms 'subject' and 'object' are related to verbs. But we do hear such ...
subject +2 votes, asked Dec 28 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Identify the type of sentence.
Identify the italic part of the sentence below. Although she pretends otherwise, Martha can't stand the haughty people at her ...
predicate subject objects object complement +1 vote, edited Nov 13 '15 by Salman Khan
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What is the subject of this sentence? What is the predicate?
Please HELP. I am trying to help my 5th grade brother with his grammar hw and this one is confusing ...
predicate subject homework identify 0 votes, asked Oct 05 '15 by Britney Vedia
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Grammar, simple present
"Features like hands-off allow the user to ... " OR "features like hands-off allows the user to ..."
grammar simplepresent subject 0 votes, asked Aug 23 '15 by Naram Muhesen
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Is or Are?
"Our love and passion for cars is at the heart of everything we do." "Our love and passion for cars ...
is are singular plural subject +2 votes, asked Aug 13 '15 by Tiffany
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How do I know if it's an adjective or just part of the subject?
For example: "The Miami Heat players are pretty alright at basketball." Is the subject "The Miami Heat players" or is ...
adjective subject grammar adjectives subjects 0 votes, asked Jul 22 '15 by Jason C
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Extra pronouns
Is there a rule about using extra pronouns in a sentence? For example, "The school board, THEY voted," "A teenager, ...
pronouns subject 0 votes, asked Jul 17 '15 by Lynne Spratley
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Subject and verb agreements
I go with the first sentence is correct but I am not sure. Which one is correct? I'm looking for ...
subject verb agreement 0 votes, asked Jul 15 '15 by Yena A.
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Pronoun usage (subject or object?)
In the following sentence, would "I" or "me" be correct?All of the English teachers, including Mrs. Sanford and I/me, were ...
pronoun subject object 0 votes, asked May 15 '15 by Sara
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Functions of the Noun: Subject vs Noun in Apposition
In the sentence, "Holden, you need to write this letter yourself.", what are the functions of both "Holden and "you"? ...
subject appositive pronoun 0 votes, asked May 13 '15 by Centaurdust146
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subject/verb
Please find the subject and verb in the sample sentence below: In my class is where you'll find the markers. ...
subject verb 0 votes, asked May 02 '15 by Fian
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Me before you
The other day my friend said, "me and you have similar taste in music", I noted the me should never ...
Me you pronoun object subject 0 votes, asked Feb 20 '15 by Katrina
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Who vs whom
I know the basic rules for when to use "who" or "whom," but sometimes I get a little confused. For ...
subject pronoun object who whom 0 votes, asked Feb 12 '15 by Joshua Neumann
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Double subject or object
Intuitively, I believe the punctuation in these sentences are correct: "Dr. Peterson, my physician, told me I should avoid dairy." ...
subject object pronoun pronouns punctuation 0 votes, asked Dec 12 '14 by Jonathan
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Subject and predicate identify
"During Mozart’s final years in Vienna, while he was famous but quite poor, he composed many of his best known ...
subject verb predicate modifiers 0 votes, asked Nov 29 '14 by Arthur Acaster
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Implied Subjects
Is it considered improper grammar to leave out a subject in a sentence if you have previously stated the subject? ...
you subject 0 votes, asked Nov 08 '14 by Alex Bieser
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How to punctuate when the subject is a question
in the following sentences: My question was, where were you on the night of December 17? The problem is, can ...
punctuation questions subject 0 votes, asked Oct 23 '14 by Jonathan
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Commas after series in compound subjects.
I have a recurring problem with sentences that have compound subjects. Here's an example: "Being the best person you can ...
commas commaplacement series subject 0 votes, asked Oct 07 '14 by Keith Edwin Schooley
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Subject-verb agreement when a preposional phrase follows the subject
Merriam Webster gives: "Grammar is the set of rules that explain how words are used in a language." I believe ...
subject verb agreement +1 vote, asked Sep 29 '14 by Mark McDowell
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Subject and object when the verb is 'to be'
I have difficulty defining what is the subject and what is the object in the sentence: "The main application of ...
subject object 0 votes, asked Sep 17 '14 by Serafim S
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Subject Verb Agreement
OK, can someone please give me feedback on the following sentences: 1) I personally think the beer and skittles have ...
subject verb agreement 0 votes, asked Aug 25 '14 by creztor
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