Subject and predicate exercise
Separate the subject and the predicate in the following sentences.
1. My eighty-year old mother can still read without glasses.
2. Swimming the Palk Straits was one of the greatest achievements of Mihir Sen.
3. A thing of beauty is a joy for ever.
4. The old books in the library are being rebound.
5. An airplane is a flying machine.
6. A piece of land surrounded by water is called an island.
7. Washing our clothes is one of the duties of our servant.
8. To go back on his words was not in King Harishchandra’s nature.
9. A friend of mine works abroad.
10. It was a cold day.
11. To give advice is easy.
12. There are a number of Latin books in the library.
1. Subject – my eighty-year old mother; predicate – can still read without glasses
2. Subject – swimming the Palk Straits; predicate – was one of the greatest achievements of Mihir Sen.
3. Subject – a thing of beauty; predicate – is a joy for ever
4. Subject – the old books in the library; predicate – are being rebound
5. Subject – an airplane; predicate – is a flying machine
6. Subject – a piece of land surrounded by water; predicate – is called an island
7. Subject – washing our clothes; predicate – is one of the duties of our servant
8. Subject – to go back on his words; predicate – was not in King Harishchandra’s nature
9. Subject – a friend of mine; predicate – works abroad
10. Subject – it; predicate – was a cold day
11. Subject – to give advice; predicate – is easy
12. Subject – there; predicate – are a number of Latin books in the library