Simple, Compound, Complete Subjects and Predicates

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20 terms · Identify the simple, complete, or compound subjects and simple, complete or compound predicates in these sentences.

What is the simple subject:
Twiggy ate the mouse.

Twiggy

What is the simple predicate:
Twiggy ate the mouse.

ate

What is the simple subject:
When Twiggy was three, she had a short tail.

she

What is the simple predicate:
When Twiggy was three, she had a short tail.

had

What is the complete subject:
While Twiggy sat on the porch, a giant fluffy ugly squirrel ran right in front of her face.

a giant fluffy ugly squirrel

What is the complete predicate:
While Twiggy sat on the porch, a giant fluffy ugly squirrel ran right in front of her face.

ran right in front of her face

What is the complete subject:
The gallant Mr. Hepworth proposed to Ms. Czapski, and now they are Mr. and Mrs. Hepworth.

The gallant Mr. Hepworth/
now they

What is the complete predicate:
The gallant Mr. Hepworth proposed to Ms. Czapski, and now they are Mr. and Mrs. Hepworth.

proposed to Ms. Czapski/
are Mr. and Mrs. Hepworth.

What is the simple subject:
The loud blue jay was afraid of Twiggy the beastly cat.

jay

What is the complete predicate:
Twiggy lays on the couch like a princess with her paws folded neatly under her chunky body.

lays on the couch like a princess with her paws folded neatly under her chunky body.

What is the complete subject:
Pink lemonade makes me happy.

Pink lemonade

What is the complete subject:
Twiggy's front paws were covered in mud when she walked outside.

Twiggy's front paws

What is the simple predicate:
Twiggy's front paws were covered in mud when she walked outside.

were covered

Where should the line go to separate the complete subject and predicate:
If I do not get to see Twiggy and my students every day, I will be very sad.

I / will

Where should the line go to separate the complete subject and predicate:
My favorite shows, The Office and America's Next Top Model, always compete for my attention after school.

Model / always

Where should the line go to separate the complete subject and predicate:
Every summer, Twiggy, my white and grey cat, loves to frolic in the bright green grass.

cat / love

What is the simple subject:
Twiggy's twitching ears pick up mysterious sounds that humans cannot hear.

ears

What is the simple predicate:
With fur that is softer than velvet, my cat is lovely to pet.

is

Where should the line go to separate the complete subject and predicate:
At 9 p.m. every night, like clockwork, Twiggy demands her soft food.

Twiggy / demands

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Twiggy will be thinking positive thoughts for you!

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