Every sentence consist of two parts Subject and predicate
Subject – The part of the sentence which names the person or thing we speak about is called the Subject of the sentences.
Predicate – The part of the sentence that tells us something about the subject i.e the person or thing denoted by the subject is called a Predicate
Subject and Predicate Examples –
1) The girls are playing together.
2) The old man was walking slow.
3) The earth goes around the sun.
Let us divide these sentences into Subject and Predicate
SUBJECT – The girls
PREDICATE – are playing together
SUBJECT – The old man
PREDICATE – was walking slow
SUBJECT – The earth
PREDICATE – goes around the sun
Note:- The Subject of a sentence usually come in the beginning, but occasionally it is put after the predicate.
- Here comes the teacher.
- Down fell the oranges.
Note:- In Imperative or Command sentence the Subject is left out as
Come in (it is understood you come in)
Thank him (you thank him s implied)