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What is the subject (of a sentence)?

a word (noun/pronoun) which does the action/state expressed by the verb.

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What is the predicate (of a sentence)?

Mostly a verb. It's what is said about the subject.

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What is a direct object?

A word that specifies who/what is directly affected by the verb.

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What is an indirect object?

A word that specifies who/what is indirectly affected by the verb and who/what receives the direct object. It usually has a preposition attached to it, though not always.

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What is a noun?

The name of any person/place or thing.

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What is a pronoun?

A word used to replace a noun. i.e. he/she/it.

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What is a adjective?

A word that adds further description to a noun.

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What is a verb?

A word that states an action, state or occurence.

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What is an adverb?

A word that adds further description to a verb. How the action was performed.

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What is a preposition?

A word in front of a noun or pronoun to indicate how it fits into the rest of the sentence. E.g. to, into, upon, at. etc.

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What is a conjunction?

A word that joins together two sentences, clauses or words. E.g. and, but, because, also. Etc.

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What is an article?

A word joined to a noun to qualify its meaning. E.g. a/an, the. Etc. (Greek doesn't have an indefinite article)