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1

Find the indirect object in the following sentence;
Remind her that the deadline is approaching.

Her- is the indirect object

2

Find the direct object in the following sentence;
Did you join Rob in Bermuda?

Rob- is the direct object.

3

Find the direct object in the following sentence;
Take this wrench to Amelia.

Wrench- is the direct object.

4

Find the indirect object in the following sentence;
John played his songs for Paul.

Paul- is the indirect object.

5

Find the indirect object in the following sentence;
Serve him the eggnog.

Him-is the indirect object.

6

Find the direct object in the following sentence;
Get inside the car.

Car- is the direct object.

7

Find the direct object in the following sentence;
Hand me the ring.

Ring- is the direct object.

8

Find the indirect object in the following sentence;
Can you tell me where the penguins are?

Me- is the indirect object.

9

Identify every part of speech in the following sentence;
Allegra and I went to the mall to look for prom dresses.

Nouns: Allegra/I-proper noun, Mall(countable and common, dresses(countable/common).
Verbs: went(first person, plural, simple past, declarative, active) to buy:(infinitive).
Adjective: prop(what type of dress)
Conjunction: And
Preposition: to
Prepositional phrase: to the mall
Article: The

10

Is the following a complete sentence?
Under the table the carpet.

No
Sentence doesn't have a verb

11

Why is the following a fragment?
Is always late for class.

The subject is missing, Who?

12

Why isn't this a sentence?
The car that will impress your friends.

Dependent clause, which cannot stand alone as sentences; they need independent clauses to complete their meaning.

13

Is the following a complete sentence?
All of the king's horses and all the king's men.

No. Sentence has no predicate. We don't know what all of the king's horse's and all the king's men are doing.

14

Why isn't the following a sentence?
The prancing cheerleaders.

This phrase has a subject, but no verb.

15

Is the following a sentence?
Thought long and hard.

No. because it has no subject. We don't know who thought long and hard.

16

What is the simple subject in the following sentence?
The strange tall man ran the marathon in a duck costume.

Man. The simple subject is the noun or pronoun that the sentence is about. Ignore the adjectives that modify that noun when searching for the simple subject.

17

What is the simple subject in the following sentence?
The southern states are warmer than the northern states.

States- is the simple subject of the sentence.

18

What is the complete subject in the following sentence?
The strange tall man ran the marathon in a duck costume.

The strange tall man- The complete subject includes all the adjectives modifying the simple subject.

19

What is the complete subject in the following sentence?
The bedraggled troops slowly marched home.

The bedraggled troops- is the complete subject.

20

How many subjects are in the following sentence>
The Yankees, the Red Sox, and the Marlins all won games last night.

There's just one subject, but it's a compound subject.

21

What is the complete subject in the following sentence?
The octagon-shaped sign is a stop sign.

The octagon-shaped sign: is the complete subject.

22

What is the compound subject of this sentence?
The gym teacher and the parking lot monitor are dating.

The gym teacher and the parking lot monitor- is the compound subject.

23

Make this a sentence by adding a predicate:
The man in the yellow raincoat.

One possibility: The man in the yellow raincoat-likes monkeys.

24

What is the simple predicate in the following sentence?
My bedroom looks messier today.

Looks: is the main verb in the sentence, and -is- therefore is the simple predicate.

25

What is the simple predicate in the following sentence?
Shrimp belong int he ocean.

Belong: is the simple predicate.

26

What kind of predicate does the following sentence have?
While sunbathing, I use SPF 45 and wear a giant hat.

A compound predicate. Use/Wear- both describe the action of the subject.

27

What is the simple predicate in the following sentence?
If the students have been sufficiently prepared, they will pass the national exam.

Pass is the simple predicate. (If the students have been sufficiently prepared- is a dependent clause.)

28

Find the subject in the following sentence.
Although no one was listening, Zeke continued to rant.

Zeke- is the subject.

29

What is a sentence?

A sentence is a group of words that forms a complete thought. A sentence must contain both a subject and a predicate.

30

What is a predicate?

The predicate conveys what the subject does or is. The predicate contains a verb or verb phrase.