FOR DIFFERENCIATING THE SUBJECT AND PREDICATE THE TWO SENTENCES GIVEN IN THE EXPLANATION ARE:-
- SHE MOVED THE BOX
- THE LADY TALKING ON THE PHONE IS MY FATHER'S COUSIN
IN THE FIST SENTENCE "SHE" IS THE SUBJECT AND MOVED THE BOX IS THE PREDICATE.
IN THE SECOND SENTENCE"THE LADY TALKING ONTHE PHONE" IS THE SUBJECT
AND IS MY FATHER'S COUSIN IS THE PREDICATE
IN THE FIRST SENTENCE THE SUBJECT DOESN'T HAVE A VERB BUT IN THE SECOND SENTENCE THE VERB IS IN THE PREDICATE HOW?
The subject of a sentence refers to a noun, pronoun or group of words that acts as a noun.
In the first sentence, the subject is 'she'. Here, the pronoun 'she' is used in the place of a noun.
In the second sentence, the group of words 'The lady talking on the phone' acts as a noun. Hence, it is the subject.
Predicate always consists of the verb.
For example, 'moved the box", 'is my father's cousin'. Here 'moved' and 'is' are verbs.