13 Answered Questions for the topic Subjects

07/29/19

Confusing rule about subject-verb agreement?

I am currently working through "The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation" by Jane Straus. In the section on subject-verb agreement the author describes a rule for sentences that begin with "there"... more
Subjects Grammar Clauses

06/24/19

What is the name of this grammatical phenomenon?

I have observed that many native English speakers (esp. American English, in my experience) tend, within the same sentence, to start a new clause whose subject is an element of the previous clause.... more

06/23/19

Implied subject with "i.e."?

Is it required that an `i.e.` clause have an explicit subject? Preferred? *E.g.*, is the following sentence correct? >She was not amenable, i.e., turned him down. Or would it have to be >She... more
Subjects Grammar Verbs Objects

06/22/19

Clauses in Sentences?

I understand that a clause contains (in order) a subject, verb and object, like below: > He let his daughter. "He" is the subject, "let" is the verb and "his daughter" is the object. But what... more

06/17/19

Where is the subject in "as was traditional for unmarried women"?

My senior English teacher was a tad bit confused where the subject for *was* is in this sentence: > As was traditional for unmarried women, Jane lived at home her entire life.
Subjects Esl/esol Speech

03/28/19

can we omit the subject while talking?

ı have read a book and heard of it a lot.someone is talking and says"could not sleep last night" or "just preparing" sentences like that can we always do this or just only while speaking

03/23/19

When can I omit the subject?

Can I omit the subject if it has been mentioned in a preceding sentence? For example, is the phrase inside the parentheses necessary in the below?: >> The sculpture A exhibits degradation... more

03/21/19

Double subject construction?

I've recently been having trouble with constructions that seem to mark two subjects in the same clause. I've only encountered them in ~の方が... constructions, but I can't seem to make sense of them... more

03/20/19

When can I omit the subject?

Can I omit the subject if it has been mentioned in a preceding sentence? For example, is the phrase inside the parentheses necessary in the below?: >> The sculpture A exhibits degradation at... more

05/18/18

A doctor wants to estimate the mean HDL cholesterol of all​ 20- to​ 29-year-old females. How many subjects are needed to estimate the mean HDL cholesterol withi

A doctor wants to estimate the mean HDL cholesterol of all 20- to 29-year-old females. How many subjects are needed to estimate the mean HDL cholesterol within 4 points with 99 % confidence... more
Subjects Class

02/07/18

Is there a classification for class subjects?

Like for example, physics, chemistry, and math are classified into the maths and sciences. What about Humanities and Reading and Writing?
Subjects

09/14/16

What's the subject of the sentence I threw the first pitch in the baseball game

My gueston is to answer my homework
Subjects

06/22/16

Divide the following sentences into subject and predicate

John is going to the marker  

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