13 Answered Questions for the topic Subjects
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Subjects Confidence Level Statics
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
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?
What's the subject of the sentence I threw the first pitch in the baseball game
My gueston is to answer my homework
Divide the following sentences into subject and predicate
John is going to the marker