The Subjects and Predicted
Subject : Which (person, animal, place or things) is spoken about is called subject.
- The ship sails in the river.
Jenny is talking to Rony.
The cow grazes in the field.
The aeroplane files in the sky.
Here, the ship, Jenny, The cow and the aeroplane are spoken about. So there are Subjects.
Predicates: Similarly, sails in the sea, is talking to Rony, grazes in the field is said about the different Subjects. So these are predicates.
What is said about a Subject is called Predicate.
1. Below some sentences are given. Divide these sentences into Subjects and Predicates and make a list.
(I) Jack and Jill went up the hill. _________ __________.
(II) Vegetables grow on trees. _________ __________.
(III) He cut his hand with a knife. _________ __________.
(IV) The moon moves around the earth. _________ __________.
(V) It can be done very easy _________ __________.
(VI) I caught the boy who stole your ring. _________ __________.
(VII) Birds live in their nests. _________ __________.
(VIII) The girls who was play did not play. _________ __________.
(IX) Moti’s father is a doctor. _________ __________.
(X) Schools are closed on Sunday. _________ __________.
(XI) The bucket is fullof milk. _________ __________.
(XII) The police have caught the theif. _________ __________.
(XIII) Water is essential for health. _________ __________.
(XIV) The postman brings letter to our home ________ __________.
- Complete the sentence with appropriate Subject or Predicate.
__________________ lay eggs.
The black shirt __________________.
______________ drank Some cold drink kept in the kitchen.
The ship __________________.
__________________ must respect our elders.
The book __________________.
__________________ likes milk.
Bread and butter __________________.
__________________ was not happy yesterday.
Uday and Ravi __________________.
India and Pakistan __________________.
__________________ has been raining since 3 p.m.
The roof __________________.
__________________ broke out in the morning.
__________________ is going to Delhi
The grandmother __________________.
Many girls __________________.
The poem __________________.
__________________ will come tomorrow.
3. Match each group of words of columns ‘A’ with the right of words of columns ‘B’.
- English is the busiest seaport. =_______.
Students take cow’s milk health. =_______.
London is made of street. =_______.
Kolkata is spoekn all over the world. =______.
The baby is crying for milk. =_______.
We live in the forest. =_______.
The book should get up early in the morning. =_.
Children is the capital of England =_______.
Lions has fifty pages. =_______.
The glass should not take tea. =_______.
Complete the following sentences by adding predicates to them.
The tiger ____________________________________________.
My younger brother ____________________________________.
Our school ___________________________________________.
Madan and Meera _____________________________________.
The aeroplane _________________________________________.
The book ____________________________________________.
These flowers _________________________________________.
Those house __________________________________________.
10 Raman ______________________________________________.
12 Delhi ________________________________________________.
13 This play ground ______________________________________.
14 Our toy ______________________________________________.