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    What is the subject of this sentence:

    Her mistake cost us the game.

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    Re: subject?

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    What is the subject of this sentence:

    Her mistake cost us the game.
    ***NOT A TEACHER***Teachers advise that you first find the verb. Then ask yourself who or what did it. "Tom speaks three languages." (1) What is the verb? ""Speaks." (2) Who speaks? "Tom." Thus, "Tom" is the subject.

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    Her mistake is the subject.


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    'mistake' is the simple subject; 'her mistake' is the complete subject.

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