(1) Julian likes bagels.
(2) If there is butter on top of the bagel. = adverbial clause that tells
you under what conditions Julian likes bagels.
(3) If is a conjunction that connects two sentences:
Julian likes bagels.
+ There is butter on top of the bagel.
Most grammar books say to ignore "there" when you analyze
a sentence Thus:
is butter on top of the bagel.
Regular order: butter is on top of the bagel.
Subject= butter; verb = is; on top of the bagel = prepositional
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