Re: The subject
The verb in a question also has a subject.
Originally Posted by The apprentice
The subject normally comes before the verb, but note:
The subject is the naming part of a sentence. It appears before the verb to show: a) what the sentece is about; b) who or what performs the action. c) after the subject it comes the verb.
Here comes the train.
Rarely have I seen such a beautiful sight.
It could be argued that 'I' is the subject of the auxiliary verb BE - which is why we use 'am' rather than 'is' or 'are'.
1) I was cooking. I = The subject of the verb COOK
Last edited by Barb_D; 02-Jan-2014 at 20:26.
Reason: tiny typo
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