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    What is the subject?

    In this example what is the subject of this sentence?

    Suppose he stole a gun and committed a crime with it.

    What is this type of construction called and what is the subject of suppose?

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    Re: What is the subject?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dearleader View Post
    In this example what is the subject of this sentence?

    Suppose he stole a gun and committed a crime with it.

    What is this type of construction called and what is the subject of suppose?
    This is an imperative sentence:
    "[You] suppose he stole a gun ..."
    The implied subject is "you". This is the case generally for imperative sentences.

    Some imperative sentences have specific subjects:
    "Charles, eat your breakfast!" Here the subject is "Charles".

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