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    Simple or Compound sentence- You and I would rather see that angel

    I have learnt that when two or more nouns are joined by and, they are not separate subjects to the same verb, but one compound (double or multiple) subject to the plural verb following. For example,

    1) He and his friend left the place.

    2) The man and his wife were poor.

    In the sentences above, "He and his friend" and "The man and his wife" are the compound or double or multiple subjects to the verb "left" and "were" respectively and the sentences are simple.

    Now, I want to know whether the following sentence is simple or compound.

    A) You and I would rather see that angel.
    Last edited by Barman; 26-Oct-2020 at 15:38.

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    Re: Simple or Compound sentence- You and I would rather see that angel

    It's a simple sentence:
    You and I (subject) would rather see (verb) that angel (object).
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    Re: Simple or Compound sentence- You and I would rather see that angel

    The sentence is simple but the subject is compound.

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