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Predicate - Glossary of Terms


The predicate is the part of the sentence that makes a statement about the subject.  The predicate usually tells what the subject is doing, or what is happening to the subject.


Adam lives in Bangor.
  subject       predicate

The telegram contained exciting news.
The girls in our office are experienced instructors.
Interactive example:
Dawn made a daisy chain over 15 feet long. [show me the predicate]
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