English Grammar Lessons
Simple Subject - Glossary of Terms
The simple subject is the term used for the actual word that
is the subject of the verb. The simple subject may have
before or after it, but once these are removed, the word left is the simple
The hungry fox
darted across the yard.
("The" and "hungry" are
modifiers for the simple subject "fox".)
The small carton
of nails was found under the seat.
("The", "small" and
"of nails" are modifiers for the simple subject
Lord's extensive collection
of coins is on display until June.
[show me the simple subject]
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