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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Simple Sentences

 
 
Tom sings. Subject Tom
Verb sings
Tom is singing a song. Subject Tom
Verb is singing
Tom and Mary are singing a lovely song. Subject Tom and Mary (plural)
Verb are singing (plural)
Tom and Mary are singing a lovely old song to their baby daughter. Subject Tom and Mary (plural)
Verb are singing (plural)
Pronoun their (plural)
The cat is black. Subject cat
Verb is
The black cat is sitting on the red chair. Subject cat
Verb is sitting
The black cat sitting on the red chair is hungry. Subject cat
Verb is
One of the cats is black.
Neither of the cats is black.
Each of the cats is black.
Subject one of/neither of/each of the cats (singular)
Verb is (singular)
A few of the cats are black.
Some of the cats are black.
Both of the cats are black.
Subject a few of/some of/both of the cats (plural)
Verb are (plural)