Simple and Complex Subjects | Practice
Based on the lesson about simple and complex subjects, identify the complex subject and the simple subject of each of the following sentences.
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Complex subject: two of my high school friends
Simple subject: two
Complex subject: John’s behavior at office parties
Simple subject: (John’s) behavior
Complex subject: the number of stars in the Universe
Simple subject: the number
Complex subject: A major difficulty in learning Japanese
Simple subject: a (major) difficulty
Complex subject: understanding the elements composing a sentence
Simple subject: understanding
Complex subject: the car parked behind the building
Simple subject: the car
Complex subject: a group of scientists from different research facilities
Simple subject: a group
Complex subject: the southern part of the state of Texas
Simple subject: the (southern) part
Complex subject: the majority of the residents in the small town
Simple subject: the majority
Complex subject: the scientist at the university
Simple subject: the scientist
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