Writing

This page is about writing. Writing is a verb. Page is a noun. 'The page' is the subject of the sentence 'is about writing' is the predicate of the sentence. The page will tell you about how to write correct English sentences. Examples of complete sentences:

  • The horse runs.
  • The dog bites.
  • The car rolls.
  • The basketball bounces.
  • Mother cooks.
  • Dad teaches John.

Notice each sentence has a subject and a predicate. A subject includes a noun. A predicate includes a verb. A noun is a thing or a person. A verb is action word. Examples of above sentences:

  • Horse is the subject of the first example. It is also a noun.
  • Dog is the subject of the second example. It is also a noun.
  • The car is the subject of the third example. It is also a noun.
  • Basketball is the subject of the fourth example. It is also a noun.
  • Mother is the subject of the fifth sentence. It is also a noun.
  • Dad is the subject of the sixth sentence. It is also a noun.
  • Runs is the predicate of the first sentence. It is also verb.
  • Bites is the predicate of the second sentence. It is also verb.
  • Rolls is the predicate of the third sentence. It is also verb.
  • Bounces is the predicate of the fourth sentence. It is also verb.
  • Cooks is the predicate of the fifth sentence. It is also verb.
  • Teaches is the predicate of the sixth sentence. It is also verb.

Notice that the subjects are nouns and things. Notice the predicates are verbs. Verbs are action words.

Here are some examples of incomplete sentences:

  • Horse
  • Leaf
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Runs
  • Is brown
  • The Dog
  • A wonderful day
  • walking in the woods

Notice that the above examples do not include subjects and predicates. They do not include nouns and verbs. Therefore, they are incomplete sentences. Incomplete sentences are like incomplete thoughts. They do not convey complete ideas.