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Anonymous:Could someone break this down grammatically for me?
One thing that I'd really miss is my mom's cooking.
Subject: One thing
noun: mom's cooking
Is that right? oNe more thing...what's the difference between a noun and a subject? Isn't a subject a noun?
that I would really miss = restrictive relative clause, noun clause, appositive, modifies (define) the subject.
is = linking verb
my mom's cooking is the subject complement
AnonymousCould someone break this down grammatically for me?It is called adjective relative clause that modifies one thing .
A noun can be a subject but a subject is not always be a noun. For example, a subject can be a noun clause as well.
Inchoateknowledgeone thing =subject
Anonymous:actually "one thing I"d really miss" is the noun phrase acting as the subject of the sentence
the verb : is
AnonymousYes, it's right.
Anonymous:I believe that the
subject is the whole noun phrase: One thing that i'd really miss.
the noun is: thing
relative clause: i'd really miss
object: mom's cooking
so as you can see the subject is not a noun but is a noun phrase.
I hope this is right
Anonymous:One thing I'd really miss is my mom's cooking.
One thing I'd really miss is the noun phrase. It is made up of a noun (One thing) and a relative clause (I'd really miss).
The noun phrase can go before or after the verb be. In this example it's before be (is).
Hence, it's also the subject. Be is an irregular verb.
A relative clause is defined as a clause that modifies a noun in a sentence or in a noun phrase.
Anonymous:It is unwritten rule of the grammar that the subject of the sentence is always a noun. However you will find the sentences like " so busy was she planting her seeds, that she did not notice me." but these type of sentences fall under the category Cleft Sentence.
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