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Autor:  Tom
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Data:  12/ABR/2005 12:35 PM
Assunto:  Re: Where is the subject?
 
Mensagem:  There were ten boys in the classroom.
Here they say "there" is the subject.

The subject is "boys" and were is the verb. There is an adverb and modifies were.

There were pictures on all the walls.
Here they say pictures is the subject and that "there" is called an expletive.

I think this is the same. Pictures is the subject, were is the verb and the modifying adverb is there.



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Where is the subject?  –  Paula  12/ABR/2005, 10:02 AM
Re: Where is the subject?  –  Johannes  12/ABR/2005, 10:16 AM
Re: Where is the subject?  –  Paula  12/ABR/2005, 11:18 AM
Re: Where is the subject?  –  José Roberto  12/ABR/2005, 12:37 PM
Re: Where is the subject?  –  Johannes  12/ABR/2005, 1:01 PM
Re: Where is the subject?  –  Maria Valeska  13/ABR/2005, 12:08 PM
Re: Where is the subject?  –  José Roberto  13/ABR/2005, 12:25 PM
Re: Where is the subject?  –  Johannes  13/ABR/2005, 4:15 PM
 Re: Where is the subject?  –  Tom  12/ABR/2005, 12:35 PM

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