Friday
August 1, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by freddy on Sunday, February 4, 2007 at 1:51pm.

Please diagram the following sentence:
The nickname for the state of Virginia is "Mother of Presidents."

My grandaughter just called and wanted to know what was the verb in the above sentence.

"is" is the verb in that sentence.

nickname (subject) is ( linking verb) "Mother of Presidents" ( predicate nominative)

"for the state" prep.ph modifying nickname, "of Virginia" prep ph. modifying state.



Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is a very good site to learn how to diagram sentences.

(Broken Link Removed)

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

english - in which of the following sentence is the verb in the active voice?a....
English - Trying to help my grandaughter do her homework. Please help! They are ...
PRACTICAL ENGLISH PROCTORED EXAM - In which of the following sentences is the ...
English 9 grade - HOW COULD I CREATE A SENTENCE USING THREE ADJECTIVES A ...
history - What is the meaning of virginia's state nickname.
history - What is the virginia state nickname meaning.
english - the mother seal looks fat and scary. in this sentence is the verb used...
English - I agree with your correction but as I found the following sentence in ...
English - What is the verb or verb phrase in the sentence: Her mother, Naomi, is...
English - Thank you Ms. Sue and SraJMMcGin for your help. SraJMMcGin thanks for ...

Search
Members