In this sentence I am suppose to give the simple subject and simple predicate.
1. The clay is usually hard and brittle at first.
simple subject is clay and
simple predicate is the word is
2. The soft clay is then shaped into a cup, a bowl, or a vase.
simple subject is clay
simple is -- is shaped Is this right?
some would start successful businesses.
some would start successful businesses. what the simple subject and predeciate