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How do I find the simple subject and predicate for these sentences.

There was much interest in Oriental culture.

There were questions (S) about (P)this form of drama.

There is some truth to these stories.

Here is a photograph of him in Tokyo.

Is there a shot of David at a tea ceremony.

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  1. The simple subject is the verb. The simple subject is the person or think that is doing the action.

    There was much interest in Oriental culture

    Simple subject: interest
    Simple predicate: was

    Note: the introductory words, here and there are not part of the simple subject or simple predicate.

    I'll be glad to check your answers for the rest of these sentences.

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  2. There were questions about this form of drama.
    Sub- questions
    Pred- about

    There is some truth to these stories.
    Sub- truth
    Pred- is

    Here is a photograph of him in Tokyo.
    Sub- photograph
    Pred- is

    Is there a shot of David at a tea ceremony.
    Sub- shot
    Pred-is

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