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3.5 Subjects: Simple Subjects

Application 6
  Instructions

In each sentence below, find the phrases beginning with in, of, about, on or for. Write those phrases in the first box beneath each sentence. If there is more than one, separate them with a comma and a space. Check your answers. Then find the simple subject and verb, put them in the second box, and check those answers with the computer's response.

Example: This winter, the baseball gloves in the basement of our home became moldy.
Phrase: in the basement, of our home
Subject and verb: gloves became

1. Farley's advice about the care and treatment of leather must have fallen on deaf ears.
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2. Some of the gloves in the bin were spoiled completely.
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3. Still, a few of them were still usable.
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4. That smelly reconditioning oil for leather has restored Aaron's favorite glove.
Phrase(s):
Subj/Verb:
  
5. The rest of the players weren't so lucky.
Phrase(s):
Subj/Verb:
  

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