3. Object of Preposition
5. Predicate Noun
This is what I came up with. I'm sorry if some of them aren't right. I swear i'm not trying to get points, i'm really trying to help.
1. ture, 2. subject 3. appositive 4.
Italicized clause: that he run the mile in less than four minutes.
The noun clause “that he run the mile in less than four minutes” is an appositive because it gives us further information about another noun placed right beside it: “goal.” Besides, it is a nonrestrictive appositive because its information is not essential to the meaning of the sentence (without it, the sentence would still make sense).
Ms. Sampson would not accept my excuse that the bus had broken down
Identify the function of the italicized noun clause in the following sentence:
Object of the preposition "by".
Noun clauses, as nouns, are always objects (of preposition, direct or indirect), subjects, complements or appositives. "What we do" is a noun clause because it has a subject and a verb, and it replaced by any other noun.
Noun clause is a dependent clause which functions as a noun; it can be subject, direct object, indirect object, and object of preposition. Noun clause begins with connectors such as when, whether, why, who, where, etc.
In this sentence Whether Dad arrives in time for the game is the noun clause which is the subject of the sentence.
The italicized noun clause "That he run the mile in less than four minutes" Functions as an Appositive.
Appositive is usually a noun phrase that renames another noun or phrase. The italicized noun clause "That he run the mile in less than four minutes" is a good example of Appositive.
Appositive can be a combination of short or long words, they generally can be referred to as two nouns by which one identifies or defines the other, therefore they work well together. Adding an Appositive to a sentence does not mean that a sentence is incomplete but instead it adds more information about the other noun presented.
We are often judged by what we do. The noun clause 'what we do' is an OBJECT OF A PREPOSITION.
whether dad arrives in time for the game depends on his conference. subject