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What are compound subjects and compound objects?

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See explanation.


A subject or an object of a sentence is compound if it describes 2 or more things or people.


Compound Subjects

Mary and Jane went to the same school.

In this sentence the subject describes 2 people, so it is a compound subject.

Love and hate are 2 opposite feelings.

Here the compound subject describes 2 different ideas (feelings)

Compound Objects

Last summer I visited Italy and France

I like sport and books