Need help with English grammar (study guide)

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Select the letter of the choice that identifies the function of the word or phrase in quotes in the following sentence:

Rock collecting "can be" a lifelong hobby

A. simple subject

B. simple predicate

C. complete subject

D. complete predicate

Apr 29th, 2015

Answer:  B

Explanation:  "can be" is a simple verb, so it is a simple predicate.

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