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The predicate is "the part of a sentence which contains the verb and gives information about the subject: In the sentence 'We went to the airport', 'went to the airport' is the predicate."
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

Using the example, "We went to the airport", the sentence can be broken out as follows:

  • Subject: We
  • Verb: went
  • Object: airport
  • Predicate: went to the airport

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