logical subject

noun

Definition of logical subject

: the subject of a sentence that expresses the actual agent of an expressed or implied action (as father in “it is your father speaking”) or that is the thing about which something is otherwise predicated (as to do right in “it is sometimes hard to do right”)

called also real subject

distinguished from grammatical subject

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“Logical subject.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logical%20subject. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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