Treasury secretary says proposal is key to restoring confidence in mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
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Treasury secretary = noun used as the subject in this sentence
says = verb
[proposal.....Freddie Mac] = noun clasue used as the object of the sentence.
proposal = noun used as the subject of the clause
is = verb
key = noun used as the complement of the clause
to = preposition
restoring = Gerund used as the object of the preposition [to]
confidence = noun used as the object of the gerund [restoring]
in = preposition
mortgage = noun used as an adjective in this case to modify [giants]
finance = noun used as an adjective to modify [giants]
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac = Proper nouns used as the appositive of the word [giants] in this sentence.
Hope this helps.Source(s): my knowledge