one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
a group of related words that consists of a main verb and one or more helping verbs
a group of words which can replace a verb in a sentence
a main verb plus any auxiliaries
A group of words which have the same function as a verb, eg seguimos cantando.
VP is a syntactic structure composed of the predicative elements of a sentence and functions in providing information about the subject of the sentence.