"Swimming is one of the healthiest exercises."

In the above example if SWIMMING is subject please let me know what grammatical label can be given to the word "exercises"

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It's an "object of a preposition".


It is a plural noun.

It is part of the phrase "one of the healthiest exercises", which is the subject complement of "swimming".

Within the phrase, "one" is a noun, which is modified by a prepositional phrase "of the healthiest exercises". So "exercises" is the object of the preposition "of".

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