What is the simple subject in the below sentence ?


Here, then, is the crux of the matter.

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Here, then, is the crux of the matter.

If you rephrase it:

The crux of the matter is here.

I have omitted "then" as it is irrelevant for the answer to your question.

Which is syntactically equivalent to:

The man is here.

Since "the man" is the subject of this sentence, "the crux of the matter" is the subject in the above sentence.

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