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Pronouns After Linking Verbs. 6-4 P. 285. You have learned that a linking verb can join the subject of a sentence with a predicate noun. A pronoun can replace a predicate noun. Always use subject pronouns after linking verbs. The champions were they. The team members were she and I.

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You have learned that a linking verb can join the subject of a sentence with a predicate noun. A pronoun can replace a predicate noun. Always use subject pronouns after linking verbs.
    • The champions were they.
    • The team members were she and I.
  • To check that the pronoun is correct, reverse the order of the sentence.
which pronoun is correct
Which pronoun is correct?
  • 1. It was (they, them) who found the boat.
  • 2. It was (I, me0 who saw the wreck.
  • 3. The owners of the boat are (they, them).
  • 4. The rescuers were Jake and (we, us).
  • 5. The bravest ones were (her, she) and (him, he)
  • 6. Which of the experienced swimmers was (he, him).
  • 7. That is (he, him) in the life vest.
  • 8. The photographers at the scene were (us, we).
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Which pronoun is correct?
  • 9. The most grateful person at the dock must be (she, her).
  • 10. The heroes are (they, them).
  • 11. It was (we, us) who planted the roses.
  • 12. That is (he, him) now.
  • 13. Our friends are (they, them).
  • 14. The person in the sun hat is (I, me).
  • 15. The gardeners with the best ideas are (him, he) and (her, she).
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