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More complements. Predicate nominatives and adjectives. What are PNs and PAs?. This is a complement that identifies or modifies the subject of a linking verb . NO ACTION VERB!!!!!!!!!! Predicate nominatives (P.N.) and predicate adjectives (P.A.)are the two types. Predicate nominative.

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more complements

More complements

Predicate nominatives and adjectives

what are pns and pas
What are PNs and PAs?
  • This is a complement that identifies or modifies the subject of a linking verb.
  • NO ACTION VERB!!!!!!!!!!
  • Predicate nominatives (P.N.) and predicate adjectives (P.A.)are the two types.
predicate nominative
Predicate nominative
  • Identifies or refers to the subject of a linking verb.
    • Do you remember what those things are?
  • May be a noun, pronoun or word group that functions as a noun.
p n examples
P.N. examples
  • Andrew is the state champion.
  • Who is state champion?
  • The state champion is the Carrie.
predicate adjective
Predicate adjective
  • This is an adjective that is in the predicate that modifies the subject of a linking verb.
    • Fluffy was dirty.
  • Do not assume that every adjective in the predicate is a P.A.
  • Fluffy was a dirty dog. This is a plain adjective – not a P.A.
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P.A.
  • Terrence is happy.
  • Does the yogurt smell sour?
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