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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.


P.A.

  • Terrence is happy.

  • Does the yogurt smell sour?


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