Predicate Adjectives, Definition and Example Sentences PDF Worksheet For Students
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Predicate adjectives defines the general subject of a sentence. This kind of semantic word is normally used after the subject of the sentence, which is a pronoun or noun. The descriptive word is also linked to any sentence that contains a link in its content. The linking verb functions to connect any verb with a descriptive name, word or pronoun.
Why Predicate Adjectives Matters?
Predicate adjectives are important for two different reasons. These;
The envelope is not used where adjective is required.
A linking verb should only be completed with a predicate adjective or predicate candidate (ie a pronoun or noun). It can never be completed by an envelope. For example;
- Your dinner tastes badly. (False)
(The word ‘’tastes’’ functions as a linking verb. ‘’Badly’’ functions as an envelope that cannot be used to complete a linking verb in general.)
- Your dinner tastes bad. (True)