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What follows a linking or action verb

WHAT FOLLOWS A LINKING VERB?

A linking verb (known as a copula) is normally followed by either a COMPLEMENT (which may be either a noun or an adjective), or an ADVERBIAL. For example, in He is my father, 'is' is the linking verb and 'my father' is the Complement (noun phrase). Similarly, in David is happy, 'is' is the linking verb and 'happy' is the complement (adjective). As in those examples, the linking verb is most often a form of 'be', although 'become', 'feel', seem' are also commonly used linking verbs. As those examples show, the Complement tells you about the subject, either by renaming it (father) or by describing it (happy). The analysis in both is S-V-C.

The other structure that may follow a linking verb is an Adverbial which typically tells you where the subject is, for example in John is in the garden, 'is' is again the linking verb and the prepositional phrase 'in the garden' an adverbial. This time the sentence would be analysed S-V-A.

WHAT FOLLOWS AN ACTION VERB?

Most verbs are not in fact linking verbs. One type of non-linking verb is the dynamic verb (sometimes called an action verb). Here the subject is actively involved in a specific action, e.g. 'kick, 'run', 'eat'. Often, action verbs require something to complete their meaning, but sometimes they don't. The important thing is to look at how the verb is being used. For example, the verb phrase 'is eating' can be used in three different ways:

1. With an object: in Alan is eating his lunch, 'is eating' is an action verb and 'his lunch' is an object. The sentence is thus analysed as S-V-O. When verbs are used like this with an object they are said to be 'transitive'.

2. Without an object: in Alan is eating, 'is eating' is the action verb, but this time nothing follows the verb. The sentence analysis here is S-V. When verbs are used that way, they are said to be 'intransitive'.

3. With an adverbial: in Alan is eating in the garden, 'is eating' is again the action verb and the prepositional phrase 'in the garden' an adverbial, thus S-V-A.

A linking verb is normally followed by either a predicate noun or a predicate adjective.

Example: He is my father.

IS (linking verb) father (predicate noun).

Thus the Sentence pattern is Subject (He) - Linking Verb (father) - Predicate Noun (father) or S-LV-PN. another

Example: She seems tired.

SEEMS (linking verb) TIRED (predicate adjective).

Thus the sentence pattern is: Subject (She) - Linking Verb (seems) - Predicate Adjective (tired) or S-LV-PA.

It would be good to note that both predicate noun and predicate adjective are considered Subjective Complements (C) So the sentence patterns for both may appear: S-LV-C. On the other hand, an action verb may be followed by a direct object.

Example: John threw a ball .

THREW (action verb) BALL (direct object).

Thus the sentence pattern is Subject (John) - Transitive Verb (threw) - Direct Object (ball) simply put: S-TV-DO

A letter that is used in place of a numeral

variable

The result of division

The quotient. In the problem 7 / 2 = 3 (+1) The 7 is the "dividend"; the 2 is the "divisor": the 3 is the "quotient" and the 1 is the "remainder".

The Main Part of a word without and affixes

The main part of a word without any affixes?

A mathematical sequence whose verb is equal

formula

Amount of money earned

Income

The basic unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.35 ounces

the basic unit of weight in metric system; equal to 0.35 ounces

A round figure whose surface is at all points equidistant from the center

sphere

The cost of overhead minus the selling price

The cost of overhead minus the selling price is loss.

A part ownership of a company due to money invested

stock

Parts per hundred-hundredths

If you quote a concentration 'x' as so many parts per hundred, then that number does represent hundredths. It's just a fraction, x/100

Data organized in ascending or descending order

ranking

correct answer is numerical order

Robert bought a used automobile for 1500 if the sales tax is 15 percent what will the total that Robert had to pay for the automobile

Robert bought a used automobile for 1500 , if the sale tax is 15 percent what will be the total Robert have to pay for the automobile/

What is data in the order from smallest to largest or vice-versa

Ordered data.

One tenth

deci

Does not pay

Default

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