Subject and-object-complement

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  • Subject and-object-complement

    1. 1. Subject and ObjectComplement
    2. 2. What is a complement?
    3. 3. What is a complement?• Complement: the words added to complete an incomplete sentence.
    4. 4. What is a complement?• Complement: the words added to complete an incomplete sentence.Example:The boy seemed …The dog is …
    5. 5. What is a complement?• Complement: the words added to complete an incomplete sentence.Example:The boy seemed … upset.The dog is … hungry.To make them complete: add a complement.
    6. 6. There are 2 typesof Complements.• Subject Complement• Object Complement
    7. 7. Subject Complement
    8. 8. Subject Complement• An adjective or a noun that renames or defines in some way the subject.• Follows a linking verb which links it to its subject.
    9. 9. Subject Complement• An adjective or a noun that renames or defines in some way the subject.• Follows a linking verb which links it to its subject. Examples:• Joe is a lover of apples.
    10. 10. Subject Complement• An adjective or a noun that renames or defines in some way the subject.• Follows a linking verb which links it to its subject. Examples:• Joe is a lover of apples. Subject: Joe Subject Complement: lover• Jacob’s new kite was blue.
    11. 11. Subject Complement• An adjective or a noun that renames or defines in some way the subject.• Follows a linking verb which links it to its subject. Examples:• Joe is a lover of apples. Subject: Joe Subject Complement: lover• Jacob’s new kite was blue. Subject: kite Subject Complement: blue• The driver seems tired. Subject: driverSubject Complement: tired
    12. 12. Object Complement
    13. 13. Object Complement• An adjective, a noun, or a phrase that renames or defines in some way the object of the transitive verb; NOT the subject.
    14. 14. Object Complement• An adjective, a noun, or a phrase that renames or defines in some way the object of the transitive verb; NOT the subject. Examples:• I consider the driver tired.
    15. 15. Object Complement• An adjective, a noun, or a phrase that renames or defines in some way the object of the transitive verb; NOT the subject. Examples:• I consider the driver tired. Object: driver Object Complement: tired• Paint it black.
    16. 16. Object Complement• An adjective, a noun, or a phrase that renames or defines in some way the object of the transitive verb; NOT the subject. Examples:• I consider the driver tired. Object: driver Object Complement: tired• Paint it black. Object: it Object Complement: black• The jury found Taylor innocent. Object: Taylor Object Complement: innocent

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