THE PREDICATE

VERBAL

We study.

NOMINAL

We are students.

NOMINAL PREDICATE

link verb + nominal part (predicative)


LINK VERBS

of being: be, look, feel, taste, smell, sound

of becoming: get, grow, become, turn, prove

of remaining: remain, keep, continue, go on

of seeming: seem, appear

NOMINAL PREDICATE

link verb + nominal part (predicative)

SIMPLE VERBAL

We work.
I haven’t seen you for ages.
They are visiting their relatives this weekend.

The task will have been done it by 2 pm tomorrow.

EXAMPLE ANALYSIS

work - is a simple verbal predicate expressed by the notional verb "to work" in the Present Simple Tense, 1st Person, Plural, the Indicative Mood, the Active Voice, the Non-Continuous Aspect

haven't seen - is a simple verbal predicate expressed by the notional verb "to see" in the Present Perfect Tense, 1st Person, Singular, the Indicative Mood, the Active Voice, the Non-Continuous Aspect.

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COMPOUND

NOMINAL

VERBAL

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