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adjective
a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun
pronoun
a word used in place of a noun or more than one noun
antecedent
the word that a pronoun stands for or refers to in a sentence
adverb
a word that modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb
what are the two types of subject complements?
predicate adjective and predicate nominative
direct object
a noun or a pronoun that receives the action of a verb or shows the result of that action
answers who or what
indirect object
a noun or a pronoun that comes between a verb and a direct object.
(it tells "to whom" or "to what" or "for whom" or "for what")
subject complement
completes the meaning of a linking verb and identifies or describes the subject
predicate nominative
a noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb and explains or identifies the subject of the sentence
predicate adjective
an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject of the sentence
adverbial clause
a subordinate clause that modifies a verb an adjective or another adverb
adjectival clause
a subordinate clause that modifies a noun or a pronoun
independent clause
expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself in a sentence
subordinate clause
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone.
compound sentence
has two or more independent clauses and no subordinate clauses.
compound form (noun, verb or subject)
consists of two or more
compound subject
two or more connected subjects that have the same verb, usually connected by "and" or "or"
compound verb
two or more connected verbs that have the same subject, usually connected by "and", "or" or "but"