What is complement and examples?
Easy Examples of Complements.
The word complement most commonly crops up in the terms subject complement and object complement.
A subject complement is the adjective, noun, or pronoun that follows a linking verb.
(Examples of linking verbs include to be, to smell, to seem, to taste, to look.).
What is a complement predicate?
Adjective complements are also called predicate adjectives; noun complements are also called predicate nouns or predicate nominatives. See predicates, above. An object complement follows and modifies or refers to a direct object. It can be a noun or adjective or any word acting as a noun or adjective.
What is the difference between complement and predicate?
The predicate nominative (abbreviated PN) completes the verb and renames the subject of the verb. The predicate adjective (abbreviated PA) completes the verb and describes the subject. The predicate complement is also called the subject complement because it restates or describes the subject.
What is complement in English?
In grammar, a complement is a word, phrase, or clause that is necessary to complete the meaning of a given expression. Complements are often also arguments (expressions that help complete the meaning of a predicate).