Practice 2A - 6. The ocean mist smelled fishy and tasted...

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Name______________________ Practice 2A: linking verbs, predicate nominatives, predicate adjectives. Underline the prepositional phrases; diagram all other words (except articles); then add the prepositional phrases to your diagrams. Write “compound” or “simple” in the left margin by each sentence number. 1. The happy people in the water were the students from Boulder. 2. Tucson has been the setting for many Westerns. 3. The outcome of the election was uncertain for a long time, and both candidates nearly became nervous wrecks. 4. The teacher was absent, but the class remained orderly.
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5. Summer is my favorite season of the year, but winter is sometimes fun.
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Unformatted text preview: 6. The ocean mist smelled fishy and tasted salty. 7. Before a match I always feel extremely nervous. 8. In the eyes of his clients, Nathan is the best lawyer in town. ************************************************************* 1. List the linking verbs used in the above sentences: 2. Which of the above sentences had only predicate nominatives?__________________ 3. Which of the above sentences had only predicate adjectives?____________________ 4. Which of the above sentences had both of the above complements? ______________...
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Practice 2A - 6. The ocean mist smelled fishy and tasted...

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