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What are Predicate Nouns? Grammar Review
So, what is a noun? A noun is “People, place, thing, idea” but, what is a “Predicate noun?” A predicate noun is a noun or noun phrase that renames or provides additional information about the subject of a sentence.
A linking verb must be used before the additional information. Linking verbs like “Am, is, are, was/were, been” or an action verb must be used. To smell, to taste are also used. Predicate nouns are not difficult with a little effort. Ask your teacher to explain this subject further!
Predicate Noun Examples
Larisa is now the new president of the company!
Solar panels are a new type of a renewable power source!
My brother was the director for many years!
Bob and Stan are loving brothers!
Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president!
Lunch will be whatever you find in the cupboard!
Speed boats have always been my favorite toy!
Larry and John are coworkers at the factory!
Our cat is a special breed!
Sergey is a professional baseball player!
Igor and Nikita are best friends!
Bill and Larisa are a happily married couple!
Bill is sometimes a quiet comedian!
Larisa Language School is a popular school!
An honest man should have been the new president!
He is a great singer from many years ago!
She is my best friend!
She will always be my best friend!