# Theoretical English Grammar. Part 2. Syntax. Бочарова М.В. - 23 стр.

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The (13) _______ is a noun group or an adjective used after link verbs like
«be», «become», «feel» or «seem». The adverbial, or (14) _______, is an adverb
or a prepositional phrase that follows the verb group, the object or the comple-
ment. The complement tells you more about the (15) ________. The (16)
________ tells you more about the action or situation.
Task 4. Identify the type of Subject in the following sentences. What language
means is it expressed by?
1. He likes her.
2. They’re coming over tonight.
3. They say he’s rich.
4. People say he’s rich.
5. People here are hot-tempered.
6. The rich should help the poor.
7. It’s a bird, Tommie.
8. It’s warm in here.
9. It never rains in Albuquerque.
10. It wasn’t very wise of you.
11. Why do bad things happen to good people?
12. Things have got too tough.
13. If you believe in yourself you can succeed.
14. Some like it hot.
15. Anyone could do that!
16. No one could do that.
17. Who could do that?
Task 5. Identify the type of Predicate in the following sentences. What language
means is it expressed by?
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   The (13) _______ is a noun group or an adjective used after link verbs like
«be», «become», «feel» or «seem». The adverbial, or (14) _______, is an adverb
or a prepositional phrase that follows the verb group, the object or the comple-
ment. The complement tells you more about the (15) ________. The (16)
________ tells you more about the action or situation.

Task 4. Identify the type of Subject in the following sentences. What language
means is it expressed by?

1. He likes her.
2. They’re coming over tonight.
3. They say he’s rich.
4. People say he’s rich.
5. People here are hot-tempered.
6. The rich should help the poor.
7. It’s a bird, Tommie.
8. It’s warm in here.
9. It never rains in Albuquerque.
10. It wasn’t very wise of you.
11. Why do bad things happen to good people?
12. Things have got too tough.
13. If you believe in yourself you can succeed.
14. Some like it hot.
15. Anyone could do that!
16. No one could do that.
17. Who could do that?

Task 5. Identify the type of Predicate in the following sentences. What language
means is it expressed by?
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