Tag: complements

41 Plural of "that's my boy" 2014-07-10T18:53:57.237

22 Why has "strangely" been used instead of "strange" in the sentence "Harry felt strangely"? 2017-06-06T16:50:35.627

17 What exactly is the word "there" in an existential construction? And related questions 2014-09-23T01:40:01.073

14 "What it does is {VERB / to VERB / VERBing} ..."? 2013-02-27T14:56:54.813

11 Bare infinitive vs to-infinitive 2015-03-25T13:19:03.883

11 Is "chicken" a modifier in "chicken soup"? 2017-06-22T17:21:12.503

9 Is "considered" always followed by "as"? 2013-10-11T14:33:43.980

7 Why is "Their insistence was that ..." incorrect, when "His fear is that ..." is correct? 2015-01-11T13:34:19.877

6 Can I say to my girlfriend "You are my whole"? 2016-01-09T02:43:20.573

5 What's the difference: We had hoped 'to live/to be living' in our new house by now... 2015-01-14T05:48:42.427

4 Does this sentence have two objects and complement for one of them? 2013-02-14T06:31:58.867

4 Should I remove "to" in this sentence 2013-06-05T17:43:27.117

4 What do you think about the grammar of this quote ...? 2014-04-16T16:13:07.933

4 I am without an article? (with regard to a job title) 2014-04-29T16:33:21.153

4 Confusing word order of "more a lowering of some positions..." 2014-07-09T15:53:04.710

4 Grammatical structure of the sentence "There is no dinosaur skin left to study." 2014-11-12T08:49:32.317

4 How to understand and analyse the expression of "<somebody> returned a hero"? Is there an ellipsis? 2015-12-03T01:54:04.717

4 A locative complement before the direct object - is 'Do not park here your motorbike' correct? 2016-06-05T12:27:27.800

4 It's/they're a pair of shoes 2016-07-13T16:55:22.350

4 Which is correct: bad or badly? 2016-11-14T16:09:52.733

4 two subject complements in passive form? 2019-02-23T11:31:44.960

4 Marking the functions of a sentence: 'She may like it' 2019-04-15T14:22:18.677

3 Is this a predicative complement? 2013-06-09T03:06:56.030

3 How many complements are in "I ask you to clean the room"? 2015-04-03T17:26:31.757

3 Should "come to know" be used with "about"? 2015-04-28T17:35:34.697

3 Is the bold phrase an object complement? 2017-02-28T02:17:43.027

3 Is it distransitive or complex transitive as in “She told her cat to leave”? 2019-02-06T15:48:33.853

3 How to parse this sentence "I heard him drop his keys." 2019-04-05T01:47:25.673

3 What is the grammatical function of the bold phrase in the sentence? 2019-05-21T16:35:52.893

2 Is this verb kick followed by resultative complement? 2013-06-29T08:17:50.897

2 The usage of "being" and "in which" 2013-10-05T18:05:21.887

2 Is this prepositional phrase a resultative complement? 2013-10-08T14:11:15.037

2 Two semantic interpretaions for 'I've ever seen' 2013-10-19T04:45:42.527

2 complement of lexical verb 'dare' 2013-11-05T11:55:24.237

2 Can nouns license their complements to be followed? 2013-11-20T23:43:40.447

2 Are there solutions to know which verbs are followed by the infinitive or the gerund? 2013-11-28T03:11:11.307

2 How to interpret this what-clause? 2013-12-15T00:04:01.443

2 Is the usage of "if" correct here? 2014-01-20T08:15:33.937

2 "Subjective complement and objective complement" 2014-08-02T08:27:13.223

2 Where is the object of 'has' in: The nation has among the highest inflation rates? 2014-12-15T09:28:26.537

2 Does "what makes him good" mean that he asks why? 2015-02-18T18:24:08.870

2 Does the sentence "I am surprised" have the pattern (S+V+C)? 2015-05-15T09:32:56.947

2 What does "with both classmates and teachers" modify? How to parse this sentence? 2015-05-28T09:44:46.197

2 How to Discern an Asyndetic Coordinate Subject Complement? 2015-07-05T23:59:11.190

2 Gerund phrase or participle phrase 2015-08-18T14:26:41.160

2 adjectives before and after nouns: "My white computer" vs. "My computer is white" 2015-09-18T12:04:55.590

2 What does "It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated…" mean? (From Lincoln's Gettysburg Address) 2015-12-03T17:30:52.750

2 "No one had told Smith about {there would be / there being} a lecture the following day." 2015-12-08T06:07:57.930

2 Watercolor is by reputation an amateur's medium 2015-12-19T00:20:37.050

2 Which sentence is grammatically incorrect? 2015-12-24T17:41:45.370

2 position of "by about 12 minutes" 2017-03-18T09:50:15.350

2 Gerunds and complements in a sentence 2017-09-29T20:58:20.127

2 The first thing I can see in this picture ‘are’ 2 people 2018-02-25T08:51:14.803

2 the icing on the cake: Is 'on the cake' an adjunct or complement? 2018-04-04T06:48:42.147

2 Is "The way we are learning English is not good" a clause? 2018-06-07T14:03:51.340

2 Why can we say "Enough money to do something" but not "a ready machine to do something"? 2018-06-16T15:19:40.200

2 Intransitive verb + one's way construction 2019-02-13T19:58:00.510

1 Doesn't 'it had been' need a complement? 2013-02-28T03:03:43.790

1 Is this to a complementizer? 2013-06-09T01:02:28.807

1 Why isn't there any complement for 'do'? 2013-07-31T08:43:55.900

1 Are these two that-clauses complements for the same verb? 2013-08-23T00:03:57.710

1 construction of 'went ranting on' 2013-09-27T11:16:05.343

1 complements of 'typical of' 2013-10-15T02:26:43.290

1 Is this a complementizer what? 2013-10-30T23:39:07.080

1 structure: I stood guard 2013-11-17T05:47:55.957

1 How do I understand these multiple complements? 2013-11-19T05:05:39.160

1 Are these predicative complements or adverbials? 2013-11-27T13:39:58.377

1 Meaning the "of" clause in a sentence? 2014-01-27T20:13:48.267

1 Help me parse this sentence 2014-02-22T16:01:29.260

1 What is wrong with this passive form? 2014-06-04T18:54:19.133

1 how to say something cannot be that way 2014-12-14T13:26:25.613

1 What is different of a complement and a relative 2015-06-13T19:50:45.117

1 Can you say "New York is in night time"? 2015-06-16T23:21:26.763

1 What does the question "What are the very serious diseases caused by mosquitoes?" need, subject or complement? 2015-12-29T12:26:14.700

1 The use of "contact someone with something" 2016-01-10T12:03:21.470

1 How to identify complements that make verbs semantically complete? 2016-03-16T01:52:33.553

1 What are the subject complements in "Opportunity is missed by most people and it is dressed in overalls and looks like work"? 2016-07-30T06:36:07.247

1 Why use verb-ing in this sentence? 2016-08-09T08:05:01.007

1 About infinitives 2016-11-15T15:20:05.373

1 Use of "where" to add details 2016-12-22T14:17:52.650

1 not to be inspired by its promise and its example 2017-02-23T11:46:42.160

1 To-Infinitive Phrase with an explicit subject? 2017-06-12T14:44:18.687

1 Can we use an adjective to modify a verb? 2017-08-08T13:11:00.990

1 Personal Pronouns and complement of verb be 2017-09-06T17:02:19.853

1 What is passive voice of 'I have a pen to write'? 2017-10-07T18:46:31.437

1 SPEND [a period of time] ENGAGED/ENGAGING in something 2018-01-24T15:18:43.000

1 Is this to-infinitive clause an adjunct or a complement? 2018-02-22T22:03:25.913

1 Directly asking questions about adjective complements 2018-06-08T21:11:03.140

1 Should I use "is" or "has" here? 2018-09-14T14:13:14.753

1 Complements: -ing form or infinitives 2019-01-13T13:09:27.773

1 "That would be more than enough". Is 'more' the head of the complement or 'enough'? 2019-02-23T12:57:44.517

0 Are these two phrases predicative complements? 2013-08-09T06:56:27.773

0 Is this 'of anything' a complement or adverbial? 2013-11-10T01:01:28.647

0 The professor is said to have been a genius when young 2013-11-28T03:01:03.130

0 What does this happy mean? 2013-12-04T13:15:14.283

0 .. topics that I should ( be looking / look ) into more deeply 2015-01-15T07:33:37.067

0 How many complements are in "I blame him for the failure of the report"? 2015-04-04T20:24:45.983

0 Complements in grammar, may they seem like objects? 2015-05-19T00:15:10.453

0 Can I rewrite this as "… students angry have walked out"? 2015-11-27T13:08:57.853