English Copula | Linking Verbs | Adjectives and Adverbs

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This is a short list of English language words that are commonly used to link the subject of a sentence with a predicate (or subject complement). This is referred to as "copula". We've also included examples of how these verbs are used copulatively, due to the fact that many of these verbs may also be used non-copulatively. Other copulative verbs exist in addition to the ones listed here.

  • act 
    "John acted strange."

  • appear 
    "John appeared happy, but wasn't really happy."

  • be 
    "John is a hero."

  • become (inchoative)
    "John became rich."

  • call in 
    "John called in sick."

  • come 
    "Her predictions came true."
    "The seat belt came...
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