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Equative, Intransitive, or Transitive?

You have now studied three of the five major clause patterns.

Can you differentiate between them?

Review the patterns, then try your hand at the quiz.

 

Subject

Linking
Verb

Complement

equative
(S=C)

John is
  • a doctor.
  • sad.

 

 

Subject

Verb

Object

intransitive
(SV)

The moon rose.  

transitive
(SVO)

Veronica hit the ball.