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The Syntax League

by Jennifer Blatnick

Pages 4 and 5 of 9

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Superhero Verb do you know what a predicate is?
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There are auxiliary and helping verbs. Verbs give more information about the main verb words like be, can, and have provided more details about the main verb. 
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There are also linking verbs that describe the state of being and refer back to the subject like acting, doing, or staying. 
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Adverbs modify or tells more about the verb (ie.. ends in ly)
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A predicate needs a verb; it is the subject's action or performance. However, there is more than one type of verb.  
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The determiner in a sentence is the word that signals a noun is coming words like the, an, this, and that signal a noun should follow. 
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I want to remind everyone that combining words, determiners, and prepositions work well with nouns when creating a sentence.  
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In addition, a Preposition describes a noun to another word.
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 Adjective words like big, gray, and stinky describe the word properties and can also be placed in front of a word.
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