The adjective as subject complement - Free english lesson
Chapter The adjectives


The adjective as subject complement is always placed after a state verb ( be, seem, stay, remain…). It gives information about the subject of a sentence.
Amy is beautiful.
He looks happy.
They are asleep.


Certain qualitative adjectives (like the former example) can have only the function of subject complement; they cannot be used as epithets.

Here are some examples: asleep, afraid, alone, awake, alive, ...



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