linking verb + compliment

linking verb + compliment

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A2 Point 26 in the category of VERBS is defined as:

an increasing range of linking verbs with complements.

The following point overlaps: A2 Point 27 verbs with adjective complements.

*Note that B2 the highest level asigned for linking verbs

*feels and looks are in the examples for A2.

An iWeb search for _VV _JJ

*these are not ‘linking verbs with compliments’, they are just highlighted if they contain A2 vocabulary regardless so make good 2 word clusters.  If you must decide whether or not it is a link verb then you can look for the subject = compliment rule explained here. There is a great variety of grammar structures caught below.

1 MAKE SURE 2212799 This is a causative construction where make and sure form an idiomatic combination, collocation.
2 FEEL FREE 278204 (phrase)= used for telling someone that they can do something if they want to … etc.
3 MAKING SURE 212991
4 MADE AVAILABLE 118264
5 GET READY 103383
6 GET USED 81018

7 FEEL GOOD 79284
8 LOOK GOOD 77898
9 LOOKS GREAT 76835

10 MADE SURE 76087


11 FEEL COMFORTABLE 75549

PELIC student:

Arabic,Male,151,4,g

One of them is that when I come back to my home I feel comfortable.


12 GET INVOLVED 75220
13 CREATE NEW 72326
14 LOOK GREAT 67680
15 GETTING READY 64545
16 WORKS GREAT 63032
17 COME TRUE 59546
18 LOOKS GOOD 54529
19 ADD NEW 53033
20 REST ASSURED 50210
21 GET STUCK 49968
22 MAKE GOOD 47821
23 PLEADED GUILTY 47378
24 GET LOST 46718
25 BECOME AVAILABLE 44962
26 COST EFFECTIVE 44710 – more of an adjective phrase
27 FOUND GUILTY 44622
28 USE ONLY 44010
29 MADE POSSIBLE 44002
30 WORKS FINE 41945
31 GET BETTER 40983
32 USING ONLY 40882
33 FIND NEW 39954
34 READ FULL 38657
35 GET GOOD 37830
36 FALL ASLEEP 36380
37 FEEL BAD 35937
38 GET FREE 35762
39 LEARN NEW 34742
40 WORK FINE 34519
41 FEEL CONFIDENT 34479
42 MAKE GREAT 34260
43 DEVELOP NEW 34164
44 MAKE NEW 33751
45 PROVIDE ADDITIONAL 33516
46 GET OLDER 32381
47 CREATING NEW 32313
48 GET WORSE 31377
49 USE DIFFERENT 31037
50 MAKES SURE 30670
51 GET CREATIVE 30654
52 TAKE FULL 30478
53 FEEL SAFE 30326
54 GETTING USED 29753
55 WORK GREAT 29211
56 OFFER FREE 28333
57 MAKE BETTER 28006
58 MADE CLEAR 27981
59 ADDING NEW 27301
60 WORK HARD 26971
61 BECOMES AVAILABLE 26641
62 USING DIFFERENT 26478
63 MEET NEW 26220
64 GET SICK 26204
65 FEELS GOOD 25830
66 GET PREGNANT 25061
67 GET NEW 24812
68 MAKE CERTAIN 24753
69 GET EXCITED 24602
70 BECOME AWARE 24312
71 GET BORED 24123
72 LOOKING GOOD 23930
73 SOUNDS GOOD 23317
74 FIND OTHER 23277
75 BECOME FAMILIAR 23175
76 GET TIRED 23160
77 FEEL GREAT 23068
78 GETTING WORSE 23043
79 FOUND DEAD 22949
80 TRY NEW 22945
81 FEEL GUILTY 22903
82 STAY HEALTHY 22837
83 GOING STRONG 22268 
84 BECAME CLEAR 22163
85 ADD ADDITIONAL 22161
86 WORKED GREAT 22157
87 MAKE INFORMED 22106
88 WORKED FINE 21982
89 MAKES PERFECT 21828
90 USED ONLY 21492
91 USE OTHER 21392
92 SOUNDS GREAT 21197
93 SEE FIT 21176
94 GET DAILY 21039
95 VIEW FULL 20870
96 STAY SAFE 20442
97 MADE AWARE 20395
98 HELD ACCOUNTABLE 20185
99 LEARNING NEW 19932
100 USING SOCIAL 19929

 

A2 vocabulary:

add (2)
adding (1)
available (3)
became (1)
become (3)
becomes (1)
clear (2)
comfortable (1)
cost (1)
daily (1)
dead (1)
fit (1)
free (3)
full (3)
healthy (1)
held (1)
lost (1)
made sure (1)
make sure (1)
makes sure (1)
making sure (1)
offer (1)
perfect (1)
rest (1)
sick (1)
sounds (2)
strong (1)
try (1)
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