BE + adjective

Point 16 in ADJECTIVES/position is defined as:

increasing range of adjectives predicatively, after ‘be’.

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_VB _JJ

1 BE SURE 833740
2 IS AVAILABLE 810530
3 ARE AVAILABLE 797442
4 IS IMPORTANT 780459
5 IS ONLY 690395
6 IS GOOD 427370
7 BE AVAILABLE 424771
8 IS GREAT 412719
9 IS POSSIBLE 387574
10 IS EASY 327466
11 ARE ONLY 321087
12 BE AWARE 299529
13 IS LIKELY 295107
14 IS TRUE 294148
15 ‘M SURE 282916
16 ‘S IMPORTANT 259352
17 IS BETTER 255090
18 IS RESPONSIBLE 254901
19 WAS ONLY 248507
20 IS NECESSARY 247948
21 ARE GREAT 244405
22 IS PERFECT 241843
23 ARE INTERESTED 228746
24 BE CAREFUL 227676
25 BE HAPPY 222811
26 IS DIFFERENT 221231
27 IS ESSENTIAL 220828
28 BE HONEST 216974
29 BE GOOD 216762
30 ARE GOOD 212262
31 IS RIGHT 206609
32 IS FREE 200334
33 IS OPEN 194893
34 ARE LIKELY 192715
35 IS HARD 187134
36 BE BETTER 184402
37 BE DIFFICULT 180992
38 ‘S HARD 179368
39 ARE READY 176733
40 IS BEST 174666
41 BE GREAT 172335
42 WAS GREAT 164727
43 ‘S EASY 163831
44 IS DIFFICULT 163233
45 ARE DIFFERENT 162137
46 IS CLEAR 161239
47 BE READY 159615
48 ARE OTHER 158859
49 IS READY 156644


50 IS FULL 156258

Arabic,Male,5,w

The first time when I came here, I thought America is full of criminals, and it’s impossible to go out in America alone at night because of the serial killers that I saw in the American movies.


51 BE USEFUL 151822
52 BE RESPONSIBLE 150336
53 IS SIMILAR 147688
54 BE POSSIBLE 147291
55 IS SIMPLE 145981
56 BE ELIGIBLE 145491
57 ARE RESPONSIBLE 145165
58 ARE IMPORTANT 139688
59 BE TRUE 137330
60 ARE FREE 136199
61 IS IDEAL 135246
62 BE NICE 134132
63 BE HELPFUL 132596
64 BE INTERESTED 131483
65 AM SURE 130653
66 ARE WILLING 128966
67 ‘S ONLY 128170
68 IS SUPPOSED 127177
69 IS CRITICAL 126004
70 BE HARD 125544
71 WAS GOOD 125325
72 IS COMPLETE 123166
73 ‘S GOOD 122350
74 IS WRONG 121357
75 IS AMAZING 119209
76 BE SUCCESSFUL 117045
77 IS FINE 116749
78 ARE EASY 115583
79 BE DIFFERENT 113176
80 BE EASY 111434
81 BE FINE 111377
82 IS KEY 111299
83 BE WILLING 111006
84 BE NECESSARY 110005
85 IS DUE 109399
86 ‘S GREAT 107269
87 ‘S POSSIBLE 105486
88 ARE PERFECT 104840
89 IS SAFE 104732
90 BE AFRAID 104030
91 IS CORRECT 103840
92 ARE ELIGIBLE 103098
93 ARE HAPPY 102167
94 BE SURPRISED 102042
95 IS CAPABLE 101846
96 IS IMPOSSIBLE 101165
97 IS USEFUL 100070
98 WAS SUPPOSED 98888
99 BE INTERESTING 95512
100 IS WELL 95499

A2 adjectives:

afraid (1)
amazing (1)
available (3)
careful (1)
clear (1)
complete (1)
correct (1)
free (2)
full (1)
interested (2)
perfect (2)
simple (1)
sure (3)
surprised (1)
true (2)
useful (2)