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    Question Is it an adverb or adjective?

    What part of speech is amazing in the sentence, "The pizza tastes amazing."?
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    Re: Is it an adverb or adjective?

    I would call it a predicate adjective. In this use, "tastes" is a linking verb. You could substitute "is" for "tastes"

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    Re: Is it an adverb or adjective?

    "Tastes" is the linking verb and "amazing" is the subject complement. "Amazing" acts as an adjective complement.


    Oops, looks like we crossed posts...

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    Re: Is it an adverb or adjective?

    Well, it was 13 minutes, but that is OK.

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    Re: Is it an adverb or adjective?

    Sometimes, I start an answer and I hold it in my computer because I'm doing something else. By the time I release it, it's 13 minutes later!


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    Re: Is it an adverb or adjective?

    Quote Originally Posted by newcombacad View Post
    What part of speech is amazing in the sentence, "The pizza tastes amazing."?
    Thanks,
    The students of Rm 45
    Newcomb Academy
    Why does your member profile say you are an English teacher whose native language is English, but you signed your post "The students of Room 45"? Are you an English teacher or not?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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