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  1. Ana Laura

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    I would like to know when a sentence is of incomplete/complete predication?

    in the example: 'She drives me crazy' The verb 'drive' is a transitive one, but of complete or incomplete predication??

    Another question:
    * An intransitive verb has a subjective complement?

    Thank you very much!


  2. Casiopea's Avatar

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    Re: Grammar

    Hello, Ana Laura.

    Click here and scroll down to where it says,
    344. A complement is a word added to a verb of incomplete predication to complete its meaning.
    It's from a very old source, I know, but it explains (in)complete predication quite nicely, and clearly.

    All the best.

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