copular verbs??

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ESL-lover

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Hello my teachers......

What are the copular verbs? :?:

With example :?

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ESL-lover

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It can't take a direct or indirect object.Is this right? :?:

What about these examples:

Our teacher became angry.
Your sister seems upset.
All the players felt very tired after the game.
That sounds great.

Thank you,,,,,,, :wink:
 

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copular verb (or copula)

A verb, such as a form of be or seem, that identifies the predicate of a sentence with the subject. Also called linking verb.

(From Dictionary.com)

Also:

A copula(R) verb is a verb that connects the subject to the complement. They are sometimes called linking verbs.

From: https://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/copula-verb.html

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ESL-lover said:
It can't take a direct or indirect object.Is this right? :?:

What about these examples:

Our teacher became angry.
Your sister seems upset.
All the players felt very tired after the game.
That sounds great.

Thank you,,,,,,, :wink:

Become strikes me as a slightly odd copula verb because it does more than just link, but acts on the subject denoting a process or change of some sort. ;-)
 
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