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Identify the linking verb and the predicate nominative.

1. My partner for biology lab is Penelope.

2. Jason will be the next student council president.

3. Mrs. Furillo's favorite song is still "Night and Day."

4. Rocky Marciano was the world heavyweight boxing champion from 1952 to 1956.

5. My coat is the red one.

6. Leon would have been my first choice for the part.

My answers:
1. Linking verb: is; Predicate nominative: Penelope
2. Linking verb: will be; Predicate nominative: Jason
3. Linking verb: is; Predicate nominative: Mrs. Furillo
4. Linking verb: was; Predicate nominative: Rocky Marciano
5. Linking verb: is; Predicate nominative: red
6. Linking verb: have been; Predicate nominative: leon

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  1. 1. Linking verb: is; Predicate nominative: Penelope CORRECT

    2. Linking verb: will be; Predicate nominative: Jason PN IS WRONG

    3. Linking verb: is; Predicate nominative: Mrs. Furillo PN IS WRONG

    4. Linking verb: was; Predicate nominative: Rocky Marciano PN IS WRONG

    5. Linking verb: is; Predicate nominative: red PN IS WRONG

    6. Linking verb: have been; Predicate nominative: leon PN IS WRONG

    You're mixing up the subject with the predicate nominative. PNs are nouns or pronouns that follow the linking verbs.

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  2. okay thank you!

    Are these the correct Predicate nominatives?

    2. president
    3. "Night and Day"
    4. champion
    5. one
    6. part

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  3. All are right except 6. Part is the object of the preposition, for. The predicate nominate is choice.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. thank you!

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  5. You're welcome.

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