But the conjunction is often omitted in copulative and adversative clauses, as in Sec.
Note whether the complement of the copulative verb is an adjective or a noun.
If incomplete, determine whether they are transitive or copulative verbs.
They are chiefly of two sorts, the copulative and Disjunctive.
Noun clauses may also be used as the predicate complement with a copulative verb.
I take it that it is affirmative, negative, copulative and restrictive; but that is—not all.
The whole point at issue turns upon the question whether the copulative and joins sentences or words.
The disjunctive, therefore, not the copulative, is the proper conjunction.
Draw a line under the object of every transitive verb and two lines under the complement of every copulative verb.
Frame sentences in which the same verbs are not copulative ( 215).