Nouns are adjectives, subjects disagree with objects, modifiers dangle, malapropisms abound.
The modifiers in a simple sentence are always words or phrases.
Since pronouns are used in place of nouns, they may have modifiers, also, just as nouns do.
The comma before or would be required in the absence of either or both of these modifiers, as shown in Nos. 17A-1 and 17A-2.
If the verb is a complete verb, its only modifiers will be adverbs or adverb phrases.
Fill the blanks in the following sentences with a noun and its modifiers used as predicate complement.
The modifiers of the subject are either adjectives or adjective phrases.
The complete predicate of a sentence is the simple predicate with all of its modifiers.
The modifiers of the predicate are either adverbs or adverb phrases.
When we use a phrase as a predicate complement, it, too, may have modifiers and more than one phrase may be used.