The predicate nominative is commonest after the copula is (in its various forms).
The rule for the case of the predicate nominative is particularly important with respect to pronouns ( 119).
Point out the complements and describe each (as direct object, predicate nominative, etc.).
Care must be taken not to use an objective form when a predicate nominative is required.
An infinitive clause with for may be used as a subject, as a predicate nominative, or as the object of a preposition (pp. 138139).
In these examples, the subject of the thought (he, Christmas, ride) appears as a predicate nominative.
For the distinction between the predicate nominative and the direct object, see 102.
Care should be taken not to confuse this construction with the predicate nominative ( 88, 2).
Tell the construction (as subject, predicate nominative, object, etc.) of each noun clause in 392.
An infinitive clause with for may be used as a subject, as a predicate nominative, or as the object of a preposition.