(in Latin, Greek, and certain other languages) a predicate noun or adjective in the nominative case.
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How to use predicate nominative in a sentence
The rule for the case of the predicate nominative is particularly important with respect to pronouns ( 119).
The predicate nominative is commonest after the copula is (in its various forms).
In these examples, the subject of the thought (he, Christmas, ride) appears as a predicate nominative.
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.