1. My mother makes the best meatloaf.
2. Mr. Johnson is my favorite teacher.
3. A blackbird sat on the windowsill.
4. Burger King is on this street.
5. The police took him away last night.
• Direct Object.
1. Everybody hated the teacher.
2. The teacher was hated by everybody.
3. We tell ourselves stories in order to live.
4. You can't test courage cautiously.
5. I could catch a monkey. If I was starving I could. I’d make poison darts out of the poison of the deadly frogs. One milligram of that poison can kill a monkey.
• Predicate Nominative.
1. Chris is a plumber.
2. Jan is a vet.
3. Craig is a coach.
4. Louis was a baseball player.
5. Today is a king in disguise.
• Direct Objective Appositive.
1. Christmas Eve afternoon we scrape together a nickel and go to the butcher's to buy Queenie's traditional gift, a good gnaw able beef bone. 2. The Otis Elevator Company, the world’s oldest and biggest elevator manufacturer, claims that its products carry the equivalent of the world’s population every five days. 3. Though her cheeks were high-colored and her teeth strong and yellow, she looked like a mechanical woman, a machine with flashing, glassy circles for eyes. 4. The hangman, a grey-haired convict in the white uniform of the prison, was waiting beside his machine.
• Objective Complement.
1. Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. 2. Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke. 3. Well, spring sprang. Thanks, Gaia. Much obliged. I guess it's time to get back to that daily routine of living we like to call normal. 4. Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. 5. I want a drink, and then I want to go home.
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