Copula in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Copula

a type of verb that links a subject with a predicate in a sentence

Examples of Copula in a sentence

The word ‘be’ is the most common copula verb used when linking a subject and predicate. 🔊

In the sentence “The student was reading,” was is a copula that links the subject and the main verb.  🔊

Emma’s grammar teacher explained that a copula is not an action verb but one that links other words in a sentence. 🔊

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