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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Grammar
copulacop‧u‧la /ˈkɒpjələ $ ˈkɑːp-/ noun [countable] technical  SLGa type of verb that connects the subject of a sentence to its complement, for example ‘seem’ in the sentence ‘The house seems big’ syn linking verb
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copulaHere are three of the most noticeable grammatical traits: Omission of the copula is: You out the game.
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