The nominative case
the nominative case function as subjects and predicate nominatives in
Patsy read the newspaper.
I can assist you with the project.
They will be doing the least favorite part of the job.
Predicate nominative examples:
The new champion is Tony.
The new leader is he.
Their choices for club leaders are you and Juanita.
Note: In all cases, an appositive is in the same case as the word it refers to in
the sentence. Thus, in certain situations, an appositive is in the nominative
We neighbors must rely upon one another. (Because we refers to the
sentenceís subject, neighbors, we is in the nominative case.)
The witnesses are we people. (Because we refers to the sentenceís
predicate nominative, people, we is in the nominative case.)
The proposalís writers, Jess and Tess, were present. (Jess and Tess are
the appositives and are in the nominative case.)
My Account / Test History
Note: For boys, the period between 14-17 approximately (slightly younger for girls) is called adolescence, i.e. you are an adolescent. In law you are an adult at the age of 18, but many people think of you as an adult when you leave school.
Childhood and adolescence
Sam (on the right) was born in Scotland but when he was two, his father got a new job in London and he grew up in the south of England He went to university at 18 where he ...
... where he met Anthea. He went out with her (= she was his girlfriend; he was her boyfriend) for three years, but towards the end they had lots of rows (= arguments) and they split up (= broke up / separated). In his mid twenties ...
... in his mid twenties he met Maureen. They fell in love and got married within six months.
A year later she got pregnant and they had their first child, a boy. As you can see, she is now expecting their second child (to be pregnant = to be expecting a baby). But sadly Sam met another woman and he left Maureen two months ago to live with the other woman.