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Question:

My neighbor’s pit bull puppy is protective.
In this statement, the underlined word is ____

A A predicate adjective
Explaination

A predicate adjective. A predicate adjective is an adjective that comes after a linking verb (such as the verb “to be”) and modifies or describes the subject. In this example, “puppy” is the subject, “is” is the linking verb, and “protective” is the adjective.