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object complement

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A complement is a word or group of words that completes the action or state of being expressed by the verb. A subject complement typically follows the verb to be or a linking verb (seem, appear, many others).

Another kind of complement is the object complement. In the following sentence, the object complement is underlined:

We elected her mayor.

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