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    What is a complement and how is it used in Latin?

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    Verbs can have no object:
    I am singing.

    They can have a direct object (in the accusative case):
    I am singing a song.

    They can have an indirect object (in the dative case):
    I am singing to you.

    Some verbs require something known as a complement. These are usually verbs of seeming, being or becoming:
    He seems happy.
    She appears to be annoyed.
    These people are unfortunate.
    I ...

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    The solution discusses what a complement is and how it is used in Latin.