V as n
The 'rank' groupThese verbs indicate that someone or something is perceived as a particular thing.
All these verbs except count, emerge, and qualify are link verbs (see Chapter 5).
The MP came across as a forthright man, honest and to be trusted.
Payment for transportation necessary for medical care qualifies as a medical expense.
The view through the columns and turrets over the surrounding gardens and parkland must rank as one of the most strangely beautiful and evocative in the land.
The world final between the British women's team and Austria was shaping up as one of the most dramatic on record.
The preposition as is occasionally followed by an '-ing' clause.
count emerge pass qualify rank rate come across come over go down shape up
If you are homeless through no fault of your own and you qualify as being in priority need, the council is obliged to find you somewhere to live.