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Source:https://www.google.co.in/?gfe_rd=cr&ei=DLBOV__9BurI8Af4oq_YCw#q=dead+heat+meaning

A situation in which two or more competitors in a race are exactly level.

Shouldn't it be 'leveled'?

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    It's an adjective; meaning 2. – userr2684291 Jun 1 '16 at 10:03
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    What do you mean exactly? "Level" can be noun, verb, adverb, and adjective. All you need is to look it up. Here is a link to help you dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/level – user33000 Jun 1 '16 at 10:06
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    Level is an adjective here. And as an adjective, it can be modified by an adverb such as exactly or very. – Alan Carmack Jun 1 '16 at 10:36
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To be and a few other words including to seem, to become are a type of verb called a copular. Adjectives can follow copulars.

  • Where's the use of copulars in above? – Anubhav Singh Jul 2 '16 at 3:07

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