Linking Verb or Action Verb?
To inquire about my classes, or for a trial lesson, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Linking Verb means an action word that connects the topic (Subject) to a Noun, to a Pronoun, or to an Adjective. The most common Linking Verbs are the Be-Verbs in their many forms, Am, Is, Are, Was, Was, Were, Been, and Being. Let’s take a look at the following examples: Mark is smart. The Be-Verb IS connects or links the Subject (Mark) to the Adjective Smart. I am a model. The Be-Verb am connects the subject I to the noun model. The soldiers are brave and strong. The Be-Verb are connects the subject (Soldiers) to the Adjective strong. There are other linking verbs, however, that are popularly used. In this post, I would like to discuss these first five linking verbs, because sometimes, they function as a linking verb and sometimes, they also function as an action verb, depending on their position in the sentence. An Action Verb , as the name suggests, is a verb that is pe