Linking verbs do not show any specific action; instead they are used to link the subject of the sentence to an adjective.
The most common linking verbs in English are:
Linking verbs are used to show quality, and name an attribute of a noun. Here are the examples.
Linking verbs are not followed by an object but they are followed by an adjective.
Soon you will feel
Remember, linking verbs do not take '-ing'.
Linking verbs link the subject to the adjective. Here are linking verbs.
- be (am/is/are)
- seem, look, feel, sound, taste
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