Action Verbs and Linking Verbs

A verb is a part of speech that is an action word. It depicts movement, action, or a state of being. Now, when we look at verbs, one type of verb is a common verb.

Now, some examples of common verbs are “talk“, “sing“, “run“, “think“, and “drive“.

Then, you have verbs that convey a state of being, such as “to have“, or “to be“.

Then, you have linking verbs. We call them linking verbs because what they do is they link the subject to additional info.

So, for example, with linking verbs, you have “to be“. The forms of “to be” – “are“, “is“, and “were“.

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