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Linking Verbs

Linking Verbs

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Linking Verbs
LIST
 
o
 
to appear
o
 
to be
o
 
to become
o
 
to feel
o
 
to get
o
 
to go
o
 
to grow
o
 
to look
o
 
to prove
o
 
to remain
o
 
to seem
o
 
to smell
o
 
to sound
o
 
to stay
o
 
to taste
o
 
to turn
USE
The linking verbs above are often followed by adjectives instead of adverbs. In such situations, the adjective describes the subject of the sentence rather than the verb. Study the examples below to learn the difference. Examples:
 
Mary
seemed sad
.
Correct 
 
 
Mary
seemed sadly
.
Not Correct 
 
 
The cake
tastes good
.
Correct 
 
 
The cake
tastes well
.
Not Correct 
 
 
The train
is slow
.
Correct 
 
 
The train
is slowly
.
Not Correct 
 
 
James
grew tired
.
Correct 
 
 
Sarah
remained calm
.
Correct 
 
 
The milk
went bad
.
Correct 
 
 
The seas
turned rough
.
Correct 
 
 
The negotiations
proved pointless
.
Correct 
 
IMPORTANT
The verbs in the list above are not always used as linking verbs. Compare the examples below. Examples:

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