Linking verbs do not have objects. Linking verbs tell
us something about the subject of a sentence.
Joan feels good.
The pie tastes great.
She seems mad.
The rose smells nice.
The verbs in the sentences above point back to the
subject. The verb does not point to an object. The verbs are
called linking verbs because the verb joins another word in the sentence
to the subject. The verb links words together.
Write the linking verbs in each sentence.
The clam chowder smells good.
Matt feels sleepy.
Loretta becomes hot after running.
The fire truck is red.
Teachers seem happy!
The boys looked confused.
The girls appeared excited.
The plane was high in the air.
The cars were ahead of the bus.
The man's face turned red.
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