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What is a linking verb?
A verb that connects a sentence's subject with a noun or an adjective. The noun or adjective describes what the subject IS or IS LIKE.
What kind of verb is this:

appear
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

become
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

grow
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

seem
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

am
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

is
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

are
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

was
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

were
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

feel
Linking Verb
What kind of verb is this:

look
Linking Verb
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

Some dogs' tails are long and thin.
Are
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

A dog's hearing is also very strong.
Is
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

Dogs seem sensitive to sound.
Seem
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

Some snakes grow extremely long.
Grow
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

Snakes are very interesting animals
Are
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

Earth is home to more than two thousand species of snakes.
Is
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

Some dogs appear to be tiny.
Appear
What is the linking verb in the following sentence:

Some anacondas are thick.
Are
What is a helping verb?
A verb that helps the main verb express an action or make a statement.
What are the two most common helping verbs?
Be and Have
What are the singular forms of the helping verb be?
am, are, is, was, were
What are the plural forms of the helping verb be?
are, were
What is the helping verb in the following sentence:

Carol has helped her brother with his homework.
Has
What is the helping verb in the following sentence:

The three friends were pedaling uphill slowly.
Were
What is the helping verb in the following sentence:

Lee is steering the orange canoe.
Is
What is the helping verb in the following sentence:

Andrew was sliding into home plate.
Was
What is the helping verb in the following sentence:

We are going to the fair on Friday.
Are
What is the helping verb in the following sentence:

Each player had hit the ball twice.
Had
What is the helping verb in the following sentence:

We have seen this movie before.
Have