Learn about linking verbs the subject and verb agreement in sentences. What linking verbs are, how the subject and the linking verbs agree and how they are used.

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Learn About Linking Verbs - Subject Verb Agreement

 

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linking verbs are verbs such as is and was

 

 

 

✅ The sand is hot.

 

on-beach

 

✅ The sand was hot.

 

on-beach

 

 

 

these sentences describe the sand

 

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linking verbs are verbs such as are and were

 

 

 

✅ The children are on the hot sand.

 

on-beach

 

✅ The children were on the hot sand.

 

on-beach

 

 

 

these sentences describe the children

 

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these are the linking verbs that we use the most

 

am | is | are | was | were

 

these verbs are called the be verbs

 

game-board

 

Snakes and ladders was fun.

 

subject | be linking verb | adjective

 

there is no action is a sentence with a linking verb

 

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linking verbs can be linked to

 

adjectives

 

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✅ The 3D glasses were brilliant.

 

describes the subject using an adjective

 

linking verbs can be linked to

 

prepositional phrases

 

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✅ Monty was in the cinema.

 

describes where the subject is using a prepositional phrase

 

 

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linking verbs can also be linked to

 

nouns or noun phrases

 

detective

 

nouns and noun phrases can identify who or what a subject is or was

 

Meena is a really great detective.

 

subject | linking verb | noun phrase

 

(reminder a noun phrase is a group or words about a noun)

 

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