Daily Grammar

Lesson 3

Parts of Speech - Verbs

Instructions: Pick out the verbs in these sentences and tell whether they are action verbs or linking verbs.

1. Suddenly someone sneezed loudly.

Suddenly someone sneezed loudly.   -- action verb

2. There are holes in my shirt.

There are holes in my shirt.   -- linking verb

3. He appears happy.

He appears happy.   -- linking verb

4. The image appeared in the mirror.

The image appeared in the mirror.   -- action verb

Hint: Some verbs like appear can be either action or linking verbs. It depends on whether it shows action or not.

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