relates to an action, condition, or state of being.
type of verb that in context require a direct object for meaning:
The boy chased the dog. ("The boy chased" has no meaning)..
type of verbs that in context do not require a direct object for meaning:
("The girl slept a bed" -any direct object has no meaning)
type of verbs that show the connection between the subject and the predicate, or "link" the meanings. The subject and predicate of a sentence with a linking verb are the same: The man is tall. The woman is a banker.
When a linking verb is followed by an adjective (ex. tall), the adjective is called a:
When a linking verb is followed by a noun (Ex. banker), the noun is called a:
When an intransitive verb is followed by an adverb, the sentence is said to be
descrives (modifies) or limits a noun or pronoun.
modifies a verb, adverb, or an adjective. Normally answer the questions of how, when, where, why, how much, to what degree.
Connects words, phase, and clauses. The most common are: and, but, or, nor, neither, either, so.
Function with other words and can function as adjectives and adverbs.
a grouping of grammatically connected words. Can only contain a subject or a predicate, and cannot stand alone as an independent unit.
A grouping of words that contains a subject and a verb. Can stand independently, or be dependent on another for meaning.