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Verbs 2

How well do you know the different types of verbs?

An action verb shows what its subject is doing: Marjorie threw the ball. A linking verb links a subject to its subject complement: Raúl is happy. A helping verb comes before another verb to help show tense or express ideas like ability or obligation: Ingrid can swim forty laps.

Name the type of verb highlighted in each of these sentences.