Linking Verbs Video Lesson

Linking Verb Definition

A linking verb expresses a state of being by linking the subject of the sentence to another word in the predicate that provides additional information about the subject.

Example of a Linking Verb

Charlotte is the president of the club.
(“is” links the subject “Charlotte” to the word “president”)

am the smartest student in the room!
(“am” links the subject “I” to the word “student”)

The parents were our biggest fans in the crowd.
(“were” links the subject “parents” to the word “fans”)


Linking Verbs

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Subject Complements

Objective Complements

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