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Example problems from action and linking verb worksheets are the sentences ?The children appeared tired" and ?The witness appeared in court? asking to identify the verbs and classify them as linking or action verbs. "App... More »

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Dictionaries such as Merriam-Webster and Collins give definitions of linking verbs with examples of usage. In addition, CliffsNotes.com provides explanations of how to use linking verbs and examples. More »

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In sentences using active verbs, a noun performs the action of a verb, while in passive voice sentences, the verb is acted upon by the noun. For example, a sentence containing an active verb is "the professor teaches the... More »

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English verbs are usually conjugated into the present tense from the infinitive (a phrase that includes the word "to" followed by a verb) by doing nothing to the verb for the pronouns I, you, they, we, and you. Add an "s... More »

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To form the simple past tense with most verbs in English, add "-ed" to the end of the verb. For example, the past tense of the verb "play" is "played." Certain verbs are exceptions and change differently. More »

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To identify a present tense verb, look at the verb in relation to other verbs in the phrase or sentence. In English, only the simple past and simple present tenses can be determined by looking at only the main verb. For ... More »

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French verbs conjugations depend on the pronoun before the verb as well as the ending of the infinitive form of the verb. Verbs ending in "er," "ir," or "re" usually follow a standard rule of conjugation, but the French ... More »

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