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    Default Linking Verbs

    I am an enthusiastic reader. My question is " which one is the linking verb
    am or an?
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    Default Re: Linking Verbs

    Quote Originally Posted by m-hester47 View Post
    I am an enthusiastic reader. My question is " which one is the linking verb
    am or an?
    You can often break down complex questions like this by taking them a bit at a time. A linking verb must be a verb. So, you check to see if both examples are verbs, and you find that 'an' is not one.
    Therefore, since 'an' is not a verb, it cannot be a linking verb, so the answer must be 'am'.

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