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    Can you say a sentence where the verb to be is not an auxiliary?

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    Re: auxiliary

    He is kind.

    Here, kind is an adjective, so the verb is not an auxiliary verb.

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    Re: auxiliary

    Ex: To be or not to be.

    to be functions as an infinitive verb. Note that, 'auxiliary' means helping verb. If a form of the verb To Be is not helping another verb (e.g., I am walking; She was eating; They will see) then it's the main verb of the sentence.

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