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    In the following sentence, which is the main verb and is it an action or linking verb?


    Timmy and Sunshine are tired from the trip.



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    Re: Verbs!

    Quote Originally Posted by CareBear98 View Post

    In the following sentence, which is the main verb and is it an action or linking verb?


    Timmy and Sunshine are tired from the trip.


    How many verbs are in that sentence?


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    Re: Verbs!

    One of the reasons for my question is because I am not sure if "are" is the verb or the helping verb with "tired" being the verb.


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    Re: Verbs!

    Quote Originally Posted by CareBear98 View Post
    One of the reasons for my question is because I am not sure if "are" is the verb or the helping verb with "tired" being the verb.

    No, tired is an adjective; are is the only verb in the sentence and is a linking verb. Linking verbs are often followed by adjectives.

    I feel dizzy.
    She seems sad.

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