[Grammar] Linking Verbs

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THS4E

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My bathing suit fits perfectly.

Is "fit" a linking verb and "perfectly" a subject complement?
 

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No — 'fit' is a stative verb, and 'perfectly' an adverb.

To check if a verb is being used as a linking verb, try replacing it with the correct form of to be. If they make sense and have almost the same meaning, they are linking verbs.

Laurie appears tired.
Laurie [STRIKE]appears[/STRIKE] is tired.
(Kitty Nash - English Grammar 101)
 
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