Is the word are a linking word or action word?
Is , and any other form of be , can be used as a linking verb or an auxiliary verb. It is never an action.
The word (is) is a linking verb .
No, as a verb, 'need' is not a linking verb. A linking verb 'links' the subject to the object; in other words, the object is some form of the subject, not something different.… For example, 'Mary is my cousin.', Mary = cousin; or 'My feet got wet', feet -> wet. Linking verbs are usually a form of the verb 'to be' or 'to become'. We need bread... The object bread is not a form of the subject we. The dog needs his shots... The object shots is not a form of the subject dog.
The word told is an action verb, the past tense of the verb to tell, the act of telling. The easy way to recognize a linking verb is that a linking verb acts as an equals …sign, the object of the verb is a different form of the subject (Mary is my sister. Mary=sister); or the subject becomes the object (My feet got wet. feet->wet).
Feel is a linking verb. Please see "Sources and Related" links for more information about Linking Verbs. ___ If to feel has an object it is not an action word, for exa…mple: Jim felt the package carefully. If it does not have an object, however, it is a linking verb, as in: Mary felt fine.
it is an action verb
It's a linking verb Action verb express a action of some kind. Linking verb express some state of being
Action verbs are words like run, skip, walk, eat. Linking verbs are words like am, is, are, was, were. Also the forms of become and seem are always linking verbs.
Hate is an action verb. Although there are action verbs that are sometimes being used as linking verbs such as; feel taste look smell appear grow remain stay … turn seem sound become prove It depends upon the usage. Here's an example: *The dog looked hungry. *The dog looked for food. [The verb 'Looked' on the first sentence is a linking verb, whereas, it was used as an action verb on the second.]
The verb 'can' is an action verb, a word for an act. The verb 'can' is most often an auxiliary (helper) verb. Examples: John can bring the donuts. I can make the coffee.… We can have a party. The verb 'can' is not a linking verb. The object of a linking verb must rename the subject ( Jane is my sister .) or be a form of the subject ( Jane was chosen the winner .) The verb 'can' may be an auxiliary to a linking verb ( You can be a winner .)
Hung is a linking verb "Hung" is an action verb. A linking verb does not describe an action. Also, "hung" can be used as both a transitive or intransitive verb.
The verb look is an action verb; look is something you do.
A linking verb has a complement which describes the subject; anaction verb has a complement which is acted on by the verb. For instance: in "he feels the ball" the ball is ac…ted upon by theverb and does not describe "he", but in "he feels cold", the wordcold describes "he". The questions are "WHAT did he feel?" foractions and "HOW did he feel?" for linking verbs. (Note: if the complement is included you might get "how" for actionverbs, as in "how did he feel the ball?)