Tag: action verbs

  • What Is an Action Verb?

    What Is an Action Verb?

    I have a specific set of criteria when I choose to go see a movie. Most movies I enjoy need to have clever dialogue, a strong plot line and plenty of action. Action is often what keeps viewers tuned in (and not falling asleep). Writing is much the same, no matter if you’re writing a…

  • What Are Linking Verbs?

    What Are Linking Verbs?

    In elementary school, I learned that verbs were the action of a sentence. They are what a person, animal or thing does. English is a bit too complex to completely simplify verbs that way. You’ve got true action verbs, helping verbs, regular verbs, irregular verbs and helpful linking verbs. What Is a Linking Verb? So…