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Identify the part of the speech for the underlined word.

Mr. Manson is running for the senate this fall.
("is" is the underlines word)

action verb
helping verb
linking verb
none of the above

Is "is" a helping verb or a linking verb? I'm stuck between the two, however I think helping verb is correct... not sure. Please help? Thanks

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  1. "helping verb" is correct.

    "is running" is the whole main verb in this sentence.

  2. Thanks, Writeacher!

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