ELA

Underline the verb or verb phrase in each sentence and then identify whether it is an action verb or a linking verb.
1.) The hard-working plumber was early.
2.) Those secretaries appear very busy this afternoon.
3.) The cab driver was driving extremely fast down the street.
4.) Her mother, Naomi, is a tax attorney with her own business.
5.) The construction crew will build that house in less than a month.

My answers to check:
1.) should take - Action verb
2.) was early - Linking verb
3.) appear - Linking verb
4.) is - Linking verb
5.) will build - Action verb

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asked by Diane
  1. ??.) should take - Action verb -- ???

    1.) was early - Linking verb -- only one of these words is the linking verb

    2.) appear - Linking verb -- right

    4.) is - Linking verb -- right

    5.) will build - Action verb -- right

    What about #3?

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