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linguisticsweb:glossary:linguistics_glossary:linkingverbs [2013/09/17 13:15]
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 "My dogs **are** content to spend the afternoon dozing on the kitchen sofa." "My dogs **are** content to spend the afternoon dozing on the kitchen sofa."
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 "My dog **seems** content to spend the afternoon dozing on the kitchen sofa." "My dog **seems** content to spend the afternoon dozing on the kitchen sofa."
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 +Certain verbs have the linking verb function as part of their inventory of functions, but more likely function as full verbs:
  
 "He **feels** drowsy."​ "He **feels** drowsy."​