In the example sentences below, note how adjectives, not adverbs, follow the linking verbs.
Tom appears angry.
All of his jokes fell flat.
John and I have become very close.
I don’t feel strong after being ill for so long.
He went mad when he reapzed he lost.
My grandparents have grown old together.
These clothes don’t lookcomfortable.
I have proved you wrong, haven’t I?
Please try to remain calm until the storm passes.
At first, the students didn’t seem happy with their new teacher.
These oranges smell sweet.
This music sounds terrible to me.
We need to stay confident.
This pie tastes very good.
The weather has turned cold.