Is “look” a linking verb?

The verb “look” can be used as either a linking verb or an action verb, depending on the context.

When used as a linking verb, “look” links the subject of a sentence with an adjective that describes the subject (e.g., “Ava looks happy”).

When used as an action verb, “look” describes a specific action the subject is performing (e.g., “Dan looks at his watch”).