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1. Faculty - committee - team - group - jury-may be singular or plural depending on how they are used

2. Not capitalized-generalized person - places & things

3. Opposing or contrasting expressions (not - never - but - yet)

4. Known as relative pronoun clauses

5. Verb form ending in ing that is used as a noun. often desctibes activities.

6. If it is five yrs or older - consider repacing it

7. Plural ending in s - x - z - ch - sh

8. Express action - occurrence - or a state of being

9. Describe nouns or pronouns; answer What kind? How many? Which one?

10. Noun or pronoun that answers What? or Whom?

11. Formed by adding r or er in one-syllable & some two syllable words or adding more/less

12. To lift up; to elevate (raise - raised)

13. When addresses are written in sentence form....

14. Verb form that use with helping verbs to form the present participle and past-participle tense.

15. Is generally plural and requires plural verb

16. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant

17. Formed by adding st or est in short adj. or adding most/least

18. Describes actions that will take place before other future actions

19. 's or ' on the last word (father-in-law's)

20. Plural

21. Formed by adding d or ed to present tense verb preceded by helping verb (has applied - have built)

22. Cannot stand alone; depends on independent clause for meaning

23. Express current action

24. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames

25. Collection of synonyms and antonyms

26. Short quotation are set off from the rest of a sentence by...

27. The most used & misused punctuation mark

28. Refers to syllable of a word that gets the most emphasis

29. Describes ongoing actions that occured in the past - usually as another action was taking place

30. 2 nouns express combined ownership

31. Subjects are after the verb

32. Person speaking - the person spoken to - or the person or object spoken of

33. Small; contains no more thatn 75 -000 entries

34. Warn about the use of certain words

35. Plural uses plural verb

36. Are capitalized-specific person - places - & things

37. Surviving from a previous period

38. A -an & the

39. To go up (rise - rose - risen)

40. Present tense of a verb preceded by the word to (to be - to sit)

41. Often introduced by words such as then or as

42. Words that function as nouns - adjectives or adverbs - (gerunds - infinitives - & participles)

43. Primarily as subjects of verbs

44. Used to express doubt - a conjecture - or suggestion

45. Used in certain countries or regions

46. 2000s - All Bs and Cs

47. Two or more

48. Simple subject and all modifiers (words that describe or limit)

49. Used to express a fact

50. Can be singular or plural depending on the nouns they refer to