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1. 2 independent clauses without proper punctuation - repair w/ comma & conjuction - semicolon - or seperating them






2. Only when a terminal clause adds unnecessaty info to the sentence....






3. Animal or things & introduces nonessential clauses






4. Expected to occur later






5. Join equal parts of sentences






6. Used in certain countries or regions






7. The most used & misused punctuation mark






8. yrs. - CPAs - Nos.






9. Express current action






10. When that follows a verb expressing command - use the subjunctive verb form (be)






11. Pocket & desk dictionaries; shorter and condensed






12. Singular






13. Describes past actions that took place before other past action






14. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames






15. Verb expresses an action directed by the subject toward the object of verb






16. Generally contains over 170 -000 entries






17. Unrelated figures appearing side by side should be...






18. Words that connect other words or groups of words






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






20. Needed to identify the noun to which it refers; no commas should separate this clause from antecedent






21. Info that the reader does not need to know - it should be sett off from the rest of sentence by commas






22. Who - whom - whose - which & that






23. Indicates present - the past & future






24. Verb comes before the subject






25. Answers To whom? To what? For what?






26. Intro prepositional phrases totaling 4 or more words...






27. No longer used






28. Words used in place of nouns






29. Commonly used as objects of vebs or objects of prepositions






30. Dependent clauses that precede independent clauses....






31. Separate 2 or more adjectives that equally modify or describe a noun






32. Singular uses singular verb






33. 2 complete but related thoughts. 2 independent clauses; joined by; and - but or: or semicolon - or however - therefore






34. 1 independent and 1 dependent clause; dependent usually comes first w/ a comma






35. One






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






37. 2 nouns express combined ownership






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






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






40. Negative adverb is used in same sentence with negative verb.(Calling her won't do no good)






41. Person - place - thing - qualities - feelings - concepts - activities & measures






42. Pronouns that end in self






43. Commas are used to separate word that...






44. Word often implied but not actually stated






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






46. Special symbols that hellp you pronounce words correctly






47. Qualities - feelings & concepts; difficult to visualize






48. Used to express command






49. Verb phrases that precede main clauses should be followed by...






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