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






2. Who may function as the subject of a verb or as the subject complement of noun following linkg verb






3. A comma






4. Animal or things & should be use to introduce essential clauses






5. Word or groups of words that explain or rename previously mentioned nouns or pronouns






6. Formed by adding ing to present tense verb preceded by helping verb(is studying)






7. Used in certain countries or regions






8. Pocket & desk dictionaries; shorter and condensed






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






10. 2 complete but related thoughts. 2 independent clauses; joined by; and - but or: or semicolon - or however - therefore






11. Falls at the end of the sentence






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






13. Make principle noun plural (fathers-in-law) (runners-up)






14. Verb or verb phrase the subject is doing






15. When dates contain more than one element....






16. Plural ending in y w/ vowel before it






17. Used to join unequal sentence elements; independent & dependent clauses






18. Two or more






19. Collection of synonyms and antonyms






20. Noun or pronoun prepositional phrase is talking about






21. Proper nouns become plural by adding s






22. Shortened forms of subjects & verbs (it's - there's)






23. Present form of verb is preceded by to (to call - to write)






24. Express current action






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






26. When one noun possess another






27. Words that describe or limit verbs - adjectives or other adverbs; answer When? How? Where? To what extent?






28. To rest (lie - lay - lain - lying)






29. No longer used






30. 2 nouns express separate ownership






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






32. Used to show continuous or repeated action






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






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






35. Describes ongoin actions that occured in the past - usually as another action is taking place






36. The-is used to describe a specific person or thing. can be used with singular or plural verbs






37. 2 independent clauses without proper punctuation - repair w/ comma & conjuction - semicolon - or seperating them






38. Connect words - phrases and clauses of equal grammatical value or rank (and - or - but - nor)






39. Is plural






40. MDs - PhDs






41. The most used & misused punctuation mark






42. Used to show actions that are already completed or perfected






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






44. Occur when 2 or more adjectives appearing before a noun independently modify the noun






45. Person - place - things you can see - touch - feel - taste - smell - hear






46. Whom may function as the object of a verb or object of a preposition






47. Degrees - personal titles & professional designations following persons name






48. Incomplete sentence - phrase or clause






49. Can stand alone






50. A phrase or clause