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

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

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

4. Action has been completed

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

6. Nonrestrictive clauses should be set off by...

7. Used to effect a transition from one thought to another & they may consist of more than one word (also called transitional expressions or conjunctions)

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

9. Used in casual writing or conversation but not formal

10. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words

11. Two or more

12. Occurs when a person is being addressed or spoken to directly - rather than about

13. When nouns - verbs - adverbs or adjectives change form (child--children)

14. Generally contains over 170 -000 entries

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

16. Intro prepositional phrases of fewer than 4 words...

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

18. Used to express command

19. Is plural

20. Who - whom - whose - which & that

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

22. Add 's (women's - children's - boss's - class's)

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

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

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

26. Plural uses plural verb

27. Is generally plural and requires plural verb

28. Musical terms ending in o

29. 2 complete but related thoughts. 2 independent clauses; joined by; and - but or: or semicolon - or however - therefore

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

31. Add 's (Horowitz's)

32. When using the coordinating conjunction and......

33. Prepositional phrases

34. Action verb that does not require an object to complete it's action

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

36. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause

37. Words that connect other words or groups of words

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

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

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

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

42. Join grammatically equal sentence elements. used in pairs ( both...and - either....or)

43. Action in a verb is directed toward the subject

44. (however - therefore -consequently) used to effect transitions from one though to another in independent clauses

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

46. Surviving from a previous period

47. Prepositional phrases containing verb forms are...

48. Noun or pronoun prepositional phrase is talking about

49. Word often implied but not actually stated

50. To place (set - setting)