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1. Is generally plural and requires plural verb






2. Indicate whether a noun is plural or singular & whether it is located nearby or farther away






3. Commas are used to...






4. To place (lay - laid - laid - laying)






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






6. Special symbols that hellp you pronounce words correctly






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






8. Singular






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






10. Words used in place of nouns






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






12. Plural ending in o w/ vowel before it






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






14. Complete dictionary - used in schools - libraries - newpapers - offices & organizations






15. Musical terms ending in o






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






17. Not conformed to use among educated speakers






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






19. Pronouns that end in self






20. Incomplete sentence - phrase or clause






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






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






23. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames






24. 2 sentences incorrectly joind by a comma






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






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






27. Verb comes before the subject






28. 1 independent clause; no punctuation in sentence - can be joind by and






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






30. May be used to create transitions between thoughts (after all - by the way - for example)






31. Verb or verb phrase the subject is doing






32. Who - whom - whose - which & that






33. Two or more






34. Form past tense by changing root and commonly adding en to past participle (eat - ate - eaten - eating)






35. Proper nouns become plural by adding s






36. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause






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






38. Surviving from a previous period






39. What is used to show the omission of words understood?






40. 2000s - All Bs and Cs






41. Add 's (Horowitz's)






42. Nouns or pronouns previously mentioned






43. Just add ' (doctors' - bosses')






44. Describes ongoing action that will take place in future add wil be in front (I will be hearing)






45. Prepositional phrases






46. Expected to occur later






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






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






49. Is plural






50. 2 independent clauses without proper punctuation - repair w/ comma & conjuction - semicolon - or seperating them