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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