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






2. One






3. Short quotation are set off from the rest of a sentence by...






4. A phrase or clause






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






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






7. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant






8. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words






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






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






11. Collection of synonyms and antonyms






12. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames






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






14. 's or ' on the last word (father-in-law's)






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






16. Join equal parts of sentences






17. Not conformed to use among educated speakers






18. Plural ending in y w/ vowel before it






19. Dependent clauses that precede independent clauses....






20. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause






21. Often introduced by words such as then or as






22. Expected to occur later






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






24. Action in a verb is directed toward the subject






25. Prepositional phrases containing verb forms are...






26. Qualities - feelings & concepts; difficult to visualize






27. Used to express command






28. 2 sentences incorrectly joind by a comma






29. Words expressing strong feelings






30. Known as relative pronoun clauses






31. Primarily as subjects of verbs






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






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






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






35. Prepositional phrases






36. 2 nouns express combined ownership






37. Singular






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






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






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






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






42. Verb and its modifiers - objucts & complements






43. Is generally plural and requires plural verb






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






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






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






47. Is singular






48. Can stand alone






49. When addresses are written in sentence form....






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