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1. Pronouns that end in self

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

3. Expected to occur later

4. 2 independent clauses without proper punctuation - repair w/ comma & conjuction - semicolon - or seperating them

5. Express action - occurrence - or a state of being

6. Who - whom - whose - which & that

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

8. A -an & the

9. Express current action

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

11. Action in a verb is directed toward the subject

12. Verb should agree with the closer subject

13. Plural ending in s - x - z - ch - sh

14. Make any noun or pronoun modifying agerund possessive. (curtis's smoking)

15. Qualities - feelings & concepts; difficult to visualize

16. Dependent clauses that precede independent clauses....

17. Not conformed to use among educated speakers

18. No longer used

19. Plural uses plural verb

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

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

22. Primarily as subjects of verbs

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

24. Opposing or contrasting expressions (not - never - but - yet)

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

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

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

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

29. Refers to syllable of a word that gets the most emphasis

30. Shows physical or mental action

31. Words that function as nouns - adjectives or adverbs - (gerunds - infinitives - & participles)

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

33. Verb and its modifiers - objucts & complements

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

35. Commas are used to separate word that...

36. yrs. - CPAs - Nos.

37. Adds additional info to sentence

38. Verb phrases that precede main clauses should be followed by...

39. Verb comes before the subject

40. Cannot stand alone; depends on independent clause for meaning

41. Generally contains over 170 -000 entries

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

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

44. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant

45. One

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

47. Used in casual writing or conversation but not formal

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

49. Words expressing strong feelings

50. Expresses an action directed toward a person or thing