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1. Plural ending in o w/ vowel before it

2. Express state of being and generally link to the subject that describe or renames them

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

4. When using the coordinating conjunction and......

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

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

7. Express current action

8. Intro prepositional phrases totaling 4 or more words...

9. Connecting words

10. Answers To whom? To what? For what?

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

12. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant

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

14. Singular

15. Expected to occur later

16. Used to express command

17. Word combinations that are unique to that language

18. Special symbols that hellp you pronounce words correctly

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

20. 1. positive degree-used in merely describing or in limiting anouth word. 2. comparative degree-used to compare two persons or things. 3. superlative degree- used in the comparison of 3 or more persons or things

21. Collection of synonyms and antonyms

22. Primarily as subjects of verbs

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

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

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

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

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

28. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause

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

30. Is singular

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

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

33. To place (set - setting)

34. Verb or verb phrase the subject is doing

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

36. To rest (sit - sat)

37. Can stand alone

38. Indicates present - the past & future

39. Used to express a fact

40. Word often implied but not actually stated

41. Degrees - personal titles & professional designations following persons name

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

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

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

45. Adds additional info to sentence

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

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

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

49. A -an & the

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