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

2. Present tense of a verb preceded by the word to (to be - to sit)

3. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause

4. Surviving from a previous period

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

6. Singular

7. Used to show continuous or repeated action

8. Verb or verb phrase the subject is doing

9. Dependent clauses that precede independent clauses....

10. Can stand alone

11. Words used in place of nouns

12. Intro prepositional phrases of fewer than 4 words...

13. The most used & misused punctuation mark

14. One

15. No longer used

16. 2000s - All Bs and Cs

17. Faculty - committee - team - group - jury-may be singular or plural depending on how they are used

18. To rest (sit - sat)

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

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

21. Commas are used to...

22. Noun - pronoun - or adjective that renames or describes the subject. completes meaning of the subject and always follows the linking verb

23. Subjects are after the verb

24. Describes past actions that took place before other past action

25. Pronouns that end in self

26. When that follows a verb expressing command - use the subjunctive verb form (be)

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

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

29. Word often implied but not actually stated

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

31. Often introduced by words such as then or as

32. Plural

33. Commonly used as objects of vebs or objects of prepositions

34. Occur when 2 or more adjectives appearing before a noun independently modify the noun

35. Formed by adding d or ed to present tense verb preceded by helping verb (has applied - have built)

36. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words

37. 1 independent and 1 dependent clause; dependent usually comes first w/ a comma

38. Noun or pronoun prepositional phrase is talking about

39. Incomplete sentence - phrase or clause

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

41. Is plural

42. Used to express a fact

43. Special symbols that hellp you pronounce words correctly

44. Action has been completed

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

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

47. Verb and its modifiers - objucts & complements

48. Add 's (Horowitz's)

49. Are capitalized-specific person - places - & things

50. Not conformed to use among educated speakers