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






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






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






4. Used in certain countries or regions






5. Formed by adding st or est in short adj. or adding most/least






6. Join equal parts of sentences






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






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






9. Pronouns that end in self






10. Verb should agree with the closer subject






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






12. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause






13. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames






14. A comma






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






16. 1 independent and 1 dependent clause; dependent usually comes first w/ a comma






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






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






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






20. Noun or pronoun the sentence is about






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






22. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words






23. Contains helpful info: punctuation - hyphenation - capitalization - number style - abbreviations - & commonly confused words






24. 2 independent clauses without proper punctuation - repair w/ comma & conjuction - semicolon - or seperating them






25. Used to show continuous or repeated action






26. Primarily as subjects of verbs






27. A -an & the






28. Words used in place of nouns






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






30. Action has been completed






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






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






33. Plural ending in y w/ vowel before it






34. Collection of synonyms and antonyms






35. Often introduced by words such as then or as






36. Expresses an action directed toward a person or thing






37. When one noun possess another






38. A phrase or clause






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






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






41. Prepositional phrases






42. When nouns - verbs - adverbs or adjectives change form (child--children)






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






44. Describe nouns or pronouns; answer What kind? How many? Which one?






45. Can stand alone






46. Describes ongoing actions that occured in the past - usually as another action was taking place






47. History of word






48. Plural






49. Answers To whom? To what? For what?






50. To place (lay - laid - laid - laying)