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1. Animal or things & introduces nonessential clauses






2. Verb expresses an action directed by the subject toward the object of verb






3. One






4. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames






5. Plural ending in o w/ vowel before it






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






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






8. Only when a terminal clause adds unnecessaty info to the sentence....






9. Collection of synonyms and antonyms






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






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






12. Proper nouns become plural by adding s






13. MDs - PhDs






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






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






16. Surviving from a previous period






17. Unrelated figures appearing side by side should be...






18. Who - whom - whose - which & that






19. When dates contain more than one element....






20. Simple subject and all modifiers (words that describe or limit)






21. Qualities - feelings & concepts; difficult to visualize






22. Is singular






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






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






25. Is generally plural and requires plural verb






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






27. Animal or things & should be use to introduce essential clauses






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






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






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






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






32. 2 sentences incorrectly joind by a comma






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






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






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






36. Pronouns that end in self






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






38. Word often implied but not actually stated






39. Warn about the use of certain words






40. Describes ongoing action that will take place in future add wil be in front (I will be hearing)






41. 2000s - All Bs and Cs






42. Noun or pronoun the sentence is about






43. Noun or pronoun prepositional phrase is talking about






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






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






46. Subjects are after the verb






47. Needed to identify the noun to which it refers; no commas should separate this clause from antecedent






48. Add ' (Horowitzes')






49. History of word






50. Expected to occur later