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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