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1. Used in certain countries or regions






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






3. Two or more






4. A comma






5. Shows physical or mental action






6. Nouns or pronouns previously mentioned






7. Is generally plural and requires plural verb






8. Used to express command






9. Join equal parts of sentences






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






11. Not conformed to use among educated speakers






12. Describes ongoin actions that occured in the past - usually as another action is taking place






13. A -an & the






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






15. Words used in place of nouns






16. Singular uses singular verb






17. Words that connect other words or groups of words






18. MDs - PhDs






19. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words






20. Used in casual writing or conversation but not formal






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






22. Proper nouns become plural by adding s






23. When one noun possess another






24. Expected to occur later






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






26. Singular






27. Plural






28. Word combinations that are unique to that language






29. Primarily as subjects of verbs






30. Used to show continuous or repeated action






31. Collection of synonyms and antonyms






32. 2000s - All Bs and Cs






33. To place (set - setting)






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






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






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






37. Opposing or contrasting expressions (not - never - but - yet)






38. 2 sentences incorrectly joind by a comma






39. Verb or verb phrase the subject is doing






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






41. Pocket & desk dictionaries; shorter and condensed






42. Action in a verb is directed toward the subject






43. Plural ending in o w/ vowel before it






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






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






46. When they come before a compound subject and joined by and - the compound subject is singular






47. Express current action






48. Prepositional phrases






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






50. Person - place - thing - qualities - feelings - concepts - activities & measures