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Business English

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1. Pronouns that end in self






2. The-is used to describe a specific person or thing. can be used with singular or plural verbs






3. Expected to occur later






4. 2 independent clauses without proper punctuation - repair w/ comma & conjuction - semicolon - or seperating them






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






6. Who - whom - whose - which & that






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






8. A -an & the






9. Express current action






10. Shortened forms of subjects & verbs (it's - there's)






11. Action in a verb is directed toward the subject






12. Verb should agree with the closer subject






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






14. Make any noun or pronoun modifying agerund possessive. (curtis's smoking)






15. Qualities - feelings & concepts; difficult to visualize






16. Dependent clauses that precede independent clauses....






17. Not conformed to use among educated speakers






18. No longer used






19. Plural uses plural verb






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






21. When addresses are written in sentence form....






22. Primarily as subjects of verbs






23. Describes actions that will take place before other future actions






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






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






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






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






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






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






30. Shows physical or mental action






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






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






33. Verb and its modifiers - objucts & complements






34. Word or groups of words that explain or rename previously mentioned nouns or pronouns






35. Commas are used to separate word that...






36. yrs. - CPAs - Nos.






37. Adds additional info to sentence






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






39. Verb comes before the subject






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






41. Generally contains over 170 -000 entries






42. May be used to create transitions between thoughts (after all - by the way - for example)






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






44. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant






45. One






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






47. Used in casual writing or conversation but not formal






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






49. Words expressing strong feelings






50. Expresses an action directed toward a person or thing