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






2. Can be singular or plural depending on the nouns they refer to






3. 1. positive degree-used in merely describing or in limiting anouth word. 2. comparative degree-used to compare two persons or things. 3. superlative degree- used in the comparison of 3 or more persons or things






4. Intro prepositional phrases of fewer than 4 words...






5. Make principle noun plural (fathers-in-law) (runners-up)






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






7. Who - whom - whose - which & that






8. Add 's (Horowitz's)






9. Word combinations that are unique to that language






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






11. 2 independent clauses without proper punctuation - repair w/ comma & conjuction - semicolon - or seperating them






12. Is generally plural and requires plural verb






13. Bushes - Rodriguezes -Williames






14. Words used in place of nouns






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






16. Singular uses singular verb


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






18. Indicates present - the past & future






19. Is singular






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






21. Proper nouns become plural by adding s






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






23. Express current action






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






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






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






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






28. Prepositional phrases containing verb forms are...






29. When one noun possess another






30. Expected to occur later






31. Expresses an action directed toward a person or thing






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






33. 2 nouns express separate ownership


34. Primarily as subjects of verbs






35. Known as relative pronoun clauses






36. Verb comes before the subject






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






38. One






39. Subjects are after the verb






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






41. Used to express command






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






43. Words that connect other words or groups of words






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






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






46. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words






47. Action has been completed






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






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






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