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1. Adds additional info to sentence

2. 2 nouns express combined ownership

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

4. Is plural

5. Incomplete sentence - phrase or clause

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

7. Proper nouns become plural by adding s

8. To go up (rise - rose - risen)

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

10. Shows physical or mental action

11. Intro prepositional phrases totaling 4 or more words...

12. yrs. - CPAs - Nos.

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

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

15. Often introduced by words such as then or as

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

17. Used to express a fact

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

19. Primarily as subjects of verbs

20. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant

21. Describes ongoing actions that occured in the past - usually as another action was taking place

22. Commas are used to...

23. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words

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

25. Present tense of a verb preceded by the word to (to be - to sit)

26. Indicates present - the past & future

27. Warn about the use of certain words

28. 1 independent clause; no punctuation in sentence - can be joind by and

29. Verb form that use with helping verbs to form the present participle and past-participle tense.

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

31. Expected to occur later

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

33. Complete dictionary - used in schools - libraries - newpapers - offices & organizations

34. 2 nouns express separate ownership

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

36. Can stand alone

37. Express current action

38. Two or more

39. Noun or pronoun the sentence is about

40. Connecting words

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

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

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

44. To place (set - setting)

45. What is used to show the omission of words understood?

46. Describes past actions that took place before other past action

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

48. Action in a verb is directed toward the subject

49. Not conformed to use among educated speakers

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