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1. Animal or things & introduces nonessential clauses






2. To rest (sit - sat)






3. Join equal parts of sentences






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






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






6. When using the coordinating conjunction and......






7. Formed by adding st or est in short adj. or adding most/least






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






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






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






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






12. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause






13. Words expressing strong feelings






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






15. To place (set - setting)






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






17. When dates contain more than one element....






18. Verb form ending in ing that is used as a noun. often desctibes activities.






19. Is singular






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






21. One






22. Contains helpful info: punctuation - hyphenation - capitalization - number style - abbreviations - & commonly confused words






23. History of word






24. Can stand alone






25. Is generally plural and requires plural verb






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






27. 's or ' on the last word (father-in-law's)






28. Connecting words






29. Not conformed to use among educated speakers






30. Occur when 2 or more adjectives appearing before a noun independently modify the noun






31. Prepositional phrases containing verb forms are...






32. 2 complete but related thoughts. 2 independent clauses; joined by; and - but or: or semicolon - or however - therefore






33. Indicates present - the past & future






34. Used to show actions that are already completed or perfected






35. Add 's (Horowitz's)






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






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






38. A comma






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






40. Noun or pronoun the sentence is about






41. Plural uses plural verb


42. Singular uses singular verb


43. A -an & the






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






45. Whom may function as the object of a verb or object of a preposition






46. Word often implied but not actually stated






47. Qualities - feelings & concepts; difficult to visualize






48. Present form of verb is preceded by to (to call - to write)






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






50. Expected to occur later