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1. Person speaking - the person spoken to - or the person or object spoken of






2. Expresses an action directed toward a person or thing






3. 2 nouns express separate ownership


4. Collection of synonyms and antonyms






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






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






7. Singular






8. Is plural






9. Plural ending in o w/ vowel before it






10. Words expressing strong feelings






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






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






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






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






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






16. Subjects are after the verb






17. Connecting words






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






19. To place (set - setting)






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






21. Plural uses plural verb


22. Can stand alone






23. 1 independent clause; no punctuation in sentence - can be joind by and






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






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






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






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






28. To rest (sit - sat)






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






30. 2 sentences incorrectly joind by a comma






31. 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






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






33. Express current action






34. Surviving from a previous period






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






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






37. MDs - PhDs






38. Musical terms ending in o






39. Used to show continuous or repeated action






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






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






42. No longer used






43. Joins nouns and pronouns to other words






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






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






46. 2 nouns express combined ownership


47. Commas are used to...






48. When one noun possess another






49. Verb and its modifiers - objucts & complements






50. Action has been completed