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1. Plural ending in o w/ vowel before it






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






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






4. When using the coordinating conjunction and......






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






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






7. Express current action






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






9. Connecting words






10. Answers To whom? To what? For what?






11. Who may function as the subject of a verb or as the subject complement of noun following linkg verb






12. Plural ending in y w/ counsonant






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






14. Singular






15. Expected to occur later






16. Used to express command






17. Word combinations that are unique to that language






18. Special symbols that hellp you pronounce words correctly






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






20. 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






21. Collection of synonyms and antonyms






22. Primarily as subjects of verbs






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






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






25. To rest (lie - lay - lain - lying)






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






27. Words that describe or limit verbs - adjectives or other adverbs; answer When? How? Where? To what extent?






28. 2 independent clauses & 1 dependent clause






29. Used to join unequal sentence elements; independent & dependent clauses






30. Is singular






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






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






33. To place (set - setting)






34. Verb or verb phrase the subject is doing






35. If it is five yrs or older - consider repacing it






36. To rest (sit - sat)






37. Can stand alone






38. Indicates present - the past & future






39. Used to express a fact






40. Word often implied but not actually stated






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






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






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






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






45. Adds additional info to sentence






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






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






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






49. A -an & the






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