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English MIDTERM

Terms

undefined, object
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pronoun case
nominative, objective, possessive
subordinating conjunction
awhitebus- joins clauses
coordinating conjuction
fanboys- joins words, phrases, clauses
nominative case
a pronoun used in the subject or predicate noun of a sentence
appositive
a noun or noun phrase that renames the noun it follows: Mrs. R, my teacher, ...
pronoun
word that takes the place of a noun
preposition
shows the relationship of one thing to another
correlative conjunction
two word combination to join words, phrases
interjection
shows strong feeling
objective case
a pronoun used as a direct object, indirect object, object of the preposition
comma rules
use a comma: list, interrupter, appositive, compound sentence, introductory word or phrase, complex sentence, with conjunctive adverb, parenthetical expression
compound sentence
two independent clauses joined together in one of three ways
complex sentence
one independent clause plus one subordinate clause
noun
person, place, thing, idea
three ways to form a compound sentence
comma coordinating conjunction; semicolon; semicolon conjunctive adverb comma
simple sentence
one independent clause
verb
action; state of being
using a comma in a complex sentence
only if subordinate clause if first
adverb
modifies a verb, adjective or adverb
capitalize
proper nouns, proper adjectives
antecedent
the word that the pronoun is referring to/taking the place of
forms of be
is, are, was, were, am, be, being, been
independent clause
a simple sentence
pronoun agreement
pronoun must match the antecedent by being singular or pluarl
adjective
modifies a noun or pronoun
subordinate clause
a group of words that cannot stand alone but contain a subordinating conjuction, a subject and a verb
possessive case
a pronoun showing ownership
subject verb agreement
subject stays the same; verb must be singular or plural to match the subject
conjunction
joins words, phrases, clauses

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