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a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication:
an attack aimed at one place or point merely as a distraction from the real place or point of attack
an officer in the US army air force or marine corps ranking above lieutenant colonel and below a bridgadier general
one of a catagory of USU whiteish lusturious electropositve element that are typically ductile and malleable
a flat piece of metal stamped with a commemorative design or inscription, often presented as an award
any of numerous elasmobranch fishes having a flattened body adapted for life on the sea bottom or a beam of light
the city or town that is the official seat of goverment in a country, state, ect. also uppercase letter, crime(most serious), and money to make more money
in the order of the letters of the alphabet, a series of letters used to write a language.
pertaining to matter, pertaining to nature and natural features of universe connected with human or animal body.
An elevated place or structure before which religious ceremonies may be enacted or upon which sacrifices may be offered.
comma rule #1
to separate individual words, phrases, or clauses in a series ex: for dinner we are having meat, vegetables, and a salad
comma rule #2
to separate two or more adjectives (modifiers) that equally modify the same noun ex: the kitten was soft, brown, fluffy fur ball.
comma rule #3
before a coordinating conjunction(FANBOYS) when it joins independent clauses ex: i would like to speak to him, but i do not know what to say
comma rule #4
to set off nonessential (not necessary) clauses ex: dad, who graduated from college in 1970 attended the same school as his father.
comma rule #6
after and introductory(coming at the beginning of the sentance) participal phrase ex: cheering loudly, the fans welcomed the team.
comma rule #7
after 2 or more introductory prespostional phrases ex: under the mat on the porch, mother left a spare key
comma rule #8
after an introductory adverb (subordinate) clause. ex: when you finish you homework, you may go out to play
comma rule #11
to set of parenthetical expression (after all, as a matter of fact, at any rate, for example, for instance, in fact, in my opinion, in the first place, of course, on the other hand, generally speaking, i believe (know, think, guess, hope, suppose), to tell the truth ex: all of the girls, as a matter of fact, have finished their research papers
comma rule #12
items in dates and addresses ex: In June our family is moving to 2727 Maple Avenue, Denver, CO 81345
comma rule #15
to set off dialougue (the exact words of the speaker) from the rest of the sentance ex: Mary exclaimed, "THAT IS THE BIGGEST SPIDER I'VE EVER SEEN!!"
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