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503C Transitional Expressions
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adjective American antecedent apostrophe appositive Avoid beginning big-box big-box stores called capitalize clarity comma compound conjunction coordinating conjunction Dante direct object elliptical clause English essay example exclamation point expressions formal gerund hyphen ideas indent independent clause infinitive italicized italics Jackie Robinson Join kind letters Lewis linking verb main verb means MLA Style modifies Nonessential Note noun or pronoun omit paper paragraph parentheses passive past participle period person or thing Person Singular Plural phrase plagiarism possessive proper noun Pruitt-Igoe punctuation quotation marks reader refers regular verbs relative pronoun Right semicolon Singular Plural 1st singular verb sound spelling structure subject complement subordinating T. S. Eliot's tells thesis topic sentence transitive verb ungrammatical usage Venus Williams walk 2nd walk 3rd he/she/it writing Wrong York