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Unformatted text preview: 593 A a, an . See also Articles ( a, an, the ) a vs . an , 244, 565 ESL challenges with, 24243, 24451 omission of, 91, 24449 Abbreviations, 31821 capitalization of, 344 Latin, 319 periods with, 310, 318 plurals of, 30001 abide by (not with ) a decision , 142 Absolute concepts, 202 Absolute phrases commas with, 280 defined, 561 Abstract nouns, 140 Abstracts in APA papers, 512, 516 in databases, 388 Academic writing, 34680 analysis papers, 34658 argument papers, 35871 manuscript formats, 7072 research papers, 382410 writing in the disciplines, 35758. See also APA papers; MLA papers accept, except , 566 according to (not with ), 142 Active reading, 34649 Active verbs, 8083. See also Active voice Active voice vs. passive, 8183, 552 passive transformations, 552 shifts between passive and, 10708 and wordy sentences, 126 adapt, adopt , 566 AD , BC , 319 Addresses commas with, 282 e-mail and Internet, dividing, 339 numbers in, 322 ad hominem fallacy, 378 Adjective clauses avoiding repetition in, 25657 defined, 555 punctuation of, 27677 words introducing, 557 Adjective phrases infinitive, 55960 participial, 55859 prepositional, 55354 punctuation of, 277 Adjectives and absolute concepts, 202 and adverbs, 197200 comparative and superlative forms of, 20002 coordinate, commas with, 274 cumulative no commas with, 28687 order of, 26264 defined, 536 hyphenated, 337 idiomatic uses with prepositions, 267 as object complements, 548 as subject complements, 199200, 546 adopt . See adapt, adopt , 566 Adverb clauses defined, 556 punctuation of, 27173, 288 words introducing, 557 Adverb phrases infinitive, 55960 prepositional, 55354 Adverbs. See also Conjunctive adverbs and adjectives, 197200 comparative and superlative forms of, 20002 defined, 537 placement of, 259 relative, introducing adjective clauses, 25657, 555, 557 adverse, averse , 566 Advertisements, writing about, 34653 advice, advise , 566 Index affect, effect , 566 aggravate , 566 Agreement of pronoun and antecedent, 17581 with antecedents joined by and , 179 with antecedents joined by or or nor , 17980 with collective nouns, 179 with generic nouns, 17778 with indefinite pronouns, 17677 and sexist language, 17778 Agreement of subject and verb, 16475 with collective nouns, 17071 with company names, 173 with gerund phrases, 17374 with indefinite pronouns, 16970 with intervening words, 16667 with nouns of plural form, singular meaning, 173 standard subject-verb combinations, 167 with subject, not subject complement, 172 with subject after verb, 171 with subjects joined with and , 168 with subjects joined with or or nor , 16869 with the number , a number , 170 with there is, there are , 171 with titles of works, 173 with units of measurement, 171 with who, which, that , 17273 with words used as words, 17374 agree to, agree with , 142, 566 aint (nonstandard), 566 Aircraft, italics for names of, 325...
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