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Index one-word commands, 126 parallel structure, 142, 143, 144 prepositions ending with, 103 revising, 226 run-on sentences, 132, 133 sentence fragments, 131, 132 simple sentences, 127 stringy sentences, 137 structure, 127, 129, 130 subordination, 139, 140, 141 types varying, 213 sexist language avoiding, 240, 241, 242, 243 silent letters, 188 simple form verbs, 45 simple future tense, 51 simple past tense, 50 simple sentences, 127 singular, 85 collective nouns, 87, 88 indefinite pronouns, 88, 89, 90 subjects, 86 verbs, 86 skills resumes, 257, 258, 259 slang, 232 slang terms, 5 slanted language avoiding, 250 slashes, 167, 168 speaking agreement, 91, 92 plural subjects, 86, 87 singular subjects, 86 verbs agreement, 14 subjunctive mood, 54 subordinate clauses (see clauses;dependent clauses) subordinate conjunctions, 30 subordination, 139, 140, 141 coordination compared, 141, 142 substandard usage, 6 suffixes, 182, 183, 184 superlative degree adjectives and adverbs, 78, 79, 80 311 T Tale of Two Cities, A (i), 198 templates business letters, 254 tense, 44 verbs, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53 tenses verbs, 45 future tenses, 51 past tenses, 50 time, 50 thank you letters composing, 261 that (i), 73 thesaurus programs, 154 thesauruses, 153, 154