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normally used as a verb that means "to influence or to change"

affect

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may be used as a noun or a verb. "result or outcome" or "to bring about or accomplish"

effect

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to show a relationship involving more than two persons or things being considered as a group

among

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to show a relationship involving more than two persons or things to compare one person or thing with an entire group

between

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when referring to things in bulk

amount

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when referring to individual countable units

number

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an adjective, use before nouns and after linking verbs

good

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usually an adverb, only used as an adjective only when describing someone's health

well

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conveys actions toward the speaker, to carry from a distant place to a near place

bring

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conveys actions away from the speaker, to carry from a near place to a distant place

take

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imply ability or power

can and could

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imply permission or possibility

may and might

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referes to measurable distance

farther

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refers to figurative distance and means to a greater degree or to a greater extent.

further

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refers to number- things that can be counter or number and is used with plural nouns

fewer

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refers to degree or amount-things in bulk or in the abstract, used with singular nouns

less

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a verb meaning to recognize sound by means of the ear

hear

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commonly used as an adverb meaning at or in this place

here

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the abbreviation of THAT IS, specifies or explains

I.e

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the abbreviation FOR EXAMPLE

e.g

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means to receive or acquire knowledge

learn

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means to give or impart knowldege

teach

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to recline or rest, never followed by a direct object

lie

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to put or place, followed by a direct object

lay

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used to introduce nonessential clauses

which

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used to introduce essential clauses

that

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adds information to the sentence but is not necessary to make the meaning of the sentence clear. USE COMMA

nonessential clauses

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add information to the sentence that is needed to make the sentence clear, NO USE OF COMMAS

essential clauses