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11) § 49. possessive constructions. 1. Grammar. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...We all know that in English you form the possessive by adding an apostrophe and an s, or sometimes just an apostrophe, at the end of a noun. Pronouns have their own...

12) 13945. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:13945 QUOTATION:In adding up her assets, the ambitious lady calculated the worth of her beautiful body as coldly as everything else. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley...

13) 55103. St. Augustine. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:55103 QUOTATION:Keep on adding, keep on walking, keep on progressing: do not delay on the road, do not go back, do not deviate. ATTRIBUTION:St. Augustine (354-430),...

14) 33906. Larkin, Philip. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:33906 QUOTATION:Why did he think adding meant increase?To me it was dilution. Where do theseInnate assumptions come from? ATTRIBUTION:Philip Larkin (1922-1986),...

15) 4566. Sumner Locke Elliott. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 4566 AUTHOR: Sumner Locke Elliott QUOTATION: Imagine them adding insult to imagery. ATTRIBUTION: On restaurant décor combining Yankee pewter with Muzak, The...

16) c. Affixes. 8. Word Formation. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...development of Modern English spelling, see the introduction to Pronunciation Challenges. Adding a Suffix to a Word Adding a suffix to a one-syllable word: Words...

17) add. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The witness's testimony simply did not add up. 2. To amount to an expected total: a bill that didn't add up. 3. To formulate an opinion of: added up the other competitors...

18) suffix. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...or a group of letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning. For example, adding the suffix -ter to the adjective hot turns it into the comparative adjective...

19) 41414. Newman, Paul. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:41414 QUOTATION:Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience. ATTRIBUTION:Paul Newman (b. 1925), U.S....

20) 14315. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14315 QUOTATION:Realism absorbs the ideal by adding a few small imperfections. Example: it paints a few specks of mud on the white gown of the Lady in the...

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