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Homework Help: Grammar and Composition

Posted by y912f on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 10:07pm.

please check my answers:

Write true if the statement is true, and false if the statement is false.

1. An Etymology is a type of dictionary.
False

2. An unabridged dictionary is a condensed version.
False

3. Etymologies appear in [ square brackets ].
True

4. The symbol < means comes from or is derived from.
True

5. Root words, prefixes, and suffixes help you decipher a word's meaning.
True

6. Etymology is the study of the origin of words.
True

7. Few English words came from other languages.
False

8. Etymologies usually appear in parenthesis
False

9. A dictionary is only good for looking up the meaning of words
False

10. Samuel Johnson wrote the first DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
True

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