Posted by Leanna on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 9:52am.
We have to find the synonym of the word in bold. I have a few choices but I'm stuck between two..
The words in bold are incumbent upon
the phrase reads:
incumbent upon all officials
Deciding to choose between
a) the duty of
b) the term of office of
- 12th Grade English - Writeacher, Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 10:27am
I'm not sure I understand, but here goes.
To find synonyms or antonyms for words, use a thesaurus. Here's a good one:
Why are you trying to decide between the two phrases? They don't mean the same as each other. What is it you are trying to say?
- 12th Grade English - Leanna, Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 11:34am
ok here's what my workbook says
Circle the letter of the best synonym for the word(s) in bold-faced type.
INCUMBENT UPON all officials (incumbent upon is bold-faced..
these are the options
a) the parameters of
b) the duty of
c) the term of office of
d) the puissance of
e) the demagoguery of
i narrowed it down to B and C
- 12th Grade English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 12:45pm
The best answer is B.
An office holder is considered the incumbent. But it's incumbent on them to do their duties.
- 12th Grade English - Bob, Monday, November 22, 2010 at 5:23am
wow poetry in motion
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