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Can a gerund come at the end of a phrase? Like When you reach the crossing, try to avoid stepping on the stones in the pathway. I am thinking crossing is a gerund in the phrase. Stepping used as a verb.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:54pm

English
Still doing good in English, I hope. Sentence---Yesterday during the tornado watch, we heard the wailing of the siren in the pathway. A gerund always ends in -ing and functions as a noun. Ok during is not a gerund but wailing is a gerund. Am I right?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:47pm

English
1. Cleaning is good exercise, too. 2. Cleaning is a good exercise, too. --------------------- Do we have to use 'a' or not? Which one is correct? Are both correct?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:25pm

english
Is the following a complete sentence. I say NO it is a fragment. The woman who had been our family dentist for many years. If who wasn't in there I would say it was complete.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:20pm

English
1. What kind of mistakes is he making? 2. What kinds of mistakes is he making> 3. What kinds of mistake is he making? 4. What kind of mistake is he making? ------------------------- Which expressions are grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:16pm

English
Is the following a compound complex sentence? During last night's game, the bases were loaded, and Bob hit a grand slam. During last night's game is a dependent clause the bases were loaded in an Independented and bob hit a grand slam Independent
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 6:50pm

English
What part of speech is am?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:02pm

english
Elnora unlocked the case, took out the pail, put the napkin in it, pulled the ribbon from her hair, binding it down tightly again and followed to the road. From afar she could see her mother in the doorway. She blinked her eyes, and tried to smile as she answered Wesley ...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:13pm

english
how would you use personification and metaphors to describe a school bus?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:56pm

English
My homework is hard. The question is: COMPARE THE WAYS THE POETS PRESENT STRONG EMOTIONS IN 'MEDUSA' AND ONE OTHER POEM FROM CHARACTER & VOICE. The two poems are Medusa and Les Grand Signeurs. Medusa:Be terrified. It’s you I love, perfect man, Greek God, my own; ...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:01pm

English
Act I of An Enemy of the People Question Think carefully about what each quote might infer about the character and choose the most appropriate answer in the context of the play. Taking one thing with another, there is an excellent spirit of toleration in the town--an admirable...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:09pm

English
Create an accurate summary of the “good-bye” scene between Marilyn and her brother in “The Cold Equations.” Provide your answer in three to five sentences.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1:05pm

English
Hello! Can you tell me if I corrected these sentences properly? My answers are below each sentence I'm supposed to punctuate. Instructions/Hint: Semi-colons 1. The baby smelled like lavender, and she just had a bath. The baby smelled like lavender; she just had a bath. 2. ...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 12:11pm

english
How many dozen eggs in the box, the box said it contained 96 eggs
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8:00am

English
1. I cannot but admire his courage. 2. I cannot help admiring his courage. 3. I cannot avoid admiring his courage. ------------------------- Are all the sentences grammatical? What is the meaning of 'but' in Sentence 1? Does 'help' in #2 mean 'avoid' in...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:18am

english
a humbly request (from or by)rita in this sentence i use from or by plz tell me quick i have test in tution ???????
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:59am

english
3. In “The Pigman & Me,” the author creates a mood of suspense by focusing most of the action around a fight between two boys at school. a tree cut almost to its heart. Nonno Frankie’s advice to Paul. concerns about how a girl will react.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:51am

English
1. Don't use a cell phone while you are driving. 2. Don't use a cell phone while you drive. 3. Don't use a cell phone while driving. 4. Don't use a cell phone driving. ----------------------------- Which ones are grammatical? Does #3 mean #1 or #2?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:27am

English
what does the diction and details reveal about the tone in this passage. "When first I took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there, which, by accident, was on Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, 1845, my house was not ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:41pm

English
1. Listening to loud music isn't good for your ears, either. 2. Also, listening to loud music isn't good for your ears. ------------ Are both the same in meaning?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 7:43pm

English Grammar
The homework this week is over sentence transformations. The question asks: 1.) Write the positive declarative sentence that corresponds to the transformed sentence 2.) Identify the sentence type Sentence: What courses have been scheduled for next fall? I have written "...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6:05pm

Debate English
In a debate, after the opposing team poses a question, can our team just stand up and answer or do we have to wait until someone tells us that we are allowed to answer?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 5:16pm

English
1. The hospital is for certain people. 2. He has a certain problem. 3. He has a sure problem. 4. He is certain that the boy is diligent. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? The meaning of 'certain' seems to be different. Does #2 mean #3? Is the ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:53pm

English
1. Don't touch. 2. Don't take pictures 3. Don't bring pets. 4. Don't bring/use _______________. 5. Don't use cellphones. --------------------- There are five kinds of signs. They are stop signs. There is a line from the top left to the bottom right. Are the...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:29pm

English
What is the purpose of Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe? What are some qualities and Character traits about of the Speaker in Annabel Lee? I need at least 5. so far I got romantic, dedicated, crazy, and obsessive .
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:10pm

English
What components make up a compendious meganovel and how is this related to being a "Great American Book?" Thanks
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:56pm

English
what does the diction and details reveal about the tone in this passage. "When first I took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there, which, by accident, was on Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, 1845, my house was not ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:41pm

English
Where would I put the apostrophe on: Close the children's mouths? Since there is more than one child and more than one mouth, is it before or after the s?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:26pm

English
I am supposed to paraphrase the ideas that Emerson introduces in this passage "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:12pm

English
What is moral lesson in Annabel Lee?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 2:49pm

English
In the sentence Mr. Ortiz plays the violin in a local orchestra. Is plays present or present participle?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 12:33pm

English
Does motion sensing need a hyphen?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 10:28am

English
Do you know of any websites that have chapter summaries for the book "Plague of Doves?" Thanks!
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:03am

English
How would you describe waiting at a school bus stop in third person? Also trying to use metaphors and personification.
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6:22am

english
S-subject, DO-direct object, SC-subject complement, OP-object of preposition The valedictory prize will be awarded to whoever has the highest academic rating.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 10:19pm

English
Review the metric pattern in “Old Ironsides.” How does this meter reflect the poem’s subject matter? I know this is not a do your homework website. I have been on this question forever. I only know the definition to a meter. So I would really like some help with...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:55pm

English
All of the following are common except a.emotion b.leader. c.tablets. d.Kindle I think it d
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:44pm

English
All of the following are common except a.emotion b.leader. c.tablets. d.kindle I think it A
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 6:02pm

English Language Arts
How can I make a perfect sentence without messing up?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 5:27pm

English
How do i get a good grade on my really hard essay without messing up?!!?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 5:05pm

English
what metaphors or personification could i use to describe a busy bus stop? thank you
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:52pm

English
1. I'm so happy with my job. 2. I'm so satisfied with my job. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. We dress up and shout "Trick or Treat!" (What does "Trick or Treat" mean?) * If you don't treat me, I will play a trick on you. <= Is it the ...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:05am

English
1. finally I could decide on my future job. 2. Finally I could decide my future job. -------------------- Are both grammatical? Do we have to use 'on'? Which one is commonly used?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:54am

English
1. When everyting is ready, bring it to her bedroom carefully. 2. When everyting is ready, take it to her bedroom carefully. ----------------- Do we have to use 'bring' or 'take' in the sentence? Are both OK?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:49am

English
Give yoiur mother the day off on Mother's Day. Let your mother sleep in. --------------------- In the last sentence, what is the meaning of 'sleep in'?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:47am

English
1. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I would never change my mind. 2. Even though the sun were to rise in the west, I would never change my mind. 3. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I will never change my mind. 4. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11:13pm

English
1. The hospital is for certain people. 2. He has a certain problem. 3. He has a sure problem. 4. He is certain that the boy is diligent. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? The meaning of 'certain' seems to be different. Does #2 mean #3? Is the meaning...
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11:04pm

English
1. Tired, he went to bed earlier. 2. Being tired, he went to bed earlier. 3. As he was tired, he went to bed earlier. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. As it was sunny, we went on a picnic. 5. It being sunny, we went on a picnic. 6. It sunny, we went on a picnic. (Are the three ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:55pm

English
Give your mom a day off. ------------------------- In this sentence,is 'a day off' a noun phrase? Or is 'a day off' is made up of an article, a noun and an adverb?
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:42pm

English - grammar
I need my sentence to be past tense third person. I know my main verb 'caused' is past tense, but the 'prime acting citizens' phrase is confusing me since 'acting' ends in 'ing', which is not past tense. Do I need to change it to make it past ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 5:57pm

English
How does Hamlin Garland's "The Return of a Private" exemplify the characteristics of regionalism?
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 5:03pm

english
How would you form a superlative for the adverb widely? A. Add the word less B. Add the word most C. Remove the “ly” D. Add the suffix “est”
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 2:52pm

English
Is this a good thesis statement? Europe's forests affect economic activity and the housing industry.
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11:03am

English
Thoreau included the following sentence in Walden: "There is some of the same fitness in a man's building his own house that there is in a bird's building its own nest." Which of the following statements rephrases his literal comparison as a metaphor? A. A ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 9:56am

English/grammar
please find the error: 1. To whom is this wallet that was found in the room yesterday? 2. A man with five children have a large family to support. thanks... :)
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 5:15am

english
S-subject, DO-direct object, SC-subject complement, OP-object of preposition What I had been hoping for was a scholarship.
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 1:18am

8th grade English; Trouble with Television
The Trouble with Television Robert MacNeil It is difficult to escape the influence of television. If you fit the statistical averages, by the age of 20 you will have been exposed to at least 20,000 hours of television. You can add 10,000 hours for each decade you have lived ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 9:24pm

English
I am a little confused with this question. Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath, I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You'd see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8:16pm

English
I need some help with looking over my answers... thanks for the help... Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath, I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You'd see me with my puffy petulant face, ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 7:48pm

English
I have two questions about this poem that I don't understand. Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath, I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You'd see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 7:39pm

English...PLEASE CHECK THIS
Here is the second bit of my description of a school dining hall. Can you please check it and suggest any improvements with my vocabulary and my attention to detail. If possible can you help me to include metaphors and personification, where possible....Thank you Back at the ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 2:36pm

English
How would you describe teachers pushing in a line using metaphors?
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 1:43pm

English
Im writing a description of a busy school dining hall. One of my paragraphs is as follows : In the snake like queue one of the boys, who had pushed in stood with pride and joy. But not for long. 'You, yes you. Get to the back NOW!' The principle demanded with absolute ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 12:51pm

Biochem
Computers English Foreign Languages Health Home Economics Math Music Physical Education Science Social Studies GRADE LEVELS Preschool Kindergarten Elementary School 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade High School 9th Grade 10th ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8:07am

English
1. Sister gave me a pen. 2. My sister gave me a pen. 3. Brother handed me a dictionary. 4. My brother handed me a dictionary. ------------------ Do we have to add 'My' before 'sister' and 'brother'? Or are they all grammatical?
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 7:36am

English
1. The kids are excited about seeing their favorite soccer players. 2. The kids are excited about having seen their favorite soccer players. --------------------------------- Question about Sentence 1: Are the kids looking at the players now? Or are the kids going to see the ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:21am

English
1. I found the film exciting. 2. I found that the film was exciting. 3. I found the boys excited. 4. I found that the boys were excited. 5. I found the boys exciting. ------------------ Is each pair grammatical and the same? What about the last sentence, #5? Is Sentence 5 ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:11am

English
1. A box of chocolates was given to me by Bill. 2. A box of chocolates were given to me by Bill. 3. A box of chocolates was given me by Bill. 4. A box of chocolates were given me by Bill. ------------------- Which ones are grammatical?
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:05am

English
Would down to earth be considered a character trait?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 9:23pm

English
In the sentence what did you have for dinner? Is have a linking verb? Is the word what an adverb, a direct object, or an indirect object?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 5:36pm

English
Hello. I'll be very grateful if you help me to understand a line from a poem. And yet I am my one sole self, America seeking the stars. (Langston Hughes "America") I mean the second line. I translated it word for word but it is still very ambiguous to me. Will ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 4:51pm

english ,geo,economics,business and maths lit
what career path can i follow up on?please help
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 3:57pm

English
Part (a) – What theme do you think the poet is exploring in this poem? Part (b) – How does the poet use language in this poem to present his ideas? The poem is = FARM CHILD Look at this village boy, his head is stuffed With all the nests he know, his pockets with ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 3:52pm

English
Which question help the reader indetify the verb modifiers in a simple sentence? a.which,what kind of ,how many,how much b.how,when,where,why,to what degree,how often c.what, whom d. to whom, for whom I am think a
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 3:13pm

English
What personification and metaphors can I use to describe a lunch dinner hall?  Any help would be very much appreciated Thank you
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 2:27pm

English
4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement <--- c.)divided d.)not accurate
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:42am

English
4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement <--- c.)divided d.)not accurate
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:24am

English
5.)Which word is the best choice to complete the following sentence?She didn’t want to get in trouble for breaking the window, so she wrote a note letting the teacher know it needed to be fixed, and mailed it. a.)authorized. b.)unanimously. c.)anonymously. <---- d.)...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:16am

English
1. What is the simple subject of the following sentence? During the night, the frightened child called for his mother and father. A. Night B. Child C. His D. Frightened B?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 10:13am

English
She didn't give up and went to see a famous Chinese general, the head of another flight school. -------------------------- Instead of 'head,' can we use 'principal'? Or can we use some other similar expressions?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 12:40am

English
1. She tried a few flight schools in china becase she wanted to be a pilot. 2. She applied for a few flight schools in china becase she wanted to be a pilot. ---------------------- Does 'tried' mean 'applied for'? Or do you have some other expressions similar ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 12:34am

English
complex sentence connects two equal ideas. connects two simple sentences. contains a clause that is dependent on the main sentence. contains two independent clauses. I am think c
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 10:37pm

English
A compound sentence contains two simple sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction. This been a better choice for compound sentence has two more subjects or has two more verbs or has both compound subject two simple sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 10:24pm

English
19. In the following sentence, what is the antecedent of the pronoun "it"? The class members chose Chicago to visit because it provides the best opportunity for education and entertainment. A. Opportunity B. Chicago C. Entertainment D. Education Is it B? 20. Which ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 9:48pm

English
All of the following statements about simple sentences are true except a. a simple sentence consists of a subject and a verb. b.a simple sentence may have two or more subjects. c.a simple sentence may have two or more verbs. d.a simple sentence may contain a coordinating ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 9:21pm

English
The narrator of My Forbidden Face describes a cartoon of the scientists perplexed by the germ they are studying, The Taliban, in order to a)emphasize her confusion with the spread of all the new rules. b)Imply that the leaders are sick with a virus that cannot be cured. c)show...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:57pm

English
The narrator of My Forbidden Face describes a cartoon of the scientists perplexed by the germ they are studying, The Taliban, in order to a)emphasize her confusion with the spread of all the new rules. b)Imply that the leaders are sick with a virus that cannot be cured. c)show...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:57pm

English
Would lonely or isolated be considered character trait
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:51pm

English to Brady
13. Select the antecedent of the pronoun in the following sentence. The strikers will return to work when the union representatives have completed their negotiations. A. work B. strikers C. representatives D. negotiations C?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:46pm

English
What character traits can be made out of this? "He was a gentlemen from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim." "And he was always quietly arrayed." And he was rich - yes, richer than a king- And admirably schooled in every grace:" I don&#...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:01pm

English
The pronouns I and you a.usually take plural verbs. b.usually take singular verbs. c.are both plural. d.none of the above. I am think a
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:47pm

English
The pronouns I and you a.usually take plural verbs. b.usually take singular verbs. c.are both plural. d.none of the above. I am think a
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:40pm

English
3. You should use a _______ conjunction to introduce an adverbial clause. A. subordinating B. coordinating C. correlative D. plural A?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:23pm

English
What character trait is seen in "Richard Cory" when it says "But still he fluttered pulses when he said, "Good-morning," and he glittered when he walked."
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:05pm

English
1. In 1924, she finally entered flight school. 2. In 1924, she finally entered the flight school. 3. In 1924, she finally entered a flight school. ----------- Which one is grammatical or commonly used?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:01pm

English
1. The Japanese police wants to arrest the woman. 2. The Japanese police want to arrest the woman. ---------------------------- Do we have to use 'wants' or 'want' in the sentence?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6:50pm

English
A simple sentence connect by a subordinating conjunction to a compound sentence is know as a compound-complex sentence. A relative clause a.begins with a coordinating conjunction such as and but,or,nor,and so on. b.begins with a relative pronoun such as that,which,who,or whom...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6:39pm

English
A sentence with a compound predicate a.may have a singular subject. b.may have a plural subject. c.will need commas to separate three or more verbs. d. all of the above. I am think d
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6:15pm

english
Compare Robert Fulghum’s list of things learned in kindergarten (see the Connection on page 72) to Franklin’s list of virtues. Which list do you think would be more useful to people today? In general, how does Franklin’s scheme for moral perfection compare with ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 5:25pm

English
1. Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing? A. Demonstrative B. Article C. Proper D. Common B?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 5:14pm

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