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Is this statement correct? "Helping other people contributes to your being a great leader." I'm not really sure with the phrase 'to your being'. It sounds incorrect but I'm not really sure. If it's incorrect, how do I rephrase the sentence?
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:59am
So now I think 1,2,3 are all gerund phrases because a gerund is a verb form that ends in -ing
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:18am
First of all, each sentence has far too much information in it to read well. Please divide these 2 sentences into 4 or 5 sentences. Then re-post, and we'll go from there.
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 1:19am
Study these and then let us know what you think about each one above. And please number them, so no one gets confused about which one is which. http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/prepositionalphrase.htm http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/appositive.htm http://www....
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 10:22pm
No, none are correct. Here are the ways these ideas should be phrased: 1, 2, 3 = No one in that house sleeps well during the night. (You can put other qualifiers in place of the underlined words, but something needs to be there. It will not make sense to say, "No one ...
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 8:36pm
1) The Elizabethan theatre was a circular or octagonal wooden structure. 2) In the middle of the theatre, there was a pit, open to the sky. In it, there was the apron stage, the main stage, raised about five feet from the ground. 3) At the back of the main stage, there was a ...
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 4:42pm
The first one is incorrect. The second one is quite awkward. The third is grammatically correct but seems incomplete. (Surely you don't mean "Nobody" in the whole world!) The fourth and fifth have about the same meaning and are correct. The sixth is grammatically...
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 12:02am
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:33pm
All are grammatically correct, but #3 is the best of all. #1 is OK. If you use #2, you need to complete the comparison: "... the most carefully of all the students." (example)
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 8:43pm
I do believe 11 is "A"
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:00pm