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English
1. She has a watch made in Switzerland. 2. She has a watch which was made in Switzerland. 3. She has a watch which is made in Switzerland. ------------------ Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 2:43pm

english
Kevin has two passions in life _____ making money and spending it.
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 1:30pm

English
May I take your order? -Yes, please. I'll have one cheese sandwich, one green salad and one orange juice. --------------- What does 'have' mean in 'have one cheese sandwich'? Does 'have' mean 'eat' or 'drink'? Or does 'have' ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:11pm

English
May I take your order? - Yes, please. I'll have a steak sandwich, one fruit salad, and a milk. ----------------------------- What does 'a milk' mean in the last sentence? A glass of milk?
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:09pm

English
Street food looks good and cheap. ------------ What is the meaning of 'looks good' in the sentence?
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8:14pm

English
Is it B? What is the main idea of the story of Morte d’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory? King Arthur creates the ideal kingdom of Camelot. King Arthur is mortally wounded in a battle with his mortal enemy Sir Mordred. King Arthur shows himself to be an unjust ruler. Sir ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8:04pm

english
Which sentence uses apostrophes correctly? Maurice's favorite characters' name is Percy. Gillian's childrens' field trips were all scheduled for the same week. Lydia's drawers were so full that they couldn't hold anymore clothes. I think it si B. Which ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 4:30pm

english 4
I need to identify the subject, verb, and any complements (direct object, indirect object, subject complement, objective complement) and the prepositional phrases of the following sentances. Those mustard pickles are to sour for me.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 12:27pm

English
Not sure... Choose the citation that uses the correct MLA capitalization, punctuation, and formatting rules for a book. • Julia Alvarez. In the Time of Butterflies. San Francisco–California Press, 2005. • In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez. San ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:43am

ENGLISH
explaining internal conflict; Many of the characters in collection 1 must overcome internal foes as well as external monsters. using the chart below as a guide, choose two characters from the following list and explain each characters internal conflicts. Then describe how each...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:07am

English
1. Wangfujing Street in Beijing Street is crowded day and night. 2. Wangfujing Street in Beijing Street is crowded night and day. ----------------------- Are both grammatical? Is only #1 right? English - Ms. Sue, Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:54pm How can you have a street in a ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 3:29am

English
All of these are ways to correct comma splices, run-ons, and fused sentences except
Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 2:38am

English
Read the following passage from "Another Evening at the Club." Directly he removed his hands her whole body was seized with an uncontrollable trembling. Frightened he would notice, she rose to her feet and walked with deliberate steps towards the large window. She ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 8:30pm

English
Please check my answers. 1) Choose the correct form of the pronoun in parentheses. I just found my favorite photo of my brother and (he, him). I choose 'him'. 2) Identify how the pronoun is used in the sentence. Marcy, please give this pizza to them. A) direct object B...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 3:57pm

ENGLISH
In "A Man Called Horse," After his wife leaves him, Yellow Robe Behaves recklessly in battle because he A. would rather die than live with the bitterness he feels as a result of his lost pride B. is trying to gain membership in the society known as the foxes C. ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 3:35pm

english
which of the following elements is not part of setting? A. a characters nickname B. the weather C. The time period D. the local MY GUESS IS A.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 2:28pm

British Literature
Compare and contrast Samuel pepys's style in his diary entries and Jonathan swifts style in Gulliver's travels. Both John Bunyan and Jonathan swift criticized society. Compare and contrast John Bunyan style in the pilgrims progress and Jonathan swifts style in Gulliver...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 2:15pm

english
In "A Man Called Horse," After his wife leaves him, Yellow Robe Behaves recklessly in battle because he A. would rather die than live with the bitterness he feels as a result of his lost pride B. is trying to gain membership in the society known as the foxes C. ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 1:47pm

english
writers portray the personalities of characters A. only through revealing the characters private thoughts. B. through plot complication. C. only if the plot is not important to the story. D. through a variety of methods.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:37am

english, literature
Please explain the use of humour in the essays "Back to the Desk" of Robert Lynd??
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 9:27am

English
I just picked up the bill for everybody. --------------- What is the meaning of 'just' in the sentence?
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 7:44am

English Lit
Help I have no clue!!! A novel is an example of what type of source? Secondary, biased, tertiary, primary
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11:57pm

English III
If the writer paraphrases an opinion that she has read rather than reached independently, she is not required to cite the source. True or False?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10:08pm

English
Please Help!!! I just need some ideas to right a short essay. I've already though of allergies as one problem. Language Arts Essay: A law requiring everyone to have a pet might cause serious problems for some people. What problems do you thinks such a law could cause? In ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:00pm

English III
Franklin Roosevelt's "State of the Union Address, 1941," excerpt ( ) For there is nothing mysterious about the foundations of a healthy and strong democracy. The basic things expected by our people of their political and economic systems are simple. They are: ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6:52pm

English
I need help finding quotes about haunting past in the book The Stone Carvers. Please.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6:34pm

English
What food represents bravery? (Someone who is brave)
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6:01pm

English
How does Flaubert criticize the institution of family and marriage in Madame Bovary? I need to write an essay and was also wondering if these were good points to talk about. 1. Emma's childhood and the education of girls sets them up for disappointment in marriage because ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 5:45pm

please!!! i really need help!!! - English
in "the king is dead, long live the king" by Mary E. Coleridge, what are some character traits of the king?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 5:42pm

Shurley English
Please help to classify: Before dinner Terry and I played a quick game of cards.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 5:16pm

English III HELP ME PLEASE
Please tell me which ones are wrong and the corrections The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 4:40pm

English
in "the king is dead, long live the king" by Mary E. Coleridge, what are some character traits of the king?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 4:01pm

English III
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS CHAPTER ONE: THE EVE...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 3:20pm

english
traditional african marriage is an advantage to men and women
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 12:34pm

English III
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS CHAPTER ONE: THE EVE...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10:22am

English III
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? Are we or they Lords of the World? And how are all things made for man?- KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy) BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS CHAPTER ONE: THE EVE...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10:05am

English
1. We also take turns paying. 2. We also take turns in paying. 3. We also take turns when we pay. ------------------------- Are they all grammatical and the same? How can we paraphrase Sentence 1?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:47am

English
1. How come one person usually pays for everybody in Korea? 2. Why does one person usually pay for everybody in Korea? ------------------ Are both the same and grammatical? What is the usage difference between the two sentences?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:45am

English
1. Time is up. 2. Time is over. 3. Time is finished. ------------------- What is the difference among them? Are the three the same in meaning?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:36am

English
1. The fact that one person usually pays for everybody is changing these days. 2. That one person usually pays for everybody is changing these days. ------------- Are both grammatical?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:34am

English
1. I don't know who I should hire. 2. I don't know who to fire. 3. I don't know whom I should hire. 4. i don't know whom to hire. ------------ Which ones are grammatical? English - Writeacher, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:19am Only 3 and 4 are correct...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:31am

English
1. I don't know why to do that. 2. I don't know why I should do that? ------------ Does #1 mean #2? Is #1 correct?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:33am

English
1. I want to learn what to drive. 2. I want to learn which to drive. 3. I want to learn whom to drive. 4. I want to learn that to drive. ---------------------- Which ones are grammatical? #4 is wrong,right?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:32am

English
1. I don't know who I should hire. 2. I don't know who to fire. 3. I don't know whom I should hire. 4. i don't know whom to hire. ------------ Which ones are grammatical?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:29am

English
1. Wangfujing Street in Beijing Street is crowded day and night. 2. Wangfujing Street in Beijing Street is crowded night and day. ----------------------- Are both grammatical? Is only #1 right?
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:38pm

English
1. Try Yummy stick food from Wangfujing Street. 2. Try Yummy stick foods from Wangfujing Street. ------------------ Which one is grammatical? Are both grammatical? Then what is the difference between them?
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:34pm

English 4 help
In this course,you studied literary works from the romantic period,the Victorian era,and the modern era.Describe the common themes from each era.Then explain the main elements of the historical context that contributed to the themes in each era. All I need is help on how to ...
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:01pm

English (Checking please)
Write the letter for the choice that best defines the italicized word. 1.) When training for the marathon, Edgar had to run every day to increase his *stamina* health invincibility strength endurance <----- 2.) No one doubted Maria’s *mettle* after she rushed into the...
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 7:07pm

english- Intro edit
can someone edit this The mere pigment of one’s skin deep makeup has served as the basis for hurtful bias, racism, and other discriminating actions within our society. The racially perceptive film, Do the Right Thing by Spike Lee, exemplifies how segregation amongst ...
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 6:12pm

english please help!!
In the book "The Alchemist" -by paulo coelho, how did Santiago's character change? And also what about the Englishman & Fatima.
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 8:32pm

English
Read the following lines from "An Arab Shepherd Is Searching for His Goat on Mount Zion." Searching for a goat or a son has always been in the beginning of a new religion in these mountains Which of the following sentences best explains the meaning of these lines? ...
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 6:40pm

English III
Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address: Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be ...
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 4:58pm

English III
Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address: . . . let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan - to do all which may achieve and...
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 4:53pm

English III
Read this sentence from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address: It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we be not judged. What does the ...
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 4:47pm

English III
The Emancipation Proclamation, excerpt BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy thereof, do hereby proclaim and declare that hereafter, as ...
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 4:43pm

English III
The Emancipation Proclamation, excerpt BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy thereof, do hereby proclaim and declare that hereafter, as ...
Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 4:38pm

business communication
I wanted to welcome you asap to our little family here in the states. Its high time we shook hands in person and not just across the sea. Im pleased as punch about getting to know you all,and I for one will do my Level best to sell you on america rewrite in hong kong english
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 9:27pm

English III
The Emancipation Proclamation, excerpt BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy thereof, do hereby proclaim and declare that hereafter, as ...
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 8:58pm

English III
The Emancipation Proclamation, excerpt BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy thereof, do hereby proclaim and declare that hereafter, as ...
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 8:52pm

English III
Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and Senator ...
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 8:26pm

History: Check My Answers PLEASE
Which are accurate descriptions of how the Christian church influenced daily life in the Middle Ages? Choose all answers that are correct. A.encouraged people to rebel against unjust feudal lords B. oversaw the writing of wills and contracts C. made and enforced the rules and...
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 7:23pm

english
Before those “Do you own work!” comments come… Let me make it clear that I am NOT asking you to answer this. I am simply asking for some guidance on how to do this essay. Some ideas and information I could use to write in my essay would be dandy. Below is what I...
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 4:52pm

Grade 10 English
i need 3 points of tragedy between the book the Stone carvers and the great gatsby.... i need to write a compasrion essay of tragedy between the two books. please and thank you
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 3:11pm

English
1. Go to find the Lord Mayor. 2. Go look for the Lord Mayor. 3. Go find the Lord Mayor. 4. Go to look for the Lord Mayor. --------- Are they all grammatical? Are they the same?
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 3:42am

English
Hello. I will appreciate it if you help to check the sentence. Does it sound normal English: "His ideas have found their application in practice"? Thank you very much for help.
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 1:04am

English
Choose the answer that identifies the function of the gerund in the sentence. Yes, this player has worked hard on improving his strength this season.
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 12:19am

English
How do the styles and themes of “Theme for English B” and “Ballad of Birmingham” compare? I read both, but I don't understand how that could compare in themes of styles. They have both different themes and styles! x2
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 8:55pm

Enlish lit
How do the styles and themes of “Theme for English B” and “Ballad of Birmingham” compare? I read both, but I don't understand how that could compare in themes of styles. They have both different themes and styles!
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 8:22pm

English 4
1. Which of the following displays a correct use of pronouns? A. Soung spent more money than me B. Jamal was as interested as her C. Claudia has always been better at math than I. 2. Read the following sentence and determine which sentence in each set of three is punctuated ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:44pm

English
1. I regret breaking the window. 2. I regret to break the window. ------------------- Are both grammatical? What is the difference between the two sentences? 3. I regret having broken the window. 4. I regret to have broken the window. ------------------- Are both grammatical? ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:36pm

English
1. I cannot endure being commanded. 2. I cannot endure being played. 3. I remember being carried on your shoulders. 4. I remember being surfed on the Internet. 5. I remember being surfed the Internet. -------------------- Would you check the sentences? Which ones are ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:34pm

English
1. I found it difficult to park. 2. I found it difficult parking. 3. I found to park difficult. 4. I found parking difficult. ------------- Which ones are correct?
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:31pm

English 4 help
1. Which of the following statements is the best example of a limited subject for a research project? A. animal behavior B. animal welfare C. how to improve animal welfare D. improving welfare of farm animals 2. When evaluating the credibility of a source it is most important ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 5:56pm

English 4 help
1. both George Orwell and Stevie Smith employed irony in their writing. True or False 2. Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "Crossing the Bar" and Dylan Thomas's poem "Do Not Go Gently into That Good Night" convey a similar view point about death. True or...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 2:32pm

English
Which of these sentences has a missing antecedent? Although my sister is a swimmer, I don't know anything about it. When Trina and Rachel went to the mall, she drove.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:26pm

English
Dear Ms.Sue, thank you for your answer. Will you please help me with several more sentences which I made up but I'm not sure they are natural. 1)He's got a lot of experience and knowledge, which is undoubtedly to be applied in practice. 2)His classes that I was present...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:03pm

English
Hello. I will be grateful for some help with English tenses. 1) Are both variants possible: "she has been helping me for years" or "she has helped me for years"? 2)The same question: "they have tried to do it since March" or "they have been ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 4:46pm

English
What is the universal truth in the "Black Boy" by Richard Wright?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 4:26pm

English
What is a metaphor for a deep voice?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 9:55am

English
1. We are watching black and white TV. 2. We are watching black-and-white TV. 3. We are watching a black and white TV. 4. we are watching the black and white TV. ---------------- Are they all grammatical?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:44am

English
1. He stopped smoking. (Does it mean he stopped smoking forever or he stopped smoking for the time being and he will smoke again later?) 2. They also sell big, soft pretzels. 3. They also sell big soft pretzels. 4. They also sell big and soft pretzels. (Which one is ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:41am

English
1. Let's find out more about the singer. (What is the part of speech of 'more' in this sentence? Is 'more' the object of 'find out'? Or is 'more' an adverb modifying 'find out'?) 2. You look like your mom. 3. You resemble your mom. 4...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:29am

English
1. a small creature, that has six legs 2. a small creature that has six legs ------------------------ The above is the definition for 'insect.' Do we have to use comma or not? Which one is correct?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:18am

English
1. He is arm wrestling with Bill. 2. He is doing arm wrestling Bill. 3. He is doing arm wrestling with Bill. 4. Let's arm wrestle together. 5. Let's do arm wrestling together. --------------------- Which ones are grammatical?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 3:06am

English
No one saw Dad and me waiting in the queue. No one saw Dad and I waiting in the queue. Which sentence is correct?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 1:37am

HIS204
Question 1.1. The Depression reached its most devastating point in the months between FDR’s victory and when he entered the White House. However, he proclaimed that there was only one thing that the American people needed to be fearful of. Which of the following was it...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:15pm

English (Checking please)
According to the author, it is difficult for people to comprehend what when on at Auschwitz because the events are so terrible that readers have never experienced anything similar. <----- the events happened long ago and have been forgotten. the survivors and their families...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 6:47pm

English
14. Read the following lines from Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:43pm

English
The question was "What lesson or meaning do you think this story held for the British audience of the Victorian Era?" This is for the story The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling. I was thinking that the answer was that the lesson was that just because someone ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:42pm

English
Read the following lines from Marge Piercy's "To Be of Use" The people I love the best Jump into work head first without dallying in the shadows and swim off with sure strokes almost out of sight. They seem to become natives of that element, the black sleek heads...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:28pm

English
10. For what reason doe Shirley Jackson likely use stock characters in "The Lottery?" A.) to draw attention to the story's plot and theme******************************** B.) to teach readers about stock characters C.) to order events in the story D.) to create ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:20pm

English
Which of the following parenthetical citations is placed and punctuated correctly? A.) Edgar Allan Poe was morn in Massachusetts in the early nineteenth century (Freeman 311). ********** B.) Edgar Allan Poe (Freeman 311) was born in Massachusetts in the early nineteenth ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:09pm

English
Use context clues to determine the meaning of the bolded word in the sentence below. Her enormous job responsibilities PRECLUDE the option of a vacation this summer. A.) made impossible in advance************ B.) specified in advance C.) were in harmony with D.) identify ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:41pm

English
Use your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of the bolded word in the sentence below. The salmon began their PERILOUS journey upstream. A.) without B.) forward advance C.) able to survive D.) full of danger********************** Which of the following ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:37pm

English
Choose the topic that best limits the broad subjects music. A.) famous pianists B.) modern rap music C.) history of the harmonica D.) history of "The Star-Spangled banner" Not sure on this one. Please help Thanks.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:27pm

English
Choose the best answer. Which sentence would make the best opening for a speech arguing for more nutritious school lunches? A.) Many students dislike the current lunch menus, and I feel they should be changed.********************************​ B.) Evidence from a number ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:13pm

English
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence in each group. A.) Do you know where Bailey shoes are? B.) Do you know where Bailey's shoes are?* C.) Do you know where Baileys' shoes are? D.) Do you know where Baileys's shoes are? A.) The man said Turn right at the ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:03pm

English
Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. A.) I went to the library and checked out two books, a movie, and an audio recording. B.) I promised to be on time for the are show so that I could help sign up the participants. C.)I want to learn more about Ireland, but y ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59pm

English
What is the subject and the verb of the sentence : A police officer stepped into the street and stopped cars .
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:50pm

English
Identify the word that has an error in capitalization. Destini plans to study engineering at Stanford university. A.) engineering B.) Stanford C.) university**************************** D.) no error Did you know that the largest lake in North America is Lake Superior? A.) ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:50pm

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