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English
Which structure is correct? We won at/in that tournament. Are you participating at/in that tournament?
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by Anonymous

English
2. Which expression best represents the view a fatalist would have? A. "Whatever will be, will be." B. "The best is yet to come." C. "We are still masters of our fate." D. "You don't know what you have until its gone." 3. In which of...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by help?thanks

language arts
WEDNESDAY March 11, 2015 SCHOOL SUBJECTS Art Business 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 ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by hello

english
should a person pursue someone who seems not to like them?-with the hope of changing their mind
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by Leo

ENGLISH
If you _______ to visit your grandmother, you should go now; visiting hours will be ending soon. A. assert B. retort C. contend D. intend
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by Anonymous

english
There are specific dates, this recount spans a long period of time in the narrator’s life, it is in 1st person point of view, and only significant times in this narrator’s life were chosen to be included. These characteristics make this piece a memoir an ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by jimm

English (Novel)
In chapter 18 of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, how is the crew beguiled (tricked) into believing Captain Jaggery's testimony over Charlotte's?
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by Nicole

English
1. She wants to read the comic book. 2. She wants to read the specific comic book. 3. She wants to read comic books. ========================= Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Does she want to read the comic book in a bookshelf, for esample?
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Today is April 15th. 2. Today will be sunny and warm. 3. Today will be sunny and warm this afternoon. 4. It is April 15th. 5. It will be sunny and warm this afternoon. ================= Which sentences are incorrect? Are they all grammatical?
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. It takes an hour to get there. 2. It takes an hour so as to get there. 3. It takes an hour so that I can get there. ============= Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. How much is it to take the subway? 2. Answer:________________________. ------------------- Q1: In #1 what does 'it' refer to? Q2: What does 'to take the subway' modify? Is 'to take the subway' a noun phrase or an adverbial phrase? Q3: What is the ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. They are caring. 2. They are friendly. 3. They are kind. 4. They are considerate =================== Are they the same in meaning?
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by rfvv

english
Fire from the Rock is a great book that I would definitely recommend to others. It is set in 1957 Little Rock, Arkansas, a city boiling over racial segregation. Black and white youths are hot blooded and hot tempered, and many adults fan these flames of anger and violence. The...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by jimm

English
Sorry, but what are some examples of these themes from A Raisin In The Sun. I tried to do some and don't know if they are right. I was also ask to find out what the rhetorical device for the examples of each theme represents. So please help me. 1. Values, ideals, and ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Notafanofschool

english cr
compare and contrast the two differnt versions of the story of the great chicago fire. how does the format of each passage allow the author to add details and information to support his/her purose?
Monday, March 9, 2015 by logan

English Poetry
Define parts of Speech for Jabberwocky I'm on stanza 2 Please check: Beware(v) the(article) Jabberwock(Noun) my (adj) son (noun) The (article) jaws (n) that (pronoun) bite (verb), the(article) claws (noun) that(pronoun) catch (verb) Beware(verb) the(article) Jubjub(adj) ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Sweet Pea

Poetry/english
Hi- I'm working on Jabberwocky
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Sweet Pea

English- AP Lit
My class is doing an essay on dracula and I need help with a thesis statement. This is the topic I chose: Issue of Trust & Sharing of Knowledge-Is there ever a time when it is better to be kept/keep others in ignorance? How does this connect to the idea of establishing and ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Ally

English
What is one way that " the maori:genealogies and origins in New zealand" contrast with " the raven and the first men:the beginnings of the haida?
Monday, March 9, 2015 by elijah

English Help Please
Anne accuses Peter of being insufferable,or A. unfriendly B. depressing C. unbearable D. hurtful Is the answer C?
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Anonymous

English Help Please
An example of dramatic irony in The Diary of Anne Frank,Act I is when A. Peter easily removes his Star of David but Anne has difficulty removing it because it is a symbol of her Jewish heritage. B. Anne states she will go to Paris or be a famous dancer and the audience knows ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Anonymous

English Help Please
Which line of dialogue by Mr. Dussel in The Diary of Anne Frank, Act I shows a growing conflict between him and Anne? A. "I always get along very well with children." B. "I'm not at my best this morning." C. "I spend half my night shushing her.&...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. What is Ling-Ling not good at? 2. What isn't Ling-Ling good at? 3. Why don't you like apples? 4. Why do you not like apples? 5. Why can't you solve the problem? 6. Why can you not solve the problem? ------------------ Are they all grammatical? Which expressions ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by rfvv

English Help Please
Which line of dialogue by Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank, Act I reveals that Anne is struggling to find herself? A. "I knew it was the last night in my own bed, and yet I slept soundly." B. "I'll take the room in the afternoons." C."You are the ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Anonymous

English Help Please
Second Read: The Diary of Anne Frank, Act I Peter. I used to see you...sometimes... Anne. You did? Peter...In the schoolyard. You were always in the middle of a bunch of kids. Anne. Why didn't you ever come over? Peter. I'm sort of a lone wolf. What can you infer from ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. I tell great jokes. 1-2. I tell good jokes 2. I make great jokes. 3. I am a good joker. 4. i am a great joker. ----------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are correct?
Monday, March 9, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I dress well. 2. I am a good dresser. ---------------- Q1: Are both the same in meaning? Q2: Can a boy say #1? Q3: Do we have other expressions similar to #1?
Monday, March 9, 2015 by rfvv

English
Do I need the second comma in this sentence? I said I was puzzled by the dream, but in reality, I believe that dreams mean nothing.
Sunday, March 8, 2015 by Anonymous

English
I don't know what rhetorical devices these themes fall under. I know all these are themes but the themes are harder to figure out . 1. The value of dreams can be both a positive and be both a positive and negative influence. 2. It is important for men and women to play ...
Sunday, March 8, 2015 by Notafanofschool

English
What is the moral of “The Wife of Bath's Tale”? A. Men should never let women gain the upper hand. B. The best judges are women because they are compassionate. C. It is best for husbands and wives when women rule the marriage. my choice is c
Sunday, March 8, 2015 by Emi

English
What does the following statement mean? "You can't rearrange the seats on a train"
Sunday, March 8, 2015 by A

English
I'm writing a news report about a rocket club sets new launch record. I need ideas on what to write about that heading
Sunday, March 8, 2015 by Leo

English
Which sentence most clearly exhibits bias? A. The professor’s points appear to be based on outdated research. B. If my argument is true, Blake’s argument is clearly false. C. Few would disagree that poor people are incapable of rational thinking. D. When a major ...
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by jb

English
“Nature is bountiful, which is why logging should be strictly regulated.” Which logical fallacy is illustrated in this sentence? A. Ad hominem B. Non sequitur C. Post hoc ergo propter hoc D. Red herring
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by jb

English
Is the Midwest vs South a good compare and compassion essay
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by m

English 2
is "The Poetic Interpretation of the Twist" by Cornelius Eady a literature poem ?
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by Ciaria

english
paul was sad when the football burst
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by Ann

english
yesterday I had homework. Um.. so, question is: what is the difference between the english language British with english language USA? ya, I really don't know what's the difference?
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by anonymous

english please help me! i'm afraid incorrect
Arrange the words into correct sentences! 1. kimono - have - you - worn - a - ever ? 2. house - in - twenty - parents - same - have - my - lived - over - the - for - years 3. with - you - have - done - books - my - what ? 4. has - the - lately - weather - nice - been 5. food...
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by mika

English
What does the proverb 'you catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar' mean?
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by Samkelisiwe Petunia Mthombeni

Math
80 boys took the examination in the three subjects: Chinese, English and Mathematics, and none of them failed in all three subjects. It was noted that 8 passed in English only and 10 passed in Mathematics only; 7 passed in Mathematics and Chinese but not in English, 40 passed ...
Saturday, March 7, 2015 by Jiskhans

English
What is the thesis statement for the song "Firework" by Katy Perry?
Friday, March 6, 2015 by Candy

english
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. negotiation B. representatives C. work D. strikers
Friday, March 6, 2015 by sharon

English
1. melt:to be changed into a liquid 2. melt:to be changed into liquid -------------------- word:definition Do we have to use 'a' before 'liquid' or not? Which one is correct?
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. What is he like? - He is a lawyer. 2. What is she like? - She is a nurse. ------------------- Are the answers grammatical?
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by rfvv

Quick english check
Please correct me if I'm wrong on any of these questions. I'm on the story of "Sally" in house on mango street! 1. In the following sentence, what is the best definition for the word suede mean? ​My mother says to wear black so young is dangerous, but I...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by Anonymous

english composition 2
Which statement best illustrates the nature of a Bildungsroman? a. The hero of the story never seems to understand his own fault. b. In Caldwell novel, her protagonist, Lucille seeks the approval of seriously slimy characters c. The hero in the story stand like a rock against ...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by siulaniperez

english composition 2
A simple standard definition is normally composed of all of the following exept. a. characteristic of some class b.the term to be define c. A class containing the term to be define d. the distintive characteristic of the term I chose A
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by siulaniperez

english composition 2
Which kind of descriptive device is used in the following sentence from a narrative ? “ As I looked around the room in search of clues, the teddy bear __propped up on the neatly made bed—stared at me with suspicious eyes. “ a.Analogy b.simile c.personification d...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by siulaniperez

english composition 2
Thinking about narrative categories, which sort of essay helps people feel that they’re joined in a common cause ? a. Entertainment b. curiosity c. redemption d. solidarity I chose D
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by siulaniperez

english composition 2
Motivational letters are to encouraging positive action as diplomatic letters are to ? a.sustaining important personal and organizational relationships. b.dealing with local, state. and federal regulatory agencies c.resolving internet or external dispute d.soothing the ruffled...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by siulaniperez

english composition 2
Motivational letters are to encouraging positive action as diplomatic letters are to ? a.sustaining important personal and organizational relationships. b.dealing with local, state. and federal regulatory agencies c.resolving internet or external dispute d.soothing the ruffled...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by siulaniperez

English
1. How does the fact that Anne tries to maintain a positive attitude affect the way readers view her? Please include textual evidence in your answer as well as what page number you found it on.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Sahar

English
1. Hurry up, or there will be no seats left for us. 2. Hurry up, or there will be no seats that are left for us. 3. Hurry up, or there will be no seats that will be left for us. ----------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by rfvv

english work
Over the past ten years more than two dozen athletes have died from the medical condition known as heatstroke. Heatstroke occurs when the body’s internal temperature becomes so elevated that its cooling system begins shutting down. Who is most at risk? Surprisingly, it is...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Zhana

English *Answers Check*
am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. 2 Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Gia

English *Answers Check*
What is acupuncture? 1 Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. Originating in China more than 2,000 years ago, acupuncture began to become better known in the United States in 1971, when New York Times reporter James Reston wrote ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Gia

english
Alberto's New Neighbors Alberto took one look at his new neighbours and knew that his life was going to get more difficult. He watched them arrive in their big, noisy car and watched them get out. There they were, two of them, as big and as noisy as their car, and smelly1...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by nana

english 201
An essay on the yellow wall paper by charlotte Gilman. how do I start.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by slymeena

English
To Mr. Reed who had previously answered my question on realism in A Raisin In the Sun and told me to to write about Travis sleeping on the couch , thank you but I need to write realism in Acts 1, 2, 3 and since you thought that only the second one was wrong and isn't ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Notafanofschool

English
Is 'purse' and 'handbbag' the same? Are they used by women?
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. If I miss so much school again, how can I become a teacher? 2. If I miss so many schools again, how can I become a teacher? -------------------------- Which one is correct? Is #2 grammatical?
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. village:a very small town in the countryside 2. village:a very small town in the country 3. He lives in the country. 4. He lives in the countryside. ----------------------------- Are 'country' and 'countryside' the same in meaning? Can they interchangeable?
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. It rains more often. 2. It rains oftener. 3. It rains most often in this area. 4. It rains oftenest in this area. ---------------------------------- Which ones are grammatical? Are all grammatical? Which ones are commonly used?
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. What is he like? 2. What does he do for a living? 3. What's his job? -------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by rfvv

english
susan b anthony was a schoolteacher what adverb that modifies the verb?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by kathy

English
What is the difference between 'game' and 'sport'? Can they be interchangable?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. listen: to pay attention in hearing 2. listen: to pay attention when you hear 3. listen: to pay attention when a person hear ------------------------------- word: definition Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by rfvv

english
What does this quote mean: “Fire hath its force abated by water, not by wind, and anger must be allayed by cold words and not by blustering threats.” Please help. I have no idea.
Monday, March 2, 2015 by h

English
What happens when the mother goes to the state Capitol to give her speach ?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by verenice

English
In The Diary of Anne Frank, Act I, what causes the Franks and the Van Daans to move into the rooms on the top floor of the warehouse? A. Their own homes have been destroyed by bombs. B. They are hiding from the Nazis, who have been persecuting Jews. C. The warehouse has more ...
Monday, March 2, 2015 by help?thanks

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR
Prizes were awarded to the winners :active or passive voice
Monday, March 2, 2015 by sk sharma

English Lit.
meaning of illustration in a question
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Sara

English
Write a sentence using the words incessant and brief. This is my last one and I'm having trouble. Does this one sound okay? I prefer the brief disturbance of thunder to the incessant dripping of our kitchen sink.
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Hayley

AP English
Hello I have to create a thesis statement comparing the stories "The Story of an Hour" and "The Open Window". I must convey which story (in my opinion) had the most twisted ending. Does this sound appropriate? "While both 'The Story of an Hour'...
Monday, March 2, 2015 by N.

English
1. Write sentence using obscured and revealed. 2. Sentence using compulsory and optional. 1. Heavy brush had totally obscured the entrance until someone cut away the branches and the entrance was revealed. 2. If your child hasn't met the compulsory vaccination requirements...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Hayley

English
1. Which word is antonym of incessant? failing, brief or filthy brief
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Hayley

English
Did I do this correctly for realism in A Raisin in the Sun? 1. Walter : "A job. (Looks at her) Mama, a job? I open and close doors all day long. I drive a man around in his limousine and I say "Yes, sir; no sir ; very good sir; shall I take the Drive, sir ? Mama that...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Notafanofschool

English
What is an example of a sentence using the following pair of antonyms. 1, deficiency and surplus 2. replenished and emptied 3. alleviate and increase
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Hayley

english
Guys your source was good can you give another Web to search about Natalie Du toit
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by jacqueline

english
Disabled athlete .I mean their names and what they do
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by jacqueline

english
A disabled athlete who became well known
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by jacqueline

english
The story of a disabled athlete who became well known :narrative story
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by jacqueline

English
What are the values (negative) being taught in this advertisement? The advertisement is trying to sell a military style watch. In the advertisement there are two armed soldiers in the background and appear to be situated in a war zone area. I am able to work out that there are...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Marcus

english
What are the values (negative) being taught in this advertisement? The advertisement is trying to sell a military style watch. In the advertisement there are two armed soldiers in the background and appear to be situated in a war zone area. I am able to work out that there are...
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Marcus

english
Use an apostrophe when writing about someone (a noun) that has possession of something. A) true b) false. Is the answer a) true?
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by josh

English
____1__ young people may be able to list the many accomplishments of the Reverend Dr. Marting Luther, King jr. They may know that he was a civil rights leader who aspired to achieve racial harmony and was an __2__ of peaceful but direct action. They may know that he fought the...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by Sora

English 102
IS this a good research question? What stage of childhood development does research show how experiences affect brain development and why?
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by De

English
1) charisma: A)feelings. B) personal appeal. C)luck 2)contemporary A)common. B) old-fashioned C)today's 3)contend A)to wish B) to deny C)to declare 4)conversely A)in contrast. B) in a modern way C)similarly 5)extrovert A)a supporter of causes. B) a timid person C)a ...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by Celine

english
Revise the following word groups to remove all fragments and/or parallelism errors. I like baseball because it is fun and teaches me about the sport. My Answer I like baseball, it teaches me about the sport and it’s also fun.
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by Andrew

English
I like baseball, it teaches me about the sport and it’s also fun.
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by Andrew

english
Is traditional african marriage an advantage for man only? Write a reason
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by Nonjabuloh

English
I believe it is B and then C? 1. Examples in writing ________. A. help you concisely tell a reader a story that makes a point B. provide specific illustrations and instances C. help you show your reader what you see, hear, smell, touch or taste D. include sense impressions, ...
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Jay

English
Im going to post a few i want to check over. I think it is B, C, and A 1. In narration, dialogue should ________. A. be used solely to describe conflict B. be used sparingly and at significant moments C. be used in each paragraph D not be used at all 2. Which event would BEST ...
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Jay

English
A successful narrative essay de-emphasizes or omits ________. A. the thesis statement B. unimportant details C. conflict D. dialogue Is it B?
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Jay

English
My homework assignment is to take Walt Whitmans poem, "I Hear America Singing" and replace words/lines in the poem with the following: 1 Example of Parallel Structure or Anaphora 1 Catalogue of Items 1 Strong Image (use at least 10 words) 1 Example of Onomatopoeia 1 ...
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Shalee

English
Can someone help me write a simple poem, using the following?: 1 Example of Anaphora 1 Example of Catalogue of Items 1 Strong Image (use at least 10 words) 1 Example of Onomatopoeia 1 Example EACH of Assonance, Alliteration, and Consonance I'd really appreciate anyone that...
Friday, February 27, 2015 by Laurent

english
what is the verbal phrase in this sentence? Victoria taught Priscilla to swim with the family dogs. Is it to swim with the family dogs or just to swim? In this sentence, what is the verbal phrase? He decided to follow Carol and the pig into the deep water. Is it to follow or ...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 by kelley

english
1. In all the years since, I've never met a person who was such a (blight) on the teaching profession. 2. He seemed to (qualm)situations just to make us misarable
Thursday, February 26, 2015 by beck

English
What are 3 examples of metaphor?
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Hossain

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