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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

English
Identify the degree of comparison for the bolded word. This new magazine about computers is very COLORFUL. A.) Positive B.) Comparative C.) superlative D.) none of the above The article on Web design is LONGER than the one on games. A.) Positive B.) Comparative C.) superlative...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:42pm

English
identify the sentence in which the bolded verb does not agree with its subject. A.) Everyone on the team WORKS together well. B.) Both of them ARE LOOKING forward to the field trip. C.) Neither of the boys IS EXCITED about playing football.*********************** D.) One of ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:38pm

English
choose the word that best completes the sentence. 1. One of the boys forgot backpack outside in the rain. his*************************** its their they Sandra went to the movies with David and me. I.***************************** we. they. Yhough they were hungry, both Mara Lee...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:32pm

english question
i think its A. or C. Which among the following sentences is the most effective opening line (hook)? A.I hope that if you will read my paper, you will believe me when I tell you that John F. Kennedy was not assassinated as the result of a plot but by a single assailant. B. &...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11:59am

Help Mrs.Sue LA
Courage to Speak “Any volunteers?” Ms. Chavez scanned the class. Ming slouched farther down in her seat. “Come on now, you’ll all have to interview someone sometime this year. No one wants to go first? Okay, I’ll just have to choose someone.” I am...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:51am

English
What kinds of toppings can people choose for Brussels waffles? 1. People can choose chocolate, ice cream, and fruit. 2. They can choose chocolate, ice cream, and fruit. ------- Are both answers grammatical? Then, which one is a common answer.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:24am

English
1. Do you sleep less than 5 hours a day? 2. I like you less than him. 3. I ate fish less than fruit. 4. I ordered fried chicken less than noodles. 5. I player soccer less than baseball. 6. I studied math less than English. 7. I helped Mother less than my brother. 8. I worked ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:04am

English
1. Why don't you start first? 2. Why not start first? 3. How about starting first? 4. What do you think about/of starting first? 5. How do you feel about starting first? --------------- Are they all grammatical?
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 9:58am

English
Dear Writeacher, thank you for the answer. Will you help me with two more questions? 1) Do you think it's possible to say "according to the opinion of many analysts" (I mean 'according' + 'opinion', or just "according to many experts")? ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 9:15am

Math,english,lo,ancilury,art&culture,setswana
Simplify the following ratios.6:72
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 8:07am

English
Hello. I will be very grateful if you check the sentences: 1)"Do you think students are not allowed to use dictionaries while writing tests?" 2)"Do you think using dictionaries is not allowed while writing tests?" Do they sound natural and standard English...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:55am

English
What is the subject and the verb of the sentence : A police officer stepped into the street and stopped cars .
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10:45pm

English
Does the word rains in the following question need and apostrophe? The rains soft touch is healing.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 7:12pm

English 8
Infinitive phrase and how it is used My gram taught me to make lentil soup To make lentil soup infinitive I'm not sure if it is a noun or adv.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 6:42pm

english question
i think its A.?? What are some ways to avoid plagiarism? A.only using the main ideas and important details from the website B.By giving credit for others’ ideas, images, and information found in various resources C.Using quotation marks D.All of the above
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 3:26pm

english and languge arts
HURRY I NEED HELP!!!!! where should you insert a colon in this sentence? Interview the following people Dave, barb, Jose, and Mary Ann 1.after following 2. after people 3.after Jose 4. no where i said no where but i dont know
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:48pm

English
English is the language of opportunity.why bother to teach indigenous language?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 12:44pm

English
Which sentence is correct? A. John took Anna and them to the park. B. John took Anna and I to the park. C. John took Anna and he to the park. D. John took Anna her to the park. Can't decide between B and C?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11:50am

English
Traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10:32am

English
1. No one is to solve the problem. 2. No one can solve the problem. ---------------- Does #1 mean #2? 3. I was never to see him again. 4. I was doomed never to see him again. -------------------------- Does #3 mean #4? 5. If you are to succeed, you must study hard. 6. If you ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:09am

English
1. You are to finish this project by tomorrow. 2. You must finish this project by tomorrow. ------------------------------ Are both the same in meaning? Do you use #1 frequently in everyday speech? ================================= 3. He is to go to London tomorrow. 4. He is ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:00am

English
1. The fired chicken was delivered in 30 minutes. 2. The fired chicken was delivered after 30 minutes. 3. The fired chicken was delivered within 30 minutes. ---------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Which one is commonly used?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:23am

English
Asako: I guess you have a point there. By the way, I have a question. We usually pay individually in Japan. How come one person usually pays for everybody in Korea? Kevin: Oh, I also thought that was very strange at first. I think the oldest person always picks up the bill. MC...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:21am

English
I ordered fried chicken, and it was delivered in less than 30 minutes. So quick! --------------- Does 'So quick!' mean #1? Then what does 'it' refer to? 1. It was so quick.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:11am

English
1. I ordered fried chicken, and it was delivered in less than 30 minutes. 2. I ordered fried chicken, and it was delivered after less than 30 minutes. -------------------- Are both grammatical? Does 'in' in Sentence 1 mean 'after' in meaning?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:09am

English
1. Ted grew up so quick. 2. Ted grew up so quickly. ----------- Which one is grammatical?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 3:42am

English
What's a good title for a mother Teresa essay?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 1:03am

English
How is it best to clarify "The small number of comments against owning pets don't even need to be included"? A. Not enough people can give legitimate reasons to not own pets. B. The majority of people favor pet ownership, so the writer does not mention arguments ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:40pm

English
Ponder about the parrot which shakes its head and sings when you walk through the door, bending its neck for the cozy touch of your fingers. Ponder about the cat that bends its back and moves on your shins as it makes a "meow" for dinner, and then gets onto your lap ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:23pm

English
What does it mean when someone is on the borderline?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:33pm

English
What's a good introduction on this topic? Should the Canadian health-care system be privatized?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:09pm

English
Nearly infinite animals need homes. It would be very kind to get a dog or cat. What the author means in the fourth paragraph (above) is that pets : A. need good homes B. will give you all necessary attention C. teach us about receiving and giving love. D. have to get their ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:07pm

English
One other word for "corruption" would be: A. wickedness B. annoyance C. anger A?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:02pm

English
What does this sentence mean? It was a rainy season which caused the river to be swollen.
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:47pm

English
How do you know if an editorial is based mainly on facts or on opinion?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:43pm

English
This is one proposal that will definitely anger some people: Everyone should have a pet. There should be a law that makes sure everyone will get a pet or give a legitimate reason why they cannot. There are almost infinite arguments to favor owning animals, so not all of them ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:30pm

English
-I feel hungry. Let's eat out. Lunch is on me today. -Really? Thank you. I know a fancy restaurant. Let's go there. After 10 minute's drive, we can get there. -Good. What food do they serve there? -The restaurant serves only seafood. Don't you like seafood dish...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 4:48pm

English
This is one proposal that will definitely anger some people: Everyone should have a pet. There should be a law that makes sure everyone will get a pet or give a legitimate reason why they cannot. There are almost infinite arguments to favor owning animals, so not all of them ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 4:34pm

English
"The small number of comments against owning pets don't even need to be included" would be an example of: A. bias B. bandwagon C. faulty cause and effect D. either/or fallacy
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:58pm

English
What punctuation is missing from the sentence below? I didn't bring Tom, my younger cat, or Anne, my young hamster I did bring Taylor, my parrot. A. Comma B. Apostrophe D. Hyphen C. Colon B?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 12:48pm

English
What is a good way to start off a persuasive essay that involves injustice.
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 12:12pm

English
1. While I was cooking, he cleaned the room. 2. While I cooked, he cleaned the room. 3. While I was cooking, he was cleaning the room. ---------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:01am

English
1. She took care of the children while I was away. 2. She took care of the children as I was away. 3. She took care of the children when I was away. -------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:53am

English
1. As I was leaving home, my parents arrived. 2. When I was leaving home, my parents arrived. 3. As I left home, my parents arrived. 4. When I left home, my parents arrived. --------------------- Which sentences are grammatical? Do they have the same meaning?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:51am

English Hamlet
Horatio was asked to speak to the ghost because: a. He was not afraid b. He had seen the ghost the night before c. He was a scholar d. He could speak Danish to the ghost I picked B. Is that correct?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:59am

English
How do you use reverse indentation when citing sources? Is there a specific rule about what is on each line?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 11:27pm

English
My teacher told me to alphabetize my sources for ones such as the one below. What does he mean? "MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)." owl. english. purdue. edu. Purdue University. Web. 18 May 2014. owl. english. purdue. edu/owl/resource/747/08/>.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:16pm

English
What is the symbol that looks like a colon with a line in the middle known as?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 8:57pm

English 3
Question 1 “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of ...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:56pm

English help
What is nikki giovannis contributions to American literature?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:14pm

English help
What is nikki Giovanni's influential writings or works?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:02pm

English
Is it okay to use an em dash like this? He was slammed, beaten, and blinded—all when he was unconscious.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 3:32pm

English
Traditional healers should be allowed to practice and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinics
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 12:05pm

english
traditional africa marriage is an advantage for mean only not women why?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 12:03pm

english
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 10:35am

English
Prepared speech about this topic Traditional healer should be allowed to practise and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinic. I don't have any working because i hv never done any prepared speech and i don't understand this topic well.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:43am

english
Make an assesment of the contribution of harman Melville to the modern American fiction
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 2:23am

ENGLISH
Identify the type of sentence: Josh and I are meeting for pizza at noon today. • declarative • imperative • interrogative • exclamatory
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:55pm

English
i need help with 500 words story including grotesque ,baggy ,interrupt ,noble and afford - Google Search
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:16pm

English
Would this sentence be correct when asked as a question? "Is what important?"
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:09pm

English
i need 500 words story including (grotesque ,baggy ,interrupt ,noble and afford) Please help by 18/05/14
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 4:58pm

English
They had not seen western goods before. Is the "w" capitalized, in this case?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:59pm

English
They get the least precipitation in May and the most in December. They get the least precipition in May, and the most in December. Which sentence is correct and why?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:13pm

English
Is pacific islands capitalized?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:04pm

English
Which word complete this sentence Question 1) I don't know what I ______, but I certainly have a bad case of gas. A.eat B.eats C.ate D.will eat
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:17pm

English
- Honey, what a smell? - The baby pooed. I have to change the diaper. I have only one pack of wet tissue. You have to buy wet tissue. - OK. I will buy wet tissue on the Internet. Check the condition of the diaper of the baby frequently so that he may not have a rash. - I know...
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 6:48am

English
1. I prefer to go there by bus. 2. I prefer going there by bus. 3. I prefer going there to staying at home. 4. I prefer to go there to stay at home. 5. I prefer to go there rather than to stay at home. 6. I prefer to go there rather than stay at home. 7. I prefer going there ...
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 6:16am

English
1. Do you love singing as well? 2. Don't you love singing as well? 3. Do you love singing, too? 4. Don't you love singing, either? ------------------ Which one is ungrammatical? Can 'as well' be used in a negative sentence?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 6:10am

English
1. You know what? 2. Do you know what? 3. Guess what? -------------- Are they all the same in meaning and use?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 6:07am

English
1. He looks happy. 2. He looks happily. 3. He is looking out happily. 4. He is looking at the picture happily. ------------------- All are correct except #2? Right?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 6:06am

English
1. He ordered fried chicken last night. 2. He ordered a fried chicken last night. 3. He ordered two fried chickens last night. --------------------- Which one is grammatical? When we order fried chicken a lot, what expressions can we use?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 4:25am

English
1. I love Tom who lives there. 2. I love Tom, who lives there. Which sentence is grammatical? Are both OK? ------------------ 3. This is the place where he was born. 4. This is the place he was born. #3 is grammatical. What about #4? In Sentence 4, 'where' is missing. ...
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:44pm

English
1. I stayed there for two weeks. 2. I stayed there two weeks. Are both grammatical? -------------------------- 3. This is the way how he solved the problem. 4. This is the way that he solved the problem. 5. This is the way he solved the problem. 6. This is the way in which he ...
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:42pm

English
Need help please check. 7. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. My best friends new dog won’t stop barking. (1 point) ()apostrophe (X)semicolon ()colon ()hyphen 8. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following ...
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:30pm

English
with symbolism, authors use concrete object to represent A. abstract ideas B. general notions C. universal truths D. established facts I can't decide between C and D. I'm leaning more towards D. Thank You.
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 1:45pm

English
Select the letter of the choice that indicates which sentence-combining strategy best applies to the example: Off in the thick of the woods came a fairy sound, followed by a tremulous silence, a holding apart of the air. a. varying the length of sentences b. varying the ...
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 1:03pm

english
Identify the italicized word according to its class in structural linguistics. The principal is extremely busy. A.intensive B.adjective C.noun D.empty word E.verb
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:42am

english
can u suggest some ways through which a person can develop their character in a nuclear family?
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:23am

Language Arts (english)
1.In general terms, how do the townspeople in “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World” react to the body which washes up on their shore? 2.Why do the townspeople react to Esteban as they do? What is he to them? 3.What is a fable, how might “The Handsomest ...
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:04am

English
Connect the first act of Love's Labor's Lost to a current event
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 9:56pm

English
1. The game became so active that many players were hurt. 2. The game became so violent that many players were hurt. -------------- Are both acceptable?
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 8:04pm

english 3
Which is the best restatement of the following sentence? Right or wrong, I assumed this ground, and now avow it
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 6:07pm

English
Sometimes the game continued for days.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 5:40pm

English
Collecting candy on Halloween still appeals to Del. find gerund phrase and tell if it is the subject, predicate nominative direct object or object of preposition
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 5:23pm

ENGLISH
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence. I marked the one I think it is. • Doing my homework, making my bed, and practicing guitar are on my to-do list for the day. • Doing my homework, is the first thing I should do. • Doing my homework I found my mind start...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:51pm

English
Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly. Many people are afraid of bold futuristic inventions Why did you spend all your money on expensive trendy clothes that you'll only wear a month or so? Oh, no, Mom is watching that silly, musical comedy again. ---> The ...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:33pm

English (Check)
Choose the sentence that contains no error in writing a title. Yes, we're performing in a one-act play called Nathan's Home. Do you think you could set Simon's poem, Wolf Moon, to music? And now, Teresa will play her new song, "Silvernight." <----- ...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:11pm

English (hamlet)
King Hamlets supposed death was from who?
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 12:08pm

english (hamlet)
Hamlet awaits the appearance of the ghost on a. The moor near the battles ground b. The birnam woods c. The ramparts of elsinor castle d. The cellar of the castle
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 12:07pm

English
1. This is explained in the "Culture" section. 2. This is explained in the Culture section. Which sentence is correct and why?
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8:31pm

English (Checking please)
What is the effect of the speaker’s many exclamation points and imperative statements in “Beat! Beat! Drums!”? They create a gentle tone. They create a hesitant tone. They create a light-hearted tone. They create an insistent tone. <----- The images in the ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8:04pm

English
This piece focuses on the increase use of smartphones of youths in South Korea. Should I reword that phrase?
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:48pm

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