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English
I'm writing a persuasive paragraph on how the english language has gotten worse over the years using evidence from George Orwell's essay and current events. In my topic sentence do I state what I'm going to prove or only state the main idea?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by rach16

English
Where is the simple and complete predicates in the ff.sentences: 1.A king had a strange dream. 2.An odd lady appeared. 3.she advise him to look for the singing bird. 4.The eldest son asked permission to go. 5.He believed that he could catch the bird.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by Jovy Ann

English
1. He has the least money of all his classmates. 2. He has the least money of all the boys in his class. 3. He has the least money of all the boys in his classroom. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Is #1 logically incorrect?
Monday, July 11, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. All of a sudden a funny thing happened. 2. All of sudden a funny thing happened. ---------------------- Can we omit 'a' before 'sudden'? 3. detour (Do we stress the first syllable? Can we stress the second syllable?) 4. I have little money. 5. I have less ...
Monday, July 11, 2016 by rfvv

English
I had to pick a sarcastic quote from A Modest Proposal. I just wanted someone to check it to make sure it sounds sarcastic to them as well. I chose, "I grant this food will be somewhat dear, and therefore very proper for landlords, who, as they have already devoured most ...
Sunday, July 10, 2016 by Justine

English composition
i just wanna ask if this is correct. i was making a prewritng classification and division. is not finish yet but i just wanna ask if im having a good start thanks Title: Genres of movies Topic announcement: Horror movies Introduction: It is fun to watch scary movies with ...
Sunday, July 10, 2016 by Bernard

English
I had to choose exaggeration and irony examples from The Rape of the Lock I wanted someone to check to make sure I am right ! Are these quotes exaggeration? " Then flashed the living lightning from her eyes." "And swells her breast with conquests yet to come, ...
Saturday, July 9, 2016 by Justine

English
In academic writing, introductions must include a thesis statement. 1.True 2.False I think it true, please recheck my work
Saturday, July 9, 2016 by Julie

English
A brief, concise introduction can be effective. 1.True 2.False I think its true, please recheck my answer.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 by Julie

English
Which of the following is unimportant for an introduction in formal or academic writing? 1.Entertaining the audience 2.Establishing the key point the piece of writing will make. 3.Discussing your opinion on the topic for at least three sentences. 4.Providing all of the ...
Saturday, July 9, 2016 by Julie

English
1. The truck will come down with less air in them. 2. The truck will come down if there is less air in them. 3. The truck will come down and less air will be in them. 4. The truck will come down, less air being in them. (*Them refers to the tires...
Saturday, July 9, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When I'm worried about something, I follow my parents' advice. 2. When I'm worried about something, I obey my parents' advice. 3. When I'm worried about something, I take my parents' advice. 4. When I'm worried about something, I ____________ my ...
Saturday, July 9, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The mountain is so high. We had better go for it. 1-1. The mountain is so high. We had better not go for it. 2. The mountain is so high. We had better go from it. 3. The mountain is so high. We had better go away from it. 4. The mountain is so high. We had better go around ...
Saturday, July 9, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The sign on the bridge said, "Danger! Low bridge." 2. The sign on the bridge said "Danger! Low bridge." ---------------------- Which one is correct? Do we have to put a comma after 'said'? Or are both okay?
Friday, July 8, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Let me in. 2. Let me into. 3. Let me in the group. 3-1. Let me be in the group. 4. Let me into the group. 4-2. Let me go into the group. 5. Let me out. 6. Let me out of the room. 7. Let me be out of the room. 7-1. Let me go out of the room. ---------------------------- ...
Friday, July 8, 2016 by rfvv

English
The President detoured to Chicago for a special meeting. -------------------------------- What does the sentence above mean, #1 or #2? Is the special meeting in Chicago or anywhere else? 1. The President visited Chicago on the way to the White House to have a special meeting ...
Friday, July 8, 2016 by rfvv

English
Select the letter of the term that identifies the order in which the following sentence is written: Here is the equipment you need for rock collecting. a. direct object b. indirect object c. object complement d. predicate nominative e. predicate adjective
Friday, July 8, 2016 by Lynda

english
how does walter counter hub's defensiveness in secondhand lions
Friday, July 8, 2016 by Anonymous

ENGLISH LANGUAGE
EASSY ON ONCE BITTEN TWICE SHY
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by Anonymous

English
1. I need a small passport photo. 2. I need a small passport photograph. 3. I need a small passport picture. --------------------------- Can we use all the words at the end? Is #1 the most common expression?
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by rfvv

English
He was the last man to be hangs for murder in this country. -------------------- In this sentence what is the meaning of 'for'? Does 'for' refer to 'reason' or 'relation', or else?
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. They made a pose like a model. 2. They made poses like models. *2-1. They made poses like a model. *2-2. They made a pose like models. 3. They made a mistake. 4. They made mistakes. 5. They made a card for Mom. 6. They made cards Mom. --------------------------- (Can we use...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by rfvv

English
The exam is around the corner.rewrite starting with the corner
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by Mapeto

English
1. No few students were present at the meeting. 2. Not a few students were present at the meeting. 3. Quite a few students were present at the meeting. ------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? ============================= 4. I have no little money. 5. I ...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Parrots imitate human speech. 2. Parrots mimic human speech. 3. Parrots copy human speech. ----------------------------- Do they have the same meaning? 4. Can I ask you to take a picture of us? 5. Can I ask you to take a photo of us? 6. Can I ask you to take a photograph of...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Why did you upload my pictures? I want you to delete them now. ----------------------- Q1: Where do we give the primary stress on the verb 'upload,' on the first syllable or on the second syllable? Q2: Can we substitute 'erase' for 'delete'? What ...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by rfvv

english
Properly format the following conversation, using dialogue tags and proper punctuation. In other words, make it look as it would in a short-short story: Jane: Hey, Mary. How are you? Mary: Good. You’ll never guess who I saw yesterday! Jane: Who? Waitâ&#...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by sam

English
Asim is my friend who is an artist.Asim who is my friend is an artist. Which sentence is correct in case of usage of adjective clause?
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by Pramatha

English- please help
Need help with the following questions: Q1) Mrs Chen ________ for the doctor's clinic already. 1) left 2) has left 3) had left 4) was leaving Is the answer (1) or (2)? Q2) John ______ to the library since nine o'clock this morning, he should be back soon. 1) goes 2) ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by chimingbell

English
1. They made too many noises in the laboratory. 2. The boy made too much noise in the library, so he was sent out by the libriarian. 3. She woke up because of a lot of noise from outside. 4. He could not sleep well because a lot of noises from outside disturbed him...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. People got out of their cars and helped the driver. 2. People went out of their cars and helped the driver. 3. People came out of their cars and helped the driver. ------------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use 'went' and 'came'...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Don 't hang up. Hold on, please. 2. Don't hang up. Hang on, plese. (Can we use 'Hang on' instead of "Hold on' in telephone conversation?) 3. He and I made poses like models. 4. He and I made a pose like models. (Which one is correct? Do we have to ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
Which of the following is an example of a narrative poem? A. The Bridegroom by Alexander Pushkin B. The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop C. Danny Deever by Rudyard Kipling D. All of the above
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by Adam

English
This line: "the noblest and most agreeable of all possible castles." Would you say its more exaggerated or sarcastic? Its from the story, Candide. I put it down as exaggerated but wanted to make sure I was correct. Just by the tone of it, he seemed like he ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by Justine

English
website: an area on the Web where information about a particular subject, organization, etc. can be found ------------------------------ What does the where clause modify, 'an area' or 'the Web'?
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I'll probably go and check out that apple, actually. 2. I'll probably go and check that apple, actually. 3. I'll probably go and check on that apple, actually. ------------------ Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'out' after 'check' here? 4...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She asked me to hold the line. 2. She asked me to hold on. ----------------- Are both the same? Do you have some other similar expressions? 3. He handed me the document without comment. 4. She handed me the document without comments. (Are both OK? Do we have to use the ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I'm particular about what I eat. 2. I'm picky about what I eat. 3. I'm choosy about what I eat. -------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is commonly used? Do you have some more adjectives similar to 'picky'?
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 by rfvv

English
Quick question. Can wittiness be a method for satire?
Monday, July 4, 2016 by Justine

english
Studying and analyzing others’ speeches help us to be better
Sunday, July 3, 2016 by fidel

English
Identify the subject, object, and verb in this sentence. Online classes require good time-management skills.
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by Mikey

writing skills
Sentence 12: This first English dictionary, published in two volumes, contain 43,500 words. ------- Which of the following is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence?If you think the original is the best way,choose option 1 1. contain 2. is containing 3. ...
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by ASIA

writing skills
(1)Using a dictionary can occasionally be an exercise in frustration.(2)When, for example, you can't spell a word. (3)How do you look up the correct spelling?(4)It is just as exasperating when you discover the definition of "evocation"is"the act or fact of ...
Saturday, July 2, 2016 by ASIA

English Check answers
Transportation Strike Disrupts Westridge Thousands unable to get to work or school WESTRIDGE, Ohio—More than 600 transportation employees went on strike at midnight last night after the Westridge City Council rejected their demand for a 10% pay increase. The ...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Rebecca

English
''Thank you so much for you're patiently waiting.'' 1. Is the statement grammatically correct? 2. What is its sentence patterns? ;)
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Sasa

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Noemi

English
Which of the following is a technique of satire used by Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest? A. giving information about his characters in a direct, straightforward way B. ridiculously exaggerating the importance people such as Gwendolen place on a name C. praising the ...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Noemi

English
A sudden snowstorm hit the city and caused a huge power outage . This was highly unusual.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Cassie

English
* 1. You can feel safe now. 2. You are able to feel safe now. 3. You are allowed to feel safe now. (I allow you to feel safe now. You may feel safe now.) 4. You have the possibility of feeling safe now. ========================================​ What is the meaning of &#...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. You can go home now. 2. You are able to go home now. 3. You are allowed to go home now. (I allow you to go home now.) 4. It is possible for you to go home now. ----------------------------- It is a little confusing. If somebody says, "You can go home now," what ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by rfvv

writing skills
You think using a dictionary is hard, _____________________________________ imagine ________ how difficult it was to compile the first dictionary of English. Which of the following is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If you think the original is ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by piper

English
1. Can I ask you a favor? 2. Can I ask you a thing? 3. Can I ask you two things? 4. Can I ask you two favors? ------------------------------------ favor: a thing that you do to help sb... This was the definition of 'favor' according to a dictionary. Can we use all the ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. They have been married for five years. (status) 2. I have been married to her for seven years.(status) 3. He married her two years ago. (action) 4. He has been married to Emily for a long time. (status) 5. He was married to Emily last year.(action...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
Hello. I would be very grateful if you helped me with a few sentences. 1) Which part of the book did you like the most? (Did I use "the most" correctly?) 2) Anlyze US involvement in global affairs. (I didn't use THE before US involvement. Am I right?) 3) Speak on...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Ilma

English
Hello. I would be very grateful for your help. Do you think it's possible to use "speak" in the following context: "Speak on the role of the monarchy" or "Speak on the major challenges facing the country at present" (a question at an exam or ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Ilma

English
1. My car broke down. 2. My car is out of order. 3. My car died. 4. My car died on the way to work. 5. My car malfunctioned. 6. My car didn't function. ---------------------------- Can we use all the expressions? Do you have more expressions similar to 'broke down'?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Can I ask you to wash the dishes? 2. May I ask you to wash the dishes? 3. Might I ask you to wash the dishes? --------------------- What is the difference between #1 and #2? Do you use #3? ================================ 4. Where can I find the post office? 5. Where is the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Where it is? 2. Where is it? 3. Do you know where it is? ------------------------------------ #2 and #3 are right. What about #1? Do you use the expression in #1?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
They are on shelf B in aisle 1. ------------------------------ On both sides of aisle 1, how many shelves are there at a department store? Are there two shelves on both sides of each aisle. Do we have to use 'in' before 'aisle'? What about using 'in' ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Will you close the window? 2. Would you close the window? 3. Can you close the window? 4. Could you close the window? 5. Do you mind closing the window? 6. Can I ask you to close the window? 7. May I ask you to close the window? 8. Could I ask you to close the window? 9. ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Can I open the window? 2. May I open the window? 3. Might I open the window? ------------------ Which one is common? Is #2 more polite than #1? Can we use #1 when we talk to elderly people? #3 rarely seems to be used. When can we use #3?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Would you care for a cup of coffee? - No, thanks. 2. Will you have some more bread? - Thank you. 3. Won't you eat some more fruit? - I'm sorry, but I have had enough. 4. Do you want to eat some cookies? - Sorry, but I'm full. 5. Would you try to eat this tomato ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
I have dry hands. 1. I think you should put on hand cream more often. 2. I think you should apply hand cream more often. -------------------- Are both the same? Do you have some other verbs instead of 'put on' or 'apply'?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by rfvv

english
how do put an author of a research article and where they are from in apa format example author: Daniel S. Budnitz, M.D., M.P.H.
Monday, June 27, 2016 by lauren

English
Thank you for your help. Here goes some more questions related to 'subway' 1. You should be quiet in the subway. 2. You should be quiet on the subway. 3. You should be quiet on the train. ------------------ #1 means: You should be quite when you enter the subway ...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When you are not at home, who takes care of the children? 2. When you are not at home, who is taking care of the children? 3. When you are not at home, who will take care of the children? ------------------- Which ones are correct and common? Does #2 mean #3? Can we use &#...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I hope he is running on the playground now. 2. I hope he is studying now. 3. I hope he is playing table tennis now. 4. Is he studying? I hope so. 5. Is he studying (now)? I hope he is studying (now) 6. Is he coming (soon)? I hope so. 7. Is he coming (soon)? I hope he is ...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

english
No one has ever seen me, nor ever will. I never was, but am always to be. Yet everyone waits for me, either in hope or in terror, for they always know I will come. What am I?
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Anonymous

English
I need to describe three purposes and three methods of satire. So far I have for purposes are exaggeration, warped logic, and irony. And for methods I have humor, parody, and hyperbole. Do they seem correct?
Monday, June 27, 2016 by Justine

English
1. You look great in your uniform. 2. You look great when you are wearing your uniform. 3. You look great when you wear your uniform. 4. You look great when you dress your uniform. 5. You look great when you have your uniform on. 6. You look great if you have your uniform on. ...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She dressed her daughter in a fur coat. 2. She clothed her daughter in a fur coat. 3. She put a fur coat on her daughter. ------------------ Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used? Do you have some other ways of expressiong putting clothes on?
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. You should be quiet in the subway. 2. You should be quiet in the subway station. 3. You should be quiet on the subway. 4. You should be quiet on the subway train. 5. You should be quite on the train. 6. You should be quiet on the train in the subway station...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. You can go now. 2. You are able to go now. 3. You are allowed to go now. ------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? If 'can' means 'ability,' #1 means #2. However, if 'can' means 'permission,' #1 mean #3. Is that right?
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She clothed her son in a T-shirt. 2. She dressed her son up in a T-shirt. 3. She made her son put on a T-shirt. (Are they all grammatical/ Do you have some more common expressions for 'clothed'?)
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. We should wash our hand before meals. 2. We should wash our hands before meals. (Can we use 'hand' as in Sentence 1?) 3. You will do good soon. 4. You will do better soon. (Is #3 grammatical? What about Sentence 4?)
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Who is taking care of the children while your are away? 2. Who will take care of the children while your are away? (Does #1 mean #2? Or does #1 mean who is in the process of doing somthing "now"?) 3. "Is he coiming?" "I hope so." 4. Will he ...
Monday, June 27, 2016 by rfvv

english
what is the subject,verb and object in this sentenceParalegals must have good ethics.
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by carmen

English
1. He was standing right behind her. 2. He was standing just behind her. 3. I got here right after nine. 4. I got here just after nine. 5. The bus came right on time. 6. The bus came just one time. 7. The bus came exactly on time. ------------------- Are they all grammatical? ...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
What about dinner at my place? What about dinner in my place? What about having dinner at my place? What about having dinner in my place? Why don't we have dinner at my place? Why don't we have dinner in my place? ----------------------- Can we use both 'at' ...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by rfvv

english
The of broken glass followed the of the bullet as the rifle . The soldiers were awakened by the of the bugle
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by john

english
i need something to hep me with past tense i did this in class we'd we had ?
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by emaan

English
Combine each pair of sentence into one sentence,or shorten a long sentence. Using an infinitive phrase 1)the mayor asked her aides.the mayor asked her aides to work hard. 2)kate was sad when she heard the news. 3)Andy was shocked when he discovered the treasure.
Sunday, June 26, 2016 by Tinafey

english
i had to write a story and i am struggling to find amazing vocabulary i did big and changed that word into enormous
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by emaan

English
Draw two lines under verb phrase .write it's tense I had already heard the rumor
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Bhakti

English
1. It was his mistake that he didn't walk the dog on a lead. 2. It was his fault that he didn't walk the dog on a leash. 3. He made a mistake by not using a dog lead. 4. By mistake, he didn't walk the dog on a lead. 5. He should have walked the dog on a dog leash. ...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. A man was reading a newspaper on the seat of the subway train. 2. A man was reading a newspaper on the seat in the subway train. 3. A man was reading a newspaper on the seat on the subway train. 4. A man was reading a newspaper on the seat of the subway. 5. A man was ...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
I'm going to ride a bike. 1. Okay, but you should wear a healmet. 2. Okay, but you ought to wear a healmet. 3. Okay, but you must wear a healmet. 4. Okay, but you have to wear a healmet. ------------------------------ #1 is a suitable answer to the statement, I think. If ...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I think Chuchu should live with his old master because he is a very good person. When Chuchu was almost blind, he didn't abandon Chuchu. Instead, he decided to take good care of him. 1-2. I think Chuchu should live with his old master because he is a very good person: ...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
Is this paragraph’s main idea stated or implied? The greatest gift the Sumerians gave the world was the invention of writing. The Sumerians were a wealthy people. They needed some way to keep track of what they owned. They began drawing pictures. They used a ...
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Rebecca

English Check answers
Choose the best topic sentence for the passage. It used to be unusual to live to the age of 90. Better diet and medicine have made 90 a more common age. Today, some people even live to be well over 100. A. People can live a long time. B. Today, some people even live to be well...
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Jimmy

English
help I need a book report on Anastasia. It needs six sentences pls help.
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Jenna

English
1. The dog ran around the house. ---------------------- Does it mean that the dog ran outside the house? Does it mean he ran here and there in the house? Or does the sentence mean both situations?
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
Hello. I will be grateful for your language advice. Do you think I used the articles correctly in the following sentence: "The author analyzes a long and complicated process of the rise and fall of the British Empire." Thank you.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by Ilma

English
A: I like pears. 1. Same here. 2. That makes two of us. 3. You can say that again. 4. Me too. 5. So do I. 6. I think so, too. 7. I agree with you. (Can we use all the responses? #6 and #7 seem to be a little strange.) A: The movie was great. 8. Same here. 9. That makes two of ...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. It was his fault that he didn't put a leash on his dog. 2. He should have walked his dog with a leash on. 3. He should have walked the dog with a leash on his collar. 4. It was his mistake that his didn't tie his dog to the collar. He should have used a dog lead. 5...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by rfvv

math
out of 7500 candidates 75% offered english and 45% offered maths.how many offered both?
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by toompa

English
1. I move that a vote be taken on this. 2. I suggest that a vote be taken on this. (Does #1 mean #2?) 3. He suggested that she was a professor. (Is this sentence correct? What does 'suggested' mean in this sentence? What other words can we use?) 4. He suggested that ...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by rfvv

english
Change the italicized clause to a nominative absolute. Rewrite the entire sentence in the box below. As the hurricane season was over, people returned to the cottages on the beach. as the hurricane season was over is italicized.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 by jay

English
1. Why is that? 2. What is your reason for that? 3. Why do you think so? 4. What makes you think so? 5. What is your opinion about which person the dog should live with? 6. Let me know your opinion about that. 7. Will you give me your opinion about that? 8. Which master do you...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
The question for my essay was to agree or disagree with: Some critics argue that you can only fully understand a piece of literature if you understand the historical events that were on going when it was being written. Others argue that each piece of literature is independent ...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Justine

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