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English
My brother took my digital camera. -------------------------- What does the sentence above mean? 1. My brother was holding my digital camera. 2. My brother took away my digital camera from me. 3. My brother grasped my digital camera. 4. My brother held my digital camera.
Friday, June 6, 2014 at 4:25am

English help!!
did anyone read the book "The girls" by Lori Lansens??
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 5:21pm

English
Which sentence uses lie or lay correctly? (1 point) Please lay your pencil on top of your notebook.<---- On Sunday afternoons I often lay down for a nap. Just lie those newspapers on the kitchen counter. Last night I lay in bed for hours before I fell asleep.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 3:22pm

English
Which of the following organizational patterns would be most effective for writing about the benefits of continuing government assistance for the U.S. space program? (1 point) chronological order order of importance compare and contrast argument and support<----
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1:51pm

English
A local chamber of commerce is publishing a pamphlet. Its purpose is to encourage tourists to visit the area. Data provided by the state tourism office shows that campers tend to like this area of the state. Based on this data, what is the most important information to include...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1:48pm

English
Which line from the poem contains an example of onomatopoeia? (1 point) A. The Sea murmurs sleepily in the cool morning dawn.<----- B.Like glittering fish at the water's edge. C. Surfers in wetsuits paddle through low waves, D. Searching for shells and other treasures.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1:36pm

English
Which words nearly opposite meanings? A.finished, responded<---- B.indifferent, excited C.lingering, invited D.sorry, available
Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1:08pm

English
1. With night coming on, we started for home. 2. Because night came on, we started for home. 3. Night came on, and we started for home. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?) 4. With his legs crossed, he read a book. 5. His legs were crossed, and he read a book. (Does #4 mean $5?)
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 11:12pm

english
Which term best describes the underlined words? Originating in Bohemia, the polka was first developed around 1830. A. infinitive phrase B. participial phrase C. gerund phrase
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 5:06pm

English
I asked a question earlier about creating a title for an article i wrote in English, the article being about school, and the pressure to achieve and the stress on students, and I can't figure out a good title, I've gotten some help from people and suggestions but I can...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 11:24pm

English
I'm writing an article for my english exam prep, and my main topic that i went off of was the relationship between school, homework and stress on teenagers (the exam prep topic is relationships) in the article I talk about how homework is a large stress in most teenagers ...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 12:42pm

statistics
Between 50 and 80 people are hired on a ship. 75% speak English only and 25% speak German only. What is the mean number of people that speak English only? Can this even be calculated?
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 11:28am

English! - Help!
Can someone help me with these? My answer has a "***" next to it. 1. What do you think the narrator of “The Gift of the Magi” considers as having real value? (1 point) the protagonists' hard work the protagonists' wisdom the protagonists' ...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 10:36am

english
In the sentence below, identify the adverb clause, subordinating conjunction, and the word(s) modified. Colleen went to bed early since she had a test tomorrow.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 9:50am

English
Are sitcom titles italicized or underlined?
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 4:16am

English
1. The game was boring to me. 2. He was bored with the game. 3. He saw the teacher boring the children. 4. He saw the students feel bored with the teacher. 5. He made the students bored with the teacher. (Are they all grammatical?)
Monday, June 2, 2014 at 12:16am

English
1. He made his mother surprised. 2. He was surprised at the news. 3. The game was surprising to me. 4. He was surprising his mother at that time. 5. He saw his mother surprising the baby. (Are they all grammatical?)
Monday, June 2, 2014 at 12:13am

english
1. I stayed there for two weeks. 2. I stayed there two weeks. Are both grammatical? my sister needs help
Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 8:10pm

English
Traditional African marriage is an advantage for men only not women
Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 3:05pm

english
10 rhyme word
Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 8:25am

English
1. Do you know the man standing at the gate? -------------------- What does 'the man' mean? a. a male person b. either a male person or a female person
Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2:26am

English (Checking)
(1-4) Choose the sentence that contains an error in the use of commas. A tiny white diamond sparkled on her finger. <----------- Haley’s speech was interesting and a pleasantly surprising hit. His long, red beard fascinated the little boy. One scraggly, leafless plant...
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11:41pm

english 11
what is the poem young by anne Sexton about?
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 10:31pm

English
I will distribute a sheet of paper to each of you. Then you should draw a big box on the back first. After that draw three vertical lines and five horizontal lines to make a table. Then you can have three columns and six rows in the table. In the first row, write Name, What ...
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 7:48pm

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

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