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English Lit
Does any one know what the tone is for the poem Small Passing written by Ingrid de Kok?
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by Jeanette

English
I checked the pronunciation of 'upload' in some dictionaries. I could find several ones. How do we pronounce 'upload'? When upload is used as a verb, do we put the primary stress on the second syllable? Do we put the primary stress on the first syllable when 'upload' is used ...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. This morning, I walked to school, feeling embarrassed. 2. This morning, I walked to school, while I was feeling embarrassed. 3. This morning, I walked to school, while I felt embarrassed. 4. This morning, I walked to school, and I felt embarrassed. 5. This morning, I walked...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She found her photo with a lot of comments, making fun of her pose. 2. She found her photo with a lot of comments, which were making fun of her pose. 3. She found her photo with a lot of comments, which made fun of her pose. 4. She found her photo with a lot of comments, ...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She uploaded the pictures on her school website. 2. She uploaded the pictures to her school website. (Which preposition do we have to use, 'on' or 'to'? Are both okay?) 3. Some students posted a lot of unkind comments, making fun of my pose. 4. Some students posted a lot of...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. We had a lot of fun, taking pictures with Mina's camera. 2. We had a lot of fun, while we were taking pictures with Mina's camera. 3. We had a lot of fun, while we took pictures with Mina's camera. (Which one is similar to #1, #2 or #3? Are they all the same? Do we have to ...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here go some more sentences related to participal construction. 1. He was standing there, and he closed his eyes. (Did he close his eyes later? Or was two actions done at the same time?) 2. He was standing there, closing his eyes. 3. He was ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I shall be lonely with you away. 2. I shall be lonely if you are away. (Does #1 mean #2 in meaning?) 3. She smiled brightly, extending her hand. 4. She smiled brightly while she extended her hand. 5. She smiled brightly and she extended her hand. 6. She smiled brightly and ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

english
The patient is a 13-year-old female weighing 100 pounds who has a sprained wrist. The patient is a 13-year-old female with a sprained wrist weighing 100 pounds.
Friday, August 26, 2016 by Art

English 1
Why do some readers choose to join reader groups? A. Groups offer opportunities to discuss interesting topics in literature.*** B. Groups allow readers to find out the ends of stories without reading. C. Groups usually give away free books to their regular attendees. D. Groups...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by Summer Moriarty

english
There was one student still taking the exam when the bell rang. I need to find simple subject and complete subject. I know that "STUDENT" is the subject
Friday, August 26, 2016 by shell

English
1. As he was young, he liked playing soccer. 2. When he was young, he liked playing soccer. 3. Because he was young, he liked playing soccer. 4. As he was young, he couldn't work at a company. 5. When he was young, he couldn't work at a company. 6. Because he was young, he ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Walking along the street, I met her. 2. When I was walking along the street, I met her. 3. When I walked along the street, I met her. * 4. Being walking along the street, I met her. -------------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Which one is close to #1? Is #4 ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I read comic books, eating some snacks. 2. I read comic books while /as I ate some snacks. 3. I read comic books and ate some snacks. 4. I read comic books and ate some snacks at the same time. ---------------------------------- Are they all the same and grammatical? Does #...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When I meet her, I will be very glad. 2. If I meet her, I will be very glad. 3. As I meet her, I will be very glad. 4. Because I meet her, I will be very glad. 5. Because I will meet her, I will be very glad. --------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English 2
What is the tone of the following lines in "At the Tourist Centre of Boston"? I seem to remember people, at least in the cities, also slush , machines and assorted garbage. Perhaps that was my private mirage which will just evaporate when I go back. -embarrassed -ironic -...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by Nina

English
1. Looking out the window, a good idea occurred to me. 2. Running along the road, a giant bear came out from the trees. 3. Walking in the park, a boy was jumping on and on. --------------------- Would you look at the sentences above? Are they okay in everyday conversation? Or ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Don't tell anyone about it. It's a top secret. ----------------------- If we want to talk about the next valuable secret, what expression can we use? 2. It's a second top secret. 3. It's the next top secret. 4. It's a second class secret. (Do we have to use 'a' or 'the'? ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When the dog saw me, he wagged his tail. 2. When he saw me, the dog wagged his tail. -------------------------- Which one is grammatical? Are both ok?
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. spend: to use money to buy or pay for something 2. spend: use money to buy or pay for something --------------------------------- word: definition (Why is 'to...' used in a dictionary for the definition of each word? What about #2? Can we use as in #2 as the definition of ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Describe what Sonya does at the dacha. 2. What does Sonya do at the dacha? 3. Write down what Sonya does at the dacha. 4. Write more than 7 sentences, describing the things that Sonya does at the dacha. ---------------- Which ones are suitable for a title?
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. After Momaday's book came works by other modern American Indian writers. What is the subject? book
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Hayden

English
1. Born in 1934 in Oklahoma, Momaday lived on Navajo and Apache reservations in the Southwest. 2. Momaday's father was a Kiowa. 3. As a young man, Momaday attended the University of New Mexico and Stanford University. 4. In the Way to Rainy Mountain, he tells about the myths ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Hayden

English
Based on what you've learned about the Anglo-Saxon and medieval literature, which type do you think the expert from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is more like? Use examples from the excerpt for support. Frodo was lying face upward on the ground and the monster was ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Gabby

English
Revise the following sentence so that ACTIONS name KEY VERBS. 1. Our discussion was lively and fun
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Emily

English
1. Saying hey, the foreigner walked toward me. 2. The foreigner walked toward me, saying hey. 3. The foreigner, saying hey, walked toward me. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. When I was given the mug, I felt happy. 4-2. Given the mug, I felt happy. 5. Because it was written in ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. A kind girl, she was loved by all. 2. Because she was a kind girl, she was loved by all. --------------- Does #1 mean #2? Or in #1, is "A kind girl" in apposition with "she"? 3. As it was rainy, I had to stay at home. 4. It being rainy, I had to stay at home. 5. It rainy, I...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She stood there, and she closed her eyes. 2. She stood there, closing her eyes. 3. She stood there, with her eyes closed. 4. While she stood there, she closed her eyes. 5. While she closed her eyes, she stood there. ------------------ Are the five sentences all the same in ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
Is the word "and" still considered a coordinating conjunction if it is being used in a list rather than to connect two independent clauses? For example: "Jeff wants to buy an apple, a pear, and a banana" Is the "and" used in that sentence still a coordinating conjunction?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Stephen

English
Is this right? Complete subject: Sniffer dogs Simple subject: dogs Sniffer dogs trained to detect drugs, blood, and explosives can help solve crimes and save lives.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Daniella

English
1.Read the following lines from the poem "At the Tourist Centre in Boston" is this a manufactured hallucination, a cynical fiction, a lure for export only? Which of the following words best describes the speaker's tone?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by GummyBears18

english
I have to revise each statement to eliminate the unethical aspects. - Factory- trained technicians respond to all our calls. - “The service contract… on the whole… applied to upgrades .”
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by mariana

English
1. She has a piano. 2. She has two pianos. 3. She has a pianoforte. 4. She has two pianofortes. -------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do you use #3? What about the plural form of 'pianoforte'? Do you use #4?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I want my photo to be deleted by you. 2. I want my photo deleted by you. (Are both grammatical? Which one is a common one?) 3. He hung the picture on the wall. 4. The criminal was hanged at the prison last year. (Are both okay?) 5. Make your message clear. 6. You should be ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The fact that he died suddenly is unbelievable. 2. I like the idea that people can live on Mars in the future. 3. I had the feeling that he was very nice. 4. It is difficult to get the chance that you can be employed at the company. --------------------------- Are they all ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He is one of the greatest men that have ever lived in America. (Is this sentence right? What does 'America' mean? Does America mean the USA or South America and North America?) 2. Which person is the man that/which you want to meet? (Can we use either 'that' or 'which'? Do ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

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. -------------------------- Q1: Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Q2: What is the meaning of 'com on'? What are similar words in mening?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Waiting for him, I read a fashion magazine. 1-2. As I waited for him, I read a hion magazine. (Are both the same?) 2. To wait for him, I read a fashion magazine. 2-1. I read a fashion magazine so that I waited for him. (Are both the same?) --------------------------- Are ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

Social Studies
Can someone check my responses please? I want to make sure I'm correct before submitting. The * is my response 1. How does the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States reflect the concept of natural rights? A. The Pledge of Allegiance includes the phrase "under ...
Monday, August 22, 2016 by Serena

english 1
Which of these is an example of a metaphor in My Forbidden Face? A. Latifa releases the canary from the cage. B. Latifa compares the Taliban's oppression to a slow death. C. Latifa quotes specific laws that the Taliban put in place. The word lucid means "clear." Based on your ...
Monday, August 22, 2016 by 9th grader

English
Just out of curiosity, is it okay to use the phrase "and so" in a sentence? Like "Johnathan knew that he had to help the boy asking a question on Jiskha. And so, he did just that, and the boy went on to being the happiest boy on earth." I just need to know if "and so" is a ...
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Stephen

Physics
An arrow is shot straight up from the edge of a cliff with an initial velocity of 50 ft/s. Answer the following questions using English units. The acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 32.2 ft/s. A. Find the time to reach the highest point. (please use step by step ...
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Maggie

Physics
An arrow is shot straight up from the edge of a cliff with an initial velocity of 50 ft/s. Answer the following questions using English units. The acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 32.2 ft/s. A. Find the time to reach the highest point. B. Find the displacement at...
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Maggie

English
Is High Grass capitalized?
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Jack

American government
which of the following was one compromise related to the declaration of independence that was agreed to by the delegates to the second continental congress? A. language condemning he slave trade was removed B. language criticizing the english people was strengthened C. a list ...
Friday, August 19, 2016 by leslie

English
do you write annotations in appendix in a book?
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Jack

English II
Write a letter as if you are a foreign exchange student living in America. Pretend you are writing to your family in your homeland and you must explain an American custom they know nothing at all about. To write a convincing letter, you must examine the American custom through...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Sue

Social Studies
1. Why did the British want to expand control into the Ohio Valley in the mid- 1700s? A. To force the french out of North America B. To put French settlers there under English rule C. To demonstrate Britain's strength to France and Spain** D. To gain access to the regions ...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Please Help!!

Social Studies (check my answers))
1. Why did the British want to expand control into the Ohio valley in the mid- 1700s? a. to force the French out of North America b. to put French settlers there under English rule *** c. to demonstrate Britain's strength to France and Spain d. to gain access to the region's ...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by A.

English II
Explain how your mystery/legend contains the following literary elements: I chose Atlantis as my mystery/legend. I am not sure what they mean when they say scene. My answer is as follows. a. Setting b. Plot c. Characters d. Conflict e. Scene The legend/mystery of Atlantis ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Sue

Goverment
Which of the following was one compromise related to the Declaration of Independence that was agreed to by the delegates to the second continental congress? Language condemning the slave trade was removed Language criticizing the English people was strengthened A list of ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Aaron

English
1. I made funny poses, imitating monkeys. 2. I made funny poses, to imitate monkeys. 3. I made funny poses to imitate monkeys. ========================= Is #2 or #3 grammatical? What is the difference between #1 and #3?
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I don't understand why you're upset. 2. I don't understand why you'r crazy. --------------------------- Are both similar in meaning? ===================================== 3. I pased you message on to my mother. 4. I pased you message to my mother...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Who allowed you to come in here? ------------------- Is 'in' an adverb or a preposition? Is 'here' a noun or an adverb? ==================================== 2. Do not drive, sending text messages. 3. Do not drive and send text messages. 4. Do not drive while sending text ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
Hi, may I speak to David? - Just a moment! I'll get him. --------------------- In this telephone conversation, what does 'get' mean? Bring, catch, etc?
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. They drilled through several layers of rock to reach the oil. 2. They drilled through several layers of a rock to reach the oil. 3. They drilled through several layers of rocks to reach the oil. ========================= Which one is right? Do we have to use 'rock,' 'a rock...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
Annotating a book. How many literary devices should you list down?
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Jack

English
If you had a book to annotate would you do it on the book or on paper?
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Jack

English grammar
How do I correctly punctuate this sentence? Carol couldn't start the car after leaving the football game fortunately however Roger came along and spotted the trouble quickly. I think the answer is: Carol couldn't start the car after the football game. Fortunately, however, ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Ruby

English II
1. Explain the difference between a mystery and a legend. 2. Create a list of at least five (5) of these proven and unproven beliefs about your chosen event. 3. Explain why each of the items in the list are proven or unproven. 1. A mystery is something that remains unexplained...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Sue

ENGLISH
WHAT IS THE SIMILE OF THE POEM SMALL PASSING "THEIR MOURNING RISES LIKE A WALL
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by KHOLEKA

English Grammar
Please help me with these: 1. Difference between 'to' and 'for' and give some example sentences For me, TO is used with a verb, like the infinitive and FOR is used with a noun or gerund. 2. Why cant we say angry to? For me, angry is only used with AT or WITH and not TO but I ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Klar Maesen

English
1. Designed by her, the bag is popular these days. 1-2. Being designed by her, the bag is popular these days. 2. Because it was designed by her, the bag is popular these days. 3. Because the bag was designed by her, it is popular these days. ------------------------- Can #1 be...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by rfvv

English
What is the simple subject and predicate in this sentence: "Every Saturday she had hot biscuits, sweet butter, and Golden Eagle Syrup waiting on the kitchen table."
Monday, August 15, 2016 by Mary W.

English
Kim's dog and her cat are good friends, most of the time. subject: Kim's dog and her cat verb: are
Sunday, August 14, 2016 by Kimmy

English
Kathy's family buys and serves healthy food. subject:Kathy's family verb: buys, serves
Sunday, August 14, 2016 by Kimmy

English
Find the subject and verb. There are people in love with the sport. Verb: are subject: people
Sunday, August 14, 2016 by Kimmy

English
Find the verb. Exactly how does the brain work? verb: work
Sunday, August 14, 2016 by Kimmy

English
1. A dog huddled in the shelter of the tunnel. (Add details about the subject) 2. It shivered in the wind. (Add descriptive details about an item in the compete predicate. 3. Finally, it left the shelter of the tunnel. (Add another predicate) 4. Its shadow trailed behind it. (...
Sunday, August 14, 2016 by Hayden

English
Is agony, and dumfounded tone words?
Sunday, August 14, 2016 by Jack

Math
Out of 40 student in a class 16 study English ,22study account & 26 eco. 5 study English & eco ,14 Account & eco 2 study all the three subject if each student studies at least one of the three subject. Find the number of student who study.
Saturday, August 13, 2016 by Ravi Yadav

English
1. He got the boy to open the door. 2. The boy was gotten to open the door. 3. The boy was made to open the door. 4. The boy was asked to open the door. ------------------------------- Which one is similar to #1? Are they all grammatical?
Saturday, August 13, 2016 by rfvv

english
The crowd shouted at him
Friday, August 12, 2016 by sayon

English
1. Some ideas still seem to be a long way off. 2. Some ideas still seem to be far off. 3. The town is a long way off. 4. The town is far off. ============== Can we use 'far' instead of 'a long way'? What other expressions can we use instead of 'a long way'?
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I awoke to find myself famous. 2. I woke up to find myself famous. 3. I awoke and found myself famous. 4. I woke up and found myself famous. -------------- Are they all the same and grammatical?
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. People have always imagined ...... 2. What would it be like to live in the future? 3. What will it be like to live in the future? 4. What is it like to live in the future? 1+2. People have always imagined what it would be like to live in the future. 1+3. People have always ...
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. You will have to go there, won't you? 2. You must solve the problem, mustn't you? 3. You shall leave for the city, shan't you? 4. Jacob had better go there, hadn't he? 5. Emily should have come earlier, shouldn't she? ----------------- Are the tag questionsl all grammatical?
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When this had been done, he appeared to be satisfied. 2. This having been done, he appeared to be satisfied. 3. This done, he appeared to be satisfied. ----------------------------- Can we use all the expressions? Are they the same? 4. When our dinner was over, we went out ...
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When school was over, we went home. 2. School being over, we went home. 3. School over, we went home. --------------------------- #1 can be changed into #2, right? What about #3? Can we use #3?
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
Wilfrid Laurier, John A. Macdonald, Queen Elizabeth II, William Lyon Mackenzie King, ______ ______.
Friday, August 12, 2016 by Grace

English
1. I walked to school, feeling embarrassed. 2. I walked to school, and I felt embarrassed. 2-2. I walked to school, and felt embarrassed. 2-3. I walked to school and I felt embarrassed. 3. I walked to school, while I felt embarrassed. 3-2. I walked to school while I felt ...
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He takes after his father. 2. He resembles his father. 3. He is similar to his father. 4. He looks like his father. (Are they all the same in meaning? Do you have other similar expressions) 5. Let's discuss the matter. 6. Let's talk over the matter. 7. Let's talk about the ...
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. There were lots of poor people in the mid 1900s. 2. There were lots of poor people in the mid-1900s. (Are both grammatical?)
Friday, August 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Do you know? Who is the tallest student? 2. Do you know who the tallest person is? 3. Do you know who is the tallest person? ---------------------------- In #1, there are two sentences. When they are combined, which one is correct, #2 or #3?
Thursday, August 11, 2016 by rfvv

English
What chapter in the novel "Color of Water", by James McBride gives multiculturalism a new meaning? The book is a "Black man's tribute to his white mother" and tells his story along with his mother's story from both of their point of views. Multiculturalism- relating to or ...
Thursday, August 11, 2016 by Amanda

English
Lincoln’s focus in the Gettysburg Address was to A)campaign for a reelection. B)urge the South to surrender. C)free African American slaves in the South. D)describe the importance of the Union and freedom.****
Thursday, August 11, 2016 by Mic

World history
1Which of the following would john locke most favor Republic Oligarchy Theocracy Absolute monarchy 2Whay was james i resistant to working with parliament He believed in the absolute power of kings He did not agree with the policies of the prime minister 3Which statement gives ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Karen

math
In an examination 80% candidates passed in English and 85% candidates passed in Mathematics. If 73% candidates passed in both these subjects, then what per cent of candidates failed in both the subjects?
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by dev

English
Can someone help me identify the poetic devices? I only have a few The Wishing Bone By: Stephen Mitchell It happened on a winter’s day (The air was cold, the sky was gray): Out walking in the woods alone, I came upon a wishing bone. I picked it up and wished the sky As warm ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by ALH

English-Grammar
Is the following correct? "The abysmal absence of food deprived me of energy."
Monday, August 8, 2016 by Nevaeh

English
Which of the following is unimportant for an introduction in formal or academic writing? a.Entertaining the audience b.Establishing the key point the piece of writing will make c. Discussing your opinion on the topic for at least three sentences. d.Providing all of the ...
Saturday, August 6, 2016 by Tim

English
In 25-50 words, describe what a thesis statement does. Once you have narrowed the topic of your essay, it is important to state your topic clearly in one sentence. Like the topic sentence in the paragraph, the thesis statement introduces what the essay is about and arouses the...
Saturday, August 6, 2016 by Tim

English
A topic sentence should be very long. True False I pick false
Saturday, August 6, 2016 by Tim

English
A thesis statement clarifies the main point an essay will make. True False My answer is true.
Saturday, August 6, 2016 by Tim

English
A brief, concise introduction can be effective. True False I pick true, please recheck my answer.
Saturday, August 6, 2016 by Tim

English
Develop an interesting story in 150 200 words using the given cluestrain journey--- travelling alone desperately---------------------------lo​st one bag----------------found it with the luggage of some other people---- realized forgot to bring charger of phone -------...
Saturday, August 6, 2016 by Anan

english
what does the word 'release' symbolize in the novel The Giver by Louis Lowry?
Thursday, August 4, 2016 by churs

english
why traditional healers should be allowed to practise and prescibe their medicine in hospitals and clinics?
Thursday, August 4, 2016 by zama

English Novel
Catcher and The Rye To what extent is Holden responsible for his own loneliness?
Thursday, August 4, 2016 by Farah

English
Is the sentence '0 is called as additive identity' correct? Is the usage of 'as' correct or should it not be used?
Thursday, August 4, 2016 by Seema

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