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English
Hello. Thank you, Ms.Sue, again for the answer. Please help me with one more question. Is the sentence OK: "While I'm making coffee, you'll be cutting the cake"? (it's a kind of arrangement) By the way, do I have to use "some coffee" in this ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Hello. I'm very grateful to Ms.Sue for the answers. Thanks a lot. Hope you will help me again. 1) Do you think it's OK to say "I packed my baggage"? 2) Help me, please, to choose the correct tense (maybe, both are fine?): "We had been walking for an hour...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Hello. Please help me with a few language problems. 1) Do you think it's possible to say: "What book is your favourite? What music is your favourite?" (The dictionary says "favourite" is used after nouns only (What is your favourite book?), but I guess ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
1. His face broke out in pimples. 2. His face broke out in acne. 3. His face is full of pimples. ================= Are they all the same in meaning?
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by rfvv

english
I need help this question Owens was a sickly child, but poor health during his early years proved not to be a setback. Setback most nearly means 1.illness 2.medicine 3.impediment 4.sport I think 3.impediment Thank you
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by sun

Quick English check
Write in the best response for each statement below using the words: Analytical, cognitive, deem, empirical, induced, inferred, obtain, paradigm, speculate, stratagem. 1. The neurosurgeon studies the effects of trauma on the COGNITIVE processes of the brain. 2. The STRATAGEM ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

english
what is the purpose of the poem the pulley?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by laketra

English
What do these mean Arts are an adornment of life but not central to it The absentminded professor the ivory tower reflect antiintellectualism
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Social Studies
what are two actions outlawed by the English Bill of rights.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Hello. I would be grateful for some helpl. Do you think it is possible to say: "It will cause a serious crisis like what is happening in Syria." ? Maybe, "similar/identical to what is happening"? Thank you for advice.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Ilma

English
1. Why don't we go to a movie? (In this sentence, does 'movie' mean 'movie theater' or 'motion picture'? 2. Why don't we go to the movies? (In this sentence, does 'movies' mean 'movie theaters' or 'motion pictures'?)
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. The tree with deep roots is not shaken by wind. 2. The tree with deep roots is not shaken by the wind. ============= Which one is right? Do we have to put 'the' before 'wind'?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I don't play computer games much. 2. I don't play computer games a lot. 3. I don't play computer games more than my brother. 4. I don't play computer games as much as my brother. 5. I don't play computer games less than my brother. 6. I play computer ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He touched me on the shoulder. 2. He hit me on the head. 3. He beat me on the back. 4. He looked me in the face. 5. He looked me in the eyes. 6. He looked me in the mouth. 7. He took me by the hand. 8. He caught me by the leg. 9. He grasped me by the neck. =========== Are ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
I don't feel well. I think I have a fever. - Oh, no. Hope you get better soon. ============== In this dialogue, the subject "I" is missing before "Hope." Is this pattern common in everyday life?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Boys often have trouble focusing in class. 2. Boys often have trouble focusing on class. 3. Boys often have trouble focusing on teaching in class. ========================== Q1: Which one is grammatical? Q2: Does #1 mean #3?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. People were excited by UFO appearing in the sky. 2. People were excited by UFO which appeared in the sky. ======== Does #1 mean #2?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

english
how meny sea creaturs are dead
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by omar

english grammar
I am very sorry. What does the adverb very modify
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by lulu

English
The idea that most people usually behave in a calm and reasonable way is (refuted, numbed) I think refuted Each time she answered a guestion correctly, she rewarded herself with a (smug, ravenous) little smile of self-congratulation. I think ravenous Florence's illness, ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by sun

english
who said I think we'll all be destroyed by the a bombs so why should I care about anything
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Anonymous

English
The normal temperature of the human body is 36.5C. ============ 1. thirty two degrees point Celsius 2. thirty-two degrees point Celsius (Which one is correct? When do we use the hyphen '-'?)
Monday, December 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Can I go home a little early? 2. Can I go home kind of early? 3. Can I go home rather early? 4. Can I go home somewhat early? ========== Are they all the same? Which ones are commonly used?
Monday, December 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1.In "Delfino II:nDiez in the Desert," the first thing that went wrong on Diez's ill-fated trip was that. A. a woman became delirious and died. B. a rash struck those who had been slashed by cactus needles. C.Diez got in a fistfight with his coyote trainee. D. ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by GummyBears

English
It was not Welle's intention to cause a nationwide panic, but that's what he did. The infinitive phrase is to cause a nationwide panic. Is this phrase a noun, adjective, or adverb? I think a noun because it restates what his intention was not?
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Kelley

English & Comp
For our "Colon" (:) assignment, my teacher asked us to create a compound sentence that makes a general statement and follows with specific details/ create expectations and fulfills it. But How do you do that using Colons?.. A simple example would help me out. Much ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Emma

English
I have a few questions. It was a long assignment and most of the questions were easy but a few I'm nervous about. Short story "The Olympic Swimmer" Who will be the winner bold? Athletes from both far and near Train and strain to be the best. But who will win the ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Anon

English
Choose the word that best matches the word in italics. 1.Some say that giving your spouse flowers is a (manifestation) of love. A. ability B. chapter C. expression*** D. present 2.After the barricades fell down, a riot (ensued) A. angered B. began*** C. ended D. floundered ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by GummyBears

english
Prompt B: Think about all of the selections you’ve read thus far by European writers. Examine one element that the selections have in common, not including the fact that they are all European. Detail your findings.
Monday, December 7, 2015 by highstick

English
Is it okay to tell in the first paragraph of a cover letter who I am and how many years of education I have?
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Anonymous

English please help
I really need someone to check my answers. Cross out prepositional phrases, identify adverbs. 1.) Our maid cleaned the top of the counter and looked amid the groceries throughout the refrigerator. Verb: cleaned, looked Subject: maid Phrase: the top of the counter, throughout ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Juliet

English
1. National flags stand for the spirits of each country. 2. National flags stand for the spirit of each country. =============== Which one is right, spirit or spirits?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by rfvv

English
Can you please check my answers? Cross out the prepositional phrases. Underline the subject once and the verb twice. Don't forget to label any adverbs. 1.) Our maid cleaned the top of the counter and looked amid the groceries throughout the refrigerator. Verb: cleaned, ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Niniane

English
After the chilling story, Ichabod sets out for home through the woods. What is the participle or participle phrase and what does it modify?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Kelley

English
Directions: Identity the participle or participle phrase and the words that they modify: The horseman is the ghost of a beheaded soldier who appears at night. I am thinking beheaded is the participle that modifies the soldier or is it a phrase beheaded soldier who appears at ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by emily

English
Can you please check my answers? 1. Throughout the night the security guard walked from store to store. Subject: guard Verb: walked Prepositional phrase: throughout the night, from store to store 2. The meeting concerning the new town hall met at the library. Subject: meeting ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Nia

English
Hello. Please help me to check the sentences: 1) His sister or his brother hasn't any bank accounts. 2) His sister and his brother haven't any bank accounts. Thank you for your help.
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Ilma

English
1. He set the table for dinner. (Does 'for dinner' modify 'the table' or 'set'?)
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I set the alarm for 5:30 every morning. 2. I set the alarm clock for 5:30 every morning. 3. I set the alarm to 5:30 every morning. (Which one is right? Can we use all of them?) 4. The sun is setting in the west. 5. He set the table for dinner. 6. He set the stroke rate. 7. ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by rfvv

Algebra
1. you and a friend balls for like a salad and a small drink. between the two of you, you have $8.00. A salad costs $2.49 and a small drink is $0.99. Can either of you have a second salad or a drink? assume there is no sales tax. A.yes,one Salad B.yes,one of each*** C.yes,one ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by GummyBears

English
What is the Supporting Sentence of the topic Sentence I like to collect coins (or anything else that you like ? what is the Suppprting sentence of the topic sentence This weekend i will help my parents do some household chores ?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Mheyn

English
Can you please check if this is correct? 1. Over the hill and past the bridge jogged a lady with her new dog. Subject: lady Verb: jogged Prepositional phrase: over that hill, past the bridge, with her new dog 2.) The swimmer dived off the board and swam toward me. Subject: ...
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by Niniane

english
The film image thus became almost square during the early years of the talkies until the space occupied by the sound track on the film was successfully reduced. Can someone explain to me what this mean? I don't understand.
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by sam

english
how would you describe some who is crazy to jump from outer space to earth
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by Adam

English
Has anyone read the book Into Thin Air? I need help with essay
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by Jamie

Quick English check
Identify the choice that most closely matches the italicizes word or phrase below. The words are: analytical, comprised, deemed, empirical, extrapolate, inference, mitigate, paradigm, speculate, stratagem. 1. The prevailing framework of what it means to use technology in the ...
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by Anonymous

English
How does the character Eva changes to the character Evelyn in the Kindertransport play? Kindertransport is a play written by Diane samuels.
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by DB Akh

English
1. Tom has taken some time off focusing on developing her own collection of artwork. 2. Tom has taken some time off to focus on developing her own collection of artwork. =============== Which one is grammatical? What is the difference between 'focusing' and 'to ...
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by rfvv

English
Background Your favorite cousin has moved to your town and is looking for a job. Her previous experiences are working as a cashier and sales clerk at two department stores. You know she plans to apply at similar stores in your town. But you also know she is a perfect match for...
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by Brian

English
1. I called at his house. 2. I visited his house. 3. I called on one of my friends. 4. I dropped by the bank to make a savings deposit. 5. I dropped by the bank to make a savings account. ======================== Are they all grammatical? What about #4 and #5? Which one is ...
Friday, December 4, 2015 by rfvv

English
He ran for class leader/president. He ran for a class leader/president. He ran for the class leader/president. ==================== Q1: Which expressions are right? Do we have to put an article before 'class leader'? Q2: Which one is better, class leader or class ...
Friday, December 4, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He went for a drive. 2. He went for a swim. 3. He went for a bathe. 4. He went for a bath. 5. He went for a skate. 6. He went for a ski. 7. He went for a jog. 8. He went for a walk. 9. He went for a run. 10. He went for a rock climbing. 10-2. He went for a mountain climbing...
Friday, December 4, 2015 by rfvv

English
Identify the choice that best describes the underlined verb. Bowling is the top participation sport in the U.S. today, with 53 million players. a. Gerund b. Present participle c. Participial phrase d. Infinitive The underlined verb is bowling.
Friday, December 4, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. How many people are there on a team? 2. How many people are there in a team? ============= Do we have to use 'on' or 'in'? Are both OK? What is the difference in meaning between them?
Friday, December 4, 2015 by rfvv

English
Reread the following paragraphs from King's letter, paying attention to the way that he structures his ideas: Paragraph 2 of 12 In any nonviolent campaign there are four basic steps: (1) Collection of the facts to determine whether injustices are alive; (2) Negotiation; (3...
Friday, December 4, 2015 by Isabella

English
Martin Luther King begins his letter with the following paragraph: While confined here in the Birmingham City Jail, I came across your recent statement calling our present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom, if ever, do I pause to answer criticism of my work ...
Friday, December 4, 2015 by Jessica

English
24. Choose two of the following essay prompts. Respond to each in a paragraph. Write your answer in complete sentences. (10 pts each) 1. In both "Marriage Is a Private Affair" and "A Meeting in the Dark," young me fret that their fathers will disapprove of ...
Friday, December 4, 2015 by bkla

statistics
a student gets the following grades in his 5 subjects: 87 for calculu; 82 for Physics; 79 for Chemistry; 81 for english; 83 for history. Compute the weighted mean if the weights for the 5 subjects are 5,4,4,3, and 3, repectively
Friday, December 4, 2015 by wew

English Grammar
Can you give me some websites about the essays of eve-teasing??? Thank You
Friday, December 4, 2015 by Jahanara

English
Does a cover letter need a date at the top?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. Ever since he was a baby, he suffered from a serious illness. 2. Ever since he was a baby, he has suffered from a serious illness. ============= Which one is correct? Are both grammatical? Then what is the difference in meaning between them? The difference between '...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
What is the use of the bear box? 1. It is for keeping travelers' food safe. 2. It is used for keeping travels' food safe. 3. It is for storing travelers' food. 4. It is for putting travelers' food. 5. It is for putting all their food in. (Are they all correct ...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
Choose a sentence that does not contain a helping verb: (1) Erica is climbing the steepest trail. (2) She will not go to the very highest peak. (3)She wants a photograph of the valley below. (4) Has she ever made the climb before? *Those are the four choices. I don't know ...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Grace ^-^

english
is have a lv?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Misty

english
what is popular is it a adj?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Misty

English/SS
How did people react to Aristophanes' satire in Ancient Greece?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Anonymous

English
12.)In which excerpt from John Donne's A Valediction forbidding mourning does the speaker most directly describe the relationship between him and his wife? a. but we by love so much refind/that ourselves know not what it is b. so let us melt and make no noise/ no tear-...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Mary Anne

English
1. She was fortunate in that she had friends to help her. 2. She was fortunate now that she had friends to help her. 3. She was fortunate now that she had friends to help her. 4. She was fortunate because she had friends to help her. ================== Does 'in that' ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
If you want to answer my questions, put up your hands....(one question)..(A boy answers the question, but not in a complete form....) 1. Try to answer the question in a full sentence/form. 2. You should answer the question in full sentences/forms. 3. Answer the question in a ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. This is the hospital. He was born in the hospital. 2. This is the hospital where/that he was born. 3. This is the hospital he was born. 4. This is the hospital in which he was born. (Are they all grammatical? Can we use both 'at' and 'in' before 'the ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He spent two weeks in hospital. 2. He spent two weeks in the hospital. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. He has spent two weeks in hospital. 4. He has spent two weeks in the hospital. (Are both the same in meaning?) 5. He has been in hospital for two weeks. 6. He has been ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English & composition
We had to find rhetorical devices in this speech from a movie Lean On Me: I spotted personification, rhetorical question, and anaphora only. **Our teacher gave us a list of rhetorical devices that we could find but I can't find: ethos, pathos, logos, parallelism, simile, ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Emma

English
Which of the following lines from King's letter is meant to be interpreted literally A.In those days the church was not merely a thermometer B.It was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society C.There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over D.We have gone ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Gracie

English
The sentence "Like a boil that can never be cured as long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its pus-flowing ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must likewise be exposed" communicates a(n) __________ tone A.Urgent B.Matter of ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Makayla

english
what is p1 p2 p3 and p4 mean?
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by misty

English- Borders by Thomas King- One question
Which best describes why the author has the mother and son in borders sleep in the car for two days? a. to show their poverty b. to show the bureaucracy of the border control c. to show tension among the characters in the rising action of the story d. to show the depth of the ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by basketball&batman

English
Why don't we go to the park together? 1. I don't feel like it. 2. I'm sorry,but I can't. 3. I'm sorry I can't. 4. Sorry I can't. 5. Sorry, but I can't. 6. I'm afraid I can't. 7. I'm afraid, but I can't. 8. Afraid I can't. 9. ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 5:45pm. All the eight rowers face backward, but the cox faces forward. ======================= What is the part of speech of 'backward' and 'forward'? Are they nouns or adverbs?•English - Anonymous, Sunday, ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. This is the time when a woman can also be the cox. 2. This is the place where a woman can also be the cox. 3. This is the reason why a woman can also be the cox. 4. This is what I want to buy. 4-1. This is the thing which I want to buy. =============== Q1: Are they all ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Are you busy today? 2. Not really. ======= #2 is the answer to #1? What is the full form of #2? 2-1. I'm not really busy today.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Which sports club are you in? 2. I am in the ping-pong club. 3. Which sports club are you on? 4. I am on the ping-pong club. ====================== Which expressions are correct? In this case, do we have to use 'in' or 'on'? Are both prepositions OK?
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
Why do you like playing badminton? 1. Because I want to be healthy. 2. I want to stay healthy. 3. To remain healthy. (Are all the answers grammatical?) 4. I want to be healthy. 5. I want to stay healthy. 6. I want to remain healthy. 7. I want to keep healthy. (Which ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
The sentence "Like a boil that can never be cured as long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its pus-flowing ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must likewise be exposed" communicates a(n) __________ tone. A. Urgent B. Matter of...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Klara

English
Which type of figurative language is used in the following line from Martin Luther King Jr.'s letter? "in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood." A. Metaphor B. Simile C. Personification D. Symbol Which of the following lines ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Triston

English
A thermostat is a device used to adjust the temperature indoors. Which of the following explanations best interprets the author's intended meaning in the bolded words in following sentence? "The Church was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society." A. ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Ella

English
In the sentence "There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into an abyss of injustice," the bolded phrase creates a mood of __________ among the audience A.Panic B.Despair C.Anger D.Anticipation
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Natalie

phomolong secondary school
i am a grade 11 learne,i cant choose the that is good for me from the following subject history,geography,life science,sepedi,life orientation,english,math literacy.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by emmanuel

English
Show apostrophes The moons rays shone feebly on the path, and I heard the insects chirpings and whistlings.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Jared taylor

English
Fifty states make up the U.S.A. 1. The U.S.A is made up by fifty states. 2. The U.S.A. is make up of fifty states. ============ Q1: Which one is the passive sentence of the first sentence? Q2: Are both grammatical? What is the difference between them in meaning?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
How would one cite a report done by researchers in MLA format. For example "California Remains the World’s 8th Largest Economy" by CCSCE Thank you
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by English MLA FORMAT

Social Studies (Help!)
Why did the English want to hide their colony from Spaniards? Please help!!!!
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Jerry

English
I have to include the following rhetorical appeals but idk if this is ok and i'm stuck on including ethos... Ethos: trustworthiness or credibility Logos: logic, data Pathos: emotion ________________________________________​___________ Here's my sentence: Maddy ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Emma

Language Arts
Underline the main verb in each sentence. Write present, present participle, past, or past participle to label the main verbs. 1. Randy's class studies world history. - underlines class studies and this is present participle 2. The students are reading about the ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Patrick

english
what uncle dudley?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by misty

English
Thank you very much for your help.... ................................ 1. Why don't we go to the movies this evening? 2. Why don't we go to see a movie this evening? 3. Why don't we go to a movie this evening? 4. Why don't we go to see the movie this evening? 5...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Each of the dogs has its own house. 2. Each dog has its own house. 3. Each of dogs has its own house. 4. Each of my dogs has its own house. 5. Each of these dogs has its own house. ========================== Are they all grammatical? Is #3 OK?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. How about going to see a movie? 2. Why don't we go to see a movie? 3. Why not go to see a movie? 4. Shall we go to see a movie? 5. What do you say to seeing a movie? 6. Let's go to see a movie. 7. Why don't you go to see a movie? ================ Are they all ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1.I'm sorry to hear that. 2. That's too bad. 3. What a pity! 4. What a shame! 5. That's a pity. 6. That's a shame. ============== Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
I don't like pears. 1. Neither do I. 2. Nor do I. 3. Me, neither. 4. I don't like pears, either. I like pears. 5. So do I. 6. Me, too. 7. I like pears, too. ========== Are the answers all grammatical? Can you see any awkward answers?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. If you answer the question right, you will get a point card. 2. If your answer is right, I will give you a point card. 3. If you say the correct answer, you will receive a point card. 4. If you respond to the question right, you will get a point card. 5. If your response to...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

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