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May 26, 2015

Homework Help: English

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English
I'm going to visit Mike in the hospital this afternoon. Do you want to come? ------------------ Do we have to say__________? 1. Do you want to come? 2. Do you want to go? (Which one do we have to use?)
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:50am

English
Checking for grammatical correctness. Thank you, in advance!!! - This is a thesis statement: A father-daughter relationship helps define who we are today as it helps to shape the way we see things and deal with life in general, yet not all relationships are storybook material...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:29am

ENGLISH
Love is a surgeon Love can cut into your flesh like a scalpel Love can operate upon your heart Love can circumcise you Perhaps you don't believe it But i know. Love operates Upon your skin, your hair, your gait For Love there is no remedy Except the surgeon's scalpel...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:48am

ENGLISH
Love is a surgeon. Love can cut into your flesh like a scalpel Love can operate upon your heart Love can circumcise you Perhaps you don't believe it But i know. Love operates Upon your skin, your hair, your gait For Love there is no remedy Except the surgeon's scalpel...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:42am

English
What is the simple predicate of the following sentence? The Saturn rocket made travel to the moon possible. A. Made B. Moon C. Possible {D. Travel}
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 12:42am

Practical English
What is the simple predicate of the following sentence? The Saturn rocket made travel to the moon possible. {A. Made} B. Moon C. Possible {D. Travel} is it A or D?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 12:38am

English
12/234 1. twelve over two hundred twenty-four ---------------- Is it right? ============= 12/34 1. twelve over thirty-four 2. twelve-thirty-fourths 3. twelve thirty-fourths --------- Which one is right?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:09pm

English
About reading 1/2 a half one half a-half one-half a second one second a-second one-second --------------- Which one is right?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:03pm

English
Three-fourths of the people were against the plan. ------------------- It's hard to pronounce 'fourths.' How do you pronounce 'fourths' in normal speech?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:56pm

English
How would you describe someone who keeps blaming someone or something for something tragic and believes that person was responsible for that tragedy without no actual proof and that everybody else knows for a fact that the person is responsible?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:55pm

English
What character trait do you think this quote shows of the narrator in Annabel Lee? The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, Went envying her and me— Yes!—that was the reason (as all men know, In this kingdom by the sea)
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:19pm

world history
I really don't get this question ''without the english Civil war, democracy would never have developed.''make a case for or against this statement. give evidence to support your case. I really don't know how to do this
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 8:37pm

English - Very urgent
How does pearls represent hope?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:21pm

English
who's more powerful- Juliet Capulet or Lady Macbeth I need some quotes too
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:27pm

English
In the sentence Have you ridden the fastest roller coaster at the amusement park. Is the verb thence past perfect?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 5:03pm

English
I’d done a car for one of her patients, who told her about me.” Which of the following describes the underlined words in this sentence? A. a nominal clause B. an adjectival clause C. an infinitive phrase D. a gerund phrase I chose B, the adjectival clause.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:57am

English
“Well that’s sculpture, making a ’74 Toyota look like a ’63 Corvette, only I didn’t think of it that way... I was doing good work, and I was making good money. A. to prepare the reader for a change in topic. B. to show Ramirez’s pride in ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:56am

English
There are no pterodactyls in Ramirez’s front yard, but there are a mother dolphin, her baby, and two sheep. There’s a Don Quixote on his horse, aiming his lance at a windmill. There’s a space alien emerging from a flying saucer and an abstract baseball player ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:53am

English
What does the part, "beating like a pair of brass cymbals" constitute? On windy days, you can hear its wings beating like a pair of brass cymbals. I think it is a participial phrase.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:52am

English
What type of sentence is this? (simple, complex, compound, compound-complex) 1. It looms menacingly over the road from the roof of a farmhouse, a lying reptile with a seven-foot wingspan. I think it is a simple sentence.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:48am

history..maths litercy..geography..life science..isizulu..life orentation..
im doing grade 11 and next year im doing grade12 so my question is that i want to be a boilermaker and i want to work in sasol so i dont know if this sbject is right to do boilermaker if you have any information please contact me on 0736124260 or 0739615308 in june exam my ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:18am

English
1. Three-fourth of the people were against the plan. 2. Three fourth of the people were against the plan. -------------------- Is #2 grammatical? It is without a 'hyphen.'
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 3:52am

English
1. We can invite all our friends if we have a bigger house. 2. We will invite all our friends if we have a bigger house. 3. We could invite all our friends if we had a bigger house. 4. We would invite all our friends if we had a bigger house. ======================== Are the ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 3:51am

English
1. What did you buy? 2. What was bought by you? --------------------- Is #2 the passive of #1?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:53am

English
1. The boy said, "We saw lions and tigers yesterday." 2. The boy said that they had seen lions and tigers the day before. 3. The boy said that they had seen lions and tigers the previous day. ------------------ Are they all the same? Do they have any grammatical ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:49am

English
1. My mother has made the doll. 2. The doll has been made by my mother. 3. The doll is made by my mother. 4. The doll was made by my mother. ------------------------- Is #2 the passive sentence of #1? What about #3? Can #3 be the passive of #1?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:44am

English
1. This water is not good to drink. 2. This water is not good for drinking. ----------- Are both OK?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:20am

English
Is the following sentence a transitive verb? The strawberries contained vitamin c?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 9:55pm

english
i have been at this for a while now and i cant get it. People use bamboo in many ways. the verb is use so is use transitive?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:07pm

english
People use bamboo in many ways. The verb is use. My answer is intransitive verb. Am i right?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:39pm

english
The stems measure a foot in diameter. Is measure a transitive verb? I can not get this and I can not fail this class
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:31pm

English
1. Half of the houses in the village were burnt down. 2. Half of the houses in the village burnt down. 3. Half of the houses in the village were burned down. 4. Half of the houses in the village burned down. ------------------ Are they grammatical? Which ones are commonly used?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:16pm

English
1. The exam had already started when I entered the classroom. 2. The exam had already begun when I entered the classroom. ---------------- Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:14pm

english
Question- Their size might surprise you. Is surprise a intransitive or transitive verb?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:07pm

6th grade english
Question- These plants thrive in warm climates. My answer please tell me if i'm right- The verb is thrive- Is thrive a transitive or intransitive verb? I put intransitive, am i right?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:33pm

English Essay Advice
My college professor is a highly difficult grader and will always find a way to take her students' papers apart. Therefore, any advice regarding the following essay topic would be appreciated: How has YouTube altered our definition of creativity? (We are also supposed to ...
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:31pm

english
Is the word "think" a transitive or intransitive verb?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:21pm

English Landguage
Debate writing on the topic boys should not help in the kichen. Speark against the motion.
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:39pm

english
what are the ideas proposed in “Civil Disobedience.” I need to choose one and make a letter.
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm

english
Whenever Richard Cory went down town, We people on the pavement looked at him: He was a gentleman from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim. And he was always quietly arrayed, 5 And he was always human when he talked; But still he fluttered pulses when he said, &...
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11:48am

english
That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruin'd choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. 5In me thou see'st the twilight of such day As after sunset fadeth in the west; ...
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11:40am

english
The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, 5 And the heart but one: Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done. The Rhyme Scheme of the first 4 lines of this poem is: (...
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11:33am

English
1. He has watched the World Cup for 3 hours. 2. He has been watching the World Cup for 3 hours. ---------------------------- Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 1:44am

English
1. If you turn right, you'll find the post office on your right. 2. If you turn right, you'll find the post office which is on your right. -------------------------- Does #1 mean #2? Or does 'on your right' modify the verb 'find'?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 1:43am

English (Reunion by John Cheever)
What is the significance of the title? Although the the story depicts Charlie's reunion with his father the word reunion id used without a definite or an indefinite article. Why?
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 1:31am

English (Reunion by John Cheever)
In John Cheever's story reunion, what do the restaurants symbolize. Why does Charlie call hi father daddy at the end of the story? Examine the first and last sentences of the story. What is common and why? How do you interpret the ending of the story? Does Charlie accept ...
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 10:33pm

english
can you please continue this sentence.. "Love is like a cinema" i needed this to write a good theme for my project in literature..
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 10:13pm

English
1. If it rains tomorrow, I will not start. 2. If it should rain tomorrow, I will not start. 3. If it rained tomorrow, I would not start. 4. If it rained yesterday, he didn't go to work. ------------ Are they all grammatical? Which ones are not grammatical?
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 9:13pm

English
1. If he be brave, he will try it again. 2. If he is brave, he will try it again. 3. If it rain tomorrow, I will not start. 4. If it rains tomorrow, I will not start. ------------- Are they all grammcatical?
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 9:09pm

ENGLISH 9 hunger games
How was recreation in the capital and the district different from each other full sentences please!!
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 9:08pm

band essay?
I have to write an essay on why I deserve a scholarship for our band class trip to Puerto Rico, I was wondering what English teachers would be looking at/for in this essay and how long it should roughly be
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 8:35pm

English (Urgent)
In John Cheever's story reunion, what do the restaurants symbolize. Why does Charlie call hi father daddy at the end of the story? Examine the first and last sentences of the story. What is common and why? How do you interpret the ending of the story? Does Charlie accept ...
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 8:07pm

English
1. I heard the news at first hand. 2. I heard the news at second hand. 1-1. I heard the news directly. 2-2. I heard the news indirectly. --------------- Are they interchangeable? What is the meaning of 'hand' in the sentences?
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 7:37pm

English Poetry(response to writeacher)
The theme is the theme is thoughts of elderly? And that there is only one life to live so live it well? This poem seems confusing.. it is either really easy and literal or metaphoric.. I need to write a paper on the atmosphere of this poem and I think the atmosphere is lonely(...
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 3:37pm

English
similarities and differences between lady macbeth and juliet
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 3:08pm

English
Comparisons between Lady Macbeth and Juliet + some quotes to explain the comparisons
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 8:38am

English
How to find a keywords of the quote our deepest fear
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 7:29am

English
What is the theme of the poem Home for the Aged? Home For the Aged by Elizabeth Brewster: The old men sit, five of them on a bench, Half sleeping, half awake, dazed by the sun, In the muted afternoon, between one broadcast ball game and the next Their thoughts are leaves that ...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 11:32pm

english 9!! (hunger games)
what jobs did the people in the capitol have or what work did they do?
Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10:49pm

English
I must complete an essay analyzing the atmosphere and how it's portrayed in Home for the Aged by Elizabeth Brewster.My question is how does the use of descriptive detail establish the atmosphere? I do not know what the atmosphere is in this poem and I am confused on the ...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 9:45pm

English
Examples of letters to the person you picked (on the draw lots)
Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:41pm

English
Topic: Literature I'm doing an essay for my coursework on 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'Macbeth'. For my essay i have to compare the presentation of women, with focus on Lady Macbeth and Juliet. I have to focus on language, stage craft, characterization and the ...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:25pm

English
1. I usually play basketball in the basketball court. 2. I play golf with my friends in the golf course. 3. I play tennis in the school tennis court. 4. I play volleyball in the beach volleyball court. 5. I play dodgeball in the school gym. 6. I do weight lifteing in the ...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:56am

English
1. I have to do scince and math homework tonight. 2. I have to do my science and math homework. ------------ Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Do you have other way of expressing?
Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:49am

social studies
1. which factor best explains why native americans were able to make permanent settlements? native americans began to cultivate plants for food. native americans began to create more complex tools and pottery. native americans discovered alternative food sources,such as ...
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 3:36pm

English
How do you write reflection and response outline?
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 3:33pm

English
You___determined to write an A paper for your English class,___ you? a. were, weren't b.was, wasn't c. am ,aren't d. is , isn't I am think A My bus driver __to make up for the time he while__a flat tire. A.hurried,fixed b.hurry,fix c.hurried,fixing d.hurried,...
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2:16pm

English
Which of the following is the repetition of consonants as in hip and hop? A. assonance B. consonance C. alliteration D. onomatopoeia I am putting B, Do you agree with my answer?
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 11:05am

English
In “Summer,” the line “Bugs buzzin from cousin to cousin” illustrates which sound device? A. alliteration B. assonance C. onomatopoeia D. all of the above I believe it is D, Do you agree?
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 10:42am

English
In the following sentence, which word is a preposition? I am going to the store. A. I B. am C. to D. the I believe the answer is C, do you agree?
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 10:29am

English
What is one example of the Gothic characteristic morbidity ? Please help me
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 9:53am

English
He live to be 100 years old. He lived until 100 years. He lived until 100 years old
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 9:43pm

English
1. You can't buy alcohol until you are twenty years old. 2. You can't buy drinks until you are twenty years old. 3. You can't buy wine until you are twenty years old. 4. You can't buy beeer until you are twenty years old. --------------------------- Are they ...
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 8:00pm

Drama/English
How does tableaus help you in the future?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 8:00pm

English
1. I can't put off that noise. 2. I can't tolerate that noise. 3. I can't endure that noise. 4. I can't stand that noise. 5. I can't be patient with that noise. 6. I can't bear that noise. ----------------- Are they all right?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:38pm

English
1. He has taken piano lessons for five years. 2. He has been taking piano lessons for five years. 3. He has worked for three hours on the farm. 4. He has been working for three hours on the farm. ------------------ Are they all grammatical? Which ones are grammatical and ...
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:35pm

english
use the following idoms and phrases in sentance their meanings in best way : break the news , bone of contention , fair and square
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 10:07am

English
Hey, can someone help me out how to use punctuation in this sentence please. 'I was aware that the medicaments and therapeutics are a heavy subject and I remembered how overloading this topic seemed to me when I was in first year myself hence I was eager to make the ...
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 8:49am

english
"Why I refused." is a sentence while "How to make both ends meet." is a fragment. I can turn it into I am learning how to make both ends meet. Is this correct?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 8:20am

english
this sentence has faulty parallelism and i need to correct it. "Jessa is tall, slender, and has brown hair." I think it's Jessa is tall, slender with brown hair. OR Jessa is tall and slender. She has a brown hair. What do you think? please help thank you!!
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 8:11am

english
"How to make both ends meet." i think it's a sentence too?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:09am

english
"Why I refused." at first i think it's a fragment.. but i'm confused because it has a subject "I" and a verb "refused".. So what's the correct answer?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:09am

english
"Once you reach your destination." i think it's a fragment??
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:07am

english
"Whatever is decided here." i think it's a sentence because it has a subject and a verb?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:06am

english
Down the road across the fields. i think this is a fragment?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:04am

english
can you please tell me if this is a sentence or fragment: The plan to have a class reunion. I think it's a sentence but idk because i can continue it by adding "is cancelled" in the end. How to know if it's already a sentence? of it's still a fragment? ...
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:01am

ENGLISH
The road leading to the Mall of Asia. Is this a fragment or sentence?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 6:52am

English
1. He looked for a chair to sit on. 2. He looked for a chair which he could sit on. 3. He looked for a chair which he would sit on. --------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 9:29pm

English
1. Mr. Gates has four sons. One lives in Chicago, and the others live in L.A. 2. Mr. Gates has four sons. One lives in Chicago, and the rest live in L.A. 3. Mr. Gates has four sons. One lives in Chicago, and the rest lives in L.A. (Which ones are correct? are they the same in ...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 8:40pm

English
I have to write a letter to scrooge from belle but am stuck please help it was after they split up
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 4:33pm

english
The old fisherman floated on the Black Sea, boat bobbing from side to side as a frigid wind sliced through his threadbare sweater. Though the fisherman and his wife were struggling to survive without much money, he thought happily of the meager but delicious dinner of homemade...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 10:43am

English
1. However hot it is, he never turns on air conditioner to save electricity. 2. However hot it is, he never turns on the air conditioner to save electricity. 3. However hot it is, he never turns on an air conditioner to save electricity. 4. However hot it may be, he never ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:54pm

english 9!! (hunger games)
what are the differences between the capitol and other districts looking upon: a.Food b. Shelter c. Work d. Recreation e. Safety i have to make a graphic orgnaizer please help!!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 8:58pm

English
Hi. I was asked to watch a video about the civil rights movement. and state 3 big ideas and to explain why I made them my 3 big ideas I put Freedom Equality Justice and explained why .. Is that 3 ideas ? Next part they asked How would the story be different if Kurt Vonnegut ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 2:21pm

english
John took off his helmet, turnout gear, and boots in the truck room and hung the jacket on his assigned peg. Just above the peg was a handmade label that read, ‘FF#121 Wilson.’ John still felt a sudden surge of pride every time he looked at the label. His father ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 10:23am

English
1. This book is worth reading. 2. It is worth to read this book. 3. This book is worth to read. 4. It is worth while to read this book. ------------------- Which ones are grammatical? Do we have other patterns using 'worth'?
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 8:43am

english
Few sentences on birthday
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6:41am

English
1. They believe that Mary lives in Chicago. 2. Mary is believed to live in Chicago. -------- 3. They think that Mary lives in Chicago. 4. Mary is thought to live in Chicago. -------- 5. They know that Mary lives in Chicago. 6. Mary is known to live in Chicago. --------- 7. It ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 2:06am

English
1. As I have seen the movie twice, I don't want to see the movie again. 2. As I saw the movie twice, I don't want to see the movie again. -------------------- Which sentence is grammatical?
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 2:01am

English
1. Because the last bus had gone, we had to walk home. 2. Because the last bus went, we had to walk home. ------------------ Which one is correct?
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 2:00am

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