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July 29, 2016

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English
Thank you for your help. The following questions are related to the verb 'call' one more time. 1. Did you call? 2. Did you call me? (Are both OK? Does 'call' mean 'make a phone call' or 'shout'? According to the situation, does the verb '...
Monday, February 1, 2016 by rfvv

english
15. Martin had a parochial fear of travel, so it suprised everyone when he.....
Monday, February 1, 2016 by ali

English
1.) Jen,_____ latest story was published last week, is only 15 years old. a.) Who b.) Whom c.) Whose d.) Who's D. 2.) Terry and _____ have the same opinions about almost everything. a.) He b.) His c.) Him d.) He's C. 3.) We must admit that the best players in the ...
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Whats up.

English
Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word. 1.) Masako took Jonah's woolen hat by mistake, thinking it was **hers** a.) First-person pronoun b.) Second-person pronoun c.) reflexive pronoun d.) posessive pronoun D. 2.) The children went to look for their ...
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Whats good fam

English.
Choose the meaning of the word. 1.) Revelry. a.) Surprise b.) Confusion c.) Merriment d.) Rebellion
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Ayyee

English
1.) Choose the meaning for the bold word. All ships' companies / **mustered** alongside for the mid-day meal. a.) Walked b.) Lined up c.) Ran over d.) Gathered D.
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Hello friend

English
1.) What is the antecedent of the underlined pronoun in the sentence below? Jason and his friends listened to the speaker carefully and the asked *her* a few questions. a.) Jason b.) His friends c.) The speaker c..?
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Hello friend

English.
1.) Which of the following sentences is correct? a.) Today we celebrate Abraham Lincoln, to who this monument was raised. b.) Today we celebrate Abraham Lincoln, to whom this monument was raised. c.) Today we celebrate Abraham Lincoln, to whose this monument was raised. B?
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Hello friend

English
1.) Choose the correct pronoun to complete the sentence below. The coach's final pick for the team was ___. a.) Her b.) She c.) Hers c?
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Hello friend

English 11
Consider what you have learned about American history during the period of 1862 the early 1900's. How do the stories in unit 4 reflect what is going on in the country then?
Monday, February 1, 2016 by Jordyn

English
1. They looked around when he called. 2. He was not at home when he called. 3. They looked around when he called me. 4. He was not at home when he called me. =============== In #1, does 'called' means 'made a phone call' or 'sounded loudly'? What about ...
Monday, February 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. If you blend red and blue, you get purple. 2. Oil won't blend with water. 3. If you blend red with blue, you get purple. =================== Can we use 'mix' instead of 'blend' in each sentence? Are bothe the same in meaning? Does #3 mean #1?
Monday, February 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Please prepare a pencil and an eraser before starting the test. 2. Please prepare for a pencil and an eraser before starting the test. 3. Please prepare a pencil and an eraser for me before starting the test. 4. Please prepare for a pencil and an eraser for me before ...
Monday, February 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The man left a strong impression on me. 2. The man left a strong impression for me. 3. The man left me a strong impression. ======================= Are they all grammatical and do they have the same meaning? What is the difference between #1 and #2?
Monday, February 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I was taking a bath when he called. 2. I wasn't there when he called. ================== What is the meaning of 'called'? "Shouted" or "made a phone call" or "visited"?
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by rfvv

english
how does multiculturalism do more harm then good?
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Jasmine

English
Either you must stop eating my food from the refrigerator or you must pay me for it. What sort of conjunction is used in the sentence? common,coordinating,etc
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Jen

English
I'm having trouble putting together a thesis and topic sentences. There is so much great information with my sources, everything seems to sound the same. This is a layout of how my topics could be arranged and organized . I don't know how to do a good transition ...
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Dina

english
“I wanted to go to Yellow Stone National Park with the group, but I did not have enough vacation time.” This sentence is ________. incorrect correct comma splice a run-on an incomplete sentence
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Dialogue in which you convince your teacher that you are too sick to participate in sport for the day
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Akani

Math lit,life sciences,bussiness study,geography
Im in grade 10 and im doing math literacy,life sciences,business study,geography,life orientation,english and isizulu,what career path do i need to follow?im literaly lost.
Sunday, January 31, 2016 by Noluthando

English
Which is correct? Here are the address and possible ideas. Here is the address and possible ideas.
Saturday, January 30, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Can you remember the name of the person from _______ you received this information? a.who b.whom c.whose d.who's
Saturday, January 30, 2016 by Brizhane

English
What is the difference between advice and advise
Saturday, January 30, 2016 by TRYSYENS

English
1. My family moved to Australia when I was 10 years old. 2. My family moved to Australia while I was 10 years old. (Can we use 'while' as in #2?) 3. When will you come to my house? 4. While will you come to my house? (Is #4 wrong? 'When' is an interrogative ...
Saturday, January 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She came at all, so they all were surprised. 2. She came at any rate, so they all were surprised. 3. She came anyway, so they all were surprised. ============================== Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is commonly used?
Saturday, January 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. How many spoonfuls of sugar woud you like? 2. How many spoons of sugar would you like? 3. Add two spoonfuls of sugar in the coffee. 4. Add two spoons of sugar in the coffee. ================= Do we have to use 'spoonfuls' or 'spoons'? Are both OK? Then, ...
Friday, January 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He stopped exercing. 2. He stopped resting to exercise. 3. He stopped to exercise. ================== Q1: Are they all grammatical? Q2: Does #1 mean that he stopped exercing temporarily or forever?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
I am typing an essay for my English 101 class, and I have come across a sentence in which Microsoft Word detects a grammatical error. It suggests that I change the pronoun "I" to "me", although, I remember I was taught in school to use "I" in ...
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Ana

English
1. The image stays a little bit longer in the brain than in the eye. 2. The image stays a little longer in the brain than in the eye. ====================== What is the difference between 'a little bit" and "a little"?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by rfvv

english
In the Odyssey, which of Odysseus' traits allows him to triumph in the bow-and-arrow challenge that Penelope sets for her suitors? (1 point) his love for Penelope his loyalty to the gods **** his pride in his bow his skill as a marksman i think B
Friday, January 29, 2016 by jess

English Language
What other descriptive devices could I add as I have many sentences starting with 'I' 'It' and 'The'.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Hifza Faisal

english
For the following questions, match each word to its definition by filling in the correct letter. wise deceptively charming enormous passion sound; fit competing awe-inspiring sinister; threatening Use the word bank to answer the question. 4. ardor (1 point) Use the word bank ...
Friday, January 29, 2016 by jess

English Language
How could I improve this piece of creative writing in order to get 20 out of 20. At the moment it is 15 out of 20. So when will you come? It was always my dream to become a fireman and today that dream came true. Now a member of the 117th New York firefighting brigade ...
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Hifza Faisal

english
If there is practice after school on Friday, I can drop the kids off and you can pick them up.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by kelly

English
1.) Which of the following is the antecedent of the pronoun theirs in the sentence below? Rivers stopped flowing along the banks so that they could hear Orpheus, whose music was more harmonious than *theirs* a.) Rivers b.) Banks c.) Music C?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Hello friend

English
1.) Which of the following excerpts from Orpheus and Eurydice is an example of hyperbole? a.) ...even the ice-hard heart of Hades melted b.) ...the music he played tore at the hearts of everyone who followed. c.) ...Persephone, her face veiled by the shadows of that terrible ...
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Ello mates

English
1.) What does the word sense most likely mean in line 69 of the excerpt from The Odyssey, Part III You bleary, vagabond, no rag of SENSE is left you! a.) Intuition b.) Rationality c.) Sensibility B.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Ello mates

English
1.) Which of the following is the antecedent for the pronoun 'them' in the sentence below? Penelope and her maids walked towards the suitors and gave them the bow. a.) Penelope b.) Her maids c.) The suitors c? Thank you guys so much, I really appreciate your services.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Howdy!

English
1.) In the Odyssey, Part 2 Odysseus went to Circe, from _____ he was promised his freedom. a.) Who b.) Whom c.) Whose b? None of them sound right.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Howdy!

English
According to Safire, all the following words are usual examples of onomatopoeia except: A. hiss B. babble C. buzz D. chaos D?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Mads

English
Which of the following is the best substitute for the word emit in this sentence: “The heart monitor machine was set to emit regular beeps”? A. send out B. register C. calculate D. sustain Maybe D?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Mads

English
Which word is CLOSEST in meaning to profundity? A. clarity B. harmony C. depth D. zeal I think C.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Mads

English
First, identify the gerund in the sentence below. Then, replace the gerund with the infinitive of the same verb. Type the infinitive form of the verb in the space provided. Debbie loved watching the skaters glide around the rink.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Jae

English
Does any one know the answers to Lesson 1: Introducing the Big Question's assessment?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Gratuitous Human

English
I need a thematic statement from the 3rd and 4th acts of The Crucible. I am having a hard time coming up with one though. A thematic statement is structured like this; Topic + what it says about the human condition, motivation, and/or human behavior. The theme statement cannot...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by MarthaDog

english
Why should you don't live your life in fear of terrorism?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Boberto

English
Identify the adverb what it modifies and whether the word it modifies is a verb, adjective, or adverb What about these two? The two teenagers climb high in order to cut branches that might suddenly fall on a house or a wire. adverb suddenly describes fall verb high describes ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kelley

English
Find the complete predicate and the verb or verb phrase, 1. Carl lifted the lid of the pot. Lifted is the verb Lifted the lid of the pot is the Complete predicate Is this right?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kayla

English
1. Odysseus makes a sacrifice to sovereign death and pale Persephone what does this background tell you about Hades? 2. the painting illustrates the descent of Ulysses (Odysseus)into the underworld. how has the artist distinguished between Ulysses and the dead? 3. do you think...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Angelina

English
Crossing the Sea A verdant rain forest rises out of the ocean to snow-capped peaks. Powerful fiords snake their way into glacial valleys. Rivers roar and meadows blossom. Many consider the land of New Zealand to be among the most beautiful places on Earth for centuries that ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

english
I have to identify the adverb, what is modifies, and identify if the modified word is an adverb, adjective, or verb. They work very carefully when they are up in the tops of trees. Adverb very describes adverb carefully? adverb carefully describes verb work? and. They became ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kelley

English
Within minutes, they had their equipment packed. They were off! Combined sentence: Within minutes, they had their equipment packed and were off! Does the combined sentence use a compound subject, compound verb, or compound object?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Crossing the Sea A verdant rain forest rises out of the ocean to snow-capped peaks. Powerful fiords snake their way into glacial valleys. Rivers roar and meadows blossom. Many consider the land of New Zealand to be among the most beautiful places on Earth for centuries that ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which literary device is used in the following sentence? "Ira was sitting in the shade because it was over ninety degrees in the sun, which beat down with a fierce vengeance." a. simile b. metaphor*** c. alliteration d. personification
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The Excuse Dear Ms. Sachs, Please excuse Nan's absence from school yesterday, April 15. When she woke up in the morning, she had a raised bump on her arm. The bump was red and nearly the size of a quarter. Although Nan claimed the bump did not itch or hurt, I became very ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which line from the poem "Birches" best develops it's nostalgic tone? a. "And so I dream of going back to be."*** b. "When I see birches bend to left and right" c. "Where your face burns and tickles with the cobwebs" d. "Soon ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Spring is like a perhaps hand (which comes carefully out of Nowhere) arranging a window, into which people look (while people stare arranging and changing placing carefully there a strange thing and a known thing here) and changing everything carefully spring is like a perhaps...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The date, time, and location of a local robbery would most likely be included in a. a feature article. b. an editorial article. c. a hard news article.*** d. a letter to the editor.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

Social Studies
1. Which statement best explains why the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was important to the development of the United States? It created new taxes on imported goods. It resulted in immigration from France to the United States. It doubled the size of the country. It encouraged ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Lili

English
Which of the following graphics would add the most relevant information to "The deadliest Tsunami in History"? a. a graph showing depth of the sea floor at several affected locations b. a photograph of a man who escaped to high ground c. an illustration showing how a...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of these details from James Thurber’s short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is an example of indirect characterization of the title character? a. Walter worries that his wife will be upset if he forgets anything on her shopping list. b. Walter ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the part of speech for the CAPITALIZED phrase. The birds CHIRPED loudly every morning before sunrise. a. action verb*** b. helping verb c. linking verb d. none of the above
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the part of speech for the CAPITALIZED phrase. The novel Huck Finn is set along the banks of the MISSISSIPPI RIVER. a. proper noun*** b. common noun c. collective noun d. compound noun
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the choice that best describes the problem. To run a four-minute mile, excellent physical condition is important. a. phrase fragment b. dangling modifier*** c. run-on sentence d. misplaced modifier
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

Social Studies
1. Which statement best explains why the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was important to the development of the United States? It created new taxes on imported goods. It resulted in immigration from France to the United States. It doubled the size of the country. It encouraged ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Anonymoose

English
Choose the term that describes the following phrase. Kris was anxious (about her new job) a. infinitive phrase b. adverb phrase c. adjective phrase d. appositive phrase***
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the CAPITALIZED phrase. Raoul’s sister, A GOLF PRO, gave him basic instructions. a. adjective phrase b. appositive phrase*** c. adverb phrase d. infinitive phrase
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the most vivid verb in the following sentence. Donald is glad that he gave the tickets to Erin, because she shrieked with surprise when he did so. a. is b. gave c. shrieked*** d. did
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

maths literacy, economics, business studies, tourism, English, Afrikaans, L.O
I don't know what to study after grade 12 or where to study I don't have a career choices can someone please help me
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Bruce

English
Sandy's throw to first base was short the grey-blue ocean stretched out before him. dianna gave George a cold shoulder at the party assist me with Identify the sentence parts by putting the red abbreviations to their correct locations. Put parentheses around the ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Sherrill

english
In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is " to play basketball"? "Porpoises have been to play basketball." a. prepositional b. participial c. infinitive d. gerund My guess is b.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by jada

English
I'm doing a compare paper on Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln. Will anyone PLEASE give me 9-10 thing comparing them. I need some really good ones, that I may have not thought of. Thank you!
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Mads

English
In the movie "Like Stars on Earth," we can see the names 'Nikumbh' and ' Awasthi.' They are main characters in the Indian movie. How do you pronounce the two names? Do you pronounce 'bh' in Nikumbh'?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. In "The Scarlet Ibis" which character trait of the narrator most leads to his regret at the death of his brother? a. generosity b. creativity c. cruelty d. pride*** 2. Cause - There is a concern about global warming and the damage it is doing to the environment. ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following is a complete sentence? a. Starting at four o'clock. b. The theater where rehearsals take place. c. Stage hands, props, and lighting crew. d. Hannah memorized her lines.***
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that best describes the quoted phrase. "He read the book" that his aunt had recommended. a. noun clause b. adverb clause c. independent clause*** d. subordinate clause
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Gripping the rail, "Lindsey stepped onto the ice". A. independent clause*** B. adjective clause C. adverb clause D. noun clause
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The basket "that she is holding" is made from palm fronds. A. independent clause B. adjective clause*** C. adverb clause D. noun clause
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following topics is the clearest example of the informative purpose? A. a short essay describing a recent trip to New Zealand*** B. a eulogy for a deceased friend C. a glowing movie review D. a dialogue between two char
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
What would be the least effective detail for a description about amusement park? a. Children sip lemonade and munch on popcorn. b. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the entrance gate. c. All nine of the roller coasters have been tested for safety and comfort.*** d. ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Cause - There is a concern about global warming and the damage it is doing to the environment. Effect - ??????? Which of the following belong in the "Effect" row? a. Solar panels help to harness the energy from the sun and convert it into electricity. b. Geothermal ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following sentences best reflects chronological order? a. George Washington Carver became known for his research on plant biology. b. He attended Simpson College from 1890, and enrolled in Iowa State Agricultural College the following year.*** c. Carver discovered...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the sentence shown. I was thinking about meeting Susan for dinner and then we could go shopping. a. compound*** b. simple c. complex d. compound-complex
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. The Cause Club, which is a community service group, is holding a dance. a. simple*** b. compound c. complex d. compound-complex
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. The price of admission is a can of food or a child's toy. a. simple*** b. compound c. complex d. compound-complex
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
In "The Scarlet Ibis" which character trait of the narrator most leads to his regret at the death of his brother? a. generosity b. creativity c. cruelty d. pride***
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
In Frost's poem "Mending Wall," the lines "I see him there,/ Bringing a stone grasped firmly by the top/ In each hand, like an old-stone savage armed" uses which poetic device? a. simile*** b. metaphor c. alliteration d. personification
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

math
In a freshman class of 3500 students at a particular college, 20000 are taking either a history of English class their first semester. Of these 2000 students, 1300 are taking both a history class and an English class, and 375 are taking only a history class. Draw a Venn ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by John

English
I have to add er to firefight. Is it firefighter or firefightter? Why I know is firefighter but I have to explain why? Help please
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Ioanna

English
Construct an author cataogue card.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Godwin

English
In James Hurst’s short story “The Scarlet Ibis,” who or what does the delicate red bird symbolize? a. the narrator b. the narrator’s brother Doodle*** c. the inevitability of death d. the fragility of family relationships
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
There is nothing I want to do and too much that has to be done and momma's in the bedroom with the door closed The final lines of this excerpt are repeated three times throughout the poem "Hanging Fire." Which theme do they convey? a. anxiety about growing up*** ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
"What are you crying for?" asked Daddy, but I couldn't answer. They didn't know that I did it for myself; that pride, whose slave I was, spoke to me louder than all their voices, and that Doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled brother. ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following best describes the setting of Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"? a. The girls often held hands and no longer bothered to speak to the lower students. b. Parents who could afford it had ordered new shoes and ready-made clothes...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
"I thought myself pretty smart at many things, like holding my breath, running, jumping, or climbing vines in Old Woman Swamp, and I wanted more than anything else someone to race to Horsehead Landing, someone to box with, and someone to perch in the top fork of the great...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
A narrator who uses pronouns such as he, she, and they and knows all of the characters’ thoughts and actions is a. first person b. second person c. third person limited d. third person omniscient***
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
What is formal schooling
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Anonymous

English
He is surprised when he sees paintings in Ishaan's room. -------------------- What does "Ishaan's room" modify? Does it modify "paintings"? Is he in Ishaan's room and does he see the paintings? Or he is not in Ishaan's room. He just sees ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. They are no use. 2. They are of no use. 3. They are useless. ----------------- <They refers to a plural form of a thing.> Which ones are correct? Are they all the same and grammatical?
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by rfvv

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