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September 22, 2014

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English
1. This food smells bad. You had better throw it away/out. 2. The bear can smell well. 3. The bear is smelling the person lying on his belly. 4. He is smelling the fish. (Are they all grammatical? In terms of the use of the verb smell...Thank you.)
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:58am

English
Make news friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other gold. ------------------- This is a simple poem. What does 'the old' mean? Does 'the old' mean 'old people' or 'old friends'? What does 'One' refer to? What does 'the ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:50am

English 1
A common theme for each of these selections is? (A Cub Pilot, Barrio Boy, No Gumption, and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings) a- to become mature, people must learn important lessons from experience b- to govern well, people in authority must treat young people fairly. c- to ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:11pm

English 1
In "A Cub Pilot" what does the author mean when he says the Mississippi is "fickle"? A- the river provides work for many pilots B- the river is only one of the many pilots that can work. C- the river often floods, endangering the people that live near it D...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:20pm

english
write the past tense of the following DRIVE WALK WEAR CARRY EAT SING PAY LOSE WAKE RIDE PROTECT KILL SIT SLEEP SPEND FIGHT
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:10pm

English 1
Which of the following is a characteristic of the young narrator in the memoir "A Cub Pilot" A: frantic B: pious C: discouraged D: incompetent
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 6:19pm

English 1
In "A Cub Pilot" the author says: "Judgement is a matter of brains, and a man must start with a good stock of that article, or he will never succeed as a pilot." Which of the following best restates the author's idea? A: Riverboat pilots must have good ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 6:14pm

Humanities
It is called post modern world, it is a humanities class, i have to write a 500 word essay on the poem "English girl eats her first mango" by John Agard. (a kind of love poem) If I did tell she hold this gold of sundizzy tonguelicking juicy mouthwater flow ripe with ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:35pm

English
Can you put this sentence into completely every word in present tense and still make this sentence make sense. Humans are never satisfied
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 4:57pm

english
are the following word common nouns book, paper, author, Hemingway, manuscript
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 11:39pm

English
I need help with diagramming sentences. How do you diagram "Bruno and Shmuel talk and share food"? Is it a compound sentence, or does it have two verbs in a single clause?
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10:01pm

English
1) is real-life one word? My teacher considered it to be. 2) then would Spanish-Americans be one word?
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:00pm

Social Studies
The Dutch, English, and french explorers of the 1500s and 1600s were seeking A. A direct water route to asia*** B. English speaking Native Americans. C. The gold of the Aztec Empire D. Corn, tobacco, and squash Is the answer a?
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:02pm

english
1. The flagman tells the man it is not his job to ____ (1 point)answer questions. give directions. issue tickets. give advice. 2. _________ is the woman’s worst enemy. (1 point)Love Loneliness Fear Time
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 3:06pm

English
Write two paragraphs about how social media has changed the way you think about written communication
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 2:44pm

English
"No justice no peace" I have to write a paragraph that explains this quote and persuades us to think the way you have.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 2:29pm

maths a
Charlotte received a score of 68 on both her English and Maths tests. The mean for English was 52 and the mean for Maths was 55. The standard deviations for English and Maths were 10 and 8 respectively. In which subject did Charlotte perform better? Explain your decision. ...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:47am

English
1. Everybody knows this book. 2. This book is known to everybody. 3. This book is known by everybody. (Which one is the passive voice of Sentence 1?) 4. Everybody knows Sam. 5. Sam is known to everybody. 6. Sam is known by everybody. (Which one is the passive voice of Sentence...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 3:17am

English
1. Each student is carrying a lunch box. 2. Each student is carrying lunch boxes to the nursing home. (Does #1 mean as follows? Each student has a lunch box. #2 is different, right? In #2, each student is moving lunch boxes to the nursing home, right? I mean 'is carrying&#...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 12:44am

English
has anyone read the essay called "texting is stupid" by gene weingarten? I need help finding the thesis and the tone of the essay! please help asap! thanks in advance!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 8:50pm

English
In the poem “Love after Love” by D. Walcott – not sure who self is... In the second stanza, the self is compared to a _________. stranger – my answer? mirror friend meal
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 7:09pm

English
If nonsense were actually said by a person, then which is correct? He told it off as "Nonsense." He told it off as "nonsense." Is punctuation correct?
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:15am

english 10
is this the correct punctuation My friend jumped off the diving board and shouted "look out below!"
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 9:22am

English
Is written language more correct than spoken language? I kind of think it is because writing can be corrected more sufficiently than oral. But I'm not sure
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 11:55pm

English
I need help diagramming the sentence "There were ten visitors here yesterday", especially the word there.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:48pm

English
1. Each box is printed in black ink. -------------- (Q: Does this sentence state 'action' or state'? According to the situation, it seems to be different.) 2. There are many boxes in the room. There were made by a company two years ago. Each box is printed in black...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:21pm

English
1. He can not only swim but also dance. 2. He not only can swim but also can dance. 3. Not only he can swim but also he can dance. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used?) 4. He is not only strong but also fast. 5. He is fast as well as strong. (Are they the ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:21pm

English
1. Each girl has a bag. 2. Each girl is holding a bag. 3. Each girl is carrying a bag. ------------ Are they the same in meaning?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:13pm

world issues
Imagine that you are advising President Obama as he develops his address to the nation on ISIS, what specific actions would you advise him to include in his strategy to deal with the ISIS crisis? (Based on the article: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria) ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 8:32pm

English
In wuthering heights, what are the most influential forces in the shaping of a childs values and behaviour? Parents, guardians, or other family members?schooling? Friends? I think the answer would be parents, guardians or other family members
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:49pm

English
How do you determine the tone of a passage
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:25pm

english
I need to find literary criticism for the book Of Human Bondage for my essay, but I am unable to find it. Can you help me?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:17pm

English
How to rewrite this sentence "The students watched as the instructor entered the lecture hall
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:36pm

English
how to rewrite this question " the vase in the museum was an antique
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:34pm

English
i need your help How to revise this question "The book I took on vacation was exciting reading" like specific
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:30pm

english
Blue Flags and green rushes grew along the river. whats the complete subject and the complete Predicate?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:29pm

English
Time: Saturday, from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. Does this sentence need the comma after Saturday?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:01pm

English
Bid and buy wonderful prizes from around the world. Does this sentence need a comma?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 3:59pm

English-Language
Please help and correct! 1. Use "in the garage" as an adjective phrase The card in the garage is for you 2. Use "for our English class" as an adverb phrase The paper is due tomorrow for our English class. 3. Use "from an encyclopedia" as an ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 2:28pm

English/Grammar
How do I make this parallel? Lots of my friends think that Prince's music is old, but I think it's not only excellent but also an innovation.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 2:01pm

English 11
Not sure: Which of the following phrases best defines rhythm? (1 point) Repeated sounds across lines of poetry my answer a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum A collection of lines in a poem The regular of irregular rhyme scheme in a poem
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:16pm

English
i need a summary of the book
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:57pm

English
What is the thesis of the essay "A non-smoker with a smoker" by Phillip Lopate?
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:40pm

Urgent English help
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:03pm

Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do. please correct me if I'm wrong! 1. He removed the pictures ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:58pm

English
Who is your hero? I need 10 people and I only need 2 more people to ask.
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:50pm

rela
you will develop a project that communicates to people something about your world. i don't mean planet earth i mean the circumstances in which you find yourself on a daily basis your project should include information about many different parts of your life. you might ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:25pm

English
If you are a non-smoker what are some biases you can have towards a smoker?
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:31pm

english
2. In “Tonight I Can Write,” the poet personifies each of the following except (1 point) the sky. the heart. the soul. the voice
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:45pm

english
"Tonight I Can Write" 1. Read the following lines from "Tonight I Can Write." Write, for example, The night is starry and the stars are blue and shiver in the distance. The night wind revolves in the sky and sings. Which of the following words is used to ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:42pm

government
Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of Sir Robert Filmer? A. Kings derive their power from the consent of their subjects. B. Kings have a divine right to absolute authority over their subjects. C. Government’s principle duty is to protect the individual rights ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:42pm

English
Not sure about this... In the play A Sad Vaudeville, The flagman tells the man it is not his job to ____ answer questions. my answer give directions. issue tickets. give advice.
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 4:45pm

English Check
In the discussion, answer the question: Which of the following characters served as the antagonist in "The Cold Equations"? •Barton •Marilyn •Commander Delhart •Records •Gerry Use evidence from the text in the form of examples and ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 1:45pm

English
Should "street" be capitalized in this sentence? I live on 109th street.
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 12:57pm

English
Can someone please help me proof read my paper and help me to know where my errors are and how I can better this paper? Is this good for a descriptive essay? Is their something I should elaborate more or less on? Are my paragraphs ok or do I need to shorten them? Any and all ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:02am

Quick English help
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:26pm

Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do. please correct me if I'm wrong! 5. He removed the picture ...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:19pm

English
I have to write a "Descriptive essay" for my composition class and I need help proof reading my essay. This is the third draft I have done. I had to cut out over 400 words. The essay can be no more than 750 words. That is exactly how many I have right now. I have ...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:05pm

Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do. please correct me if I'm wrong! 5. He removed the picture ...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8:21pm

Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8:08pm

Quick question
Do y'all do asl on here? Cause I need help putting English sentence into asl sentences.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 5:40pm

English
Is this a run on sentence It's cold today remember to bring your jacket.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 5:02pm

english III
Can someone please help me find some examples of selection of details in chapter 8 of the narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 4:45pm

english
IS this a good thesis statement? On my wedding day I realized I had to make new changes in my life because I had to become a responsible adult, learn to be without my parents and become independent.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 4:14pm

english
Identify the type of pronoun error in the sentence. If anyone accepts his challenge he will be sorry. reference case agreement
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:29pm

English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:00pm

English
create a few questions on the two old bachelors by edward lear. Please help its urgent
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:41am

english
Please explain me about the poem two old bachelors by edward lear . summary of the man he killed by thomas hardy
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:26am

english
it is a conversation between two friends about their journey to London. John asked Lee what he talked with the travel agent regarding their journey to London. Then, Lee told that the agent informed him that it takes some more time, at least one week. For which, John asked him ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 8:30pm

english
2. In "The Censors," it is ironic that the Censorship Division doesn’t bother to check Juan’s __________ before hiring him. (1 point) mail references health pockets
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 6:53pm

English
My father was a hard working man but didn't earn much money. Is this sentence correctly punctuated?
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 3:37pm

English/Grammar help
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) please correct me if I'm wrong! 5. He removed the picture ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 2:22pm

English
how do I start an Auto Biography? I mean what sentence should i start it with?
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:46pm

English
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) please correct me if I'm wrong! 1. Sam burnt the toast. ( ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 12:23pm

English 10
This poem describes a train as if it were a horse. Examine the imagery of the stanza in bold. What does it describe? A) The rumbling a train makes as it passes by B) The smell of train tracks after a train has gone C) The sound a train makes as it blows its horn D) The feeling...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:02am

English
Identify the predicate adjective Katy Beth remains the best dancer in the class. A.Katy Beth B.best C.dancer<---(My answer) D.class Grandma's house is always fun. A.Grandma's B.house C.always<---(my answer) D.fun
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 4:26pm

English
Which is correct? That is the resume, and I want to learn more about her in the future. That is the resume and I want to learn more about her in the future.
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:55pm

english
9. In " my brothers keeper" ted and jasmine are developed in contrast to one another by describing their (1 point) fears of the unknown emotional reactions interactions with their parents 10. The story My brothers keeper" is told through the point of view of (1 ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:46pm

English
I am having some trouble with prescriptive and descriptive rules. I have to decide whether the following sentences are prescriptive or descriptive. 1.) I will talked to you tomorrow about our plans this weekend. 2.) Joe and her love to watch Spartan football every Saturday. ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:36pm

English 12
Which pair of readings presents male and female perspectives on the same situation? A. "The Wanderer" and "The Wife's Lament" B. "The Death of Beowulf" and "The Seafarer" C. "The Seafarer" and "The Wanderer" D. &...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:51pm

English
In the play A Sad Vaudeville, The flagman tells the man it is not his job to ____ answer questions. give directions. issue tickets. give advice. (my answer)
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:49pm

English
I'm writing a fable but I'm stuck for ideas. I like the morals don't judge a book by its cover and man is what he believes. I cant think of anything else but the story has to have animals as the characters. I can't get help from my teacher as we got this ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:22pm

English
1. In “The Censors,” Juan chooses to apply for a ob as a government censor for all of the following reasons except. A. He fears for Mariana’s safety in her new home. B. He plans to intercept and approve his own letter. C. He is proud of his ability to “read...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:09pm

English
Have you ever read Hamlet? - Yes, I have. I have ever read Hamlet. (Is this short dialogue grammatical? Would you check the last sentence? Is the last sentence right?)
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:52am

English
1. Looking at the picture, talk abut whether you experienced the given situation or not. 2. Looking at the picture, talk abut the situations. Check whether you experienced each situation or not. (Are both grammatical?)
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:50am

English
If a person is placed higher than someone else, then is "higher" an adjective or adverb?
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:43am

English 10
What poetic devices were used in the poem "What Was Told, That"? What did these poetic devices do for this poem? Did these devices help create imagery or communicate the author’s feelings? Please and thank you!
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:41am

English
I need help finding contradiction statements in the story to build a fire by jack london
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 10:30pm

English (Grammar)
Would it be grammatically correct to say "Lastly, the Puritan values of appeasing towards God in every thing they do..." or "Lastly, the Puritan values of appeasing God in every thing they do..." I'm thinking the second one is grammatically correct but ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 8:45pm

English 11
I need to write an argumentive essay about "American Godthic" (picture). Any ideas what I should argue?
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 8:39pm

English 9A
I need to identify the nouns in this sentence. One exhibit features the collarless jacket that Lennon wore while performing with the Beatles. I think there are 4 nouns... exhibit, jacket, Lennon, and Beatles... what about performing
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 7:11pm

English
In the sentence In the past keepers operated all lighthouses. Is lighthouses the direct object? In this sentence Now, lighthouses are beacons run by computers. Is beacons neither a direct object or an indirect object?
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 4:57pm

Computer Science
Define a language that is not a regular language using a context-free grammar that is not ambiguous. The alphabet of the language must contain at least five characters. Describe in English the strings of the language. Choose any string that is in the language and demonstrate ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:42pm

English
Identify the main idea of the paragraph. My choices are in parentheses. Our pitiful knowledge of geography has been well documented for the last decade. Among the most notable studies was the 2006 Roper study sponsored by the National Geographic Society, a copy of which is ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:41pm

English language
How to write an essay. On a topic' awka etiti of my dream
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 11:05am

English
What is an attention grabbing introduction for the narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass ? Something that would draw the reader in.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 12:04am

English
1. When he was walking down the street, he ran into Miss Fairchild. (Does 'down' mean downward' or 'along' or 'on'?) 2. He was walking down the street. 3. he was walking along the street. 4. He was walking on the street. 5. He was walking up the ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:57pm

English
can someone explain to me what my professor is asking when she say underline the focus or or phrase in the thesis statement
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:01pm

English
In the sentence Michelangelo was an artistic genius. Is genius the complement and is it a noun?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:29pm

English
Come up with a thesis statement which could be supported by 3 points using: humans and greed.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 5:54pm

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