Friday
December 19, 2014

Homework Help: English

Branches of English

Recent English Questions

Post a New Question | Current Questions

English
1. When somebody telephones you from abroad, you should answer the phone at once. 2. When you are telephoned from abroad, you should answer the phone at once. 3. Being telephoned from abroad, you should answer the phone at once. ------------------ Are they all grammatical?
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:10am

English
1. When you telephone from abroad, you should dial 096 first. 2. When you are telephone from abroad, you should dial 096 first. 3. Telephoning from abroad, you should dial 096 first. 4. Telephoned from abroad, you should dial 096 first. ------------------ Which ones are ...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 4:35am

English..
Why does a gun represent fear?
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:58pm

English
1. If you hurry up, you will catch the bus. 2. If you hurry up, you can catch the bus. 3.If you hurry up, you may catch the bus. 4. If you hurry up, you shall catch the bus. (Are they all grammatical?)
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 6:51pm

English
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 6:22pm

english
I need help with finding some poetry devices in the poem: Wordsmith by Susan young. I already have some, but would love a second opinion.
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:41pm

English..
How does a gun represent fear? Hoe does pearls represent hope? How does a key represent hope?
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:32pm

English Essay- The Great Gatsby
I am writing a literary essay about The Great Gatsby. My claim is "money cannot buy you happiness" I am working on the Literary device paragraph right now but I can't seem to find a motif/symbol in the story that can prove my claim. Help please!
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:38pm

English
What can I write for a thesis statement for an essay about how the settings influence a story's characters? I don't know how to take a stand on this type of essay.
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 9:16pm

English
1. There is no one but knows it. 2. There is no one that does not know it. ------------ Are both the same? Is 'but' a relative pronoun in Sentence 1?
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 3:40am

english
present participle like "having" how to use tis and meaning tothis word
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 12:45am

English
1. I went to Shinsegae Department Store to buy some clothes. 2. I went to a Shinsegae Department Store to buy some clothes. 3. I went to the Shinsegae Department Store to buy some clothes. ------------------- Which one is right? Don't we need to use the article before '...
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:50pm

English help please
1. Which of the following passages from the text identifies a key event in the plot? A. "... I'll buy your unexpired time. I think between us we could make some fine things- you and I." The boy flushed. To think the great Paul Revere wanted him... B. His feet ...
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:38pm

English
when the price of goods and servies go up but the value of money goes down this is called ? a. draft b. infation c. blocked d. bond <------
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 12:50pm

english
Write a composition using one of these topics. Explain Why a certain sport is you favorite.My favorite sport is soccer. 2.Write a business letter to UPS
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:44pm

English
Astronauts are learned, taught to survive in space. I think learned? ?
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:53pm

essay excerpt edit- Does this flow/make sense?
Creativity was initially understood as the process that, appropriate to its root, created something new. As such, it is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "the quality of creating" or "cause[ing a new element] to exist,” (Creativity)." It has ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:48pm

please check my english
1. Which phrase, in "The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses," best describes Brille? (1 point) easygoing and generous with his friends intelligent, yet shortsighted in his political views intuitive and calculating in his appraisal of others quick­thinking and quick­...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:09pm

please help english
1. Which phrase, in "The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses," best describes Brille? (1 point) easygoing and generous with his friends intelligent, yet shortsighted in his political views intuitive and calculating in his appraisal of others quick­thinking and quick­...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:13pm

English
Can someone help me with this? Thank you! Prompt A: Compare and contrast the topics and themes of writers from the Americas and European writers. Include specific examples to support your statements.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 4:38pm

English
how to communicate logically and persuasively
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 10:02am

English
1. I didn't do exercise. Since I had a lot of homework, I didn't have time to do exercise. 2. I didn't exercise. Since I had a lot of homework, I didn't have time to exercise. 3. I didn't take exercise. Since I had a lot of homework, I didn't have time ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:31am

ENGLISH
The ff passage contains some run on sent. Rewrite the passage and correct the run ons by separating complete sent or joining them w/ coordinate or subordinate conjunctions. “Jojo was arrested by the police he got caught smoking marijuana. He stayed in detention for a ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:30am

English
Would you consider delusional a personality trait if not what other word that is a trait and is similar to delusional
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:11pm

English 10th grade
"I'd done a car for one of her patients, who told her about me." Which of the following describes the part, "who told her about me." A. nominal clause B. adjectival clause C. infinitive D. gerund phrase Is the answer, B, the adjectival clause describing...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:52pm

English 10th grade
"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." What is the purpose of the ellipsis (...)? I have it down to two possible answers: A. to ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:49pm

English 10th grade
"On windy days, you can hear its wings beating like a pair of brass cymbals." The part, "beating like a pair of brass cymbals" constitutes which of these? A. nominal clause B. adjectival clause C. gerund phrase D. participial phrase I chose D. participial ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:44pm

English 10th grade
Which of the following correctly describes this sentence? It looms menacingly over the road from the roof of a farmhouse, a flying reptile with a seven-foot wingspan. A. Simple B. Complex C. compound D. compound-complex I felt it was a simple sentence.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:40pm

English
What kind of character trait best describes this? Someone who blames someone else for causing their love one's death, they constantly blame them and believe that they are the reason why that person died and they cause their love one to die but they had no actual proof but ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:49pm

English
I need a few characteristic to describe the following: The person quickly switches from loving one person to another.and The person is willing to die for someone even though they have only met for a few days. I thought of a few. But I can't really prove it like (impulsive-...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:04pm

English
1- What was Macbeth's reaction towards Lady Macbeth' death and why did Shakespeare choose to bring Lady Macbeth to an end? 2- How does Juliets death compare to the death of Lady Macbeth and why does Shakespeare bring Juliet to an end?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:16pm

english
Some verbs a.take infitives and not gerunds b.take only gerunds and not infinitives c.that express facts are followed by gerunds d.all of the above. I am think d
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2:30pm

english
Pronouns used as the subjects of the sentences or ad subject complements are a.objective pronouns me,her,him,them,us b.possessive nounspronouns my,mine,hers. C.nominative pronouns I,you I am think d none of the above.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2:16pm

English
(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 1:12pm

english 9 1
Director Ted Klines new movie, which didn't feature any stars, was finally released last may. This was a surprise. How do I fix this sentence? It's clarifying vague pronouns. I've tried redoing this so many times
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 1:11pm

English
Which of the following sentences uses the word skeptically correctly? a.)The teacher was trusted by her students, and as a result, they learned their lessons skeptically. b.)I was confident I’d gotten every question right and handed in my test skeptically. c.)Seeing the ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 11:52am

english
I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze I wandered lonely as a cloud When all at once I saw a crowd Beside ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 10:52am

english
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune--without the words, And never stops at all, 'And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. 'I've heard it in the ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 10:48am

English
1. It's a fun city to visit. -------------- What does 'to visit' modify? ================ 2. Also, don't miss going on a boat ride. 3. Also, don't miss taking a boat ride. 4. Also, don't miss making a boat ride. 5. Also, don't miss riding a boat. 6...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:59am

English
Jenny, have you heard about Mike? -No, I haven't. What about him? ---------------- What is the meaning of 'What about him?' What other expressions can we use instead of that?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:54am

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

Pages: <<Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | Next>>

Post a New Question | Current Questions

Search
Members