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English
Anyone read boys and girls by Alice Munro ?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:04pm

English
Which of the following is an example of primary research? A Searching the internet for nutritious recipes B Calling a dietician for information about a low-carb diet C Reading an interview in a professional journal D Asking a reference librarian for specific sources of ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:59pm

english
You've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. What type of language should you use in the invitation? A Formal language B Direct, simple language C Technical jargon D Pompous language
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:02pm

English
Did you eat my cookies while I was soundly sleeping? Can somebody help me with an interogative sentence with the same parts of speech as in the above sentence?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 4:42pm

English
how to describe a shooting scene in writing?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 2:18pm

english
Choose the plural noun that's spelled correctly? A. Fathers-in-law B. Phenomenons C. Pianoes D. Editor in chiefs
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 10:24pm

english
Choose the plural noun that's spelled correctly?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 10:19pm

English
What is the plural possessive form of chicken? chicken's
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:49pm

strayer
In a survey of a TriDelt chapter with 50 members, 21 were taking mathematics, 32 were taking English, and 6 were taking both. How many were not taking either of these subjects?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 7:46pm

English
I have to identify the prepositional phrase, the word it modifies, and whether it is an adverb or an adjective in these sentences. Can you tell me if these are right or not? The Komodo's teeth are dangerous to everyone. Phrase to everyone Modifies dangerous Adverb The ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:30pm

1st grade english
where you say a small mug in a sentence do you say small or little
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 3:17pm

English
Write this in your own words. what is Pollution? Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.[1] Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 3:00pm

English
I am writing a story and it is about this maths teacher who is really annoying. she is teaching the class. what dialogue can I use to put in my story which makes the class get even more bored?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:40pm

English-abstract word
What are some abstract words for beauty products/makeup?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:01pm

English
In this example I need to say 1. Choose a term or phrase to describe the type of writing at issue. 2. What's the social purposes that motivate writing 3. Comment on how the form and content of each passage are related to the various social situations. With a love and ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:52pm

english
plz scramble these letters- 1:tuteauaewr ibeifslh 2:geaperioitrdspaw sagnhabi neod 3:enaednenetor eyimrw hint- soldier need help becoz his colleague died at the time of war..
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:22pm

English - help
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". The story is Orpheus and Eurydice and the word we ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:30pm

english
Why are interviews an important tool for gathering information? A. An interview encourages the interviewee to tell his or her life story in detail. B. An interview shows how both parties demonstrate their problem-solving skills. C. An interview gives the parties a chance to ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10:04pm

English
As he looks up at us with his fear glazed eyes does he picturesque buzzards circling round his bed waiting patiently for his death and his bones no just his mother, his brother who could do nothing for him when he sat with the living and can do nothing now as he crawls towards...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9:50pm

English
boys should not help in the kitchen speaking for the motion
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9:22pm

English quick question
As he looks up at us with his fear glazed eyes does he picture us buzzards circling round his bed waiting patiently for his death and his bones? I need to find an example of figurative language in this so I know that he picture us buzzards is sonething but I don't remember...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:59pm

English Grade 11
"The Unknown Citizen" by W. H. Auden Write a statement of Auden's view of society with three quotations to support it. Then write another statement on his view of society with three examples to support that. Any help would be great, please and thank you!
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10:26am

English
I need to write a comparative essay abput Ralph Waldo and Thoreau. I was wondering if i could have help with a thesis.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 1:06am

english
Which of these phrases is an opinion? a. America is a wealthy country b. Many Americans have money c. Many Americans have jobs d. Many Americans are greedy
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 7:45pm

English
essay outline about the hero;s journey in fahrenheit 451?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:13pm

English
Can someone check if the following questions are grammatically correct? Thank you. 1)Please Henry the VIII rule by focusing on the following: -Why he broke ties with the church -What the Act of Supremacy established -What political and social changes the reformation brought ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 5:15pm

english
Read the following paragraph from “A Tremendous Trade”: It might not seem fair, but in every profession, workers earn whatever people are willing to pay them. Baseball is no exception. Teams compete to offer as much money as they can to players who are among the ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:24am

English
What is the difference between "should have " and "could have"? Please give several example sentences.
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 9:28pm

english
I need help paraphrasing this paragraph. Because addiction treatment aims to change deeply embedded habits, relapse can be part of the process. However, this is a well-known feature of diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and other chronic diseases with treatment plans that depend ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3:15pm

maths literacy,history,geography,cat and english
What can I study if I have those subjects
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 2:33am

English
Circle the main idea and underline the controlling idea in each of the following topic sentences. 1. Exercising three times a week is the only way to maintain good physical health. 2. Sexism and racism are still rampant in today’s workplace. 3. Raising the legal driving ...
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:24pm

English
I have to write an essay on "Why is college important to me" and I have to find two references and each reference must use quoted passage. Where can I find references for this topic because it's asking for my opinion please u need help please tell me what ...
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:54pm

English Help
All I know is this sentence has parallelism mistake but I dont know how to fix it! Other people believe that after a nuclear war, the world, with radiation and where there would be disease, wouldn’t be worth living in.
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:36pm

english
The plane came down later than expected. In this sentence ,what part of speech is the word down?
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:08pm

English
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 5:36pm

english
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:38pm

English
What genre is "The White Heron"? literary realism romanticism modernism colonial literature In my opinion, it is literary realism and romanticism
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

English
Can someone please check my answers? Which of the following settings are evident in Unit 4's stories of Twain, Jewett, and Chesnutt? Check all that apply. American West* pos-Civil War South* New England* Gold Coast
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:18pm

English
Anyone read Boys and Girls by Alice Munro ?
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 1:16pm

English 12
Explain how a word can be a morphemic noun and a syntactic adverb in the same sentence.
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:38am

English
The woman "who won the cookie competition" is my mother. A. subordinate clause B. adjective clause C. independent clause D. adverbial clause B I was in a hurry so I ate "a cold bowl of cereal" as I walked out the door. A. misplaced modifier B. noun clause C...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:30am

English
Identify the words in quotes. "When I made dinner for the family, they were all properly amazed." A. misplaced modifier B. subordinate clause C. complex sentence D. compound sentence A
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:22am

english
"holding the flashlight in his hand",Marcus looked under and around the bushes to see if he spotted the missing wallet. a) prepositional phrase b) gerund phrase c) participial phrase d) appositive phrase C
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:52am

English
I expect a friend to be honest and a loyal person.
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:20am

English 12
Both Ben and he will graduate at the same time. subject predicate nominative appositive
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:18am

English - help
Which figure of speech os exemplified by lines 149-151 of the excerpt from The Odyssey, Part III? The slid his right hand down the cord and plucked it, / so the taut gut vibrating hummed and sang a swallow's note. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Personification * I think it is C...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 11:26pm

English
What are some good insight questions for A Separate Peace? Some topics can include: Wroter's craft Setting POV
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 10:45pm

english
In which of the following sentences is the underlined word an object pronoun? A. You really should apologize to her. B. I would like you to listen to me. C. We returned our books to the library. D. I gave her a gift for her birthday
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 2:59pm

English
When a piece of clothing is SPLICED, what has happened to it? a. it has been completely worn out b. it has been washed and dried c. it has been burned in fire d. it has been cut into strips B? An ORATOR entertains people by a. dancing b. singing c. acting d. speaking D
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 12:18pm

english
Essay of What America means to you
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 10:06pm

english
Which of the following is true regarding a restrictive adjectival clause? A. It will follow a general noun and is not set off by commas. B. It will be set off by commas. C. It will typically include the relative pronoun which. D. It will follow a proper noun. i think it might ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 8:15pm

English
What type of prepositional phrase are in the following sentences? Adjective or adverb? From the beginning the trail was rocky and steep. Adverb? On one side was a rocky ledge. Adverb? The view from the other side was fantastic. Adjective? The other mountains across the valley ...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 5:50pm

English
Is the title below capitalized properly? The Night to Remember
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2:40pm

English
Can someone tell me what's the British for the words "common trash barrels", "sorted trash", "regular kitchen" trash or food/garden waste? Thank you I'm quite environmentally friendly. I have three containers at home into which to sort my ...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 1:24pm

English- Anyone who has read The Odyssey
What is the effect of the epic simile in lines 118-131 of the excerpt from the Odyssey, Part 3? Sometimes in farmyards when the cows return well-fed from the pasture to the barn, one sees the pens give way before the calves in tumult, breaking through to cluster about their ...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 1:18pm

ENGLISH
Select the complete subordinate clause (including all modifiers). I honestly did not know that you felt so strongly about the subject. A.I honestly b.I honestly did not know c.did not know that you d.that you felt e.that you felt so strongly f.that you felt so strongly about ...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 12:33pm

English
How could you use the words feel and turn as a linking verb?
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2:03am

English
What is the preposition and the object of the preposition in these sentences? I gazed out the window as we taxied closer. Was the coliseum I saw to the right?
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 4:56pm

English 3
I need help writing a good strong thesis statement for my research paper. Im doing my paper over the different conspiracy theories people have on the "sandy hook" school shooting...please help me
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 3:59pm

English
What stylistic elements does King use to influence his readers?
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 2:33pm

English story
I read a story in class called end of the empire huggan It's also online if you type these words into google : end of the empire huggan Click on the second result I have few questions I could use help on thanks
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:47pm

English
What is a dynamic character? *A dynamic character is a character who changes GREATLY in the story* am I correct? please help. and thanks
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:15pm

English
I need help revising a MLK thesis statement. "Martin Luther King Jr. uses structure and language to influence his readers." very bland, i need a more popping one. any suggestions?
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 12:38pm

English
How would you paraphrase this excerpt from "A Tale-Tell Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe; "I bade them search - search well. I led, at length, to his chamber. I showed them his treasures, secure, undisturbed"
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 10:15pm

English
What sound device(s) does Dickinson employ in the phrase, "too cool for Corn-" as well as the line, "But when a Boy,/and Barefoot"? Choose all that apply. 1.) onomatopeia 2.) alliteration 3.) assonance 4.) slant rhyme I know that alliteration and slant ...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 7:40pm

English
Which of the following is the subordinate clause in the following sentence? Agatha Christie wrote her first story when she was a child. A) Agatha Christie B) wrote her first story C) when she was a child D) was a child My answer: C
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 7:16pm

English
What does this quote mean? “Stars got tangled in her hair whenever she played in the sky.”
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 5:08pm

English
A verb phrase that acts as a noun is called a? participial. adverbial. infinitive. gerund. Which of the following is the prepositional phrase in the sentence below? Applause came from the bleachers. A) Applause came B) came from C) from D) from the bleachers My answers: D. ...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 3:32pm

English
1. Ten news was broadcasted on CNN. 2. Ten pieces of news was broadcasted on CNN. ------------------- Which one is correct? Do we use other expressions?
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:33pm

English
Read the following line from: "Poor chap, he always loved larking And now he's dead" Which of the following words best describes the speaker's tone? detached mournful objective sympathetic I can rule out A and C, as the do not convey the tone that is in the ...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:32pm

English
What type of phrase is underlined in the sentence below? (Lying in bed), I heard a strange noise. prepositional * participial gerund infinitive What type of phrase is underlined in the sentence below? The committee (running the event) erected a tent. prepositional participial...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:13pm

English
In "First Confession," Gran is best described as a A) flat character. B) round character. C) stock character. D) antagonist. In "First Confession," all of the following situations contribute to the humor created in the story by transforming a familiar event...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 1:14am

English
Which of the following is a phrase fragment? A) Since the weather forecast is beautiful this weekend. B) Let's ask our parents if we can go tubing. C) Did you just say that? D) A great dog, that’s what we have! I can't determine if it's A or C.
Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:48pm

Honor's English
Which of the following describes the underlined phrase in the sentence below? The local softball team won the championship (against all odds). A) prepositional B) participial C) gerund D) infinitive Process of elimination: It cannot be C since a gerund needs to have -ing at ...
Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 5:11pm

English
What is the tone in "The Bungrass Edge of the World" By Annie Proulx?
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 6:18pm

English - Symbolism
How do you know if something is a symbol in a story? I have to find the symbolism in "Fish!" by Stephen C. Lundin, but I don't really understand if there are any symbols in it, and it's a fairly new book, so there's not much online.
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:40pm

English
What does it mean to write a reflective piece? Just writing an essay?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:25pm

A.P English
What recurring motifs are there in "Frankenstein?" Also, what would the basic conflict be? Should I just describe the basic plot in a summary, or is there a different or more specific way to do that?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 6:13pm

English
We were asked to pick 3 literary elements and explain how they can be affected by setting. I have protagonists and antagonists as one, that they can change due to not being completely rounded just yet - basically in the sense that the characters kind of create themselves as ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 5:47pm

English
Can someone help me with these sentences, please? Thank you very much in advance. I use the Internet to conduct school research, use translation programmes, use an online homework agency, do online shopping, play games, chat with my friends, send private instant messages, log ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 2:52pm

english
consider what you have learned about American history during the period 1860 to the early 1900s. how do the stories in unit 4 reflect what was going on in the country then?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:44pm

English
(1) We decided to climb Mt. Rainer, but it was a long, hard journey to Washington State from Medford, Oregon. (2) We were worried about our likely sucess in the cold enviroment of the upper slopes. (3) For one thing, Marty was broke and anxius about having warm clothes for ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:09pm

English
An epic is a narrative or poetic literary work that tells of A.) the traditions of an ancient culture. B.) the adventures of a legendary here. C.) the history and myths of a country. I think it is B..?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:52pm

English
Identify the sentence below that includes a personal pronoun in the objective case. A.) You have you problems, and she has "hers". B.) Paul and "I" have known each other for a long time. C.) Dr. Gupta thought of his assistant and immediately called for &...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:49pm

english
Please HELP Type the word that the underlined phrase modifies or renames. Store the records OF PAYMENTS in the file cabinet. Question 24.. Type the word that the underlined phrase modifies or renames. The house, AN OLD FASHIONED COTTAGE SURROUNDED BY CREPE MYRTLESs, was charming.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 11:48pm

chemistry
Please explain, in simple English, why is milk a colloid?
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 7:30pm

English help
Please check my answers to see if these words math the sentence correctly! Bedraggled, be hooves, euphemism, exemplary, opulent, sequester. 1. A Mercedes-Benz and a closet full of fancy suits leads to one to believe that the lawyer Mr, Harris enjoyed an OPULENT lifestyle. On ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:40pm

English help
From the words below supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Euphemism, opaque, evanescent, exacerbated exemplary, ornate 1. The OPAQUE window was replaced by a transparent one; the change, however rather than making the situation better, only EXACERBATED the ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:22pm

English
Can any of check my answers on these three analogies? That would be great! 1. bear: den:: A. person : home B. locomotive: train:: C. wolf : lair D. fish : school I think it would be B :) correct me if I'm wrong 2. locomotive : train:: A. motor : auto B. tide : waves C. boy...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:04pm

English
Can someone check these sentences, please? I need to prepare them for Tomorrow. 1) Air pollution is mainly caused by gases from factories and car exhaust fumes. It can cause acid rain, breathing problems and it can increase the risk of cancer. 2)The destruction of the ozone ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 1:31pm

English
However, the game is called soccer in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. --------------------------------- In the sentence, how do you read 'U.S.' generally? 1. you. es. 2. United States
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 8:21am

Math
Match the account balance with the debt that it represents. Explain your reasoning. 14. Account balance = -$25 15. Account balance < -$25 12. Account balance > -$25 Anser choices a. Debt > $25 b. debt= $25 c. Debt < $25 sory for bad English I'm chinese
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:33pm

english 11
In which sentence is the underlined phrase a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective? My sister was born in Chicago. She went to boarding school in Coventry. My sister moved away in 2009. Her grades gave my sister a place in the top rank of her class. 7. Read the ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:32pm

Math
Match the account balance with the debt that it represents. Explain your reasoning. 14. Account balance = -$25 15. Account balance < -$25 12. Account balance > -$25 Anser choices a. Debt > $25 b. debt= $25 c. Debt < $25 sory for bad English I'm chinese
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:31pm

english 11
In which sentence is the underlined phrase a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective? My sister was born in Chicago. She went to boarding school in Coventry. My sister moved away in 2009. Her grades gave my sister a place in the top rank of her class. 7. Read the ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:30pm

English
Just one more thing. Which of the following sentences are grammatical? Thank you very much for your cooperation. 1.I spent most of my holiday at home. 2. I spent the greatest part of my holiday at home. 3. I mainly/mostly stayed at home during my holiday. 4.For the most part, ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 4:13pm

English
Are both skiing Holiday and ski Holiday possible? Thank you.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 2:14pm

English
Complete the following sentence with a word or words that show a logical relationship. Joshua took a nap _______ sorting the mail. A. after B. instead of C. while D. before
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 1:37pm

english
1.He gets killed 2. I will get it done 3 gas gets over. could i know the grammatical aspect here ? I mean get/gets followed by a participle .what form of a sentence construction etc.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 1:26pm

English
Can you tell me if the expression the most part of my holiday is a mistake? I used it once instead of the greatest part of.. Thank you.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 12:54pm

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