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English
1. Outside the village of Niveneso in Ghana, Naki is sitting on the ground, working with cocoa pods. 2. Outside the village of Niveneso in Ghana, Naki is sitting on the ground, while/as she was working with cocoa pods. (Does #1 mean #2? Are both the same in emaning?)
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 2:07am

English
1. He was happy. 2. Happy he was. 3. The man was happy. 4. Happy was the man. (Inversion: Is #2 or #4 grammatical?)
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 2:01am

english
You are the phantom/ plague king who killed all the nobles in “The Masque of the Red Death” (lesson 4), and you have been captured and put on trial. Write a letter to the jury persuading them that the nobles deserved to die.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 10:08pm

English
Ever since Lisa auditioned for the musical Annie in the third grade, she had been seriously interested in musical theater. She loves to sing, dance, and act. She performs in two or three shows in her city each year. This year, Lisa was excited to audition for the school ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 12:54pm

English !!!
To find out which key will open a lock, you try several until one works. This kind of learning is called ________________________.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 12:50pm

English
The pool, “covered up since the end of summer”, is now open, clean and ready to use. a. infinitive phrase b. participial phrase c. gerund phrase d. prepositional phrase B
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 12:21pm

English
"Eating flesh with razor-sharp teeth" is how piranhas survive. prepositional phrase gerund phrase participial phrase appositive phrase A?
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 11:46am

ENGLISH
What are the PROS and CONS in the story of The Boston Photographs by Ephron short story??
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 11:02am

English
1. This book was most helpful for my homework. 2. This book was the most helpful for my homework. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'the' or not in this case?) Q: How do we pronounce 'helpful'? (It's a little difficult to pronounce...Thank you ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9:33pm

English
1. This book was the most helpful for my homework. 2. This book was most helpful for my homework. 3. Tom is the youngest of his brothers. 4. Tom is youngest of his brothers. 5. He is the tallest in his class. 6. He is tallest in his class. (Which one is grammatical in each ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9:07pm

English
Pick the correct letter for the analogy below. Please correct me if I'm wrong!! meditation: church:: A. calibration: math B. skating: rink C. watch: time D. collaboration : army Is it A?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 8:11pm

English
Pick the correct letter for the analogy below. Please correct me if I'm wrong!! thermometer: heat:: A. monograph: books B. barograph : stocks C. seismograph : tremors D. telegraph: sound Is it B?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 8:06pm

English
Pick the correct letter for the analogy below. Please correct me if I'm wrong!! A. thermometer: heat B. barograph : stocks C. seismograph : tremors D. telegraph: sound Is it B?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 8:04pm

English
Pick the correct letter for the analogy below. Please correct me if I'm wrong!! toe: foot:: A. nose: face B. hand: arm C. finger: hand D. limb: tree
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 8:02pm

English
Which word fits these sentences? A Persian rug with beautiful patterns lay/laid on the floor. I think lay for present tense? The temperature has raised/risen four degrees in the past hour. I think risen because there is no object?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 7:05pm

English
Which word fits these sentences? A Persian rug with beautiful patterns lay/laid on the floor. I think lay for present tense? The temperature has raised/risen four degrees in the past hour. I think risen because there is no object?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 6:54pm

English
Which word fits these sentences? A Persian rug with beautiful patterns lay/laid on the floor. I think lay for present tense? The temperature has raised/risen four degrees in the past hour. I think risen because there is no object?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 5:32pm

Engish
The weather is the condition of the atmosphere in one area at a particular time, for example if it is raining, hot of windy. (In this sentence can we use ' whether' instead of 'if' after 'for example' to have the same meaning?) English - Writeacher, ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 4:10pm

English
1. You need to take a warm jacket. 2. - I know. 3. - I see. (What is the difference between #2 and #3 in answer?)
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 3:54pm

English
Jaycee______ himself yesterday when he ran into the goal post. A. Hurt B. Hurted
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 3:52pm

English
1. This book was most helpful for my homework. 2. This book was the most helpful for my homework. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'the' or not in this case?) Q: How do we pronounce 'helpful'? (It's a little difficult to pronounce...Thank you ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 3:34pm

English - concrete nouns
Is there anyway a sentence can be written to portray the word "job" as a concrete noun? Or is "job" always going to be an abstract noun?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 2:27pm

English
Read the passage below and answer the question: Jack: I’ll be there in 20 minutes. I’m stopping at the store to pick up some batteries. Do you need anything? Mike: Will you buy some coffee for me? I’ll pay you back when you get here. Which statement about Mike&#...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 11:05am

English (concrete nouns)
Read the passage below and answer the following question: Zach enjoyed biking to his job at Bistro Café. The early morning ride gave some serenity to his hectic schedule. Opening the restaurant allowed him to get everything ready before the rest of the crew arrived. 1....
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9:55am

english 10
I want to either study or to work abroad after I graduate.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9:45am

English (phrasal modals)
Zach used to work at an independent record label. Negotiating could be exciting, but he was supposed to slant everything in the label’s favor. Some reps used questionable tactics. He couldn’t look at himself in the mirror if he treated people like that. First ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9:14am

English
1. He was excited to hear the news. 2. He was excited that he heard the news. (Are both the same? Or does #1 mean #2-2 as follows?) 2-2. He was excited that he would hear the news. 3. He was excited to watch the game. 4. He was excited that he watch the game. 5. He was excited...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 12:04am

English
1. I can't wait to go to the USA. 2. I look forward to going to the USA. 3. I anticipate going to the USA. 4. I long to go to the USA. 5. I desire to go to the USA. 6. I expect to go to the USA. (Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are similar to #1 in meaning? Do...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:57pm

English
1. Make sure you send the letter. 2. Make sure to send the letter. (Are both the same?) 3. Be sure to drink lots of water. 4. Be sure that you drink a lot of water. 5. Be sure that you should drink a lot of water. (Are the three sentences the same?0
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:54pm

English
1. Tom is the youngest of his brothers. 2. Tom is youngest of his brothers. (Are both OK? Which one is grammatical?) 3. This book was most helpful for my homework. 4.This book was the most helpful for my homework. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'the' or ...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:49pm

English
The weather is the condition of the atmosphere in one area at a particular time, for example if it is raining, hot of windy. (In this sentence can we use ' whether' instead of 'if' after 'for example' to have the same meaning?)
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:47pm

English
1. The ice must be 15 centimeters thick at least. 2. The ice must be at least 15 centimeters tall. (What is is the proper position of 'at least'? Are both OK? Do both sentences have the same meaning?)
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:44pm

English
1. He was excited to watch the game. 2. He was excited watching the game. (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? What is the difference between them?) English - Writeacher, Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:07am Both are OK, but they have slightly different meanings. #1 - ...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:31pm

English
1. My grandfather was in hospital. 2. My grandfather was in the hospital. 3. My grandfather was hospitalized. (What does #1 and #2 mean? Are both #1 and #2 the same? Does #1 or #2 mean #3? He may have visited a patient. Don't you think so?)
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 10:27pm

English
1. He was excited watching the game. 2. He was excited to watch the game. (Which one is correct? Are both grammatical? What is the difference between them?)
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 9:56pm

English
Using the words biometer chronometer hydrometer micrometer perimeter phonometer thermometer put them in the correct order in sentences below. PLEASE CORRECT ME IF I'M WRONG!! 1.The THERMOMETER registered an increase in temperature. 2.He used a BIOMETER to determine which ...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:04pm

English
Zach used to work at an independent record label. Negotiating could be exciting, but he was supposed to slant everything in the label’s favor. Some reps used questionable tactics. He couldn’t look at himself in the mirror if he treated people like that. First ...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:59pm

English
When the servers arrived, Jack gave them the information on today's specials. He talked enthusiastically about the fresh berries: "They look fantastic! I want to serve them with shortcake." 1. In the above passage, "talked" is an example of a(n): a)...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:34pm

English
Which words go in the following sentences. Young Charles was born in 1902 and was growing/grew up on a farm. Later, although he has studied/had studied engineering in college, he was more interested in flying planes.
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 4:39pm

english
People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent meal. And his most frequently uttered expression, “Waaaal, I just don’t know,” can make him...
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 2:15pm

English
1. If I were to be young again, I would marry her. 2. If I were to be young again, I will marry her. (Is #2 grammatical?) 3. If he should go there, he would be welcomed. 4. If he should go there, he will be welcomed. (Are these two sentences grammatical? What is the difference...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:32pm

English
1. If he should go there, he would be killed. 2. Should he go there, he would be killed. 3. If you would try harder, you would surely succeed. 4. Would you try harder, you would surely succeed. 5. If I were to be young again, I would marry her. 6. Were I to be young again, I ...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:30pm

English
1. If I should win the lottery, I will buy everything. 1-2. Should I win the lottery, I will buy everything. 2. If I were rich, I could buy Glalaxy 4. 2-2. Were I rich, I could buy Galaxy 4. 3. If I had studied harder, I would have got better grades. 3-2. Had I studied harder...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:17pm

English
1. I don't have to hurry, and neither does she. 2. I don't have to hurry, and nor does she. 3. I don't have to hurry, neither does she. 4. I don't have to hurry, nor does she. (Which ones are grammatical?)
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4:05pm

English
Near the school there was a clothing store. Near the school, there was a clothing store. Near the school was there a clothing store. Near the school, was there a clothing store. (Which one is correct? Do we have to have inversion when the place adverbial comes to the front?)
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:14pm

English
1. In front of the building was a supermarket. 2. In front of the building, was a supermarket. 3. In front of the building a supermarket was. 4. In front of the building, a supermarket was. (Which ones are grammatical?)
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:11pm

English
There is a placement test for Writing 121 and I need to earn a certain score as a prerequisite. What is the placement test like? Is it time?Can you give me a sample and grade it? We may have to keep track of each other posts.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 2:19pm

English
How can I start out a story? I could set the scene, or from the main part, but what are some other ways to start a story?
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:19pm

English
Over 15,000 skaters entered the race. (Is this sentence correct? What other expressions can we use instead of 'entered' to make the same meaning?)
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 2:35am

English
1. Anybody does not sleep well during the night. 2. Not anybody sleeps well during the night. 3. Nobody sleeps during the night. (Is #1 grammatical? Are they all the same in meaning?) 4. None were present at the meeting. 5. No one were present at the meeting. 6. None was ...
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 12:15am

English
1. He went up. 2. Up he went. 3. Up went he. 4. The princess went up. 5. Up the princess went. 6. Up went the princess. (Which ones are grammatically correct?)
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 9:23pm

English
1. On the hill an old tree stood. 2. On the hill stood an old tree. 3. On the hill, an old tree stood 4. On the hill, stood an old tree. 5. On the hill it stood. 6. On the hill stood it. (Which ones are grammatical?)
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 9:21pm

English
Then in 1996, Nokia introduced the a PDA with full mobile phone functionality, the 9000 Communicator, which became the world's best-selling PDA. (Is 'the a PDA' correct?)
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 9:16pm

English
1. Only then did I understand the problem. 2. Only then I understood the problem. (Which one is grammatical?) 3. Only after understanding the situation did he make a comment. 4. Only after understanding the situation he made a comment. 5. Only after understanding the situation...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8:43pm

English
1. Outside the village, Naki is sitting on the ground. 2. Outside the village Naki is sitting on the ground. 3. Outside the village is Naki sitting on the ground. 4. Outside the village, she is sitting on the ground. 5. Outside the village she is sitting on the ground. 6. ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8:38pm

history
Why did the English establish colonies in the Americas?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:50pm

history
Why did the English establish colonies in the Americas?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:39pm

English
Can someone check my post? It's urgent. Thank you very much in advance! I like the urban look the most/the worst because it is so cool. These clothes are baggy and comfortable enough to wear anywhere/for work/for school/at parties/to go out. I like to wear casual clothes ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 4:09pm

english
is it possible to find evidence that could ever disprove a conspiracy theory? why/why not?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 1:56am

English
Is this sentence correct? My family (my mom, dad, and I) was going on a trip. I think it is correct, because family is singular?
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:24pm

English
Which word fits? Have officials chose/chosen the city for the next Olympics? The Greek gods and goddesses drank/drunk nectar.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:03pm

English
Help please What change if any? Michael phelps is one of the best know athletes who endorse products in television commercials Is it c? a sentence is correct b change endorse to endorsing c change endorse to endorses
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:25pm

English
If I use "anything," should I pair it with "it" or "them?" For example, "if I wanted anything, I could get it/them there."
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2:42pm

ENGLISH
is this syntax because the author uses short sentences "why, no one on our side had even though of firing a gun, because when you came right down to it, we didnt like guns and did not believe in them"
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:31pm

English
How do I find a research question in an article titled Ethical issues in public health: A qualitative study of public health practice
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:04pm

English
what is the word for to 'gradually persuaded'?
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 2:23pm

english/III
Analyze the sentence to select the adverb clause, subordinating conjunction, and the word(s) modified in the appropriate boxes below. Please get to bed early since you have a test tomorrow Adverb clause: Word(s) modified: Subordinating conjunction:
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:20am

English story
Girls and boys by alice munro 1) what does the mother expect of her daughter and why does the narrator feel that her mom is her "enemy"? 2) why does the girl find fathers work more interesting than her moms!?
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:50am

English
1. someone who works in a garden, growing plants and making it look attractive 2. someone who works in a garden, while he grows plants and makes it look attractive (The above is the definition of 'gardener.' Does #1 mean #2?)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:35am

English
1. He was excited to watch the game. 2. He was excited watching the game. (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? What is the difference between them?)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:28am

English
1. What's the weather like today? 2. How is the weather today? 3. Whhat's today's forecast? 4. How is it outside? (Are they all interchangeable? are they all the same and grammatical?)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12:03am

English
In the sentence They are not nuts. They is the subject Are is the verb What is the predicate word?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 9:17pm

English
What is the predicate word in this sentence Peanut butter is rich in protein? Rich or protein?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 6:32pm

English
1. Your body temperature is a little higher than usual. 2. Your body temperature is a little higher than your temperature is usual. (Does #1 mean #2? Is #2 the full form of #1?) 3. He is as tall as I. 4. He is as tall as me. (Are both OK? Which one is commonly used? Is #3 for ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 4:48pm

English
1. What animal do you keep? 2. What pet animal do you have? 3. What pet do you keep? 4. Which pet do you have? 5. What pet do you have? - I have a pet turtle. (Which question is suitable for the answer?)
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 4:12pm

English 2
Is this correct? To Whom It May Concern, In regards to the Memorial Day fiasco aboard you cruise ship, Star Princess. We would like to offer our sincere apology for our part in the mishap. While we do not plan on taking legal action against you or the Moroccan authorities, we ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:57pm

English II
Read the following poem and answer the question that follows. "I Like to See it Lap the Miles" by Emily Dickinson I like to see it lap the miles, And lick the valleys up, And stop to feed itself at tanks; And then, prodigious, step Around a pile of mountains, And, ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 2:47pm

English
I have a doubt in this statement: We've been best friends for years and still we're going to be more than best friends 1)What is the simple predicate in this sentence?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11:58am

english-project
Hi!I am doing project, its about making the world a better place for humans. I have to join organizations online and subscribe t email lists to get action updates-issues like anti-war/peace, social justice and environments, animals, food water and democracy. Please tell me ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:08am

English
Use the following verbals according to the functions provided. 1. scanning as a predicative nominative 2. polluting as a participle 3. to exaggerate as an appositive 4. composing as an indirect object 5. to demonstrate as a predicative nominative
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:38am

English
But they were those bags she saved that caused them such humiliation. What should "they were" change from the options below. A. NO CHANGE B. it was C. there was D. DELETE the underlined portion.
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:44pm

English
Identify the appropriate punctuation for the underlined word or phrase for questions 19-20. 19.) Irving Berlin wrote "White Christmas" and many other popular songs. White Christmas is underlined, I just used quotation marks. A.) italics B.) quotation marks C.) single...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:13pm

English
Identify the sentence for questions 16-18 that contains NO errors in punctuation or use of italics. 16. A.) Catherine asked, "Where are you going"? B.) "We're going to volunteer ate the animal shelter," said Dan, "Do you want to come?" C.) &...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:35pm

English
Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics. 1.) Riding the Orient Express toward Istanbul, Tom read the novels of Mark Twain. A.) Orient Express B.) Istanbul C.) Mark Twain D.) none 2.) He felt like a character in a Steven Spielberg movie as he listened to a Strauss...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 6:44pm

English
What is the complete predicate in the following sentence? Your sister Erin wrote a fantastic essay about Paris. I think the answer is wrote a fantastic essay about Paris.
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 6:32pm

English
what is the simple subject in the sentence my first dog was afraid of thunderstorms.
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 6:22pm

English
¡°By studying socioeconomic status within a neuroscientific framework, we have the potential to expand our understanding of the biological signatures of poverty,¡± said Nina Kraus, professor of neurobiology, physiology and communication sciences at ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:52pm

English
What skill/knowledge does this artifact reflect, and how did you learn this skill/knowledge? What are they asking here and are they asking for both skill and knowledge or just one of them
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:50pm

English
How did your understanding of the power of language expand through your engagement with this artifact? What does that mean
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:43pm

english
not sure what the difference between a simple subject, simple predicate, complete subject and a complete predicate are
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 3:25pm

English
If women are being compared to mules, what else could be said about them besides explaining that they are weak?
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:29pm

English: Please help
Serving the financial division of the government is the primary responsibility of the (1 point) Department of the Interior. Department of Commerce. *Department of the Treasury. Department of State The National Park Service is part of this department. (1 point) *Department of ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:52pm

English
Do you mind my opening the window? He narrowly escaped being drowned. He gave up smoking. He admitted having stolen the money. I could not avoid saying so. I finished writing my composition. Sam enjoyed swimming in the river. He stopped smoking. He suggested going on a picnic...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:45am

English
In the following sentence, should "is" be replaced with "are"? Beowulf’s courage and willingness to fight to his death is what makes him a classic hero.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:36pm

English
which poetic device does this quote use “Why no one on our side had even thought of firing a gun, because when you came right down to it, we didn’t like guns and did not believe in them”
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:10pm

English
The following sentence is an example of which primary English sentence pattern? The toddler tossed his father the ball. A. Pronoun, subject, interrogative verb B. Subject, action verb, indirect object, direct object. C. Subject, verb, object, object complement D. Subject, ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:34pm

English
Which one of the following sentences contains an incorrect usage of the singular possessive? A. Icarus's fate was sealed when he approached the sun. B. Mary was dominant among Jesus' disciples. C. The alpha male is often the pack's leader. D. The north forty has ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 12:42pm

English
1. I am happy with you. 2. I am happy because of you. 3. I am happy about you. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 2:49am

English
I left out two last sentences.Which are grammatica? Thank you very much. 1)When I was five I was able to ride a bike/When I was five I could ride ... 2) Did they manage to book a table...? Were they able to book (is a mistake?)
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 3:09pm

English
Can someone from you help me with these sentences? Which of the options are grammatical? Which are best? It's really urgent..... •She wasn't able to speak until she was... •She couldn't speak until she was •It is better to book a holiday with a ...
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 2:39pm

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