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English
Which description would not apply to a typical metropolis ? A. Bustling B. Crowded C. Large d. Rustic I think it's is A
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:16pm

English
A word closely associated with altercation is ? A. revision B. Adherent C. Sensible D. Argument I think it is letter B is that right ? Please answer me
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:10pm

English
Hello. Please help me to formulate the assignment correctly: "Speak on the question from the theoretical course in Indo-European Lexicology: The native word-stock of Indo-European languages", The course is Indo-European Lexicology, the native word-stock... is one of ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:53pm

English
An invincible team is one that has never know ? A. The joy of victory B. The agony of defeat C. The fear of flying D. Injury or illness I am thinking it could be letter D
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:35pm

English
1. Can I have something to drink? 2. Can I drink something to drink? 3. Can I get something to drink? 4. Can I take something to drink? ------------------ What is the meaning of 'have' in #1? 'Have' has a lot of meaning. Does 'have' mean 'drink'...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 8:31am

English
1. After about 15 minutes, take off the shape. 2. In about 15 minutes, take off the shape. -------------------- Which one is right? Do we have to use 'After' or "In'? Thank you for your help.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:03am

English
1. You can use it on almost everything--pants, bags and shoes. 2. You can use it on almost everything such as pants, bags and shoes. (What is the function of '--' here? Does #1 mean #2?)
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:01am

english/vocabulary
Look back at "failing infrastructure" write a letter to your state representative describing an infrastructure problem in your community and urging swift action. thoroughly describe the problem and it's solution, explaining why it is vital to take action ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:49pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:32pm. What will Sonya's family do this weekend? 1. They will plant potatoes. 2. Her family will plant potatoes. (Are both grammatical? Which answer is common?) ----------------- 1. On weekends what do Sonya and her family do...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:05pm

English
What will Sonya's family do this weekend? 1. They will plant potatoes. 2. Her family will plant potatoes. (Are both grammatical? Which answer is common?) ----------------- 1. On weekends what do Sonya and her family do? 2. On weekends what do Sonya and her family members ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:32pm

English
How many are there in Sonya's family? 1. There are four in her family:her father, mother, her little sister and her. 2. There are four in her family:her father, mother, her little sister and she. 3. There are four in her family:her father, mother, her little sister and ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:19pm

English
My brother must have had the angels watching over him yesterday. As he __________ from branch to branch like a monkey in a tree, he __________ thirty feet and all he got was a scratched toe. A. swang; had fallen B. swung; fallen C. is swinging; falls D. was swinging; fell D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:28pm

English
Which sentence is preferable? A. A student must see their advisor before registering for the following semester. B. A student must see his advisor before registering for the following semester. C. Students must see their advisor before registering for the following semester. D...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:27pm

English
New patients should arrive 20 minutes early, so __________ time to fill out the paperwork. A. they have B. you have C. he or she has D. he has A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:27pm

English
Which sentence is preferable? A. Everyone did his work quietly. B. Each person did their work quietly. C. Everyone did their work quietly. D. Everyone worked quietly. D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:26pm

English
Kristen is a prolific writer. She __________ a couple books of poetry and about a hundred short stories. Someday she __________ as famous as Edgar Allen Poe. A. was writing; will be B. has written; would be C. had written; would be D. has written; will be B
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:21pm

English
When preparing to write a summary, you should: A. highlight all main and major ideas after thoroughly reading the article. B. highlight descriptive language and examples. C. take careful notes as you read the article the first time. D. complete outside research. A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:20pm

English
Either Brenda or her mother lost __________ keys. A. their B. her C. hers D. its A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:16pm

English
Which sentence is preferable? A. One of the students at the school has given up her scholarship. B. One of the students at the school has given up their scholarship. C. One of the students at the school has given up a scholarship. D. One of the students at the school has given...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:15pm

English
s One-third of the steel units __________ sold, but that one __________. A. have been; wasn't B. been; weren't C. have been; weren't D. been; wasn't A
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:14pm

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The children steadily eased themselves into the cold water of the neighborhood pool. A. common noun B. proper noun C. pronoun D. adjective underlined is themselves C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:12pm

English
Usually Janice __________ part time at the local community college, but this summer she __________ away to grad school. A. teach; is going B. teaches; goes C. teaches; be going D. teaches; is going D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:11pm

English
Which of the following statements is true of a summary? article. topic. A. A summary condenses the main points of an article. B. A summary is quicker and easier to write than a longer original C. A summary should not include evaluation and criticism. D. A summary should direct...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:11pm

English
Identify the sentence that uses the present perfect progressive tense correctly. A. Charlene is feeling sick today. B. Charlene was sick. C. Charlene has been feeling sick lately. D. Charlene feels sick. C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:00pm

English
Which sentence is correct? A. The company closed their offices. B. The company closed its offices. C. The company closed it's offices. D. The company closed there offices. C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:59pm

English
Identify the correct sentence. A. I did my homework when the doorbell was ringing. B. I do my homework when the doorbell is ringing. C. I was doing my homework when the doorbell rang. D. I was doing my homework when the doorbell rung C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:55pm

English
Identify the correct sentence. A. When you will come to Florida next week, we can go out for dinner. B. When you come to Florida next week, we can go out for dinner. C. When you are coming to Florida next week, we can go out to dinner. D. When you be coming to Florida next ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:55pm

English
Which sentence is correct? A. Has everyone brought their stapler? B. Neither of the girls brought their book to class. C. None of the glasses were in its place. D. Some of the children forgot their notebooks. D
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:54pm

English
Either the principal or the teachers will do __________ best to resolve the conflict with the parent. A. his B. their C. his or her D. there C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:54pm

English: tragedy
Paraphrase this line by line: I don't understand this.. In tragedy, man is a paradox in a paradoxical existence. Fallible and vulnerable in his mortal finity, he is yet capable of transcendent greatness. Freely exercising his will (a passive hero is pathetic rather than ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:53pm

English
The Boy Scout leader announced a camping trip after everyone earns __________ merit badge. A. his B. his or her C. their D. there C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:52pm

English
When I __________ to pay my restaurant bill, I realized I __________ my credit card at home. A. try; forget B. tried; have forgotten C. tried; had forgotten D. tried; had forgot C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:51pm

english/vocabulary
can you please help me on word study with writing with idioms ? 1. sick as a dog 2. the best of both worlds 3. under the weather 4. nest eggs 5. when pigs fly 6. slip through the cracks 7. go to seed 8 . thorn in your side 9. turn over a new leaf 10. fifth wheel 11. pitch in ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:21pm

English. Adverbs
Underline the adverb in the sentence He worked hard and won the contest. Should both hard and won be underlined? Thank you
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:43pm

english
PLEASE GIVE ME THE USE IN SENTENCES OF 1. MAGNIFICANT 2. VICTORIOUS 3. GROAN 4. DESERTED 5. STRENGTH
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:29pm

english
Please give me the frame sentences of 1. Magnificant 2. Victorious 3. Groan 4. Deserted 5. Strength
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:56pm

English
1. Which of the following sentences uses capitalization CORRECTLY? (1 point) A.) You can find the complete list of Senators online. B.) Have you ever read The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling? C.)The Maryland Blue Crabs have become a symbol of the state. I think it is B..? 2...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:15am

English
1. I tried to make myself at home. 2. I tried to make myself comfortable. ---------- Are both the same? Thank you.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1:37am

English
1. They didn't have green leaves yet. 2. She didn't finish her homework yet. 3. He didn't clean the room yet. 4. She didn't read the book yet. (Are all the sentences grammatical?)
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1:25am

English
is it true or false External motivation is not desirable
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:43am

English
1. I didn't read Harry Potter yet. 2. I haven't read Harry Potter yet. 3. I don't know anything yet. 4. I didn't know anything yet. 5. He is not singing yet. 6. He was not singing yet. (Which ones are grammatical?)
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:06am

English
Internal motivation is
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 11:30pm

English
Jessica's high grades in her geometry class made her mother and __________ very proud. A. myself B. I C. me D. ourselves C
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:52pm

English
A body paragraph in an essay is one that: A. expounds upon the thesis of the essay. B. brings closure to the piece. C. features footnoted information. D. introduces the ideas that will be covered in the essay. A
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:51pm

English
Carla and __________ don't think it is a good idea for __________ girls to go to Tom's Halloween party tomorrow night. A. them; us B. they; we C. them; we D. they; us c
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:50pm

English
The editor is in charge of proofreading all of the __________ for the newspaper. A. head lines B. head-lines C. headlines' D. headlines D
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:43pm

English
The topic sentence of a body paragraph: A. introduces the thesis statement. B. outlines one thesis point. C. is developed during the proofreading step. D. summarizes the essay’s main points. D
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:41pm

English
Which of the following is a compound sentence? A. After it began to rain, he could not find his umbrella. B. They met after work for a game of tennis. C. She liked her neighbors, but she rarely saw them. D. The afternoon meeting extended into the evening hours. A
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:38pm

English
Which of the following is a complex sentence? A. She was invited to the party, but she had already made other plans. B. He wasn’t hungry because he had a late lunch. C. The dog followed her around the apartment all day long. D. Initially, the conference seemed unimportant...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:33pm

English
Choose the correct sentence. A. Whom do you think you are? B. Give the ledger to Mr. Bon or me. C. Either me or you should win first place. D. The secret is between Joe and I. B
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:19pm

English
Choose the version of the sentence below that has correctly placed modifiers. A. Coughing and sputtering, Alan steered the old car to the side of the road. B. The old car was coughing and sputtering as Alan steered it to the side of the road. C. The car Alan was driving ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:17pm

English
Several __________ were left on their desks in the classroom during recess. A. students book's B. students' books C. students books' D. student's books B
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:15pm

English
Juanita sent the two __________ reports to __________ yesterday afternoon. A. technicians'; headquarters B. technicians; headquarter's C. technician's; headquarters' D. technicians'; headquarters' A
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:14pm

English
Two sentences joined together with a coordinating conjunction and a comma form a: A. compound sentence. B. complex sentence. C. comma splice. D. run-on. B
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:11pm

English
A dependent clause and an independent clause joined together form a: A. compound sentence. B. simple sentence. C. compound-complex sentence. D. complex sentence. D
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:09pm

English
A sentence that consists of two or more main clauses and no subordinate clause is a: A. compound sentence. B. compound-complex sentence. C. complex sentence. D. simple sentence A
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:07pm

English
The main purpose of a transition is to: A. conclude a thought. B. indicate doubt. C. add emphasis. D. link ideas. D
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:58pm

HELP!
Next year (sophomore year) I'm taking the following courses: Honors Algebra II/Trig Spanish III Health AP Biology Honors English AP World History Is AP Bio and world history hard? or no it's not just the exam. Please tell me because this is my first year taking AP.
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:00pm

English
What is the general purpose of a book review?
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 3:48pm

Check English Answers
Please check my answers: 1)pathos 2)thesis statements 3)Lincoln promises retribution for war 4)Ethos 5)Theme 1)"On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 2:26pm

english 11
Question about Nora's children in the book the A Doll's house.? 1. What have you Learned from My Mother? Write three short paragraphs, one from the point of view of each of Nora's children, describing. what the children feel they've learned from their mother. i...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 2:09pm

English III
1)"On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 1:47pm

English III
1)“We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.” These lines from the Declaration of ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 1:45pm

English
In each stanza of Dioondra's peom "If", she seems to wonder whether. The mountains can reach into the clouds People will laugh at her work or appreciate it She can find a job painting windowsills She could survive a storm in a raging
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:50am

English
1. Imagine you are writing a research paper on social networking sites. Which of the following thesis statements would be the most effective? A. Social networking sites have become incredibly popular in recent years and have millions of members. Many of these sites are now ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:28am

English
He was taking a shower when I called. ----------------------- Q: Did I make a phone call or call his name shouting in the sentence?
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 4:44am

English
1. He is honest in himself. (Is this sentence grammatical? What is the meaning of 'in himself' then?) 2. He must be angry because she's not saying anything. 3. He has to be angry because she's not saying anything. (Are both the same and grammatical?) 4. He must...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 2:38am

English
Which option below would make the following statement parallel? She insisted the presentation not only begin on time but: A. it will be closed to anyone who arrived late. B. conclude 10 minutes earlier than scheduled. C. that she be allowed extra time afterward for questions ...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 7:02pm

English
Choose the version of the sentence below that has correctly placed modifiers. A. Carrie said that there was nothing like a cold soft drink, frosty and foaming, on a hot day. B. Frosty and foaming, Carrie said that there was nothing like a cold soft drink on a hot day. C. A ...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 7:01pm

English(FAL)
What are the comparatives and Superlatives of Infectious?
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 2:09pm

English
I need to know the prepositions in the following question. The patient is a 42-year-old male with a history of left shoulder osteomyelitis wit resistant pseudomonas from an injury he sustained approximately 20 years ago.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:41am

english-poetry
how do i write a rap about school??
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:30pm

English
Which literary term best matches this? A group of four rhyming lines.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 2:41pm

English
1. You should do it yourself. 2. You should do it itself. Are both grammatical? ----------------- 3. She must be angry because she's not saying anything. 4. She has to be angry because she's not saying anything. Are both grammatical and commonly used?
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11:16pm

English
1. The girl dressed herself up for the audition? 2. The girl dressed herself for the audition? ------------- What is the difference between the two sentences? Does 'up' mean 'completely' in Sentence 1?
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 10:59pm

English
1. I feel comfortable in myself. 2. I talked out loud of myself. 3. There is a gap between myself. ------------- Are the sentences all grammatical? If not, would you correct each sentence? Thank you.
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 10:00pm

English
1. Each of us has something to do. 2. We each have something to do. ---------- Do we have to us 'have' in Sentence 2? How come? 3. Do you like the game? - Yes, I like it. ------------- Is 'it' a personal pronoun or a demonstrative pronoun?
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 9:58pm

English
1. You have to study hard to get into university. 2. You have to study hard to go into university. 3. You have to study hard to enter university. 4. You have to study hard to enter the university. (Are the four sentences all grammatical and the same?)
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 9:55pm

World Civilization
1. In 1789, the National Assembly revoked the privileges of the aristocracy. This occurred in reaction to A. a peasant uprising. B. Louis XVI's withdrawal of troops from Paris. C. discontent among the poor people of Paris. D. the storming of the Bastille 2. What was ...
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5:14pm

IB English
IT IS END OF THIRD QUARTER AND MY IB ENGLISH GRADE IS A B!!!! MY GOAL WAS TO GET AN A BUT...... ****IF GET AN A ON THE FOURTH QUARTER, WILL MY GPA GO UP!!! I GOT A'S ON ALL OF THE OTHER CLASSES EXCEPT IB ENGLISH......... ***********SO WOULD MY GPA BUMP BACK UP IF I GET AN ...
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 4:46pm

English
Please check if my answer is correct... Identify the INCORRECTLY punctuated sentence. In softball, pitchers throw the ball underhand; in baseball, the ball is thrown overhand. • Ice hockey is played on a rink; but field hockey is played outdoors. • Another difference...
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 12:39pm

English grammar
Who can give me a good explanation with examples for the following conjunction. a) while b) unless
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 6:11am

english
why traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only?
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 3:12pm

English
Traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only not women
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 2:30pm

English III
Lesson 6.07 Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:37pm

English
A: What would you like to have? B: A hamburger, please. A: For here or to go? B: To go. ----------------- What does 'to go' mean? 1. I'll take. 2. I'll take it out. We can use #2 instead of ' To go.' What about #1? Can't we use #1? What is the ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 3:16am

English
1. Each of us has something to do. 2. We each have something to do. (Are both grammatical? in #1 we us 'has,' and 'in #2 we use 'have.') 3. All the books were expensive. 4. All the people were surprised. 5. All are old things. 6. All is old things. 7. All ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 2:03am

English
Which one of the following sentences includes a possessive pronoun? A. She will never agree to that. B. She stood up for people's rights. C. He is a mighty opponent. D. Its paws were caked in mud
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 1:27am

English
Do you know what the 5 OMM costs of a restaurant would be. I know what the 5 OMM costs are (raw materials and components costs, plant costs, labor costs, inventory costs, and distribution costs) but I need to know what they would be for a restaurant.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:52pm

English 10
The general notation for your supporting points in an outline is • Roman numerals. • capital letters. • Arabic numerals.* • lowercase letters.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 7:05pm

English 9R - Civil Disobedience Essay Check (PLZ!)
Please check my essay for any grammar errors and anything, because my English teacher grades HARD and I really want a 100 on this essay. I spend HOURS writing this and I really appreciate if you check. Thank You! :) here it is: Civil disobedience is "refusal to obey laws ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:38pm

english
Fascinated,Nina stared at the stranger.Who was standing in the doorway. She wondered if she could convince him they had met before. Where is the fragment and how do I fix it?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:25pm

english
have to point out the ethical dilemmas(so I think problems when adapting and what people in social work adaption receive in terms of wages and hours in different states and the job outlook in general. Thank you!
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:33pm

English
To protect the environment, what do you have to do? 1. I'd better use less water. 2. I'd better take the stairs instead of the elevator. 3. I'd better ride my bike to school. 4. I'd better use less electricity. 5. I'd better not use paper cups or plates. 6...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 9:44pm

English
1. He tattoos a rose once a month. 2. He woos the girl every weekend. (Are both grammatical? Do you use 'woos' frequently in daily conversation?)
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 8:48pm

English 10
Which of the following should be done last when summarizing a source? • translate • evaluate • analyze • synthesize
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 5:20pm

B.A,H,S ENGLISH
traditional healers should be allowed to practise and prescribe medicine in hospitals and clinics
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:50pm

english
1. An essay-type exam is an example of a(n): 2. A discussion board in an online course can be another form of: 3. Explain, discuss, analyze, state, and evaluate are examples of __________ words in an essay-type exam
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 10:15am

English
Which of the following sentences uses CORRECT punctuation? A.) Sharks are considered dangerous predators, however, a deep-sea diver says sharks can be playful creatures, too. B.) Sharks are considered dangerous predators; however, a deep-sea diver says sharks can be playful ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 8:16am

English
1. I will bring it to you. 2. I will take it to you. (Which verb do we have to use? Are both correct? Do they have any difference in meaning?)
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:52pm

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