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1. Ariel calls Prospero, 'master'. 2. Ariel calls Prospero, 'Master'. (Which expression is correct?) 3. Ariel puts Alonso's ship in one of the island's parts. 4. Alonso, Sebastian, and Gonzalo land in a different part of the island. 5. Caliban must get ...
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 12:08am

English
Their ship is not far from here in a river. ---------------------------- What is the relationship between 'here' and 'in a river'? Are they in apposition?
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 12:01am

English 10
I have to a narrative argument about the human nature in the book Lord of The Flies. Any ideas what examples of human nature in the book i can use? please help this is urgent. Please!!
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:31pm

English
[ms Yardley is an art dealer. The man is going to hand a picture by Picasso.] 'Fifty thousand Euros, Ms Yardley,' the man says. 'I want fifty thousand Euros to get it.' ------------------------------------- What does the last sentence mean? Would you ...
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 5:50pm

English
1. Pierre Valmy -------------------- How do you pronounce 'Valmy'? Do you pronounce the 'l' sound? 2. England are playing France at football this evening. ------------------- is this sentence grammatical?
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 5:47pm

English
I still have a few doubts. Thank you very much. 1) When I go to a party, I generally wear clothes which are smarter than the ones I wear for school. 2) I want to be original and on fashion (is it possible?) 3) What do you think of/about this coat? Are both "about " ...
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 4:19pm

ENGLISH
The Call of the Wild is a story about a dog named Buck. Buck is a pampered dog who lives with a wealthy family in southern California. During the Gold Rush, Buck is captured, sold, and eventually shipped to Alaska to work as a sled dog. Along the way, Buck is mistreated by a ...
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 12:18pm

English
1. If your friend has bad grades, what would you say to help her get better grades. 2. If your friend had bad grades, what would you say to help her get better grades. ------------------ Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'has' or 'had'? Are both ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 10:04pm

English (advertisements)
"This city of 200,000 has over 400 restaurants" Is that an unfinished claim? Unfinished claim-When you make a comparison, you state two things that are compared (for ex I am taller than you) Advertisers may intentionally not finish the comparison "this battery ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:18pm

English
1. Shut the door behind you. 2. Shut the door behind yourself. 3. I looked about me. 4. I looked about myself. 5. We have the whole week before us. 6. We have the whole week before ourselves. (Which expressions are grammatical? Is each pair grammatical?)
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 6:57pm

English
What should the warrant be about in a argumentative essay?
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 6:30pm

English
I urgently need your help with a few sentences. Can you tell me which alternatives are possible? 1) What do you think of/about these shoes? 2) AlL the ones I have been shown are uncool 3) all of the ones I have been shown... 4) He was given two weeks by the judge in which to ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 4:50pm

Business English
I need help writing this: You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 2:42pm

English
What type of clause or phrase is italicized in the sentence below? (Jumping across the ditch), the fire threatened our house.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 2:09pm

English
Four score and seven years ago, our forefathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation conceived in (liberty) and dedicated to the proposition all men are created equal.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 2:07pm

English
Why is "For the frozen sun's return" considered an oxymoron?
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 2:24pm

english
how would i write about two historical figure purposes?
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9:40am

English
1. He doesn't want newspaper men to come to the Valley of the Kings bringing lots of visitors. 2. He doesn't want newspaper men to come to the Valley of the Kings while/as they bring lots of visitors. (Does #1 mean #2? Are both the same in meaning?)
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:36am

English
We all waited in the sand under the sun. ------------------------------ Are 'we' on the sand or under the sand based on the sentence above?
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:32am

English
1. We all laughed and cried. 2. It was very exciting! 3. But after a time, Mr Carter said we must all be quiet. ------------------------ Q: What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean that we all laughed while we cried? Did we laugh and cry at the same time? Q: What does 'it' ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:30am

English
Mr Carter says we can't tell people about the steps in the sand. He says they're very important. ---------------------------- Does #1 as in the passage above mean #2, #3, or #4?? 1. We can't tell people about the steps. 2. We are not able to tell people about the ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:08am

English
We soon found a step in the sand. ---------------- What is the part of speech of 'in the sand'? Is it an adverbial phrase modifying 'found,' or an adjective phrase modifying 'step'?
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 3:41am

English composition
List two specific,concrete original details for each sense that describing that particular testing event
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:45pm

English
Hello, what is a common theme between the Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Roahl Dahl's Lamb to the Slaughter? Please give examples of the the theme found within in the 3 books. It's just that I have to write a formal literary essay ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 8:23pm

English 10
Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY! *a. American West *b. Post-Civil War South c. New England d. Gold Coast I think there is one more that needs to be check, but I don't know which one it is. Can you ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 6:15pm

English
does anyone know of a website where i can get info on why vampires attract the interest of human beings? thank you its for a essay
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:54pm

English
State the meaning of the word expedite as it is used in the following sentence. Then, identify the context clue that you used to understand the meaning: definition clue, synonym, example clue, contrast clue, or inference clue. The majority of the elected representatives wanted...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:13pm

English - help
I just opened a savings account at the First Federal Bank Main Street Office. First Federal Bank is underlined. Choices: First Federal Banks First Federal Bank's First Federal Banks' I think it is B...?
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 12:50pm

English - help
Everyones homework needs to be completed by the end of class. Everyones is underlined and my choices are Everyone's Everyone Everyones' I think it is A...?
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 12:48pm

English- Help Ms. Sue
Does the word "decipher" mean to interpret or understand....both words are in the dictionary with the explanation and I cant decide...I am leaning towards interpret?
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 12:39pm

english
I have to write an English paper discussing a current event; I chose Obama Care, but was told it is not a current event. I know the bill was passed in 2014, but discussions are still being posed about it and there are continuing developments, so why is this not a current event?
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:21am

English
I'm doing a presentation on these vintage advertisement. (.)vh1(.)com(/)celebrity(/)bwe(/)images(​/)2010(/)08(/)Skype-Retro-Ad(.)jpg This advertisement was produced by a Brazilian advertising agency for Maximidia Seminar (a seminar on communication) on 2010. I need ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 10:13am

english
use these five words given below and write a essay 120 to 140 words 1.family 2 television 3 entertainment 4 mother 5 day time
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 3:30am

English
Where can we find the summary of 'the Big Story' by John Escott?
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:29am

English
I have to write a memo for english class. This is the information and my memo. In this written assignment you will need to focus on your audience, plan the details of your message, check the five C’s and proofread carefully to make sure that your paragraphs begin with ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 9:55pm

English
It's a good thing (that)I'm far away from my family. ------------------------------ Can we omit 'that'? Is 'It' a false subject and is 'that I'm...' a real subject?
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 8:21pm

English
I said 'Stop! We must get Mr Carter.' Someone found Mr Carter and he ran over to us. ------------------------------ What is the meaning 'get' in the sentence? What other similar expressions can we use?
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 8:14pm

English
How do you pronounce Tariq and Karim? Which syllabel do we have to stress in each proper noun? The first syllabl or the second syllable?
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 8:10pm

English (HELP)
I need an example of a regular writing scene portfolio and of a dramatic writing scene portfolio??????
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:06pm

English
State the meaning of the word eradicate as it is used in the following sentence. Then, identify the context clue that you used to understand the meaning: definition clue, synonym, example clue, contrast clue, or inference clue. Researchers continue their efforts to eradicate ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 6:41pm

English
State the meaning of the word eradicate as it is used in the following sentence. Then, identify the context clue that you used to understand the meaning: definition clue, synonym, example clue, contrast clue, or inference clue.
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 6:28pm

English
Are the pronouns I put down right? My answers are the ones in parentheses 1. The trip led to an argument between Helen and _____. (I) 2. It was ____ who demanded an apology from the newspaper. (us) 3. We appreciated ____ writing a personal letter to explain his stand on the ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5:33pm

English
It is very general question. I am supposed to write 2,000 words analytical essay but my teacher told me based on my topic I need to write it in journal entry with only intro being 200 words. When I hear "journal entry", it is not the same as an essay. Do you think ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 4:34pm

English
I have an urgent question. I'm going to Australia for my holiday. I can speak English pretty well and i could practise it while I was there. (is it grammatically correct? Is the meaning that of a conditional clause? Thank you very much in advance
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 2:09pm

ENGLISH
A hypothetical example is: A. A false example B. not real but can happen C. an example to prove a hypothesis d. has no place ina speech
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 2:08pm

English 111
33. I'll make a centerpiece out of it. 36. I thought it was a funny joke, but I didn't think you'd get sick. 37. We must persevere and not be implicated in wrong doing as we push ahead in this fight. 43. I don't believe in religion, but kept my eyes closed out ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 12:47pm

english
Read the paragraph below and complete the cause-and-effect chart. Erosion is a natural process. During the erosion process, soil and rocks are worn away by the elements. Most erosion results from a combination of several factors, including heat, cold, gases, water, wind, ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5:03am

English
Hello. Dear Writeacher, thank you a lot! Please answer two more questions: 1) in case of loyalty, they were granted additional benefits (is it natural, I mean "in case", maybe "in the case"?) 2)it proved enough for the increase of influence of the nobility ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 12:32am

English
The Curse of the Mummy by Joyce Hannam ------------------ Is this book a novel or a nonfiction?
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 11:12pm

English
Which of the following is a sentence fragment? He spent twenty dollars on those shoes. How much did you spend on those shoes? That much money on those shoes? Spending way too much! C or D?
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 9:34pm

English
The abbreviation for hour is hr so.... is this correct? 1hr 2hrs hrs=plural (>1)?????
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 8:30pm

English
On the far side of the burial room is an open door and a third room. ------------------------- Does the sentence mean that the burial room has a door which is open? Or does the sentence meant that the burial room doesn't have a door?
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 3:08pm

English
Hello. Thank you for answering my previous question. I would be very grateful for some more help. 1)In one of the sources I came across the phrase "the nobility was coopted from the military". Does "co-opted" here mean "drawn, incorporated from"...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 1:18pm

English
Write complete sentence if the statement is a complete sentence. Write not a sententce if the statement is not a complete sentence. 1/. The author thought of a story. Complete sentence. 2/ Took place long ago. Not sentence . 3/ Her first day at school. Not sentence. 4/ She was...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 10:41am

English
Hello. I can't express how grateful I am to Writeacher for the help. Thank you! I have one more technical question. Is it necessary to translate the names of authors and their works in footnotes/references if I refer to them in an article to be published in an English ...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 6:55am

English
What are the similarities between Romeo and Juliet and The Machine stops
Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 3:55pm

English
Hello. I would highly appreciate some language help from a native speaker of English. Do you think the following sounds natural English: 1)the topicality of the present study is prompted by the fact that... (maybe the word "relevance" is better here?) 2)these ...
Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2:53pm

English
Select the letter that indicates the correct noun or pronoun in the following sentence. If both choices are correct, select the pronoun. 1. The last time Kevin and Denise were here was right after ____ had broken her ankle. a.she b.Denise 2. In the magazine article I just read...
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10:03pm

English
1.the trip led to an argument between Helen and ____ a.I b.me 2. It was ____ who demanded an apology from the newspaper. a.we b.us 3. We appreciated ____ writing a personal letter to explain his stand on the issue. a.his b.him 4. The most outspoken critics were my sister and ...
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9:34pm

English
There are about twenty of us, men and boys, working here in the valley. ----------------- Q1 What is the relationship between 'us' and men and boys'? Does 'men and boys' mean 'about twenty' or 'us'? Q2 What does the previous sentence mean, #...
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 3:13pm

English
He died when he was eighteen. That's only one year older than me. ----------------------------- What does 'That' refer to in the second sentence?
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 3:07pm

English
Select the letter of the pair of words that expresses a relationship expressed by the following pair 1.Stethoscope:doctor a.manager: trainee b.best-seller: publisher c.tool:shovel d.microphone:broadcaster 2.cubism:art a.dictatorship:government b.suit:vest c.bravery:fear d....
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 8:36am

English
Select the letter of the answer that best corrects the element in parentheses. Answer should reflect clearest and concise wording and not change the meaning of the sentence. He agreed to to interview the candidate (waiting in the lobby in the red suit.) a.waiting in the lobby ...
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 8:34am

english
I want an essay on United we stand,divided we fall along with some quotes used in it
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 8:25am

English
Need help revising this paragraph Some folks don’t mind lots of clutter scattered around the house. Others can’t stand that idea. Even doing dishes can be a point of contention. One roommate might see nothing wrong with placing dirty dishes in the sink and leaving ...
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1:40am

English
Select the letter of the pair of words that expresses a relationship expressed by the following pair 1.Stethoscope:doctor a.manager: trainee b.best-seller: publisher c.tool:shovel d.microphone:broadcaster 2.cubism:art a.dictatorship:government b.suit:vest c.bravery:fear d....
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1:16am

English
how does hawthorne use irony to criticize puritan society
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:32pm

7th grade English
Use the correct pronoun in parentheses. The book ( it, itself) is a collector's item. Please help. Thanks.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:02pm

english 4
Which of the following best describes the overall mood in Frost's poem?
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 7:54pm

English
$230.00 two hundred thirty dollars Or two hundred and thirty dollars Is there a dash between two and hundred?
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 7:19pm

English help please
1. "If thou be'st born to strange sights, 10 Things invisible to see, Ride ten thousand days and nights Till Age snow white hairs on thee; Thou, when thou return'st, wilt tell me All strange wonders that befell thee, 15 And swear No where Lives a woman true and ...
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:31pm

english
prepositional phrases
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 5:18pm

English
Read the following lines from “Fable for When There’s No Way Out”: “Despair tempts him / to just go limp.” What is the best interpretation of these lines? The chick is angry at how difficult it is to break free from his shell. The chick is so tired he ...
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 1:07pm

english
can somebody give me ten facts about Hades, keeper of the underworld?
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 12:43pm

English
The Eleveven cities tour is the longest speed skating race. --------------------- What does 'lonngest' mean? Does it mean the longest length or the longest time?
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:36pm

English
What are the adjectives in this sentence? Many families headed for a favorite beach last week during the hot weather. Many, a, favorite, last, the, hot
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 9:25pm

English
1. The race takes a long time. ---------------- What is the meaing of 'takes' in the sentence?
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 8:07pm

English
What does quote mean? Things can happen in some cities and the tale of them will be interesting the same story laid in another city would be ridiculous."-frank Norris
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 6:07pm

English Class
What is the direct object in these sentence? Can you check them please 1. This article gives interesting facts about libraries. Is it libraries? 2. In the Untied States, we now have thousands of libraries. Is it Untied States? 3. Fire destroyed all of these libraries. Is it ...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 5:13pm

english
could you please tell me the parts of speech for the given sentence : Council took a look round the court for a moment took-look-round-for-moment
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:07am

english 3
One of the key questions historical criticism attempts to answer is: Who made the most important scientific discoveries of the time? Answer
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 9:04am

English
I have hard time understanding this wordings :( Turner thesis* by about a hundred years: the myth of the American west did more than anything else to shape the American character. Civilization by its very nature takes away our freedom, but as Americans we can always find ...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 9:56pm

Grammer, English
how can you identify direct objects?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 9:13pm

English
what is the complements and is it predicate nominative or predicate adjective? 1. The chirping of the birds became more and more shrill as the cat approached. 2. You should feel proud of yourself. 3. Soft and cool was the grass under the catalpa tree. 4. Be a friend to animals...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 6:32pm

English
What are the disadvantages of using a photograph to learn about taking a stand? How is it negative or unhelpful?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 5:29pm

English
What does it mean to be a "critical reader?" Why is this important?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 5:06pm

English
1. People in the Netherlands are surely hoping for another cold winter. 2. People in the Netherlands are surely hoping another cold winter. 3. Surely/Certainly people in the Netherlands are hoping for another cold winter. 4. It is certain (that) people in the Netherlands are ...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 4:37pm

English
1. The race does not take place every year because the ice must be at least 15 centimeters thick. 2. The race does not take place every year because the ice must be not less than 15 centimeters thick. 3. The race does not take place every year because the ice must not be less ...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 4:25pm

English
Q: To be a doctor at a hospital, do they all need to get doctors's degree in college?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 4:22pm

English
There were five children in the family. 1. Ann got best of all the children. ---------------------------------- Is #1 grammatical? Does #1 mean "Ann became (the) best of all the children?"
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:53pm

English
Hello, Dr. Green. ------------------ In this expression, is Dr. Green a doctor who works at a hospital? Or is Dr. Green a professor in college?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:37pm

English
1. Is there something wrong with her? 2. Is there anything wrong with her? (Are both grammatical? What is the difference between them?)
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:33pm

English
So I put her(my pet turtle) in the water and blocked the sunlight, but she got worse. --------------- 1. She got worse. 2. She got bad. 3. She got best. 4. She got better. 5. She got well. (Can we use all the expressions? Are they all grammatical? Instead of #1 can we use #2 ...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:25pm

English
Thank you for your help. Is 'Sandy' a male name or a female name?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:18pm

english(check1answer)
which word would you use to replace "security" to give the phrase "security camera"a negative connotation? A.school B.student C.crime D.nonstop
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:16pm

English
It is denoted by 0 K on the Kelvin scale, -273.15 ¡ÆC on the Celsius scale, and -459.67 ¡ÆF on the Fahrenheit scale. ----------------------------- Q: How do we read "-273.15 ¡ÆC"?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 1:47pm

english(check1answer)
which word in the following sentence is an indefinite article? A camera can also catch people who cause problems. A.a B.can(i picked this)but i know its wrong. C.also D.who please help me
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 1:42pm

english(check 1answer)
which is a fact rather than a opinion? A.her voice was tired and low,and i am forever mopping up puddles left by the snow you and the boys track into the house. B.wilsons mother shook her head and picked up the mop again. C.the town,located in the snowbelt often recieves 120 ...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:17pm

English
Write steps of how to practice well with your team to win the mach (Guiding words: football,,instructions,,coach,,obey,, follow concentrate,, sleeping early,,healthy food)
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 8:35am

english
the blank democratic movement slowly grew stronger as more people began to desire free elections. a:convened b:embarked c:incipient d:generated think its b
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11:41pm

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