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English
Does a cover letter need a date at the top?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. Ever since he was a baby, he suffered from a serious illness. 2. Ever since he was a baby, he has suffered from a serious illness. ============= Which one is correct? Are both grammatical? Then what is the difference in meaning between them? The difference between '...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
What is the use of the bear box? 1. It is for keeping travelers' food safe. 2. It is used for keeping travels' food safe. 3. It is for storing travelers' food. 4. It is for putting travelers' food. 5. It is for putting all their food in. (Are they all correct ...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by rfvv

English
Choose a sentence that does not contain a helping verb: (1) Erica is climbing the steepest trail. (2) She will not go to the very highest peak. (3)She wants a photograph of the valley below. (4) Has she ever made the climb before? *Those are the four choices. I don't know ...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Grace ^-^

english
is have a lv?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Misty

english
what is popular is it a adj?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Misty

English/SS
How did people react to Aristophanes' satire in Ancient Greece?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Anonymous

English
12.)In which excerpt from John Donne's A Valediction forbidding mourning does the speaker most directly describe the relationship between him and his wife? a. but we by love so much refind/that ourselves know not what it is b. so let us melt and make no noise/ no tear-...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Mary Anne

English
1. She was fortunate in that she had friends to help her. 2. She was fortunate now that she had friends to help her. 3. She was fortunate now that she had friends to help her. 4. She was fortunate because she had friends to help her. ================== Does 'in that' ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
If you want to answer my questions, put up your hands....(one question)..(A boy answers the question, but not in a complete form....) 1. Try to answer the question in a full sentence/form. 2. You should answer the question in full sentences/forms. 3. Answer the question in a ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. This is the hospital. He was born in the hospital. 2. This is the hospital where/that he was born. 3. This is the hospital he was born. 4. This is the hospital in which he was born. (Are they all grammatical? Can we use both 'at' and 'in' before 'the ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He spent two weeks in hospital. 2. He spent two weeks in the hospital. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. He has spent two weeks in hospital. 4. He has spent two weeks in the hospital. (Are both the same in meaning?) 5. He has been in hospital for two weeks. 6. He has been ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English & composition
We had to find rhetorical devices in this speech from a movie Lean On Me: I spotted personification, rhetorical question, and anaphora only. **Our teacher gave us a list of rhetorical devices that we could find but I can't find: ethos, pathos, logos, parallelism, simile, ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Emma

English
Which of the following lines from King's letter is meant to be interpreted literally A.In those days the church was not merely a thermometer B.It was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society C.There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over D.We have gone ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Gracie

English
The sentence "Like a boil that can never be cured as long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its pus-flowing ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must likewise be exposed" communicates a(n) __________ tone A.Urgent B.Matter of ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Makayla

english
what is p1 p2 p3 and p4 mean?
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by misty

English- Borders by Thomas King- One question
Which best describes why the author has the mother and son in borders sleep in the car for two days? a. to show their poverty b. to show the bureaucracy of the border control c. to show tension among the characters in the rising action of the story d. to show the depth of the ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by basketball&batman

English
Why don't we go to the park together? 1. I don't feel like it. 2. I'm sorry,but I can't. 3. I'm sorry I can't. 4. Sorry I can't. 5. Sorry, but I can't. 6. I'm afraid I can't. 7. I'm afraid, but I can't. 8. Afraid I can't. 9. ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 5:45pm. All the eight rowers face backward, but the cox faces forward. ======================= What is the part of speech of 'backward' and 'forward'? Are they nouns or adverbs?•English - Anonymous, Sunday, ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. This is the time when a woman can also be the cox. 2. This is the place where a woman can also be the cox. 3. This is the reason why a woman can also be the cox. 4. This is what I want to buy. 4-1. This is the thing which I want to buy. =============== Q1: Are they all ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Are you busy today? 2. Not really. ======= #2 is the answer to #1? What is the full form of #2? 2-1. I'm not really busy today.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Which sports club are you in? 2. I am in the ping-pong club. 3. Which sports club are you on? 4. I am on the ping-pong club. ====================== Which expressions are correct? In this case, do we have to use 'in' or 'on'? Are both prepositions OK?
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
Why do you like playing badminton? 1. Because I want to be healthy. 2. I want to stay healthy. 3. To remain healthy. (Are all the answers grammatical?) 4. I want to be healthy. 5. I want to stay healthy. 6. I want to remain healthy. 7. I want to keep healthy. (Which ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
The sentence "Like a boil that can never be cured as long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its pus-flowing ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must likewise be exposed" communicates a(n) __________ tone. A. Urgent B. Matter of...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Klara

English
Which type of figurative language is used in the following line from Martin Luther King Jr.'s letter? "in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood." A. Metaphor B. Simile C. Personification D. Symbol Which of the following lines ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Triston

English
A thermostat is a device used to adjust the temperature indoors. Which of the following explanations best interprets the author's intended meaning in the bolded words in following sentence? "The Church was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society." A. ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Ella

English
In the sentence "There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into an abyss of injustice," the bolded phrase creates a mood of __________ among the audience A.Panic B.Despair C.Anger D.Anticipation
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Natalie

phomolong secondary school
i am a grade 11 learne,i cant choose the that is good for me from the following subject history,geography,life science,sepedi,life orientation,english,math literacy.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by emmanuel

English
Show apostrophes The moons rays shone feebly on the path, and I heard the insects chirpings and whistlings.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Jared taylor

English
Fifty states make up the U.S.A. 1. The U.S.A is made up by fifty states. 2. The U.S.A. is make up of fifty states. ============ Q1: Which one is the passive sentence of the first sentence? Q2: Are both grammatical? What is the difference between them in meaning?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
How would one cite a report done by researchers in MLA format. For example "California Remains the World’s 8th Largest Economy" by CCSCE Thank you
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by English MLA FORMAT

Social Studies (Help!)
Why did the English want to hide their colony from Spaniards? Please help!!!!
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Jerry

English
I have to include the following rhetorical appeals but idk if this is ok and i'm stuck on including ethos... Ethos: trustworthiness or credibility Logos: logic, data Pathos: emotion ________________________________________​___________ Here's my sentence: Maddy ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Emma

Language Arts
Underline the main verb in each sentence. Write present, present participle, past, or past participle to label the main verbs. 1. Randy's class studies world history. - underlines class studies and this is present participle 2. The students are reading about the ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by Patrick

english
what uncle dudley?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by misty

English
Thank you very much for your help.... ................................ 1. Why don't we go to the movies this evening? 2. Why don't we go to see a movie this evening? 3. Why don't we go to a movie this evening? 4. Why don't we go to see the movie this evening? 5...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Each of the dogs has its own house. 2. Each dog has its own house. 3. Each of dogs has its own house. 4. Each of my dogs has its own house. 5. Each of these dogs has its own house. ========================== Are they all grammatical? Is #3 OK?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. How about going to see a movie? 2. Why don't we go to see a movie? 3. Why not go to see a movie? 4. Shall we go to see a movie? 5. What do you say to seeing a movie? 6. Let's go to see a movie. 7. Why don't you go to see a movie? ================ Are they all ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1.I'm sorry to hear that. 2. That's too bad. 3. What a pity! 4. What a shame! 5. That's a pity. 6. That's a shame. ============== Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
I don't like pears. 1. Neither do I. 2. Nor do I. 3. Me, neither. 4. I don't like pears, either. I like pears. 5. So do I. 6. Me, too. 7. I like pears, too. ========== Are the answers all grammatical? Can you see any awkward answers?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. If you answer the question right, you will get a point card. 2. If your answer is right, I will give you a point card. 3. If you say the correct answer, you will receive a point card. 4. If you respond to the question right, you will get a point card. 5. If your response to...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. What day is July 22? - It is Sunday. 2. What day is on July 22? - It is Sunday. ============== Which one is right? 3. On July 22, Sunday, what did they do? 4. On Sunday, July 22, what did they do? 5. On July 22, on Sunday, what did they do? 6. On Sunday, on July 22, what ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He caught a big fish, but he put it back. 2. He caught a big fish and he put it back. 3. He caught a big fish and put it back. ============ Can we use both 'and' and 'but'? Which one is common?
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He skipped stones over the lake. 2. He skipped stones on the lake. ============ When the stones are jumpping on the surface of the water, what preposition can we use?
Monday, November 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
Help correct my work? Which of the following sentences from The Forbidden Fruit does not contain an example of hyperbole? "The ban provoked hot dreams and icy abstinence." "The smell of fried pork made me faint." "I would loiter for hours in front of ...
Monday, November 30, 2015 by Anonymous

English
In which sentence is the underlined verb in the passive voice? a. The rock group is giving the concert just one more time. b. By then the rock group was already giving the concert. c.The rock group will have given the concert by then. d. The rock concert is being given just ...
Monday, November 30, 2015 by Samii

English - The Red Badge of Courage
Which line from The Red Badge of Courage most clearly supports the theme of courage as Henry would define it at the end of the novel? A. "And there were iron jaws of tradition and law on four sides. I was in a moving box." B. "His busy mind has drawn for him ...
Monday, November 30, 2015 by SkatingDJ

English
1. He is an early bird. 2. He is a morning person. (Are both the same in meaing, right?) 3. She is a late bird. 4. She is an evening person. 5. She is a night person. (What about these sentences? Can they be the opposite of #1 or #2? Do you have some other expressions?)
Monday, November 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. She works as a cleaner in/at a hospital. (Which preposition do I have to use?) 2. She spent two weeks in hospital/ in the hospital. (Are both OK? Do you use 'in hospital' in th UK? Do you use 'in the hospital' in the USA?) 3. I had to go to hospital. 4. I ...
Monday, November 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. The Beatles is the most famous band in the world. 2. The Beatles were not happy at all. ================= Are both grammatical? In Sentence 1, the singular verb 'is' is used. In Sentence 2, the plural verb 'were' is used.
Monday, November 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Don't hang up the phone. 2. Don't hang up on me. 3. Hold on the phone. 4. Hold on the telephone. ============= Are they all grammatical?
Monday, November 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
The habitat of a cactus is? Capable of storing water Choices are : Very Prickly, Capable of storing water, graish-green or the desert A mundane experience, in most people’s opinion, would be: A: Grocery shopping. C. Sky-drying B Meeting one’s future spouse D. Having ...
Sunday, November 29, 2015 by jennifer

English
Is this word correct in this sentence. although he had heard about his grandmother's aches and pains a million times, Dennis feigned interest whenever she complained to him. The four choices are Feigned, Condoned Mediated Reconiciled
Sunday, November 29, 2015 by jennifer

English and History
Im a qualified English and History teacher in Australia ( proof available) . What do I need to do to become an online volunteer tutor for you ?
Sunday, November 29, 2015 by I McAlpin

English
In which of the following sentences is the underlined word an object pronoun? A. You really should apologize to her. B. I gave[her] a gift for her birthday. C. We returned [our] books to the library. D. I would like[ you] to be my friend. A. is wrong answer, failed the test I...
Sunday, November 29, 2015 by Madelyn

English
Are the poems 'Annabel Lee' and 'o captain! My captain!' Similar in any way? Kindly compare these poems. Pls help.
Sunday, November 29, 2015 by Jasmine

maths
Score of Janet in Maths is 25 more than two-third of her score in English. If she scores x marks in English, what is her score in Maths ?
Sunday, November 29, 2015 by rohit

english
Is this correct in Denotation/Connotation Rewriting the sentence using a positive tone Original sentence: The dog stood at he door; his size was quite astounding the underline word is dog Here is my new sentence: The big dog stood at the door; his size was quite astounding.
Saturday, November 28, 2015 by Jennifer

English
Unscramble letters to make seven letter words
Saturday, November 28, 2015 by MALINDA

English
Tommy and his dog were looking for the burid treasure.They saw brown box and then they heard a voice behind them... continue writing and make up the story
Saturday, November 28, 2015 by Sue

English
Okayy Im really stuck on this one, Im usually good at analyzing and figuring out what a poem means. But not this one... QUESTION: What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?" A CONTRIBUTION TO STATISTICS Out ...
Saturday, November 28, 2015 by mstv

english
choose the correct verb for each sentence
Friday, November 27, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. He broke his legs, and he's in the hospital now. 2. He broke his legs, and he's in hospital now. 3. The boys are playing in the hospital. 4. The boys are playing in hospital. ======================== Which ones are correct? What is the difference between them?
Friday, November 27, 2015 by rfvv

blue eagle high
maths lit,english.Lo,life science,geography,business studies I don't know what careers I should follow when doing these subjects...please help
Friday, November 27, 2015 by Lettie

English
1. I like pears. - Me, too. - Me too. - I like pears, too. 2. I don't like pears. - Me, neither. - Me neither. - I don't like pears, either. ================= Are the answers all grammatical? Do you have some more common answers? Do we have to put commas after 'Me...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 by rfvv

English
3. I didn't see the movie Star Wars. - Me neither. - I saw the movie. It was great. - Really? Everyone in my clas saw the movie. You have to see it. It's great. - You don't need to see the movie. It's not so good. - I saw the movie with my family last week. - I...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I have a lot of work to do. - Why don't you ask your brother to help you? - You should ask your brother to help you. - So you can't go out to play soccer, can you? - (Somethine else) 2. I am going to Vietnam this winter. - Really? Congratulations! - Good for you! - ...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 by rfvv

ENGLISH - Please verify my answers
1) In which sentence does the italicized word have a negative connotation? A) Jenna's, green eyes and dark eyelashes gave her an exotic look B) Jack, who is the most outspoken member of the group, led the position to the new rule. C) Matthew was scrawny kid, but he grew up...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 by BASTI

statistics
Large group of students took a test in English and the final grades have a mean of 75 and a standard deviation of 8. If we can approximate the distribution of these grades by a normal distribution. What percentage of the students (ii) Should pass the test (grades >= 60) (...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 by ali

statistics(business)
Large group of students took a test in English and the final grades have a mean of 75 and a standard deviation of 8. If we can approximate the distribution of these grades by a normal distribution. What percentage of the students (ii) Should pass the test (grades >= 60) (...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 by ali

Latin
I need help with this assignment. My answers are included but don't feel confident. Can you help? Directions: Conjugate the following verbs in the tense given in Latin and English 1. gero, gerere, gessi, gestus – to wear (present) answer: gero I wear 2. disco, discere...
Thursday, November 26, 2015 by Jessie

English
1. It was close to 1:15 a.m. 2. It was near 1:15 a.m. 3. It was about 1:15 a.m. 4. It was around 1:15 a.m. 5. It was roughly 1:15 a.m. 6. It was approximately 1:15 a.m. ================= Are they all grammatical and do they have the same meaning?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. The house is close to the river. 2. The house is near the river. 3. the house is by the river. 4. The house is next to the river. ====== Are they all the same and grammatical? Do we have some more similar expressions?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
Is your house close to your work? ============ What is the part of speech of 'close' here? An adjective or an adverb?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I am too tired to focus on the teaching. I am too tired to do the laundry. I am too tired to mop the floor. I am too tired to iron my uniform. I am too tired to clean the living room. I am too tired to arrange the things in the living room. 2. I am too young to use the ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. This summer, what did Hajun do? He went camping with his friend John¡¯s family. 2. Where did they go? They went to Yosemite National Park. 3. What is Yosemite famous for? It is famous for its natural wonders. 4. On July 20, what did they do? They arrived at ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
What is an example of Aristophanes' satire of society (other than of women)?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Anonymous

english
An imperative sentence is to a command as a declarative sentence is to a/an A. statement. B. wish. C. question. D. exclamation. my answer is D
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by lucy

ENGLISH
1. Joseph ate dessert before he ate dinner. --> Are the capitalized words a phrase or a clause? Answer: Clause. 2. She left early in the morning. --> Are the capitalized words a phrase or a clause? Answer: Phase. IS THIS CORRECT?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by jo

english
Define verb tense. Write a sentence that has a simple present tense verb. Rewrite it, changing the verb to simple past tense, simple future tense, each of the perfect tenses, and each of the progressive tenses.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by jo

english
what is quotation marks?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by misty

English
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement children should begin stadying a foreign languages as soon as they start school.Why? Why not?
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by kristen

ENGLISH Correcting #5,6,8 & 9
5)Both Ada and Phil are evaluating their thesis statement, topic sentences, and evidence. If Ada finds that her essay doesn't have a thesis statement identifying the topic of the essay, Ada will reread the essay and decide what the main point of the essay. If Phil finds ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Basti

english
(1) Jack had been without a car since Monday. (2) The car needed a new battery, and Jack was broke. (3) Although he was embarrassed, Jack called his mother. (4) He felt he had no choice. (5) Fortunately, his mom was happy to help out. (6) She said she had the money and could ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by lucy

maths
Help me on these questions! 1. The teacher's bill for €15 worth of copies and 8 English workbooks was €35. What did each workbook cost? 2. Patrick spent 30% of his money on a football and 60% of it on football boots. If Patrick had €3 left, how much money ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by liam

English/ Could you please verify my answer
1) WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A COMPOUND SENTENCE? a) Butterflies and hummingbirds feed on the nectar of flowering plants. b) Because fraud is so common is some corporations, regulatory agencies are overworked. c) Because Viceroy butterflies migrate over very great distances, ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Basti

English
We are reading the short story Superstitions out of the book "GreatBooks Roundtable". I am being test on a few questions and need some help! After her conversation with her mother, Frances most likely feels what? a) informed b) frightened c) comforted d) frustrated ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Victoria

English
In "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" the wife's character is most developed by A. expostion. B. her thoughts. C. Walter's words. D. her dialogue with Walter.**** Thank you
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by BUBBLES

English
Do you agree or disagree with the statement children should begin studying a foreign languages as soon as they start school
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Grammar

English
can u guys help me add some adverbs (6 or 10) to this story that i summarized thanks in advance!! (^_^): Black, cloudy night-time hung over the backdrop of the house. The grey, ramshackle walls of the house looked worn and forbidding, and the dilapidated stairway said to lead ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by brett

English
Can you explain to me how to do this Each item below starts with a pair of words in CAPITAL LETTERS. For each item, figure out the relationship between these two words. Then decide which choice of the choices (A, B, C, or D) expresses a similar relationship. Write the letter ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by jennifer

English
Agnostic: Religous:: Salesperson:Persuasive Secretary: telephone Hermit:social corn: crop For each item, figure out the relationship between these two words? Can you help explain this to me
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by jennifer

English
1. Which of the following is not a type of sentence? A. Simple B. Compound-Complex C. Complex D. Simple-Compound *****MY ANSWER D 2. Which sentence should be edited to eliminate its cliché? A. Conrad trembled with anxiety and anticipation as he pressed Denise's ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by Basti

English 1
Can someone please check these. I answered what I thought was right; therefore, I did not know three of them which are 16, 17, and 19. 6. Compare and contrast the poem “Mexicans Begin Jogging” and the story “Delfino II: Diez in the Desert.” a. Both are ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by Blair

English
6 Which of the following descriptions best conveys the author’s negative attitude toward television? (1 point) communications instrument form of national linkage toy medium for selling Use the passage to answer the question. 8 Which statement is true about facts and ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by Alexia Smith

English
Explain 3 ways of acknowledging other people's work
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by mesh

English
1. Pan often hid behind the trees in a dark corner. 2. He often hid behind a chair in the room. =========== What does 'in a dark corner" modify in #1? What does 'in the room' modify in #2?
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He admitted cheating on the test. 2. He admitted having cheated on the test. =========== Which one is grammatical?
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. What do you think it is? I think it is a duck. No, I don't think so. I thinks it is a chick. I don't agree with you. I think it is a rabbit. I think you can regard it as a duck, a rabbit or a chick. 2. What do you think it is? (Pointing to a photo on the right.) I ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by rfvv

English
Joseph ======== In this name, is 's' pronounced [s] or [z]? Are both OK?
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by rfvv

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