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July 31, 2016

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English
Use their, there, they're 1. But _________ pleading wore me down, and it was raining, so I agreed. 2. _________ are only two blank tiles, and I got them both! 3. They kept trying to sneak _________ hands into the tile bag for new ones. 4. _________ is not much else to say ...
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by Hayden

English
Tyler said there/their/they’re are four kittens sleeping in a box under the porch. their
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by Hayden

english
1.which line from the poem "Briches" best develops it's nostalgic tone? A."And so I dream of going back to be." B."When I see birches bend to left and right" C."Where your face burns and tickles with the cobwebs" D."Soon the sun...
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by GummyBears

english
1.A flashback is A.an indirect comparison of two unlike things. B.a major problem around which a story is built. C.the place and time during which a story takes place. D.a memory sequence that interrupts the chronological order of events 2.Identify the part of speech for the ...
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by GummyBears

english
1.Choose the term that best describe the underlined phrase. (This is a battle) about which little is known. A.noun clause B.adverb clause C.adjective clause D.independent clause I think the answer is A because my two opinions is between A and D. please correct me if im wrong
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by GummyBears

Children Development
The name and contact information of a translation service for families whose home language is other than English as well a service that provides American Sign Language Translation? I need help find a website for this two things?
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by Anonymous

english
1.Which literary device is used in the following sentence? According to that report, these special materials can bend "radar light, or other waves around an object like water flowing around a smooth rock in a stream." A.simile B.metaphor C.alliteration D....
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by GummyBears

History Geography Mathematical Literacy Life scien
Can I study nursing in future? If I'm doing the following subjects:-: History Geography Life sciences Mathematical Literary English Xhosa Life orientation
Saturday, December 12, 2015 by Noxolo Malangabi

english
1.Which of the following graphics would add the most relevant information to "The Deadliest Tsunami in History"? A.a photograph of an animal that escaped to high ground B.an illustration showing the kinds of food that victims received as aid C.a chart listing dates ...
Saturday, December 12, 2015 by GummyBears

english
Solve this riddle :- my first letter is in chocolate but not in gram. My second letter is in cake and also in jam. My third letter in time table is easily found. My whole name is a friend who's often around. What am I?
Saturday, December 12, 2015 by indhu

Maths Literacy, Business studies, Economics, Accounting, English, Xhosa and Life orientation
Which careers could I possibly follow if i'm doing those subjects?
Saturday, December 12, 2015 by Sinesipho Bonakele

English
What does Huck mean at the end of the chapter 3 when he compares Tom's lies to Sunday school?
Saturday, December 12, 2015 by cassie

English
1. If you do it at all, do it well. (What is the meaning of 'at all' here?) 2. Do you believe it at all? (What is the meaning of 'at all' here?) 3. I don't know him at all. (What is the meaning of 'at all' here?)
Friday, December 11, 2015 by rfvv

English
A:Sarah, have you had bibimbap before? B:No, I haven't. A: How about bulgogi? B:___________________ 1. I haven't had it, either. 2. Neither have I. 3. Nor have I. 4. Me, neither. =================== Can we use the expressions for the blank? Do you have some more ...
Friday, December 11, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Each woman is carrying her own bag. 2. Each woman has her own bag. 3. Each woman is moving her own back (to a place). ============== Does #1 mean #2 or #3? The expression 'is carrying' represent 'the state.' Am I right? Action of State?
Friday, December 11, 2015 by rfvv

english
Which sentence is correct? a.Each guitar must be in their own case. b.Each guitar must be in its own case.****** c.Each guitar must be in his or her own case. ******-answer
Friday, December 11, 2015 by Scott

English
In the presidential election of 1860, Lincoln received 180 out of a possible 303 electoral votes. In the election of 1864, he received 212 out of a possible 233 electoral votes. (The number of possible votes declined because in the second election, only the Northern states ...
Friday, December 11, 2015 by Kayla

English
How can I rephrase this so it's not a run-on? but some are likely to object on the grounds that Putin is simply asking Americans to not attack Syria for genuine reasons
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by Emma

English
Identify the grammar problem. A cool, pine-scented breeze. a. misplaced modifier b. dangling modifier c. phrase fragment** d. none of the above Identify the best choice for the capitalized phrase Throughout history, BIRDS HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED IMPORTANT SYMBOLS AND OMENS. a. ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by BUBBLES

English
Conductors” on the railroad were People who drove the trains People who guided escaped slaves to free northern states People who provided transportation to slaves in free states < or B. Lincoln's short speech begins with the words "Four score and seven years ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by Kayla

English
Why does Douglass state that “education and slavery were incompatible with each other”? There wasn’t time for slaves to go to school; they had too much work to do Being educated meant that slaves might question their existence and try to escape <---? Slaves ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by Kayla

english
Identify the capitalized word. Frederick Bartholdi, THE SCULPTOR, came up with the concept of a "mighty woman with a torch" as he sailed into the harbor. 1. infinitive 2.appositive ** 3 adverb phrase 4 adjective phrase Identify the best choice for the capitalized ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by Tookie

English
I have to do a 10-minute speech based on this: Give an account of Britain’s colonial policies concerning Africa, Australia, India, and New Zealand in the 19th century. I have little to no prior knowledge of this, so I'm not really sure where to start, or what I can ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by Matthew

English
Identify the choice that best describes the underlined clause: Doves, WHICH ARE CONSIDERED SYMBOLS OF PEACE AND BEAUTY, are related to plain old pigeons. a. independent clause b. adjective clause*** c. adverb clause d. noun clause Which of the following sentences is punctuated...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by BUBBLES

English
Why does Douglass state that “education and slavery were incompatible with each other”? There wasn’t time for slaves to go to school; they had too much work to do Being educated meant that slaves might question their existence and try to escape Slaves do not ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by Kayla

English
has anyone taken the red badge of courage unit test? I really need help! Thanks!
Thursday, December 10, 2015 by Lily

English
1. Samuel has (gone, went) to the lake. 2. He has (drove, driven) there many times. 3. He (gone, went) there last year after the hurricane. 4. Samuel had not (knowed, known) if there was any damage. 5. He had (saw, seen) that a large tree was down. 1. gone 2. driven 3. went 4...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Hayden

English
Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics. He felt like a character in a Steven Spielberg movie as he listened to a Strauss waltz while eating spaghetti in the dining car. a. Steven Spielberg b. Strauss waltz c. spaghetti d. none***
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
In which sentence is the nonessential clause CAPITALIZED? a. Eve's sister, WHO LOVES OPERA, took her to a performance. b. Eve, HOLDING HER PROGRAM, waited for the curtain to go up. c. The soprano, VISITING FROM CANADA, had long black hair. d. The person WHO SELLS SOUVENIRS...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
In which sentence is the nonessential clause CAPITALIZED? a. The man LEANING AGAINST THE WALL is from the zoo. b. The snake THAT HE IS HOLDING is not poisonous. c. Its coloring, WHICH IS BROWN AND GREEN, allows it to hide in marshy areas. d. That snake SLITHERING BEHIND THE ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the sentence that contains NO errors in punctuation or use of italics. a. Who has my copy of "The Waste Land"?*** b. Vera said, "I left it in the classroom". c. "Are you sure"? Byron asked. d. "I am absolutely positive." Vera ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the sentence that contains NO errors in punctuation or use of italics. a. T.S. Eliot's poem "The Waste Land," is often studied in English classes. b. "First read the poem. Then write your paper," Mr. Reed told us.*** c. "Who has already ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the sentence that contains NO errors in punctuation or use of italics. 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. "Do they have puppies ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
I am writing and essay about corrupt language and my claim is "Ronald Reagan uses corrupt language in his speech, Tear Down This Wall to convince the people of Berlin that communism is bad." What would my counterclaim be?
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Emma

English
Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics. He felt like a character in a Steven Spielberg movie as he listened to a Strauss waltz while eating spaghetti in the dining car. a. Steven Spielberg b. Strauss waltz*** c. spaghetti d. none
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics. Riding the Orient Express toward Istanbul, Tom read the novels of Mark Twain. a. Orient Express b. Istanbul c. Mark Twain d. none***
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the appropriate punctuation for the CAPITALIZED word or phrase. Irvin Berlin wrote WHITE CHRISTMAS and many other popular songs. a. italics b. quotation marks c. single quotation marks d. none of the above
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the appropriate punctuation for the CAPITALIZED word or phrase. My favorite movie is THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. a. italics b. quotation marks c. single quotation marks d. none of the above
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

english
Which line from The Red Badge of Courage most clearly supports the theme that nature is oblivious to what happens to humans? A. "At last, however, he had made firm rebellion against this yellow light thrown upon the color of his ambition." B. " They seemed ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Hey!

English
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence. a. On June 3 1965, Ed White became the first American to walk in space. b. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732.*** c. What happened on July 4 1776? d. On June 6, 1944 the Allies landed in Normandy
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence. a. Throwing the football, is difficult for some people. b. Throwing the football, he pulled a muscle in his arm.*** c. Throwing, the football, kicking field goals and tackling are all important. d. Throwing the football he did not ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. a. Be careful not to mix household cleaners, for that can be dangerous. b. I will wash the windows, and you clean the floors. c. The windows have been washed, but they still look dirty. d. This product is, for cleaning glass.***
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. a. Remember to turn off the lights and lock the door. b. On our trip we will be driving, and taking the train.*** c. Fred will feed the cat, and Rose will pick up the mail. d. The weekend was short but fun.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. a. Daniel received two, expensive parking tickets.*** b. He drives his father's big new car. c. Daniel has dark brown hair. d. He also has a bright, cheerful smile.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. a. Edwin is going out to dinner and to the movies. b. Anne is going with him, but she is not ready. c. She needs to put on gloves, a scarf, and a hat. d. He washed his hair brushed his teeth, and shined his shoes.***
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the meaning of "instructable" Walter Mitty the Undefeated, instructable to the last. ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty") a. devilish*** b. mysterious c. notorious d. stubborn*** I am not sure between a and d
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the meaning of "vaulted" The attendant vaulted into the car, backed it up with insolent skill, and put it where it belonged. ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty") a. hijacked b. jumped*** c. raced d. slinked
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the meaning of "mayhem" He got a foot on it, lost it, and in mayhem of other boys' arms and legs, noticed the ball rolling loose. ("Nethergrave") a. anxiety b. confrontation c. confusion*** d. movement
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the meaning of "hierarchical" His management style was not rigid or hierarchical; as long as someone got his or her job done, almost anything went.("Nolan Bushnell") a. poorly led b. based on pay c. determined by personality d. arranged by rank***
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the meaning of "delirium" ...those were pterodactyls soaring with cavernous gray wings, gigantic bats of delirium and night fever. ("A Sound of Thunder") a. blindness b. crazed thoughts*** c. hunger d. spellbound
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kaai97

english
i need a poem with 4 stanzas 3 line each with 1. stanza of metaphor 1. stanza of simile 1.stanza of refrain and 1.stanza of hyperbole
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Daviel

English
Write the correct form of the verb in parentheses that completes each sentence. 1. Samuel has (take) supplies with him this time. 2. He had (throw) out everything last time. 3. The food supplies had (go) bad without refrigeration. 4. Samuel has (drive) to the lake in every ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Hayden

english
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? a.“Thunder is good,” said Mark Twain, “But it is lightning that does the work.” b.“Thunder is good, said Mark Twain, but it is lightning that does the work.” c.“Thunder is good,” said Mark Twain...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Scott

english 3
Which sentence has correct capitalization? a. The wrestling match was between our high school and King High School in Austin, Texas. b.The wrestling match was between our high school and King High School in austin, Texas. c.The wrestling match was between our High School and ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Ace

English
Can anyone help me think of a compelling anthology title for poems about travel?
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Anonymous

English
I'm overthinking stuff right now.. Does myth and with rhyme :D
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Dear Ms.Sue, thank you for the answer. You said those were incomplete sentences. So is it possible to say in an informal situation: "Those your shoes annoy me" or "That your remark was really mean"? Thank you so much.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Hello again. I hope you will answer one more question. Do you think it's possible to say "these your shoes" or "that your remark"? Or is it "these shoes of yours", "that remark of yours"? Thank you a lot.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Hello. Thank you, Ms.Sue, again for the answer. Please help me with one more question. Is the sentence OK: "While I'm making coffee, you'll be cutting the cake"? (it's a kind of arrangement) By the way, do I have to use "some coffee" in this ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Hello. I'm very grateful to Ms.Sue for the answers. Thanks a lot. Hope you will help me again. 1) Do you think it's OK to say "I packed my baggage"? 2) Help me, please, to choose the correct tense (maybe, both are fine?): "We had been walking for an hour...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Hello. Please help me with a few language problems. 1) Do you think it's possible to say: "What book is your favourite? What music is your favourite?" (The dictionary says "favourite" is used after nouns only (What is your favourite book?), but I guess ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
1. His face broke out in pimples. 2. His face broke out in acne. 3. His face is full of pimples. ================= Are they all the same in meaning?
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by rfvv

english
I need help this question Owens was a sickly child, but poor health during his early years proved not to be a setback. Setback most nearly means 1.illness 2.medicine 3.impediment 4.sport I think 3.impediment Thank you
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by sun

Quick English check
Write in the best response for each statement below using the words: Analytical, cognitive, deem, empirical, induced, inferred, obtain, paradigm, speculate, stratagem. 1. The neurosurgeon studies the effects of trauma on the COGNITIVE processes of the brain. 2. The STRATAGEM ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

english
what is the purpose of the poem the pulley?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by laketra

English
What do these mean Arts are an adornment of life but not central to it The absentminded professor the ivory tower reflect antiintellectualism
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Social Studies
what are two actions outlawed by the English Bill of rights.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Hello. I would be grateful for some helpl. Do you think it is possible to say: "It will cause a serious crisis like what is happening in Syria." ? Maybe, "similar/identical to what is happening"? Thank you for advice.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Ilma

English
1. Why don't we go to a movie? (In this sentence, does 'movie' mean 'movie theater' or 'motion picture'? 2. Why don't we go to the movies? (In this sentence, does 'movies' mean 'movie theaters' or 'motion pictures'?)
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. The tree with deep roots is not shaken by wind. 2. The tree with deep roots is not shaken by the wind. ============= Which one is right? Do we have to put 'the' before 'wind'?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I don't play computer games much. 2. I don't play computer games a lot. 3. I don't play computer games more than my brother. 4. I don't play computer games as much as my brother. 5. I don't play computer games less than my brother. 6. I play computer ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He touched me on the shoulder. 2. He hit me on the head. 3. He beat me on the back. 4. He looked me in the face. 5. He looked me in the eyes. 6. He looked me in the mouth. 7. He took me by the hand. 8. He caught me by the leg. 9. He grasped me by the neck. =========== Are ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
I don't feel well. I think I have a fever. - Oh, no. Hope you get better soon. ============== In this dialogue, the subject "I" is missing before "Hope." Is this pattern common in everyday life?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Boys often have trouble focusing in class. 2. Boys often have trouble focusing on class. 3. Boys often have trouble focusing on teaching in class. ========================== Q1: Which one is grammatical? Q2: Does #1 mean #3?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. People were excited by UFO appearing in the sky. 2. People were excited by UFO which appeared in the sky. ======== Does #1 mean #2?
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by rfvv

english
how meny sea creaturs are dead
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by omar

english grammar
I am very sorry. What does the adverb very modify
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by lulu

English
The idea that most people usually behave in a calm and reasonable way is (refuted, numbed) I think refuted Each time she answered a guestion correctly, she rewarded herself with a (smug, ravenous) little smile of self-congratulation. I think ravenous Florence's illness, ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by sun

english
who said I think we'll all be destroyed by the a bombs so why should I care about anything
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Anonymous

English
The normal temperature of the human body is 36.5C. ============ 1. thirty two degrees point Celsius 2. thirty-two degrees point Celsius (Which one is correct? When do we use the hyphen '-'?)
Monday, December 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Can I go home a little early? 2. Can I go home kind of early? 3. Can I go home rather early? 4. Can I go home somewhat early? ========== Are they all the same? Which ones are commonly used?
Monday, December 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1.In "Delfino II:nDiez in the Desert," the first thing that went wrong on Diez's ill-fated trip was that. A. a woman became delirious and died. B. a rash struck those who had been slashed by cactus needles. C.Diez got in a fistfight with his coyote trainee. D. ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by GummyBears

English
It was not Welle's intention to cause a nationwide panic, but that's what he did. The infinitive phrase is to cause a nationwide panic. Is this phrase a noun, adjective, or adverb? I think a noun because it restates what his intention was not?
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Kelley

English & Comp
For our "Colon" (:) assignment, my teacher asked us to create a compound sentence that makes a general statement and follows with specific details/ create expectations and fulfills it. But How do you do that using Colons?.. A simple example would help me out. Much ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Emma

English
I have a few questions. It was a long assignment and most of the questions were easy but a few I'm nervous about. Short story "The Olympic Swimmer" Who will be the winner bold? Athletes from both far and near Train and strain to be the best. But who will win the ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Anon

English
Choose the word that best matches the word in italics. 1.Some say that giving your spouse flowers is a (manifestation) of love. A. ability B. chapter C. expression*** D. present 2.After the barricades fell down, a riot (ensued) A. angered B. began*** C. ended D. floundered ...
Monday, December 7, 2015 by GummyBears

english
Prompt B: Think about all of the selections you’ve read thus far by European writers. Examine one element that the selections have in common, not including the fact that they are all European. Detail your findings.
Monday, December 7, 2015 by highstick

English
Is it okay to tell in the first paragraph of a cover letter who I am and how many years of education I have?
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Anonymous

English please help
I really need someone to check my answers. Cross out prepositional phrases, identify adverbs. 1.) Our maid cleaned the top of the counter and looked amid the groceries throughout the refrigerator. Verb: cleaned, looked Subject: maid Phrase: the top of the counter, throughout ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Juliet

English
1. National flags stand for the spirits of each country. 2. National flags stand for the spirit of each country. =============== Which one is right, spirit or spirits?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by rfvv

English
Can you please check my answers? Cross out the prepositional phrases. Underline the subject once and the verb twice. Don't forget to label any adverbs. 1.) Our maid cleaned the top of the counter and looked amid the groceries throughout the refrigerator. Verb: cleaned, ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Niniane

English
After the chilling story, Ichabod sets out for home through the woods. What is the participle or participle phrase and what does it modify?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Kelley

English
Directions: Identity the participle or participle phrase and the words that they modify: The horseman is the ghost of a beheaded soldier who appears at night. I am thinking beheaded is the participle that modifies the soldier or is it a phrase beheaded soldier who appears at ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by emily

English
Can you please check my answers? 1. Throughout the night the security guard walked from store to store. Subject: guard Verb: walked Prepositional phrase: throughout the night, from store to store 2. The meeting concerning the new town hall met at the library. Subject: meeting ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Nia

English
Hello. Please help me to check the sentences: 1) His sister or his brother hasn't any bank accounts. 2) His sister and his brother haven't any bank accounts. Thank you for your help.
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Ilma

English
1. He set the table for dinner. (Does 'for dinner' modify 'the table' or 'set'?)
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I set the alarm for 5:30 every morning. 2. I set the alarm clock for 5:30 every morning. 3. I set the alarm to 5:30 every morning. (Which one is right? Can we use all of them?) 4. The sun is setting in the west. 5. He set the table for dinner. 6. He set the stroke rate. 7. ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by rfvv

Algebra
1. you and a friend balls for like a salad and a small drink. between the two of you, you have $8.00. A salad costs $2.49 and a small drink is $0.99. Can either of you have a second salad or a drink? assume there is no sales tax. A.yes,one Salad B.yes,one of each*** C.yes,one ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by GummyBears

English
What is the Supporting Sentence of the topic Sentence I like to collect coins (or anything else that you like ? what is the Suppprting sentence of the topic sentence This weekend i will help my parents do some household chores ?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Mheyn

English
Can you please check if this is correct? 1. Over the hill and past the bridge jogged a lady with her new dog. Subject: lady Verb: jogged Prepositional phrase: over that hill, past the bridge, with her new dog 2.) The swimmer dived off the board and swam toward me. Subject: ...
Saturday, December 5, 2015 by Niniane

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