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English
Why do you want to be a fashion designer? 1. I like making clothes. 2. I'm interested in making clothes. 3. I'm interested in designing clothes. -------------------- Are the answers suitable? Do you have some other suitable answers?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by rfvv

English
When this happens, your skin will produce more oil, and that will cause even more acne. ----------------------- Can we use 'oil' in the sentence? Does 'oil' mean 'sebum'? Do we have to use 'sebum'?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by rfvv

English
He was lucky enoough to win the playoff tickets. ------------------ Q: Why do you use 'off' in 'playoff'? Is 'off' used as 'end'?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by rfvv

English
I am given a task to write a description of a theme/amusement park. But I have no idea where to start. Please help?  Things I should include:  The 5 senses  Some dialogue  Personification  Similies/metaphors  Contrasts  Sibilance  Varied...
Monday, November 10, 2014 by anonymous

English
What is a metaphor for improvement?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by Chris

English/grammar
Are the following statements correct. 1. There is/are normal DTRs noted on examination. 2. The prosthetic hardware was/were freed from the surrounding tissues and removed. Is this correct: 1. are 2. was
Monday, November 10, 2014 by Cathy

English
1. When she was young, she had a dream. 2. When young, she had a dream. 3. When being young, she had a dream. 4. Being young, she had a dream. 5. Young, she had a dream. 6. When young, she had dream. ------------------------ Which ones' are grammatical? Are all acceptable ...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by rfvv

English
We sometimes find that we sit in front of a TV set without thinking anything. It is very important for us to select good TV programs. We must try to make the vest use of it. ------------------------ What does the word 'it' in the last sentence refer to? (Before this ...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by rfvv

English/help almost due
Longfellow repeats the line “the tide rises, the tide falls” throughout his poem. What idea is he trying to emphasize about the difference between nature and human life through this repetition?
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by Morgan

English (Grammar)
What part of speech is the infinitive phrase used? Is this a noun, adjective, or adverb? 1. The coach's example is one to take seriously. 2. We all made an effort to work harder. 3. The contest requires all entries to be mailed by Thursday. 4. The players were eager to try...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by Jessica

English
A sentence with a compound predicate A. may have a single subject
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by Anonymous

English
I can't walk anymore. Then James said, "Come on!" We're almost at the top. ------------------ In the passage, what is the meaning of 'Come on!'?
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by rfvv

english 4
Change the italicized clause to a nominative absolute. Rewrite the entire sentence in the box below. As the hurricane season was over, people returned to the cottages on the beach. Change the italicized clause to a nominative absolute. Rewrite the entire sentence in the box ...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by dana

English
What are some words that start with 'w" and mean the same as "change"?
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by Jeff

English
How can I make this sentence present tense? Or is it already present tense? The problem I'm having is with the word "banished" which is past tense. And my teacher wants us to write in the present tense. I have the main verb present so does that make the whole ...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 by Dylan

Spanish Help? Please.
Explain how an interlocking schedule at a Puerto Rican school works. Why are interlocking schedules used? Why is it not always necessary to include a subject pronoun before the verb in Spanish? What is the heritage of many of the students at Miami High School? Explain why so ...
Saturday, November 8, 2014 by Anonymous

English
He is proud that he is rich. ----------------- What is the part of speech of 'that he is rich'? Is it an adverbial clasue? Or is 'of' omitted before 'that'?
Saturday, November 8, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. You would rather not drive this afternoon. 2. You had better not drive this afternoon. -------------------- Which expression is right? are both right? Then what is the difference between them? ==================== 3. You would rather stay at home than go out. 4. You had ...
Friday, November 7, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. He refused to help me. 2. He rejected to help me. 3. He dislikes to help me. 4. He refused helping me. 5. He rejected helping me. 6. He dislikes helping me. -------------------- Which expressions do we have to use? The verbs, reject and refuse take 'to infinitive' ...
Friday, November 7, 2014 by rfvv

English
Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar I KNOW what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows like a stream of glass; When the first bird sings and the first bud opes, And the ...
Friday, November 7, 2014 by Sarah(please check my answers)

english
The fishing having become so poor, we packed up camp and moved to another lake. past participial phrase noun clause adverb clause nominative absolute elliptical clause
Friday, November 7, 2014 by marie

English
The first sentence restate the question/prompt and give the answer to iy
Friday, November 7, 2014 by Granpa

English
1. I don't wash my hands often. 2. I often don't wash my hands. 3. I don't often wash my hands. (Which one is grammatical?)
Friday, November 7, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. We asked 100 students "What kind of exercise do you do?" 2. We asked 100 students "What kind of exercise do you take?" 3. We asked 100 students "What kinds of exercises do you do?" 4. We asked 100 students "What kinds of exercises do you ...
Friday, November 7, 2014 by rfvv

English
I need help on sentence check 2 chapter13
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Odai

english
Both texts deal with racial discrimination. How does the structure of poem help convey this meaning in a way that the prose passage does not? A)The poem conveys meaning through imagery; the prose passage does not. B)The poem uses first person point of view; the prose passage ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by student

english
A few weeks ago I was in company with my friend Josephine S. Griffing, when the conductor of a streetcar refused to stop his car for me, although (I was) closely following Josephine and holding on to the iron rail. They dragged us a number of yards before she succeeded in ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by student

English
Hermit crabs rely on a supply of empty mollusk shells that they inhabit. What is the function of the relative pronoun in the clause 'That they inhabit'? A. Possessive B. Object of a preposition C. Direct object D. Subject I think it is either direct object or subject. ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Angelica

English
I have an essay i need to write and the questions i need to answer are "Why do you think Romeo and Juliet remains so popular?"and "What is it about the characters of Romeo and Juliet that makes it so easy for young people to relate to them?" I need two ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Cera

english
Anxiety is to test as procrastination is to
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Going over my work before I have to submit. I have one doubt before I do it. The sentence is--- If you hurry you will be able to keep your appointment. I say two independent clauses with no comma, but If you hurry sounds like an order ofexpression to set outside. Am I right to...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Karen

English
1. Both Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson were influenced by the Romantics. Choose one of the two poets. Provide at least three ways that he or she reflects Romantic thinking in his or her writing. Then give an example from one of the works that you studied in this unit that ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Sabrina

english
an article on mobile culture the ethics thanks in advance!
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by charika

English
1. She has glasses whose arms are broken. 2. She is holding glasses whose arms are broken. 3. She is wearing glasses whose arms are broken. --------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by rfvv

English
Determine success by measurement or other objective method such as the time taken. What does that mean
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by M

English
What could the main idea of Through The Tunnel be, in a sentence?
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by Anonymous

History
1. Which of the following groups would most likely not want to remain loyal to Great Britain during the pre-Revolutionary period? (1 point) Scots from St. Andrew’s parish government officials Anglican ministers Indian traders 2. Which was a benefit Georgia received as a ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by HELP MEEEEE

English
1. Shall we go where there is a shop? 2. We can get where there is water. 3. We have to walk where we can take a rest. 4. We drove where we can see many kinds of trees. ---------------- Are the sentences all grammatical? Would you correct errors? Thank you.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by rfvv

English
I know with a dependent clause in front of the sentence, then an independent clause separated by a conjunction I use a comma. If u have two independent clauses with a conjunction do I use a comma. Example The class will take a trip when school is over. It seems the more I ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by Karen

English
I have to create a piece of descriptive writing about a good day at a beach, but I am unsure on how to describe the atmosphere of the beach. Please help! Here is what I have so far:  It's the morning of somerset beach. Seagulls haver over waiting for food, ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by anonymous

English
Compare and contrast the topics and themes of writers from the Americas and European writers.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by Hannah

English
Is this a good persuasive essay ? If not can you help me change it? Everyday people come in contact with illegal aliens in some way or form, but they don’t know it. It is often hard to tell because illegal immigrants look just like the average person. Illegal immigration ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by Sarah

English
1. If it had not been for your call, I would have been late for school. 2. But for/Without your call, I would have been late for school. 3. Had it not been for your call, I would have been late for school. 4. If you had not called me, I would have been late for school...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. I left my cell phone at home, and suddenly I realized it. 2. Suddenly I realized that I had left my cell phone at home. ----------------- Does #1 mean #2? Are the tenses used in each sentence grammatical?
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. He is an actor. 2. She is an actor. 3. She is an actress. --------------------------- Is Sentence 2 grammatical?
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by rfvv

English
Which of the following sentences both a direct and indirect object? A. My psychology professor has written several books. B.My pyschology prefessor is one of the best lecturers on campus. c.my psychology professor requires his students to quite a bit outside reading. d. My ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by Anonymous

english
I have to find the verb and predicate nouns and predicate adjectives. 1.) Their uniforms are a symbol of their authority. Verb=are PN=symbol
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Cory

ENGLISH 10 HELP!!!
what motivated Shakespeare to write The Tragedy of Macbeth?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by John

English
They insist that Bacon really wrote the play. I am saying this is a complete sentence with no dependent clause,. Am I right?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
In the Call of the Wild, Buck did not fight back when Hal was beating, him because? My answer is that he did not have the strengh
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Steve

English
Does a comma go after an independent clause with a subordinate conjunction followed by another independent clause? Example The classes will be held unless the schedule has been changed. I know one is needed if a dependent clause is first.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
The hairy man represents what in the call of the wild? My answer is fear
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Steve

English
Which of the following is the best version of a thesis statement about charter schools? a. A charter school is a tax supported established by a charter between a school board and outside group of teachers or parents. b.A charter school operates without local and state ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Michelle

English
All of the following are true special predicates except. A. A compound predicate is one that is passive. B. A predicate can have direct or indirect object. C.When a predicate is passive ,the subject is being acted upon rather an acting. D. A predicate may consist of two or ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Michelle

English
A prepositional phrases include A. A preposition as about or above. B.an object of the preposition that is a noun or pronoun. C. any modifiers of the object of the preposition. d. I am think A
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Michelle

English
If it rains we shall postpone the picnic. If it rains is a dependent clause we shall postpone the picnic is independent. I say to put comma between rains and we, Correct?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
All of the following are true special predicates except. A. A compound predicate is one that is passive. B. A predicate can have direct or indirect object. C.When a predicate is passive ,the subject is being acted upon rather an acting. D. A predicate may consist of two or ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Michelle

English
I think I am getting it A few remained. Ok few would be subject and remained the verb. Am I right?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Jarad

English
I go. Is this a dependent clause
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Jarad

English
Does this count as an Emotional Words advertisement? Nike The Ultimate Quick Fix The Shoes Word If you do
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by M

English
If he had not worked hard, he would never have become a success. Looking for dependent clauses To me these both song dependent that they both need the other. Am I wrong?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Does anyone know an advertisement that uses Name Calling
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by M

English
I think I am brain tired, LOL! In the following sentence. The boy's baseball glove needed more padding. I know The boy's baseball are all adjectives. Do they all modify glove?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Karen

English
1. Our lives would be different without energy. 2. Our lives would be different if we didn't have energy. 3. Our lives would be different if there were no energy. ---------------------------- Does #1 mean #2 and #3? Are they the same in meaning and grammatical?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by rfvv

English
Seeing snow on the street in the middle of April was odd. on the street--Prepositional phrase in the middle of April ----a prepositional phrase or is the latter 2 prepositional phrases?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

english 10
Prompt A: compare and contrast the topics and themes of writers from the america and european writers. Promt B: Think about all the selections you've read thus far by european writers. examine one element that the selection have in common, not including the fact that they...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Another I am not quite sure of. Never swim alone at night. I know never is an adverb modifying swim. I think alone is an adverb also. Would it modify swim too?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Do not take too many chances when you drive at night. I know too is an adverb modifying many an adjective I know when is an adverb. Does it modify drive?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Both of the girls insisted that they try to reach the end of the trail by themselves. I know they and themselves are pronouns. I know both can be used as a pronoun, but I am thinking no here. Am I right?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
To be grammatically correct, should the following sentence end with an exclamation or question mark? How nice it is !/?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

english 4
Instructions within procedural texts should be phrased as ­­­­__
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

English
I have to make one sentence using catch, caught and had caught.... Is this correct Dad caught the perch, and he will try to catch a walleye like James had caught.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Sweet Pea

English
But they are not the only helper animals. There are also guide horses. ------------------ In the second sentence, what is the meaning of 'guide'?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by rfvv

English
happy123 at hmail dot com --------------- How do you read this? happy one two three at h mail dot com (is this right?)
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. Everyone wants to be in good health. 2. Everyone wants to be very healthy. --------------------- Does #1 mean #2? What other expressions can we use instead of Sentence 1?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by rfvv

Algebra HELP!
On a ruler that measures both metric and English units, we see that 1 m = 39.37 in. This implies that 2 m = 78.74 in. Use this information to write an equation to convert x inches to y meters.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by KG

English
1. Some cells change chemical energy into electric energy. 2. Some cells change chemical energy into electrical energy. ----------------- Do we have to use electric or electrical?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. You will soon be friends with him. 2. You will soon make friends with him. -------------- Are both grammatical? Is there any difference between them?
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by rfvv

English
A nurse attended (a)...... her work place in time.(b)....... all her sincerity she was attending (c)....... the patient but she knew that her effort (d)........ keeping the patient alive might end (e)........ smoke.The doctors of board were shocked (f)...... the pitiable ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Rifa

English
Change the sentences as directed in brackets: 1.Proper emphasis should be given on their study.(active voice) 2.The fox was very thirsty and was looking for water.(exclamatory sentence) 3.It could not find any source of water.(negative sentence) 4.It seemed to the fox that it ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Rifa

English
A nurse attended (a)...... her work place in time.(b)....... all her sincerity she was attending (c)....... the patient but she knew that her effort (d)........ keeping the patient alive might end (e)........ smoke.The doctors of board were shocked (f)...... the pitiable ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Rifa

english
The Trouble with Television by Robert Mac Neil It is difficult to escape the influence of television. If you fit the statistical averages, by the age of 20 you will have been exposed to at least 20,000 hours of television. You can add 10,000 hours for each decade you have ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Yvonne

English
Is this a good introductory paragraph for a persuasive essay? If not, can you help change it or add on to it? Everyday people come in contact with illegal aliens in some way or form but they just don't it. Often it is hard to tell because an illegal alien may look like the...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Amy

English
The sky grew dark with the approaching storm clouds. grew is verb , but dark is adjective I believe. Would this still be a transitive verb?
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Karen

English Ms sue
Is there any good rules to linking verbs? I should have gone to chompchomp and checked, but was wondering. Two more weeks until my final. I am still standing 98 grade average.
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Karen

English
Suppose to underline the verb or verb phrases. Confused on this one. The deer run when they hear the footsteps of a human. The deer run to me is a clause when they hear footsteps is a phrase Am I right
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Karen

English 12th grade
In "The Pardoner's Tale," how does the Pardoner use his story to accumulate wealth for himself? What does this say about him?
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Jamessss

English
The contestants in the quiz show sat wth we,us audience members. I think us because it is an object? For we, us scientist, the discovery of a new planet would be exciting. I think us?
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Kelley

English essay
how can we advance economic inequality? need some inputs for my essay. thanks
Monday, November 3, 2014 by hola

English
Think about all the selections you've read this 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, November 3, 2014 by Jasmine

English
1. How can you know what you want to be? 2. First, think about what you want to do. ---------------- In each sentence, what is the part of speech of 'what'? a) an interrogative pronoun b) a relative pronoun containing the antecedent 3. How can you know the thing which ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by rfvv

English
Copyright c1987 by Bloomfield Publishing Company ---------------------------- Actually the letter 'c' is in a small circle. In that case how can we read the expression. Is it a sentence without a period?
Monday, November 3, 2014 by rfvv

English
1.The mouse ate a bit of the cheese. 2.The mouse ate a bit of cheese. (Which one is correct? Are both OK?) 3. Man lived in caves long,long ago. 4. Men lived in caves long,long ago. (Which one is correct? Are both OK? What is the difference between 'man' and 'men&#...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by rfvv

English
A nurse attended _______ her work place in time.________ all her sincerity she was attending _______ the patient but she knew that her effort _______ keeping the patient alive might end ______ smoke.The doctors of the board were shoked _________ the pitiable condition of dying...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Rifa

English
A nurse attended _______ her work place in time.________ all her sincerity she was attending _______ the patient but she knew that her effort _______ keeping the patient alive might end ______ smoke.The doctors of the board were shoked _________ the pitiable condition of dying...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Rifa

English
All living animals and ___________ will not find any place or __________ to live in.They will be ________ and there will be no rain. (Plz sir fill the gaps)
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Rifa

English 3
"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Brittney

History
14. Which statement best describes Georgia as a royal colony? (1 point) A. Georgia was ruled directly by the king through one of his royal governors. B. Georgia was ruled directly by the king through a council of elected officials. C. Georgia was ruled by an elected ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Help

english help repost
The Trouble with Television by Robert Mac Neil It is difficult to escape the influence of television. If you fit the statistical averages, by the age of 20 you will have been exposed to at least 20,000 hours of television. You can add 10,000 hours for each decade you have ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 by Maria

English
As time passed by, I could ride faster than before. Bike riding became fun. --------------------------- In the second sentence, what is the part fo speech of 'fun'? Is 'fun' a noun or an adjective?
Monday, November 3, 2014 by rfvv

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