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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

English
Can you please help me figure out a deeper meaning for "society will judge people and it will affect their future" for ex: "sometimes the most valuable lessons are learned by breaking the rules" Childhood is the time to break rules and learn valuable ...
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11:30pm

English
was or were? Between the moment when Crooks and Lennie (was/were) in his room..
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:20pm

quick english help
Which of these fragments requires only a predicate in order to be written as a complete sentence? which includes a mountain range the state of Virginia can be divided into different geographical regions by the Atlantic Ocean I think its the lst one?
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 8:14pm

English
Is there another I can substitute in for stupid? For ex Crooks thought Lennie's dream was stupid.
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:27pm

english
why do the word (be)be in brackets when trying to put a verb in a sentence?
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 5:04pm

English
Writing letters that will never be read frees you to say anything at all. You can write to those people whose petty meanness stung you or whose significant cruelties really hurt you. It’s open season on expressing as much rage or sadness or wonder as your heart can desire...
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 3:51pm

English
What is the most likely reason Shane felt "neglected"? a. his parents were glad to see him when he returned from a weekend trip. b. his friends forgot it was his birthday. c. his brother let him play his new video game. d. his teammates were angry with him after he ...
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 3:47pm

English
I urgently need you to help me with these sentences. Thank you very much in advance! 1) Theatres were designed as large wooden structures with three tiers of galleries surrounding a pit, open to the sky. Into this yard projected a roofed stage, raised about five feet from the ...
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 2:31pm

English
1. I returned it for you. 2. I blessed it for you. 3. I dog-eared it for you. 4. I cancelled it for you. 5. I lost it for you. (Are they all grammatical? Would you correct wrong sentences? thank you.)
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:08am

English
Huckleberry Finn 1) By Chapter 23, Jim has become the most morally upstanding character in the novel. What are some of the reasons Twain might have done this? A)Twain was insinuating that racism is wrong by having the uneducated, unmannered, simple man turn out to be more ...
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 12:45am

English
1. Fogg must be back in London by 21st December. 2. Fogg must be back in London by December 21st. (Are both correct? Is #1 a british expression?) 3. Do it, and I pay you 20,000 pounds. 4. Do it, and I will pay you 20,000 pounds. (Which one is correct? Are both grammatical? Do ...
Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:41pm

English
How do you site a reference book? Also, does anyone know a website that would tell me how to site a primary source, a website, and a magazine?
Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 6:03pm

English
Q: Who are Antonio's friends in the Tempest? Are they Sebastian and Alonso?
Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 2:46pm

english
Can someone check my work for me, please. 1.Yesterday he was very busy since he had been fixing the TV from noon. 2. He left for the day before I arrived. He had been waiting for me almost a week. To regret, I couldn't come earlier. 3. When Anna entered the living room, ...
Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 1:15pm

English HELP!!
PLS HELP!!!!!! (Fahrenheit 451) from Beatty's advice to Montag 1)What advancements changed things? 2)Whose fault was it?The government or the people? What is he saying about human nature? 3)What is the big deal with happiness and sports?What is the new job of Firemen?
Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 8:49am

english, grammar
Use Past Simple and Past Perfect Continuous 1. Yesterday he was very busy since he was fixing the TV from noon. 2. He left for the day before I arrived. He waited for me almost a week. To regret, I couldn't come earlier. 3. When Anna entered the living room, everyone was ...
Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 1:34am

English
We are reading lord of the flie and I need some opinions. My question is do you think that Ralph should be counted guilty and set on trial for Simon's death? Why or why not?
Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 2:07am

English
What kind of sentences are they and how do I diagram them? Large brains "do" not necessarily "confer" superior intelligence. I ordered materials to use in the craft school "from a supplier" in Minnesota. "This done," I outlined lesson ...
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:19pm

English
Can someone check my sentences? They are really urgent. Thank you in advance. 1) The Reformation was caused by the refusal of Pope Clement VI to declare invalid Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon. 2)Elizabeth I continued her father's policy. She defeated the ...
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 2:47pm

English
Are these right "Stamp collecting" is fun for children and adults alike. (Subject) Which "of my stamps" do I like most? (Adverb) Collectors "engaging in their hobbies" are never bored. (Adjective) Many residents of Hawaii work in "fishing&...
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 12:17pm

English (grammar)
Is this statement correct? "Helping other people contributes to your being a great leader." I'm not really sure with the phrase 'to your being'. It sounds incorrect but I'm not really sure. If it's incorrect, how do I rephrase the sentence?
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:59am

English
This is what I think they are 1."Leaving their native land to colonize in America," they expected to land in the colony of Virginia. A.prepositional phrase B. appositive phrase c.participial phrase d.gerund phrase e.infinitive phrase f.absolute phrase 2."...
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:18am

English
Many events take place on the island but everyone feels guilty and sorry for their actions in the end and they head back to Italy, Milan safely all thanks to Prospero's spirit, Ariel. Ariel is a spirit who used to be a slave of Sycorax, an evil witch. (Would you check the ...
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 1:19am

English
prepositional phrase? Appositive phrase? Participial phrase? Gerund phrase? infinitive phrase? Absolute phrase? Cape Code, a heavily settled peninsula southeast of Boston, has an interesting history. What is “a heavily settled peninsula southeast of Boston”? The ...
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 10:22pm

English
Anybody does not sleep well during the night. (Is this sentence grammatical?)
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 8:36pm

English
Can you please check the following five sentences? Thank you very much in advance. 1) The Elizabethan theatre had a circulal or octagonal wooden structure. 2) In the middle of which there was a pit opened to the sky. In it, there was the apron stage, the main one, raised about...
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 4:42pm

English
1. Anybody does not sleep well during the night. 2. Not anybody sleeps well during the night. 3, Nobody sleeps well during the night. (Which ones are correct? Are they the same?) 4. Not all sleep well during the night. 5, All do not sleep well during the night. 6. None sleep ...
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 12:02am

English
What is the complete subject in the following sentence? The International Cowboy Association will meet the third Saturday of each month. a. The International Cowboy Association b. Cowboy Association c. the third Saturday of each month. A
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:33pm

English
1. He behaved most carefully. 2. He behaved the most carefully. 3. He behaved very carefully. (Are they all grammatical? Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Thank you.)
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 8:43pm

English
Rewrite the sentences using nouns to replace the phrases in italics. Example: She writes books for a living. She is a writer. 1. Emma loves being a mother. .................................... 2. Having friends is the most important thing for Pepe...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 5:41pm

English
In which of the sentences is only the simple subject in quotes? a. The train "conductor" of the Texas Flyer presented at our community meeting. b. "The first singer in the line-up" wore a red formal dress. c. "Mary's Whole Food" Store in ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 4:57pm

English
Identify simple subject and simple predicate in each 1 The elderly patient's deep venous thrombosis was treated with Coumadin. 2 The neurologic exam tested her Babinski reflex. 3 There are children waiting in the lobby. 4 After being examined and discharged, she went home...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 3:21pm

English
Describe these words using only Three words:radiator,stairs,fire,torch,teacher​,school,rabbit,comb,radio,football,camer​a,toaster...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 2:33pm

English
What does diverge mean in the following sentence? After traveling approximately 3.5 miles, the old highway will diverge. Stay in the left lane and follow until you see the new mall. a. the highway will end. b. the highway will divide into two lanes that go in different ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 1:43pm

english
5. Read the following passage from “The Snake Chief”: Now in that part of Africa it was unheard of for a bride to go to her wedding without a host of friends and relations all singing and dancing for joy. So the father was astonished when his daughter said she would ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 1:39pm

quick english help
in which sentence is the underlined infinitive or infinitive phrase function as a direct object? c. After all that exercise, the runners needed *to drink water*. d.Just as the mayor was about *to give an award*, it began raining. I would say its d?
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 1:09pm

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