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September 25, 2016

Homework Help: English

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English
1. This is all that I have now. 2. This is what I have now. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. Please show me that he is active. 4. Please show me the fact that he is active. 5. Please show me that this is correct. (Are the three sentences grammatical?
Friday, September 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The fact that he died suddenly surprised me. 2. Do you like the idea that we have to go to New York to be wealthy? 3. The fear that the World Wall 3 will break out is widespread. 4. I would like to have the possibility that he will come back soon. (Are the sentences all ...
Friday, September 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Having a lot of fun, we took pictures with Mina's camera. 2. Having a lot of fun, we we taking pictures with Mina's camera. (Which one is a better expression?) 3. Making funny poses, I imitated monkeys. 4. Making funny poses, I was imitating monkeys. (Which one is a...
Friday, September 2, 2016 by rfvv

english
A mile from end to end, yet as close to as a friend. A precious commodity, freely given. Found on the rich, poor,short and tall, but share among children most of all What am I?
Friday, September 2, 2016 by Sam

English
They ( work) heard for annual examination
Friday, September 2, 2016 by Anonymous

English
1. This is the same watch that she gave me. 2. This is the same watch as she gave me. --------------------------------------- What is the difference between them? Does #1 mean: "This is the very watch that she gave me."? Does #2 mean: "This is the same kind of ...
Friday, September 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I need someone to find some photos to post on the blog. 2. I need someone who will find some photos to post on the blog. 3. I need someone who will find some photos so as to post on the blog. ---------------- Are they all the same? Does #1 mean #2 or #3...
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by rfvv

English Check
The advice was meant for ____ A)you and i B)she and i C) you and me Hello i need help. My original answer was A)you and I. But then I started reading a book on English grammar and it says it should be C)she and I since they are subject pronouns.
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by Jonathan

english 1
which of these is coordinating conjunction but** however although
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by 9th grader

english
adding the suffix -ous to the word danger forms a/an verb adjective** adverb
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by 9th grader

english 1
1. Which of these is an example of direct characterization? A. actions or thoughts that reveal what a character is like B. dialogue between a character and other characters in the story C. an authors description of a character's appearance and personality**
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by 9th grader

american history
1. What was the main reason that early settlers gradually spread across the Americas? (1 point) They were constantly under attack from neighboring tribes. They often relocated to find more favorable farming conditions. They traveled far and wide to trade **their goods with ...
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by helpppp

Social Studies Help ASAP
Why did the British want to expand control into the Ohio Valley in the mid-1700s? a. to force the French out of North America b. to put French settlers there under English rule c. to demonstrate Britain’s strength to France and Spain d. to gain access to the region’s...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Vicky

english
two of the following proverbs have similar meaning which ones are they 1.Those that dance must play the music 2. The tongue is the enemy of the neck 3.A golden hammer breaks an iron door 4.who pays the piper calls the tune 5. A barking dog never bites
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by hiyab

English 1 part 1
Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction?
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Anonymous

ENGLISH 1501
Identify the main sound device employed by the poet, and discuss the effect it has by referring to 3 examples from the poem. Small Passing - Ingrid de Kok. Please tell me someone can help?
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Bux

english
These sentences are from my test in which I answered these sentences incorrectly. So please suggest the right answers to them. 1)Ram said to me,"I go to school daily."(change to indirect speech) 2)He wrote me a letter.(change to passive voice) 3)Who built the Taj?(...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Diana

English
1. Have you checked out our school website lately? 2. Have you lately checked out our school website? (What is the suitable position of the adverb 'lately'?) 3. Is there something that/which I should see? (Do you prefer 'which' to 'that' in this ...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. A few day ago, I went to the zoo with Chanmi and Mina. ------------------------------- Why is 'the' used before 'zoo' in this sentence? Does 'the zoo' mean the specific zoo which both girls know? Or is zoo' in generic use...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Some students posted a lot of unkind comments, making fun of my pose. 2. Some students posted a lot of unkind comments while they made fun of my pose. 3. Some students posted a lot of unkind comments while they were making fun of my pose. 4. Some students posted a lot of ...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by rfvv

Social Studies Help
1. Why did the British want to expand control into the Ohio valley in the mid- 1700s? a. to force the French out of North America b. to put French settlers there under English rule c. to demonstrate Britain's strength to France and Spain d. to gain access to the region'...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Maya

Math
Several students were surveyed about their favorite class. 26 students chose art 19 English 21 math 16 music 32 science. What fraction of the of the students chose music as their favorite subject.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Anonymous

Math
Several students were surveyed about their favorite class. 26 students chose art 19 English 21 math 16 music 32 science. What fraction of the of the students chose music as their favorite subject.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Anonymous

English
I am going shopping this weekend
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Talana

English
Some common examples of oxymoron expressions are "alone together," "virtual reality," and "a fine mess." Should the sentence read: oxymoronic, oxymora or oxymorons Answer: oxymoronic
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Kimmy

English
Choose the best action or situation. An example of a metonym for the planet earth. soil globe rock moon Answer: globe
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Kimmy

English
1. When he was ill, he didn't play football. 2. Being ill, he didn't play football. ---------------------------- 3. If he is ill, he will not play football. 4. Being ill, he will not play football. ----------------------------- 5. Although he was ill, he played ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. It smells bad in here. 2. It smells bad. 3. It smells bad in this room. ---------------------- What does it refer to in each sentence?
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Being poor, he was always happy. 2. Being ill, he played football. 3. Being rich, he was not happy. 4. Though he was poor, he was always happy. 5. Though he was ill, he played football. 6. Though he was rich, he was not happy. 1=>4, 2=>5, 3=>6...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

History
In all English colonies a white man could vote only if he was a Christian Property owner•• Church goer Member of the gentry
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Lily

English 2
How do the native Americans respond to the spaniards in the first encounter
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Sades

English
1. I called my brother, walking along the river. 2. I called my brother while I was walking along the river. 3. I called my brother while I walked along the river. -------------------- Which one is closer to #1 in meaning, #2 or #3?
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Being ill, he played football. 2. Although he was ill, he played football. ( #1 is incorrect. #2 is right. We cannot change #2 into #1. Is that right? Where can we find the explanation about that?) 3. Being ill, he couldn't go to school. 4. Because he was ill, he couldn...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
Hello. I'd like to know about the use of the verb like. 1. I like you to go there. 2. I like you going there 3. I like you go there. ---------------------------- Which one is grammatical? ================================ 4. I'd like you to got there. 5. I'd like ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

math
100 student appeared in class test for a combined english and hindi examination. 70 students passed in both,8 failed in english and hindi and 5 failed in hindi only find how manystudents failed in english and how many students passed in hindi also find how many students passed...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by david

English
Now,he (watch)the t.V.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Lavanya

English
1. Complete the sentences by using the words in the parenthesis. 2. Complete the sentences by using the words in the parentheses. --------------------------- Which one is right? Do we have to use the singular form or the plural form at the end of each sentence?
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He is knocking on the door. 2. He is knocking at the door. 3. He is knocking (on the door) at the door. ----------------- Which one is right? Are both okay? Do both have a different meaning? Doe #2 mean #3?
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. People posted a lot of comments on my blog. 2. People uploaded a lot of comments on my blog. --------------------------- Can we use both verbs? Which one is right?
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
It is the ugliest but has so many colors
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Mark

English
1. She played the piano, singing a song. 1-2. She played the piano and sang a song. 2. Jenny is in the coffee shop, drinking coffee. 2-2. Jenny is in the coffee shop and drinking coffee. 3. Mike is standing there, listening to music. 3-2. Mike is standing there and listening ...
Monday, August 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Being sick, he didn't go to school. 2. Because he was sick, he didn't go to school. (Can we use both expressions? Are they the same?) 3. Being sick, he went out to play soccer. 4. Though he was sick, he went out to play soccer. (What about these two sentences? Can ...
Monday, August 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I had this radio fixed by the repairman. 2. I let this doll played by the boy. 3. I bade this work done by the man. 4. I helped my homework done by him. 5. I made this house built by the construction workers. ------------------------------ Are they all grammatical? Past ...
Monday, August 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. You broke your computer? 2. Did you break your computer? ---------------------- Does #1 mean #2? What is the difference between them?
Monday, August 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
Smells bad. Do you mind if I open the window? - I'm sorry but I do. I have a cold. ................................ What is the full form of 'Smells bad'? 1. It smells bad. 2. That smells bad. 3. ____ smells bad. Do you sometimes use the expression "Smells bad...
Monday, August 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
Hi, can I speak to Tom? - Just a moment! I'll get him. -------------------------- This is a telephone conversation. What is the meaning of the last sentence? What is the meaning of the verb 'get'? 1. I'll bring him. 2. I'll fetch him. 3. I'll take him. ...
Monday, August 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
The poem small passing by I grid de kok is free verse so has no structure, but I am not sure what sound device is used to creat rhythm and form? Please help
Monday, August 29, 2016 by Claire

English
How does the poet creat contrast in the poem 'small passing' referring to the first section? Lines 1-35 I know what the contrast is. But not sure how to explain how it is created. So the contrast would be how a mother of a white child has. Lost her baby and should not ...
Monday, August 29, 2016 by Claire

English
1. He smiled brightly, and he extended his hand.(simultaneous situation) 2. He smiled brightly, and he extended his hand at the same time.(simultaneous situation) 3. He smiled brightly, and then he extended his hand. (not simultaneous situation) 4. After he smiled brightly, he...
Sunday, August 28, 2016 by rfvv

english
In Expanded Academic ASAP and other periodical databases, it's best to put your exact phrase in A. parentheses. B. between dashes. C. quotation marks. D. between asterisks.
Sunday, August 28, 2016 by Anonymous

English Lit
Does any one know what the tone is for the poem Small Passing written by Ingrid de Kok?
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by Jeanette

English
I checked the pronunciation of 'upload' in some dictionaries. I could find several ones. How do we pronounce 'upload'? When upload is used as a verb, do we put the primary stress on the second syllable? Do we put the primary stress on the first syllable when...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. This morning, I walked to school, feeling embarrassed. 2. This morning, I walked to school, while I was feeling embarrassed. 3. This morning, I walked to school, while I felt embarrassed. 4. This morning, I walked to school, and I felt embarrassed. 5. This morning, I walked...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She found her photo with a lot of comments, making fun of her pose. 2. She found her photo with a lot of comments, which were making fun of her pose. 3. She found her photo with a lot of comments, which made fun of her pose. 4. She found her photo with a lot of comments, ...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She uploaded the pictures on her school website. 2. She uploaded the pictures to her school website. (Which preposition do we have to use, 'on' or 'to'? Are both okay?) 3. Some students posted a lot of unkind comments, making fun of my pose. 4. Some students...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. We had a lot of fun, taking pictures with Mina's camera. 2. We had a lot of fun, while we were taking pictures with Mina's camera. 3. We had a lot of fun, while we took pictures with Mina's camera. (Which one is similar to #1, #2 or #3? Are they all the same? Do...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here go some more sentences related to participal construction. 1. He was standing there, and he closed his eyes. (Did he close his eyes later? Or was two actions done at the same time?) 2. He was standing there, closing his eyes. 3. He was ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I shall be lonely with you away. 2. I shall be lonely if you are away. (Does #1 mean #2 in meaning?) 3. She smiled brightly, extending her hand. 4. She smiled brightly while she extended her hand. 5. She smiled brightly and she extended her hand. 6. She smiled brightly and ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

english
The patient is a 13-year-old female weighing 100 pounds who has a sprained wrist. The patient is a 13-year-old female with a sprained wrist weighing 100 pounds.
Friday, August 26, 2016 by Art

English 1
Why do some readers choose to join reader groups? A. Groups offer opportunities to discuss interesting topics in literature.*** B. Groups allow readers to find out the ends of stories without reading. C. Groups usually give away free books to their regular attendees. D. Groups...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by Summer Moriarty

english
There was one student still taking the exam when the bell rang. I need to find simple subject and complete subject. I know that "STUDENT" is the subject
Friday, August 26, 2016 by shell

English
1. As he was young, he liked playing soccer. 2. When he was young, he liked playing soccer. 3. Because he was young, he liked playing soccer. 4. As he was young, he couldn't work at a company. 5. When he was young, he couldn't work at a company. 6. Because he was young...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Walking along the street, I met her. 2. When I was walking along the street, I met her. 3. When I walked along the street, I met her. * 4. Being walking along the street, I met her. -------------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Which one is close to #1? Is #4 ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I read comic books, eating some snacks. 2. I read comic books while /as I ate some snacks. 3. I read comic books and ate some snacks. 4. I read comic books and ate some snacks at the same time. ---------------------------------- Are they all the same and grammatical? Does #...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When I meet her, I will be very glad. 2. If I meet her, I will be very glad. 3. As I meet her, I will be very glad. 4. Because I meet her, I will be very glad. 5. Because I will meet her, I will be very glad. --------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English 2
What is the tone of the following lines in "At the Tourist Centre of Boston"? I seem to remember people, at least in the cities, also slush , machines and assorted garbage. Perhaps that was my private mirage which will just evaporate when I go back. -embarrassed -...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by Nina

English
1. Looking out the window, a good idea occurred to me. 2. Running along the road, a giant bear came out from the trees. 3. Walking in the park, a boy was jumping on and on. --------------------- Would you look at the sentences above? Are they okay in everyday conversation? Or ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Don't tell anyone about it. It's a top secret. ----------------------- If we want to talk about the next valuable secret, what expression can we use? 2. It's a second top secret. 3. It's the next top secret. 4. It's a second class secret. (Do we have to ...
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. When the dog saw me, he wagged his tail. 2. When he saw me, the dog wagged his tail. -------------------------- Which one is grammatical? Are both ok?
Friday, August 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. spend: to use money to buy or pay for something 2. spend: use money to buy or pay for something --------------------------------- word: definition (Why is 'to...' used in a dictionary for the definition of each word? What about #2? Can we use as in #2 as the ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Describe what Sonya does at the dacha. 2. What does Sonya do at the dacha? 3. Write down what Sonya does at the dacha. 4. Write more than 7 sentences, describing the things that Sonya does at the dacha. ---------------- Which ones are suitable for a title?
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. After Momaday's book came works by other modern American Indian writers. What is the subject? book
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Hayden

English
1. Born in 1934 in Oklahoma, Momaday lived on Navajo and Apache reservations in the Southwest. 2. Momaday's father was a Kiowa. 3. As a young man, Momaday attended the University of New Mexico and Stanford University. 4. In the Way to Rainy Mountain, he tells about the ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Hayden

English
Based on what you've learned about the Anglo-Saxon and medieval literature, which type do you think the expert from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is more like? Use examples from the excerpt for support. Frodo was lying face upward on the ground and the monster was ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Gabby

English
Revise the following sentence so that ACTIONS name KEY VERBS. 1. Our discussion was lively and fun
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Emily

English
1. Saying hey, the foreigner walked toward me. 2. The foreigner walked toward me, saying hey. 3. The foreigner, saying hey, walked toward me. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. When I was given the mug, I felt happy. 4-2. Given the mug, I felt happy. 5. Because it was written in ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. A kind girl, she was loved by all. 2. Because she was a kind girl, she was loved by all. --------------- Does #1 mean #2? Or in #1, is "A kind girl" in apposition with "she"? 3. As it was rainy, I had to stay at home. 4. It being rainy, I had to stay at ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She stood there, and she closed her eyes. 2. She stood there, closing her eyes. 3. She stood there, with her eyes closed. 4. While she stood there, she closed her eyes. 5. While she closed her eyes, she stood there. ------------------ Are the five sentences all the same in ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
Is the word "and" still considered a coordinating conjunction if it is being used in a list rather than to connect two independent clauses? For example: "Jeff wants to buy an apple, a pear, and a banana" Is the "and" used in that sentence still a ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Stephen

English
Is this right? Complete subject: Sniffer dogs Simple subject: dogs Sniffer dogs trained to detect drugs, blood, and explosives can help solve crimes and save lives.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by Daniella

English
1.Read the following lines from the poem "At the Tourist Centre in Boston" is this a manufactured hallucination, a cynical fiction, a lure for export only? Which of the following words best describes the speaker's tone?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by GummyBears18

english
I have to revise each statement to eliminate the unethical aspects. - Factory- trained technicians respond to all our calls. - “The service contract… on the whole… applied to upgrades .”
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by mariana

English
1. She has a piano. 2. She has two pianos. 3. She has a pianoforte. 4. She has two pianofortes. -------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do you use #3? What about the plural form of 'pianoforte'? Do you use #4?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I want my photo to be deleted by you. 2. I want my photo deleted by you. (Are both grammatical? Which one is a common one?) 3. He hung the picture on the wall. 4. The criminal was hanged at the prison last year. (Are both okay?) 5. Make your message clear. 6. You should be ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The fact that he died suddenly is unbelievable. 2. I like the idea that people can live on Mars in the future. 3. I had the feeling that he was very nice. 4. It is difficult to get the chance that you can be employed at the company. --------------------------- Are they all ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He is one of the greatest men that have ever lived in America. (Is this sentence right? What does 'America' mean? Does America mean the USA or South America and North America?) 2. Which person is the man that/which you want to meet? (Can we use either 'that'...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. With night coming on, we started for home. 2. Because night came on, we started for home. 3. Night came on, and we started for home. -------------------------- Q1: Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Q2: What is the meaning of 'com on'? What are similar words in mening?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Waiting for him, I read a fashion magazine. 1-2. As I waited for him, I read a hion magazine. (Are both the same?) 2. To wait for him, I read a fashion magazine. 2-1. I read a fashion magazine so that I waited for him. (Are both the same?) --------------------------- Are ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by rfvv

Social Studies
Can someone check my responses please? I want to make sure I'm correct before submitting. The * is my response 1. How does the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States reflect the concept of natural rights? A. The Pledge of Allegiance includes the phrase "...
Monday, August 22, 2016 by Serena

english 1
Which of these is an example of a metaphor in My Forbidden Face? A. Latifa releases the canary from the cage. B. Latifa compares the Taliban's oppression to a slow death. C. Latifa quotes specific laws that the Taliban put in place. The word lucid means "clear." ...
Monday, August 22, 2016 by 9th grader

English
Just out of curiosity, is it okay to use the phrase "and so" in a sentence? Like "Johnathan knew that he had to help the boy asking a question on Jiskha. And so, he did just that, and the boy went on to being the happiest boy on earth." I just need to know ...
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Stephen

Physics
An arrow is shot straight up from the edge of a cliff with an initial velocity of 50 ft/s. Answer the following questions using English units. The acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 32.2 ft/s. A. Find the time to reach the highest point. (please use step by step ...
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Maggie

Physics
An arrow is shot straight up from the edge of a cliff with an initial velocity of 50 ft/s. Answer the following questions using English units. The acceleration due to gravity has a magnitude of 32.2 ft/s. A. Find the time to reach the highest point. B. Find the displacement at...
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Maggie

English
Is High Grass capitalized?
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Jack

American government
which of the following was one compromise related to the declaration of independence that was agreed to by the delegates to the second continental congress? A. language condemning he slave trade was removed B. language criticizing the english people was strengthened C. a list ...
Friday, August 19, 2016 by leslie

English
do you write annotations in appendix in a book?
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Jack

English II
Write a letter as if you are a foreign exchange student living in America. Pretend you are writing to your family in your homeland and you must explain an American custom they know nothing at all about. To write a convincing letter, you must examine the American custom through...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Sue

Social Studies
1. Why did the British want to expand control into the Ohio Valley in the mid- 1700s? A. To force the french out of North America B. To put French settlers there under English rule C. To demonstrate Britain's strength to France and Spain** D. To gain access to the regions ...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Please Help!!

Social Studies (check my answers))
1. Why did the British want to expand control into the Ohio valley in the mid- 1700s? a. to force the French out of North America b. to put French settlers there under English rule *** c. to demonstrate Britain's strength to France and Spain d. to gain access to the region...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by A.

English II
Explain how your mystery/legend contains the following literary elements: I chose Atlantis as my mystery/legend. I am not sure what they mean when they say scene. My answer is as follows. a. Setting b. Plot c. Characters d. Conflict e. Scene The legend/mystery of Atlantis ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Sue

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