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December 19, 2014

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1. It'll take thirty minutes for her to get here. 2. It'll take her thirty minutes to get here. (Are both the same and grammatical?) 3. As it rained heavily, the playground is muddy now. 4. It having rained heavily, the playground is muddy now. (Are both the same?) 5. ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:16am

English
1. It hardly rained last summer. 2. Hardly did it rain last summer. (Is #2 OK?) 3. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I would not change my mind. 4.Were the sun to rise in the west, I would not change my mind. (Is #4 OK?)
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:01am

English
Education standard have gone down in our country,write a composition discribing what should be done inorder to lmprove education standard.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 12:38am

English
Lina went on her first diet in High school for three days she ate nothing but carrot sticks, cottage cheese, and apples. Then scarfed down two double sentence cheeseburgers with fries and a chocolate shake. Her other attempts at dieting didn’t last much longer. By ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:30pm

english
need help on writing science fiction short story?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9:48pm

Human Geography
Discuss the origin, diffusion, and impact on the cultural landscape for one of the following: A) folk housing styles in the United States. B) Buddhism in Asia. C) English in South Asia. Anyway I can get help with this? I have an FRQ due thursday and need help answering these.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:50pm

English
Writers often use language and images to foreshadow events that are going to take place in a story. Consider these words and phrases from the passage: dank tropical night moonless Caribbean night moist black velvet From these the reader can predict that Whitney and/or ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:47pm

English
CHECK PLEASE? Is this a good analytical paragraph? Edgar Allen Poe’s poem, “The Bells”, uses personification and alliteration in order to establish a new tone for each stanza. Personification is used to create a transition in the stanzas, to differentiate the ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:45pm

English - Grammar
What tense is this verb ? The state police were pulling over many drivers? I think its past progressive but i don't know if it would also be considered past perfect progressive. what principle part is used to form the verb in each sentence? 1.The workers will have finished...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:25pm

English
Which of the following is a fragment a.because we had tickets. b.running past first base. c. Athletes understanding the purpose of practice. d. all of the above. I am think d Which of the following is a fragment? A.Here are the answers to the math questions. b.There seems to ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:12pm

English
Astronomers Ferraro and Newman study the speed of the stars circling the galactic center of the galaxy. Identify the appositive or appositive phrase. galaxy Astronomers the galactic center Ferraro and Newman
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:52pm

English 10
My aspiration to become a famous astronomer propels me to exceed in all of my classes. Identify the appositive or appositive phrase. - to exceed - aspiration - to become a famous astronomer - classes I am thinking its B. but not 100% sure...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:50pm

English
Lina went on her first diet in High school for three days she ate nothing but carrot sticks, cottage cheese, and apples. Then scarfed down two double sentence cheeseburgers with fries and a chocolate shake. Her other attempts at dieting didn’t last much longer. By ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:49pm

English 10
Which sentence correctly punctuates a nonessential appositive phrase? A. Aries, one of thirteen constellations in the Zodiac, contains four stars. B. Aries one of thirteen constellations in the Zodiac contains four stars. C.Aries, one of thirteen constellations, in the Zodiac ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:47pm

English
Some examples of tricky plurals include a.changing to y to it and adding -es in nouns that end in y after a consonant, as in city/cities. b.changing f or fe to a v and adding -es to most singular common nouns that end in f or fe, as seen in life/lives. c.making compound nouns ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:12pm

English
All of the following common nouns except a.emotion b.leader. c.tablet. d.Kindle. I am think D. Singular or plural nouns a.refer to whether a noun is singular or plural. b.can usually be changed in number by adding or deleting -s or-es. c.sometimes use the same form or both ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:45pm

English
"Hang Ideas! They are tramps vagabonds knocking at the back door of your mind each taking a little of your substance each carrying away some crumb of that belief in a few simple notions you must cling to if you want to lovie decently and would like to die easy" What ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:23pm

English
"Ideas are great arrows but there has to be a bow" What is the meaning of this quote Answer : Ideas can only be shot forward by being focused and aiming towards them?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:21pm

English
What are the answers for chapter 9? Final Check: Money Problems
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:14pm

English
"Hang Ideas! They are tramps vagabonds knocking at the back door of your mind each taking a little of your substance each carrying away some crumb of that belief in a few simple notions you must cling to if you want to lovie decently and would like to die easy" ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:13pm

English
"Men can intoxicate themselevs with ideas as effectually as with alcool" SImile or metaphor Answer : Simile What are they comparing Answer : Comparing men and alcohol
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:11pm

English
"Ideas are great arrows but there has to be a bow" Is this a metaphor or simile? Answer : metaphor What are they comparing? Answer : They are comparing ideas to arrows
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:59pm

English
"New ideas are for the most part like bad sixpences and we spend our lives trying to pass them off on one another" What is this quote trying to say Answer : we spend our time on new ideas like we spend sixpences?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:57pm

English
Need to do a presentation on adverbs what the device does, what it's used for, explain how writers can use this for effect, the impact it can create, provide examples in action and explain how it's being used and the effect it is having
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:42pm

English MS. SUE
An interview is a(n) __________ in which one-on-one or small group question-and-answer sessions are conducted. secondary source unreliable source serious source primary source
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:40pm

Help ? English 10
I want people to know that she was a great teacher who loved her family and her country. She had the courage to speak out and do something about the injustice. She worked hard to pass redress. When a group of people feel they have been treated unfairly by the government, the ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:30pm

English 9
What is the difference between explicit and inferred details? A.There is no difference between the two terms. B.Explicit details are implied by the text. C.The reader implies information, while the text infers it. D.The reader infers details that are implied by the text.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:11pm

English 10
1. Sensory language is also known as __________. syntax broadsides imagery irony 2.Which excerpt taken from the poem “Birmingham Sunday” by Richard Farina is an example of sensory language? A.“clouds they were grey” B.“She asked for a blessing" C...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:09pm

English 10
Sensory language is also known as __________. syntax broadsides imagery irony
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:07pm

English 10
Which is an example of simile? A.“clouds they were grey” B. “how many black berries grew in the Blue Sea” C.“the number her killers had given was four” D.“blood ran like wine” HELP ME PLEASE AND CAN YOU EXPLAIN
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 3:42pm

English (ms.sue)
Is this a good way to describe silence outside the school gates? silence arose at the school gates. Every so often cars pass by disturbing the peace. The sound that was made was the part time teachers escaping before the chaos and the sound of the wind, whispering rumours. it ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 2:49pm

English
How would you describe silence outside the school gates, before the school is about to finish?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 2:26pm

English (Ms.Sue)
I am writing a description of a school bus stop on a rainy day I am at the part of describing the bus. How would I describe the sound of the typres screeching using metaphors or personification? also How can I describe the condition of the bus to be negative?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 2:06pm

English 10
Question: How long did your family spend in an internment camp? Answer: We were sent from Florin, California, to a temporary facility at the Fresno County fairgrounds for 6 months beginning in May of 1942. From there our family along with others from California were sent to ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 1:48pm

English 10
How do you identify the speaker’s purpose? A.by listening to the third line of each speaker’s speech B.by evaluating each speaker’s questions and responses C.by asking a teacher or peer to identify the purpose for you D.by determining the speaker’s syntax ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 1:47pm

English
We are debating this sentence. Although some items are not for the body but for the soul. I say a fragment. It just doesn't sound complete to me.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 1:30pm

English (Ms.Sue)
How would you describe the smell of rain?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 1:21pm

English
12. Which sentence below contains a correctly used modifier in italics? A. The sauce tasted bitterly, and I couldn't swallow it. B. I feel goodly now that I'm over the flu. C. He spoke sharply to his sister. D. Joe looked sad at his broken bike. C? The italicized ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:51pm

ENGLISH MS. SUE
The FALCON OF DEATH was a creature they knew, And the choirs kept singing of Freedom, Which type of figurative language does the bolded part of the stanza use? simile personification imagery metaphor
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:34pm

english 10
Which ballad convention does Dudley Randall use in “Ballad of Birmingham”? using an innocent questioner and a wise respondent using a celebration to emphasize values using a song to discuss fate using prose instead of verse format
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:32pm

English 10 help please
The falcon of death was a creature they knew, And the choirs kept singing of Freedom, Which type of figurative language does the bolded part of the stanza use? simile personification imagery metaphor
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:28pm

English
10. What is the indirect object in the following sentence? For her birthday, Jody bought Alice an angora sweater. A. Jody B. Alice C. Birthday D. Sweater B?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:13pm

English 10
That cold autumn morning no eyes saw the sun, Which literary technique does this line use? metaphor imagery simile personification I was thinking imagery
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:02pm

English
The physician discussed problems faced by everyone, and the response was positive. This is a compound sentence I would think no comma is necessary.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 11:52am

English
Here is another poem that uses personification to help define the theme. Answer the questions that follow using all you know about poetic devices. The heart asks pleasure first, And then, excuse from pain; And then, those little anodynes (a medicine that relieves pain) That ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 11:50am

English
Second guessing myself again, Cigarette advertising has been banned from television, it does, however, appear in printed material. Has to be a comma splice sentence to me am I right?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:56am

English
3. Which of the following sentences does not properly use a subordinating conjunction? A. As the man said, what comes around goes around. B. He acts like he's going to cry. C. You stay put unless I call for you. D. I will refuse his demands because they are outrageous. B ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:38am

English
I need to buy some new clothes for the summer. to buy some new clothes to buy is asking what new clothes. I am saying an adverb again
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:16am

English
I am learning I hope. The tortoise ran slowly and steadily to win the race. to win the race tells why so it is an adverb Correct?
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:05am

English
1. He knows it's hard to stop junk food. 2. He knows it's hard to stop eating junk food. (Are both grammatical?)
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:42am

English
PRINT AND BRING THIS COUPON IN Spend 20$ or more, you get 20% off 10/16/2010 only -------------------------- This is a part of an advertisement on the Internet. The expressions above is in a dotted box line. On the top in the middle of the dotted line, there is a scissor.What...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:32am

English
Finally, I woke up, one day my life began to change. I am going to say this is a Comma splice sentence. This part of grammar I do not like, LOL!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:58am

English help please
Why might the author have chosen to organize "Forest Fire" in chronilogical order written by Anais Nin? A.she wanted to create the same suspence for readers as she felt at the time. B.she wanted readers to understand the cause of the fire. C.she was afraid that she ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:20am

English
Why do you save money? 1. I save money to buy a fancy bike. 2. I save money to buy the MS Office program. 3. I save money to buy a Samsung galaxy 5. 4. I save money to please my parents, for they like me to save money. 5. I save money to buy a new coat. 6. I save money to ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:52am

English
Why do you study English? 1. I study English to chat with foreigners. 2. I study English to get 100 points on the English test in the final exam. 3. I study English to read technical English books. 4.I study English to enter Cambridge University in the future. (Would you check...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:43am

English help needed
Why might the author have chosen to organize "Forest Fire"by Anais Non in chronological order? A. She wanted to create the same suspense for readers as she felt at the time. B. She wanted readers to understand the causes of the fire. C. She was afraid that she would ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:05am

English
The song lyrics say that we live to worship the Lord. to worship the Lord is the infinitive phrase I say an adverb because it is how we live
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:41pm

English
Many people want to travel around the world. To travel functions as a noun because it is the direct object of the verb wants. Am I right?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:23pm

English
To return your items, you must have a receipt. To return your items is the infinitive phrase I am saying used as a noun am i right?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:10pm

English
To return your items, you must have a receipt. We are studying infinitives. I need to by some new clothes for the summer. I know to buy is the infinitive and to but some new clothes is a phrase but i am lost as to say what part of speech. is it an adverb describing need
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:44pm

english literature
plss help what is the point of the story of the moro epic parang sabir plssss answer thank you
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 9:48pm

English Ms Sue
Ok, I got my final exam in hand. Nine pages. Think I can whip this one, but he put my weakest point in test. 4 pages of nothing but the complex, compound complex, simple and compound sentences. Have pulled out my print outs from chompchomp. I will do this! My professor has not...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8:24pm

English
Can a gerund come at the end of a phrase? Like When you reach the crossing, try to avoid stepping on the stones in the pathway. I am thinking crossing is a gerund in the phrase. Stepping used as a verb.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:54pm

English
Still doing good in English, I hope. Sentence---Yesterday during the tornado watch, we heard the wailing of the siren in the pathway. A gerund always ends in -ing and functions as a noun. Ok during is not a gerund but wailing is a gerund. Am I right?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:47pm

English
1. Cleaning is good exercise, too. 2. Cleaning is a good exercise, too. --------------------- Do we have to use 'a' or not? Which one is correct? Are both correct?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:25pm

english
Is the following a complete sentence. I say NO it is a fragment. The woman who had been our family dentist for many years. If who wasn't in there I would say it was complete.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:20pm

English
1. What kind of mistakes is he making? 2. What kinds of mistakes is he making> 3. What kinds of mistake is he making? 4. What kind of mistake is he making? ------------------------- Which expressions are grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:16pm

English
Is the following a compound complex sentence? During last night's game, the bases were loaded, and Bob hit a grand slam. During last night's game is a dependent clause the bases were loaded in an Independented and bob hit a grand slam Independent
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 6:50pm

English
What part of speech is am?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:02pm

english
Elnora unlocked the case, took out the pail, put the napkin in it, pulled the ribbon from her hair, binding it down tightly again and followed to the road. From afar she could see her mother in the doorway. She blinked her eyes, and tried to smile as she answered Wesley ...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:13pm

english
how would you use personification and metaphors to describe a school bus?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:56pm

English
My homework is hard. The question is: COMPARE THE WAYS THE POETS PRESENT STRONG EMOTIONS IN 'MEDUSA' AND ONE OTHER POEM FROM CHARACTER & VOICE. The two poems are Medusa and Les Grand Signeurs. Medusa:Be terrified. It’s you I love, perfect man, Greek God, my own; ...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:01pm

English
Act I of An Enemy of the People Question Think carefully about what each quote might infer about the character and choose the most appropriate answer in the context of the play. Taking one thing with another, there is an excellent spirit of toleration in the town--an admirable...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:09pm

English
Create an accurate summary of the “good-bye” scene between Marilyn and her brother in “The Cold Equations.” Provide your answer in three to five sentences.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1:05pm

English
Hello! Can you tell me if I corrected these sentences properly? My answers are below each sentence I'm supposed to punctuate. Instructions/Hint: Semi-colons 1. The baby smelled like lavender, and she just had a bath. The baby smelled like lavender; she just had a bath. 2. ...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 12:11pm

english
How many dozen eggs in the box, the box said it contained 96 eggs
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8:00am

English
1. I cannot but admire his courage. 2. I cannot help admiring his courage. 3. I cannot avoid admiring his courage. ------------------------- Are all the sentences grammatical? What is the meaning of 'but' in Sentence 1? Does 'help' in #2 mean 'avoid' in...
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:18am

english
a humbly request (from or by)rita in this sentence i use from or by plz tell me quick i have test in tution ???????
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:59am

english
3. In “The Pigman & Me,” the author creates a mood of suspense by focusing most of the action around a fight between two boys at school. a tree cut almost to its heart. Nonno Frankie’s advice to Paul. concerns about how a girl will react.
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:51am

English
1. Don't use a cell phone while you are driving. 2. Don't use a cell phone while you drive. 3. Don't use a cell phone while driving. 4. Don't use a cell phone driving. ----------------------------- Which ones are grammatical? Does #3 mean #1 or #2?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:27am

English
what does the diction and details reveal about the tone in this passage. "When first I took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there, which, by accident, was on Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, 1845, my house was not ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:41pm

English
1. Listening to loud music isn't good for your ears, either. 2. Also, listening to loud music isn't good for your ears. ------------ Are both the same in meaning?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 7:43pm

English Grammar
The homework this week is over sentence transformations. The question asks: 1.) Write the positive declarative sentence that corresponds to the transformed sentence 2.) Identify the sentence type Sentence: What courses have been scheduled for next fall? I have written "...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6:05pm

Debate English
In a debate, after the opposing team poses a question, can our team just stand up and answer or do we have to wait until someone tells us that we are allowed to answer?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 5:16pm

English
1. The hospital is for certain people. 2. He has a certain problem. 3. He has a sure problem. 4. He is certain that the boy is diligent. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? The meaning of 'certain' seems to be different. Does #2 mean #3? Is the ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:53pm

English
1. Don't touch. 2. Don't take pictures 3. Don't bring pets. 4. Don't bring/use _______________. 5. Don't use cellphones. --------------------- There are five kinds of signs. They are stop signs. There is a line from the top left to the bottom right. Are the...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:29pm

English
What is the purpose of Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe? What are some qualities and Character traits about of the Speaker in Annabel Lee? I need at least 5. so far I got romantic, dedicated, crazy, and obsessive .
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:10pm

English
What components make up a compendious meganovel and how is this related to being a "Great American Book?" Thanks
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:56pm

English
what does the diction and details reveal about the tone in this passage. "When first I took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there, which, by accident, was on Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, 1845, my house was not ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:41pm

English
Where would I put the apostrophe on: Close the children's mouths? Since there is more than one child and more than one mouth, is it before or after the s?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:26pm

English
I am supposed to paraphrase the ideas that Emerson introduces in this passage "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:12pm

English
What is moral lesson in Annabel Lee?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 2:49pm

English
In the sentence Mr. Ortiz plays the violin in a local orchestra. Is plays present or present participle?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 12:33pm

English
Does motion sensing need a hyphen?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 10:28am

English
Do you know of any websites that have chapter summaries for the book "Plague of Doves?" Thanks!
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:03am

English
How would you describe waiting at a school bus stop in third person? Also trying to use metaphors and personification.
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6:22am

english
S-subject, DO-direct object, SC-subject complement, OP-object of preposition The valedictory prize will be awarded to whoever has the highest academic rating.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 10:19pm

English
Review the metric pattern in “Old Ironsides.” How does this meter reflect the poem’s subject matter? I know this is not a do your homework website. I have been on this question forever. I only know the definition to a meter. So I would really like some help with...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:55pm

English
All of the following are common except a.emotion b.leader. c.tablets. d.Kindle I think it d
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:44pm

English
All of the following are common except a.emotion b.leader. c.tablets. d.kindle I think it A
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 6:02pm

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