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April 29, 2016

Homework Help: English

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English (not homework)
I've been wondering, why is "how are you?" correct and commonly used instead of "how is you?" Since "is" is singular and "are" is plural and "you" is referring to an individual. An explanation will be appreciated. Thank you...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by anoon

English grammar
Fill in the blanks with appropriate form of verb (past tense) The jewellery _____(be give)to her by her husband, who _____ died some years before. Since his death, she did not have the heart to wear it, yet she did not want to sell it. Now it seemed that fate ____ (Take) the ...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English
1. He will be back in a few days. 2. He will be back after a few days. 3. He will be back within a few days. ----------------------- Are they all grammatical? What is the difference between #1 and #2?
Monday, March 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
Hello. I'll be grateful for some help. 1) Is the preposition "for" OK in the phrase "our hopes for a better future" or is it "of"? 2) Is the sentence OK "April 5th is my sister's birthday"? 3) Please check the sentence "I ...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Ilma

practical english
Answer questions 1–4 in one or two sentences. Question 1a–1b is based on the following paragraph. A trip to the ocean can be a relaxing escape from the everyday pressures of life. A sailboat glistening on the horizon provides a mental escape to faraway places. The ...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Anonymous

English (No links please)
Who is Dolphus Raymond in Harper Lee's Nobel Prize winning book "To Kill A Mockingbird"?
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Aaden Caldwell

English
1. No one wants to work with dirty,smelly people. 2. No one wants to work with dirty smelly people. 3. No one wants to work with dirty and smelly people. =============== Which ones are grammatical? In #1, a comma was used before 'people.' In Sentence 2, no comma was ...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you for your help. 1. He will be back after a few days. 2. He was back after a few days. ----------- In the past tense, do we have to use 'after' as in Sentence 2? What about Sentence 1? I used 'after' instead of 'in.' Is this sentence grammatical...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you for your help. There are some more sentences concerning the preposition 'in.' 1. He will be back in a few days. 2. The show starts in an hour. 3. Do you wnat to meet here in an hour? (Does 'in ' mean 'after a particular length of time'...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
You can't fly to Canada in an hour. It's impossible. ==================== What is the meaning of 'in' in the first sentence? Does 'in' mean 'within' or 'after'?
Monday, March 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Because it was a rainy day, he took an umbrella with him. 2.Because it was a rainy day, he took an umbrella. ================= Do we have to use 'with him' as in the first sentence? How about #2? What is the difference between Sentence 1 and Sentence 2?
Monday, March 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
I need an example of a simile for 'relieved'.
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Dan

English grammar
Punctuate: My orchard was often robbed by schoolboys and my wife's custards plundered by cats. I think the answer would be: My orchard was often robbed by schoolboys; and my wife's custards, plundered by cats. Am I correct? Why/ Why not?
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English Grammar
Please explain adverb phrases, prepositional phrases, verb phrases, noun phrases and adjective phrases along with examples. 2) "How is the weather today, Sam?" said Jonh. Why isn't a comma required before "said John?"
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English grammar
1) Observe the relation and fill in the blanks. food:crude:: should: ____ (I think the answer could be prude but it could also be would, could etc. I considered these answers because all of them rhyme with should just like crude rhymes with food. But there might be some other ...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English grammar
1) If it rained heavily, the reservoirs______ full. Use the right form of verb to fill in the blanks. a) will be b)would be c)would have been d) will have been (I think the answer is option b). Am I correct?)
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English
1. We will go to school by bicycle along the coast road. 2. We will go to school by bicycle along the coastal road. (Do we have to use 'coast' or 'costal"?) 3. He took the bus. 4. He get on the bus. 5. He used the bus. 6. He rode the bus. (Can we use all the ...
Monday, March 28, 2016 by rfvv

English grammar
Punctuate the following sentence: How is the weather today Sam said John. I think the punctuated sentence would be: "How is the weather today Sam?" said John. I am not sure if there is a comma before Sam and said. Am I correct? Please help!
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

english
1 state ten ways on how to study to understand and remember more of what you study 2. State two causes why you find it difficult to remember when you read/study 3. Briefly say two ways you can do to correct the courses
Monday, March 28, 2016 by samson peter

English grammar
"Fame shall sound thy praise from sea to sea". Can this be considered an example of personification?
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English grammar
Which of the following is a simple sentence? a) He ran fast but he failed to win the prize. b) Although he ran fast he failed to win the prize. c) In spite of running past, he failed to win the prize. d) He failed to win the prize because he did not run fast. Give reasons also.
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English grammar
Honour and reputation (is/are) dearer than life. Suitable form of verb is:
Monday, March 28, 2016 by Shreya

English grammar
1.Some of the pie---(is,are)missing. 2.Alof the pies---(is,are)missing. Fill in the blanks with suitable forms of verbs.
Sunday, March 27, 2016 by R

English
1. When is your birthday? 2. What day is your birthday? 3. It is on March 28th. 4. It is March 28th. (Which ones are correct? Are they all correct? Which one are commonly used?)
Sunday, March 27, 2016 by rfvv

english help please!!
A comma splice is a(n) incorrect use of a comma to correct a run-on sentence correct use of a comma to correct a run-on sentence incorrect combining of two dependent clauses way to correctly combine two dependent clauses
Sunday, March 27, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
Which of the following correctly uses a semicolon? Dinner; is the most important part of my day. After a good dinner; I like to have something sweet. My favorite thing to eat; is dessert. I like ice cream; it is delicious. pls help me
Sunday, March 27, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
Which of the following is an example of a run-on sentence? She likes her cereal with no milk at all. I like my cereal with lots of milk. Most people eat cereal, it’s healthy. When they eat it, they use milk. is it c
Sunday, March 27, 2016 by Oscar

English
What are the similarities and differences between having 1 vendor and multiple vendors in a school cafeteria.
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by Anonymous

English
How can you write a great conclusion?
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by Boberto

english
from the passage we learn that these rare species are specifically located in the Okawvango Delta in the north of Botswana. They also disliked by farmers as they are very harmful and could physically injure them eventually these species are shot this is why these species are ...
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by hello

English
I have to write a point form outline for a short story... i need to start with a flashblack but not sure how? the topic: Your main character is an easy going 74-year old woman. The story begins in a doctors surgery. Your character is determined to get to the truth.
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by Rose

English
In act IV,Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet, two days before her scheduled wedding to Paris Juliet tells Friar Lawrence all the things you would rather do than marry Paris. which of the following lines from her monologue foreshadow the outcome of the play? A."O, bid me leap,...
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by GummyBears16

English
1. My favorite food is noodle. 2. My favorite food is a noodle. 3. My favorite food is noodles. (Which one is right?) 4. My favorite food is ramen. 5. I ate two ramens yesterday. 6. I bought three ramens at a supermarket. (Are they all grammatical? Can we use the plural forms ...
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I'm very glad to hear that because I love bulgogi! 2. I'm very glad to hear that because I love Bulgogi! ----------------- Do we have to use 'bulgogi' or 'Bulgogi'? (bulgogi:A Korean dish made from sliced beef that has been marinated in soy sauce, ...
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
What do you mean by that? What do you mean "lunch is on me"? ===================== There are a lot of meanings of 'by.' What is the meaning of 'by' in the two sentences?
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
I need help for Habit 4 Think Win-Win summary please help
Saturday, March 26, 2016 by Anonymous

english
The relationship between these two sentences are: Comparison Is this correct Many Hispanic girls celebrate their fifteenth birthday in a special way. Similarly, Anglo girls have a special party for their “sweet” sixteenth birthday
Friday, March 25, 2016 by jennifer

English
What does pestilence mean as it is used in the following lines from Act V,Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet? Friar John:Going to find a barefoot brother out,One of our order,to associate me, Here in this city visiting the sick, and finding him,the searches of the town, Suspecting ...
Friday, March 25, 2016 by GummyBears16

English
Does anyone know the theme of the short story the diamond mine by Willa Cather?
Friday, March 25, 2016 by Annoym

English
what does sojourn mean as it is used in the following lines from Act V,Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet? Prince:This letter doth make good the friar's words, Their course of love, the tidings of her death: And here he writes that he did buy a poison of a poor 'pothecary, ...
Friday, March 25, 2016 by GummyBears16

English
1. Walls have ears. 2. The walls have ears. -------------- Which one is correct? ============================ 3. Lunch is on me. - What do you mean by "lunch is on me"? - I mean I will pay for the lunch. ----------------------- In the last sentence, do we have to use...
Friday, March 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He wanted me to know that he still cared for me. 2. He wanted me to know that he still cares for me. ================== Do we have to use 'cared' or 'cares'? Are both OK?
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by rfvv

english
what is an adjative?
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by diamond

english help please!!
When Marilyn Cross is trapped, what kind of conflict does the pilot create for her? Man vs. Man Man vs. Society Man vs. Self Man vs. Nature
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
What does a novel often have more of than a short story? Characters and events Alternate endings Twists and surprises Authors and readers is it a pls help
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by Oscar

English
I am not able to tell the difference between paradox and oxymoron
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by Latter

English
what does sojourn mean as it is used in the following lines from act III,Scene 3,in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet? Friar:Go hence;good night!and here stands all your state:Either be gone before the watch be set, Or by the break of day disguis'd from hence. Sojurn in ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by GummyBears16

English
In Act III, scene 5 of romeo and Juliet, land capulet, who thinks Juliet is lamenting the death of tybalt, tells her, "therefore have done. Some grief shows much of love;/but much of grief shows still some want of wit."what is the best paraphrase of the passage? A....
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by GummyBears16

English
1. Which of the patients have recovered? 2. Which of the patients has recovered? --------------- Do we have to use 'has' or 'have'? Are both OK? Which one is common?
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Math is complex, but it's necessary. 2. Social studies looks simple, but it's informative. 3. Chinese characters is not simple but complex. 4. Technical arts is useful and important. 5. Home economics is both necessary and useful. 6. Fine arts is neither useful nor ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
What is difference between 'name card' and 'business card'? What about a name tag?
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you for yoiur help. 1. Emily in in math class. 2. Emily is in a math class. 3. Emily is in a math classroom. ================ #1 mean that Emily is learning math from a math teacher. Am I right? #2 and #3 are the same, aren't they? #1 and #2 are not the same in meaning?
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
At school, he learns 10 subjects such as math, science, social studies, computers, ethics, etc. He is in math class now. He has a cell phone. He is sitting at the back. One of his friends calls him and asked "Which class are you in?" What is the answer to the ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
There are 7 classes for first year students. Each class is composed of about 30 students. Emily is a student of Class 1-2. One of his classmates who went to the same elementary school asks: Which class are you in? What is the answer to the question? 1. I'm in Class 1-2. 2...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
I'm writing an essay in English on whether learning always has a positive effect on a persona life. I said that it does. I need another main idea. My first one is learning can help us learn from our mistakes. I also need an example from literature or history. Please help!!!!
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 11:55pm. Which class are you in? 1. I'm in class 1-2. (I am a member of Calss 1-2. In the classroom, there are 30 students.) 2. I'm in math class. (I'm listening to the math teacher. It's time for studying math...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by rfvv

english
"We chased her, flying like a hare" this suggest everyone feels her behaviour is abnormal as the whole village had to pursue for her and also simile has been used to make the girl seem like a wild animal being hunted. im british so can you coorect this in british ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by hello

english
my topic is about racial stereotyping so one of the questions is why chose the topic about stereotyping? so what shall i say.....
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by hello

English
Choose the best paraphrase of these lines from the "The Sidewalk Racer" A)I wish I could move as fast as a car or a plane, but I cant because I am only a human. B)I feel as if I am botha single engine plane and a car.(I pick this) C)With my one-engine heart, I am ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by trololololololololol

Mathametical Literacy,Agricultural Science,History,Geography,English,Life Orientation and Tshivenda
Which job can I get by these subjects?
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by Da gama Lebogang

English
1. My hobby is internet games and paper folding. 2. My hobbies are internet games and paper folding. ----------- Which one is grammatical? 3. My hobby is exchanging text messages on Kakao Talk on my smart phone. 4. My hobby is talking with my friends on the phone. 5. My hobby ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
Which class are you in? 1. I'm in class 1-2. (I am a member of Calss 1-2. In the classroom, there are 30 students.) 2. I'm in math class. (I'm listening to the math teacher. It's time for studying math.) ==================== What is the answer to the question...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
What is your hobby? 1. My hobby is doing bunjee jumping. 2. My hobby is bunjee jumping. 3. My hobby is doing rock climbing. 4. My hobby is rock climbing. 5. My hobby is bowling. 6. My hobby is going bowling. 7, My hobby is doing bowling. -------------------- Which answers are ...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
In the personification of death in the final scene what is romeo communicating? A: that death has taken Juliet as his love and he wants to keep her B: That death has failed to kill Juliet C: that death is like a thief who has stolen his love I think it is A...IS this correct?
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by Marylyn

English
What's your favorite food? 1. My favorite food is rice porridge. 2. My favorite food is rice soup. 3. My favorite food is rice gruel. 4. My favorite food is a hamburger. 5. My favorite food is hamburgers. 6. My favorite food is humburger. ================ Which expression ...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
I read play ecstasy of rita joe and I'm doing analysis paper on character of rita. I need to come with argument for thesis. I'm trying to say that she doesn't really listen and understand white people, and this trait of hers leads her to trouble but I don't ...
Monday, March 21, 2016 by Mohammad

English
What does the word "melancholy" mean? No multiple choice answers provided.
Monday, March 21, 2016 by Sarah Lott

English
When assembling a writing plan for an essay, which of the following should come first? A. Material that catches the reader's interest B. The first section of the body of your essay. C. A brief summary of your conclusion (D. The general idea of your essay) Correct me if ...
Monday, March 21, 2016 by Jocelynn

English Q's 1-5
Read the following passage. Then answer questions 1-5 on the online portion of the Unit Assessment. From The Lost Prince By Frances Hodgson Burnett There are many dreary and dingy rows of ugly houses in certain parts of London, but there certainly could not be any row more ...
Monday, March 21, 2016 by Sarah Lott

English
The primary purpose of the passage is to __________. A. describe the best way to consume chocolate B. discuss current theories about chocolate and health C. give factual information about the history of cacao D. persuade readers that cacao originated in Europe Please answer ASAP
Monday, March 21, 2016 by Sarah Lott

English
Would someone be willing to grade or check my rough draft of a critical review?
Monday, March 21, 2016 by Katie

English
1. All the lights went out and we were left in the dark. 2. All the lights went out and we were left in the darkness. 3. All the lights went out and we were left in dark. 4. All the lights went out and we were left in darkness. ============== Which expressions are acceptable...
Monday, March 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He paid attention to the elderly people. 2. He got attention to the elderly people. 3. He got attention from the elderly people. 4. He drew attention to the elderly people. 5. He drew attention from the elderly people. =========================== Which expressions are ...
Monday, March 21, 2016 by rfvv

English grammar
1.Honour or reputation ---(is,are)dearer than life. Which of the two words is the most appropriate?
Monday, March 21, 2016 by R

English
1. Math is complex but useful. 2. Music is not only easy but also interesting. 3. Social studies is informative as well as interesting. 4. Music is not boring but exciting. 5. Technical arts is not only useful but also informative. 6. Chinese characters is annoying but helpful...
Monday, March 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1.I'm worried about my looks. I want to become more handsome. What should I do? - Why don¡¯t use organic cosmetics on your face? - Why don¡¯t put organic cosmetics on your face? - Why don¡¯t you wash your face more often? - Why don¡&...
Sunday, March 20, 2016 by rfvv

english
Please can someone composed a short poem for me.?
Sunday, March 20, 2016 by lyn

History ,life science,Geography,Lo,Maths lite,English and Setswana
Careers in history
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by Palesa

English
Which word in the sentence is an adverb? Three slimy snails crept nearby.
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by Aeliayo

english help please!!
What does the hook of a paragraph do? It concludes the essay. It grabs readers' attention. It proves a difficult point. It continues an argument is it b pls help
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
How should you explain your supporting evidence? without topic sentences in at least 500 words as clearly as possible briefly and without detail is it c pls help
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
How should your conclusion relate to your topic paragraph? it should state the opposite to make readers think. it should provide new information and facts. it should restate it in as much detail as possible. it should reflect on it without restating it. is it d pls help
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by Oscar

English
The cow jumped over the moon what is the subject, verb and object in this sentence.
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by Terry

english
“That person must belong to a gang; just look how he dresses”. How often do you here people saying these types of things about others, yet, how often have we said something similar? I believe our society is based on the superficial things, which we categorize people ...
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by HELP

english
“That person must belong to a gang; just look how he dresses”. How often do you here people saying these types of things about others, yet, how often have we said something similar? I believe our society is based on the superficial things, which we categorize people ...
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by HELP

English
How does Friar Lawrence respond when he sees Juliet's parents in agony over their daughter's death.? A: He tells them the truth of her marriage to Romeo B: He tells them she is Happy in Heaven C: He runs away in shame hiding with his guilt I think maybe A but not sure ...
Saturday, March 19, 2016 by Marylyn

English
1. You should pay attention to me. 2. You should draw attention from the audience. 3. You should get attention from the classmates. ------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do we have to use only 'to' in Sentence 1? Do we have to use 'from' in Sentence 2 ...
Friday, March 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Check V on the item which Tom is happy with. 2. Check a V on the item which Tom is happy with. 3. Check on the item which Tom is satisfied with. 4. Check the box of the item which Tom is dissatisfied with. --------------- Are they grammatical? Correct them, please.
Friday, March 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Listen again and check on T if the sentences match with the dialogue. Check on F if they don't match. 2. Listen again and check T if the sentences match the dialogue. Check F if they don't match. ----------------- Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'on'...
Friday, March 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
Why can learning be bad?
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Boberto

English
1.I'm worried about my looks. I want to become more handsome. What should I do? - Why don't you have cosmetic surgery? 2. I'm worried about my height. I am short. I want to become taller. What should I do? - Why don't you jump rope every day? 3. I'm worried...
Friday, March 18, 2016 by rfvv

english help please!!
What do you provide in the body of your essay? supporting evidence concluding thoughts central ideas thesis details is it a
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Oscar

English
Laughing and giggling throughout most of the story, the students weren’t just engaged—they were also amused. How can I fix that sentence? Or is it ok?
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Larry

english
Most people find stereotypes to be unpleasant including, myself, especially when they have to do with sensitive subjects like gender or race. Personally I consider Stereotyping is a generalization about a group or category of people that can have a powerful influence on how we...
Friday, March 18, 2016 by help

english
name three t.v heroes and why the are on your list
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Anonymous

english
“That person must belong to a gang; just look how he dresses”. How often have we heard somebody mention these things, yet, how often have we said something similar? how shall i start my opening i dont think this is good
Friday, March 18, 2016 by helppppp

English
In the following lines, Juliet is speaking of her tears, as if they have feelings: "The tears have got small victory by that:/For it was bad enough before their spite." Identify the type of figurative language that is being used. A: Simile B: Metaphor C: ...
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Marylyn

English (HELP)
Is this grammatically correct? I mean, it is alright for me to write who "one of them" is in an entirely new sentence? Is it considered a sentence fragment and therefore grammatically incorrect? "By one look of his now unnaturally light pupils, she could tell ...
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Victoria

Writing
In English class, we had a guest speaker who did a presentation. I have to do a response assignment based on that event. But, in this case, what kind of writing am I supposed to do? that's often my an obstacle to me. Any help, I'll really appreciate it.
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Suhna

English
29. After a long and exhausting night, the tired mother sat still feeding her ravenous baby until the child dozed off and fell asleep. Which of the following pairs of words are redundant in the sentence above. A. exhausting, tired B. dozed off, fell asleep C. sat, still D. ...
Thursday, March 17, 2016 by AMGCSTRNBSN

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