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English
Write the proper noun and add the missing capitaliztion. We spotted the dolphins off the coast of florida. Answer: Florida
Friday, December 16, 2016 by Kimmy

English
Choose a selection from the crossing borders unit. Write a short explanation of how one of the individuals in this selection is affected by a border crossing. Use specific examples or details to support your answer. I picked the story "Delfino II: Diez In The Desert". Can ...
Friday, December 16, 2016 by Ariana

English
I always have trouble writing the first sentence of a paragraph and was wondering if i could get some tips :)
Friday, December 16, 2016 by KK

ENGLISH
Put where, who, that, which or when in the right place in each sentence: 5 i The car was stolen was never found. ii On Friday we were leaving for the cinema, the lights went out suddenly. iii This is Charminar, the bangle shops are. iv I wrote them an angry letter, made me ...
Friday, December 16, 2016 by SARITHA

English
How does this lind help create the tone ? "The devil is waiting for them,hell is gaping for them, the flames gather and flash about them, and would fain lay hold on them, and swallow them up"
Friday, December 16, 2016 by Aria

English
1. He said, "Where do you live?" 2. He asked where I lived. 3. He asked where we lived. 4. He asked where he lived. 4. He asked where she lived. 5. He asked where they lived. ----------------------------- Does #1 usually mean #2? What about the others? In Sentence 1, we can ...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I said to her, "Will you close the door?" -direct narration- 2. I told her that she would close the door. -indirect narration- 3. I asked/begged her to close the door? -indirect narration- --------------------------------- #1 can be changed into #3. What about #2? Can #1 be...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Can you finish the work by next Monday? 2. Can you finish the work till next Monday? (Is #2 incorrect?) 3. Can you wait for me till/untill seven p.m.? 4. Can you wait for me by seven p.m.? (Is #4 incorrect?)
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. If I had a lot of money, I could buy a car. 2. If I could buy a house, I would be happy. 3. If I were a rich person, I could buy a smart phone. 3-2. If I " was" a rich person, I could buy a smart phone. -------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Can we use '...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I want some friends to play soccer with. 2. I want some friends that I can play soccer with. 3. I want some friends that I will play soccer with. 4. I want some friends that I want to play soccer with. ------------------------------ Does #1 mean #2,3, or 4? Which one is ...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He said to me, "You will fail in the exam." -direct narration- 2. He told me that I should fail in the exam. -indirect narration- 3. He told me that I would fail in the exam. -indirect narration- --------------------------------- #1 can be changed into #2 or #3. which one ...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
How do you do MLA In-Text Citations?
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by Zoella

English
1. I had rather starve to death than steal. 2. I would rather starve to death than steal. 3. I had rather starve to death. 4. I would rather starve to death. 5. I had better starve to death than steal. 6. I had better starve to death. -------------------------------- Are they ...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I would rather die than surrender. 2. I would rather fail than cheat. 3. I would rather play games than study. 4. I would rather walk to work than go to work by car. ------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do we have to use the base verb after 'than'? Can ...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She said to me that she was waiting for Tom. 2. She told me that she was waiting for Tom. -------------------------------- Is #1 incorrect?
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Jake said, "I didn't like baseball when I was young." - dirct narration - 2. Jake said that he hadn't liked baseball when he had been young." - indirect narration - -------------------------------- Is the indirect narration correct?
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by rfvv

languageee artees
Read the following lines of dialogue spoken by Grandma Sands in Chapter 12 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham1963 Lona, things are different from what they were when you left. Nearly everything changes. Your daddys been gone for almost twenty years . . . Now Mr. Roberts is my ...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by me

English
Who is miss Lucas and Mrs Hurst in pride and prejudice?
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by Amanda

English
1. I said to her, "Are you fond of swimming?" 2. He asked her if she was fond of swimming. 3. He asked her if she 'is' fond of swimming. ------------------------------- #1 can be changed into #2. What about #3? If we use 'is,' is it incorrect?
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you for your help. One more time, I'd like to post the structure 'prefer to' 1. I prefer him to her. 2. I prefer Ted to Jacob. 3. I prefer table tennis to soccer. 4. I prefer reading books to playing soccer. 5. I prefer to read books rather than (to) play soccer. 6. I...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by rfvv

Biology
what does ribosome mean in simple english?
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by student

English
I am going to be writing a persuasive essay on the quote, "A closed mind is like a closed book: a block of wood" is true. I am also meant to try to respond to a counter argument that could be made against the quote. But,
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by ShyanneBoxer

English help please
I need to write an informative essay with a cultural history aspect..... Can some one give me some ideas? (i do like Chinese culture and other Asian cultures)
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by Nausicca202

English
1. I prefer to play soccer with them. 2. I prefer playing soccer with them. (Are both grammatical?) 3. I prefer spring to fall. 4. I prefer palying tennis outdoors to reading books indoors. 5. I prefer to swim rather than read a novel. 6. I prefer to swim rather than to read a...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by rfvv

english
You will come to school. OR you will come school.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by mehreen

English
1. She didn't need to leave early. 2. She didn't have to leave early. 3. She needed not leave early. ------------------------------ Are they all the same in meaning? What is the difference in meaning if any?
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He likes growing flowers. 2. He likes growing a flower. 3. He likes growing the flower. (Are they all in generic use? I mean 'flowers, a flower, and the flower'.)
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:27am. 1. A flower shop is a shop where people buy flowers. 2. A flower shop is a shop where people buy a flower. 3. A flower shop is a shop that people buy flowers. 4. A flower shop is a shop people buy flowers. 5. A flower ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by rfvv

English
What is the importance of an individuals response to conflict? I have somewhat an idea but I would like to have different perspectives of people on this question so I can somewhat incorporate it into my response.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Emily

English
1. The following students gave reports Carlos Sue and Alan 2. Tanay carved this beautiful soapstone cooking pot 3. Walter this is Ellen w ho has transferred to our school 4. Calling Simon’s name I ran to the door 5. The Wilsons’ new address is 3100 DeSoto St New Orleans LA...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by HAYDEN

English
Read the following sentence: We should probably call the neighbors about that barking dog running through their yard. Which of the following correctly describes the verbal and its function in this sentence? Barking is a present participle describing the dog.*** Barking is a ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Please Help

English!!
18. The author of “Hip­Hop Planet” uses the image of the candy box with a ribbon tied around it to describe the highways of Dayton, Ohio because (1 point) it shows how quickly hip­hop music commercialized. the character of Henry really likes candy. it emphasizes the work...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Gina

English help please!!!
18.  The author of “Hip­Hop Pla​net” uses the image of the candy​ box with a ribbon tied around it​ to describe the highways of Dayton,​ Ohio because (1 point) it shows how quickly hip­hop music​ ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Nausicca202

English
1. A flower shop is a shop where people buy flowers. 2. A flower shop is a shop where people buy a flower. 3. A flower shop is a shop that people buy flowers. 4. A flower shop is a shop people buy flowers. 5. A flower shop is a shop people buy some flowers...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The book Turtles A Complete Pet Owner's Manual has helped me learn how to take care of Pokey. 2. Don't you agree with me Wanda that a turtle makes a good pet The following sentences lack necessary periods, question marks, exclamation points, commas, semicolons, and colons. ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Hayden

English
The following sentences lack necessary periods, question marks, exclamation points, commas, semicolons, and colons. Rewrite each sentence, inserting the correct punctuation 1. Some turtles live on land,others live in lakes streams or oceans. 2. Faced with a threat, it crawls ...
Monday, December 12, 2016 by Hayden

English
1. We helped ourselves to all the food. (What is the meaning of 'helped' in this sentence?)
Monday, December 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I believe the guilty person to be her. 2. I believe the guilty person to be she. 3. The guilty person is believed to be she by me. 4. The guilty person is believed to be her by me. --------------------- Which ones are correct? Do we have to use 'she' or 'her'?
Monday, December 12, 2016 by rfvv

English
Compare the attitudes of warfare in 'Charge Of The Light Brigade' and 'Bayonet Charge.'
Monday, December 12, 2016 by Anonymous

english
give me an example of an information text,procidure text andeunurate text.give 5 each
Monday, December 12, 2016 by neomi

English
I need 3 important quotes from the book Iqbal by francesso d'adamo I found one which is about Iqbal Masib who ran away from the Carpet Factory. I need 2 more but I can't find any. Can you please help me?
Sunday, December 11, 2016 by hannah

English
Identify and explain a rhetorical strategy used by hawthorne in order to build tension between Chillingworth and Prynne in chapter 4 of the scarlet letter. His choice of words represent suspense between the two. I don't know
Sunday, December 11, 2016 by Aria

english
What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?"
Sunday, December 11, 2016 by ilovegot7

English
1. I said, "where do you live?" 2. I asked where she lived. 3. I asked where he lived. 4. I asked where they lived. ---------------------------- Can #1 be changed into #2, 3, or 4?
Sunday, December 11, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She didn't need to leave early. 2. She didn't have to leave early. 3. She needed not to leave early. 4. She had not to leave early. --------------------------- Are they all the same and grammatical? Do you use #4 often?
Sunday, December 11, 2016 by rfvv

ENGLISH
Mark the stressed syllables in the following sentences 1. can i see you today? 2. it's impoossible to please everybody. 3. The light's wrong for photography. 4. My mind went blank and everything blacked out. 5. Please bring me a chair
Saturday, December 10, 2016 by SARITHA

language
plzz check my answers:)! 1.  How do Ernesto in Barrio Boy and the boy in "A Day'​s Wait" show bravery? (1 point) A.Ernesto tells Miss Ryan that he ​is afraid of her because she is t​all; the boy tells his father tha​t...
Thursday, December 8, 2016 by wbgh

English
Read the following passage. Then answer the questions that follow. THE OLYMPIC SWIMMER Who will be the winner bold? Athletes from both far and near Train and Strain to be the best. But who will win the medal gold? Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and forth in a clear, ...
Thursday, December 8, 2016 by Marylyn

English
Hello, can someone please help me? I have to do an assignment, and one of the questions ends in a phrase that I don't understand. The words are "crossing the common." Thanks if anyone can help. I've been stuck ever since I got to it, and the online results and my family ...
Thursday, December 8, 2016 by Brady

English
Hawthorne uses dialogue in chapter 4 to help the reader better understand the personality traits of both chillingworth and hester prynne. For each character, select the two quotes that best display their personality traits. I read the original and translation of the text and ...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Pam

English
I'm doing a paper about Usher Syndrome and am having a hard time thinking about a thesis statement. I already have my paper typed up but can't think what to write as my thesis statement. Any examples would help to get my mind going. The source online about thesis statement ...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Anonymous

English
What would be some great thesis statement examples about Usher Syndrome? I have one, but I would like to see more. Any help would be greatly appreciated
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Anonymous

English
1. She made herself up in front of the mirror. 2. She made up herself in front of the mirror. 3. She likes making up before the mirror. (Are they grammatical?) 4. She applied cosmetics on her face. 5. She applied makeup on her face. (Are both the same in meaning?)
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by rfvv

English
Reading Bethune. Need help asap please! When Frances and Bethune quarrel in Act 1 Scene 2, Frances calls Bethune a hypocrite? How does Bethune defend himself from her accusation? In Bethune's opinion, who are the real hypocrites in the medical profession? Act 1 Scene 7. What ...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Tala

English
What would some of great thesis statement examples about Usher Syndrome? I have one, but I would like to see more. Any help would be greatly appreciated
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Anonymous

english
what is the direct characterization of passerby often heard her voice raised in arguments with her husband
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by lamisha

english
according to the story of the devil and tom walker by washinton irving what are the social and cultural influences
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by lamisha

English Riddle
some have more than a hundred some have got none;clue:has got many colours,trump has one,matiangi has two,
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by rodgers

English
1. The greeks believed that zeus, the king of the gods, lived on mount olympus. 2. The titanic sank after hitting an iceberg off the coast of newfoundland. 3. My cousin collects scandinavian pottery. 4. Stephanie is taking english, math II, and biology. 5. On friday we were ...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Hayden

English
1.In Social Studies, i learned about the famous Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 2. One of wright's best-known works is his house, fallingwater, in bear run, Pennsylvania. 3."Yes, wright still may be the best-known american architect," Mrs. Lee said. 4. Louis sullivan (1856-1924...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by Hayden

English (essay question)
Hi, so I'm writing an expository essay and one of the requirements asks for the following: "Claim, example, warrant format in each body paragraph." What exactly does this mean? I understand I have to give examples, but does "claim" and "warrant" mean that I have to do ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by Fading

English
1. The teams drew/tied the match five all. 2. The teams drew/tied the match five points each. 3. The teams drew/tied the match at five all. 4. The teams drew/tied the match at five points each. 5. The teams drew/tied the match at 5-5. 6. The teams drew/tied the match 5-5...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. We went on a picnic at Riverside Park. 2. We went on a picnic at the Riverside Park. (Do you put 'the' before 'Riverside Park'?) 3. The lesson being over, we ran out of the room. 4. Because the lesson was over, we ran out of the room. 5. After the lesson was over, we ran ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
In the State of Union Address the President promised to improve the faltering economy, to increase the amount of federal funding available for the art programs and ?
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by Noelle

English
1. There was a tug-of-war on the playground. The teams drew at 2-2. 2. They did a tug-of-war in the playing field. The game ended in draw. 3. They played the tug-of war at the playground. Class 2-1 won the game at 3-2. (Would you check the sentences? I need your corrections. ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The street is closed for construction. 2. The city has closed the street for construction. 3. They have closed the street for construction. (What is the suitable active voice of #1?) 4. The door was shut. 5. He had shut the door. 6. They had shut the door. (Which one is the...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by rfvv

english
Can someone help me write a 8 line poem about Romeo and Juliet
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by sara

English
1. Canand lost the game against/with England at 2 to 3. 2. Canada won the game against/with England at two to three. 3. Canada won the game against/with England at 2-2. ----------------- Are they correct? Would you let me know correct expressions?
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Canada drew/tied the game against England at 1-1. 2. Canada drew/tied the game against England 1-1. 3. Canada drew/tied the game against England at one to one. 4. Canada drew/tied the game against England one to one. -------------------------- Q1: Can we use all the ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by rfvv

English
What is the difference between World War II and Nazism?
Monday, December 5, 2016 by Zoella

English
How is close reading related to annotation? How are they similar?
Monday, December 5, 2016 by Iris

U.s History
1.Which statement best describes an effect of William Penn's actions on colonial America? A)Cash-crop agriculture became more profitable in the Southern colonies. B)Many immigrants came to the Middle colonies seeking religious freedom.*** C)Several northern colonies decided to...
Monday, December 5, 2016 by katrina

english
I have an assignment about paraphrase. please help me..
Monday, December 5, 2016 by eylul

english
Which of the following sentences contain a linking verb? Sammy made lunch for us yesterday. +++ Would this be correct?
Monday, December 5, 2016 by PLEASE HELP

english
Which of the following sentences contains an action verb? 1)Brad looks upset today. 2)Brad drove to the zoo with us.+++ 3)The animals seem very active today. 4)Our friend appeals happy now. I think it is number 2?
Monday, December 5, 2016 by PLEASE HELP

English
1. She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes. 2. She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes. ------------------------ In the song, 'round' is used in #1. In British English, 'round is used with action verbs. However, what about in American English. It seems ...
Monday, December 5, 2016 by rfvv

English
Hello. Thank you for your help. I'd like to think of a stative passive and an active passive. 1. He has closed the shop. 2. He closed the shop and it is closed. (The meaning of #1 is #2. There was an action and then there was a state: an action + a state here.) 3. The shop has...
Monday, December 5, 2016 by rfvv

probability
A letter of english alphabets is chosen at random.What is the probability that it is a letter of the word MATHEMATICS.
Monday, December 5, 2016 by Avay

English
What is the purpose of the author using flashbacks in the short story 'penny in the dust'?
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by Jade

English
How do the themes like the will to live, the importance of storytelling, and the nature of religious belief help drive the plot forward? I don't really know how to answer this.
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by Sam

English
Chapter 2 of the scarlet letter What does this tell you about the puritan people? "there appeared, in the first place, like a black shadow emerging into the sunshine, the grim and grisly presence of the town-beadle, with a sword by his side and his staff of office in his hand...
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by Aria

statistics
10th grade New York public school students taking a standardized English test produced test scores that were normally distributed with a mean of 85 and a standard deviation of 4. Let x be a random variable that represents the test score of a student. Students whose test scores...
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by jill

English
What is one possible theme of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings? Marguerite did well when her mother sent her to live with her grandmother. There is no sense dreaming about the future when you are unhappy. The author grew up to become a success in several fields. People without ...
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by Anabel

English
From this morning, the rain will set in all over the country. ------------------------------- What is the meaning of 'set' in this sentence? Is 'set' used together with 'in' as in this sentence?
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by rfvv

English
In "A Cub Pilot", what is one of Mark Twain's purposes in using humor? to make readers think that there is nothing serious about his story to describe what life was like on the Mississippi River to make readers interested in the narrator and the story <i chose this one to ...
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by Anabel

English
How do themes drive the plot in a story or film?
Saturday, December 3, 2016 by Jennifer

Math
Kareena got 60% marks in English, 75% in hindi and 130 in maths. The max marks in each of subject are 150,200and 150. Fknd her aggregate marks.
Saturday, December 3, 2016 by Tanya

Math
Kareena got 60% marks in English, 75% in hindi and 130 in maths. The max marks in each of subject are 150,200and 150. Find her aggregate marks.
Saturday, December 3, 2016 by Tanya

English
1. I fell asleep with the computer turned on. 2. It is difficult to get to the place because of bad weather. 3. It is difficult to get to the place because of the bad weather. -------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do we need to put 'the' before 'bad weather'?
Saturday, December 3, 2016 by rfvv

Language Arts
Good evening. I have a problem in English Language Arts. I have to write a poem. The instructions are as follows: Write a short poem that reflects the mood you interpret of a season (Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter). Follow the requirements listed below: 1. The poem must be 8 ...
Friday, December 2, 2016 by Donald

English
1. We have painted our house gren. 2. Our house have been painted green. 3. Our house is painted gren. ( #1 is an active voice sentence. #2 is a passive voice sentence of #1. In #2, action is stressed. #3 is a passive voice sentence of #1. In #3, state is stressed. Is this ...
Friday, December 2, 2016 by rfvv

english
for the poem by edgar allan poe in stanza 5 what are 3 actions taken by the speaker of the poem in this stanza
Friday, December 2, 2016 by lamisha

English
1. The gate is shut at 7. 2. The gate gets shut at 7. 2-2. The gate grows shut at 7. 2-3. The gate becomes shut at 7. (Can we use all the verbs? are they the same in meaning?) 3. The gate is shut now. 4. The gate stands shut now. 5. The gate lies shut now. 6. The gate remains ...
Friday, December 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 1:03pm. 1. The road is closed for construction. (What is the active voice sentence of #1?) 2. The city has closed the road for construction. 3. The city closes the road for construction. •English - Writeacher, Wednesday, ...
Friday, December 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. It seems that the two years was a long time for you. 2. It seems the two years was a long time for you. 3. It seems like the two years was a long time for you. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Can we omit 'that' as in #2? Is #...
Friday, December 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
The scarlet letter "dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam" "her beauty shone out, and made a halo of the misfortune and ignominy in which she was enveloped." Fine at least 2 phrases that describe the physical nature of Hester prynne. For...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Aria

english
Parenthetical expression includes information that may be helpful but is not essential to the meaning of a sentence. They are de-emphasize by
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Can Someone help me on figuring out how to distinguish one clause from another and explain or give me a resource to use that would help. And also give an example of each. Thanks! Adverbial Clause Adjectival Clause Noun Clause Independent Clause Prepositional Phrase
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Oreos

English
Based on "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri In "The Divine Comedy," what does the "one true path" that Dante has lost MOST LIKELY represent? The road to Rome His sense of right and wrong The literal way through the forest His knowledge of heaven and hell I read the poem (...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Fading

English Help ASAP
1. Part A In "All Together Now," Barbara Jordan's main purpose is to persuade readers that a tolerant society is best created by working on a small scale. inform readers of the recent history of the civil rights movement in the United States. praise the work of the leaders of ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Lip

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