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English
What would be an example of something that is written not for the purpose of reading?
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by CarlyJeane

English
Why does Hawthorne begin the story with a reflection about the need for a cemetery and a prison? I read the chapter 1 and dont know why the author begin the story like that. The book is called the scarlet letter and question pertains to the first chapter.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Emma

English
What does this mean? "The world abounds with masterpieces, and yet they do not fill my two hands"
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Mia

English
The word phosphorescence and gelatinous would be categorized under the label The answer are A. Marine animals B. Fishing terms C. boat terms D. Marine images I hope somebody can help me
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Jenny

English
There are three teams in a classroom. 1. This question is for Team 1. 2. Only Team 2 can answer this question. 2-2. Only students in Team 2 can answer this question. (Do we have to put 'the' before 'students'?) 3. This one is for Team 3 students. 4. Team 1 students are allowed...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The fan is above the desk. (Can we use 'above' any time when the fan is on the ceiling, for example, in each corner. When the fan is directly over the desk, can we use "over" as in the sentence? Can we use 'above' when the fan is in each corner of the ceiling.) 2. The fan ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
Identify the sentence type. I have to do my homework before I can watch TV. a. simple c. complex b. compound d. compound-complex
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Kim

English
1. The fan is above the desk. (Can we use 'above' any time when the fan is on the ceiling, for example, in each corner. When the fan is directly over the desk, can we use "over" as in the sentence? Can we use 'above' when the fan is in each corner of the ceiling.) 2. The fan ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. "These pictures show how lava from kilauea's eruption threatened everything in its path in 1989," I added. 2. Its crater, halemaumau crater, is the largest active crater in the World. 3. then ms. jackson told us that honolulu is probably the most important business center ...
Monday, November 28, 2016 by Hayden

English
1. She put a blanket over the sleeping baby. 2. She put a blanket on teh sleeping baby. (Can we use both over and on? What is the difference between them?)
Monday, November 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:17pm. Oh Lordy, how my heart grows weary, far from the old folks at home. --------------------------------- This is a sentence in the song "Swanee River. Q1: " What is the meaning of "Lordy" here? Is Lordy one of his friends' ...
Monday, November 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. It appears that there has been a mistake. 2. There appears to have been a mistake. 3. It happened that she was out when we called. 4. She happened to be out when we called. 5. It chanced (that) they were staying at the same hotel. 6. They chanced to be staying at the same ...
Monday, November 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. It seems that he is rich. (Is the that clause a subjective complement?) 2. My car is similar to yours. 3. My car resembles yours. 4. My car takes after yours. 5. My car looks like yours. 6. My car is like yours. (Are the five sentences all the same in meaning? Which ones ...
Monday, November 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
hange into passive voice. People will honer teachers officers do not demand money from public. My wife prepares food Can you complete all the lessons by the end of January Who speaks the truth? Who has broken the mirror
Sunday, November 27, 2016 by Manasa

English
For the Tell-Tale Heart, what are two pivotal artifacts?
Sunday, November 27, 2016 by Peoni

maths
in a class of 40 children 3/8 likes english,2/5 likes maths and 3/4 like science .find the number of children who like each subject.
Sunday, November 27, 2016 by sri

English
Why do we have to follow school rules and regulation?
Sunday, November 27, 2016 by TAP

English
There is a crib next to the wall. There is a picture on the wall. In this case, do we use #1? In this case, #1 is not the same as #2. Is that right? #4 is not suitable, either. 1. The picture is above the crib. 2. The picture is over the crib. 3. The crib is below the picture...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The fluorescent lamp is over the desk. 2. An ant is beneath the table. 3. The cat is under the table. 4. A book is on the table. ----------------------- Does #1 mean that the fluorescent lamp is right above the table? If the fluorescent lamp is in the corner and the lamp is...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
On the hill, there is a house. When we walk down a little, there is a lake. In that case, we can say as follows. 1. The house is above the lake. 2. The house is over the lake. 3. The lake is below the house. 4. The lake is under the house. In this case, #1 and #3 are right. ...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by rfvv

ENGLISH
1.what are the behavior of students towards school rules and regulation ? 2.why do the students need to follow the school rules and regulations? 3.how does it affects to the behavior of the students
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by PAT

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 4:44am. 1. Korea drew the game against Japan. 2. Korea tied the game against Japan. 3. Korea and Japan drew in the game. 4. Korea and Japan tied in the game. 5. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a draw. 6. The ...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Raise your hands on your head. 2. Raise your hans over your head. 3. Raise yor hands above your head. ----------------------------- (What will be the right position after the listeners do as they are told? Are the following positions right?) In #1, the hands will be on ...
Friday, November 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. There used to be a traffic cop on the corner. 2. There used to be a traffic officer on the corner. 3. There used to be a traffic police cop on the corner. 4. There used to be a traffic police officer on the corner. ---------------------------- Can we use #3 and #4?
Friday, November 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Can you imagine people can fly to mars in the future? ------------------- Can we use "believe, guess, suppose, think, and consider" instead of 'imagine? 2. Put on the helmet for safety. 3. Wear the helmet for safety. (Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use both words...
Friday, November 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. You should draw water from a well. 2. You should draw water out of a well. (Are both the same?) 3. The man magically pulled a bird out of his hat. 4. The man magically pulled a bird from his hat. (Are both grammatical?) 5. I don't have a lot of money in the present. 6. I ...
Friday, November 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
Do you know the difference between when you need to use "the" and when you don't need it? I'm not english speaker can you teach me about itt?
Friday, November 25, 2016 by See

English
1. famous: be known by many people in many places. 2. famous: be known to many people in many places. ------------------------ word: definition Do we have to use 'be known by' ot 'be known to'
Friday, November 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Yosemite is famous for its natural wonders. 2. We arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon. ===================== In the sentences above, what does "Yosemite" mean? Is it Yosemite Valley or Yosemite National Park? - Anonymous, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 1:05am Yosemite ...
Friday, November 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
When did they arrive at Yosemite? 1. They arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon on July 20. 2. They arrived at Yosemite on the afternoon of July 20. ----------------------- Which answer is right?
Friday, November 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you for your help. I have one more similar set related to 'a long way' and 'far.' Which one do you use frequently?In a grammar book here, #2 and #4 are regarded as incorrect sentences because 'far' is used in a positive sentence. Is that explanation correct? 1. We went a...
Thursday, November 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The store is far away from here. 2. The store is far off from here. 3. The store is a long way away from here. 4. The store is a long way off from here. --------------- Are they all grammatical? Far is used in a negative sentence and in a question. A long way is used in a ...
Thursday, November 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. We went far. 2. We went a long way. 3. The restaurant is far from here. 4. The restaurant is a long way from here. 5. The restaurant is not far from here. 6. The restaurant is not a long way from here. 7. How far is it from here to the restaurant? 8. It is 100 meters...
Thursday, November 24, 2016 by rfvv

english
Is there a name for a building that has two retailers in the same building?
Thursday, November 24, 2016 by Ginger

English
Recent, humor, profile, linen, smoky, legal, comet, shiver, minus, loser, punish, cavern, local, decent, vacant, and panic follows the v/vc pattern or the vc/v pattern.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 by Maninder

English
Q1. Does a recipient's address mean a receiver's address? Q2. Are the following all correct? They are for the date under the sender's address? 1. 29/4/92 2. 29th March 1992 3. 29 March 1992 4. 4/29/92 5. March 29th, 1992 6. March 29, 1992 (#1,2, and 3 seem to be used in ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
The Personal Manager Cratex Ltd. 21 Firside Road Birmingham B15 2RX --------------------------- This is a recipient's address for a formal letter. What is the meaning of "B15 2RX"? This one is from the UK for a formal letter sample.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
80 Green Road Mosely Birmingham B13 9PL -------------------------- This is a sender's address. What is the meaning of 'B13 9PL'? This address for a formal letter is from the UK>
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
WHen the question asks, what is the basic premise of the environmental act. What is it asking me for, what it covers? I interpreted as what it covers but when i searched up the definition for premise, it said previous statement or base of argument. So now i am confused
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by AA

English
Unit 4 Lesson 4: Writing Workshop: Compare & contrast essay I have to compare Nethergrave with something that's science fiction, from a book, movie, or even a video game... Any ideas what I should compare Nethergrave with?
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by Shia LaBeouf

English-change the sentences into passive voice
1.Rita is writing a story. 2.I was buying vegetables. 3.seema was eating apples. 4. The family was watching a cricket match.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by Bhushita

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 12:22pm. An airplane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that enable it to fly through the air ----------------------- In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to? Does 'it' refer to 'an airplane' or 'a device'? •...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He was flying above the clouds. 2. He was flying over the clouds. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. The bird is flying to the south above the clouds. 4. The bird is flying to the south over the clouds. (Is there any diferences between them?) 5. The balloon is moving above ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Spring is still a long way off. 1-2. Spring is still a long way away. 2. Spring is still far off. 3. Spring is still far away. ------------------------------- Can we use all the sentences?
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I still could not understand him. 2. I still don't understand. 3. He was still waiting for her . 4. He has still been looking for the kid. ----------------------------- Is the position of 'still' correct? Are they all acceptable in terms of grammar?
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I happened to meet he on the sidewalk. 2. I chanced to meet her on the sidewalk. 3. I met her on the sidewalk by chance. 4. I met her on the sidewalk by accident. 5. I met her on the sidewalk by happen. ------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? What about #5? Is...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The helicopter is flying over the clouds. 2. The helicopter is flying above the clouds. ----------------------------- What is the difference between them?
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
They are closings at the end of a letter 1. Yours sincerely 2. Sincerely 3. Sincerely yours 4. Faithfully yours 5. Faithfully 6. Truly yours 7. Truly ------------------------ I know that 'Sincerely' is used. What about #5 and #7? Can they be used as closings? Are #2, #5, and #...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by rfvv

English comp 1
Revise the following paragraph, improving it without changing its overall meaning. Pay particular attention to any potential sentence fragments.     I love Impressionist art. When I was a child, I went to the museum. The art museum. I stood in front of Monet's painting of ...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by mary

English
1. He raised his arms above his head. 2. He raised his arms over his head. (Can we use both over and above? Do they have the same meaning?) 3. The sun's coming up above the mountain. 4. The sun's coming up over the mountain. (Can we use both over and above? Do they have the ...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She looked back on the past without regret. 2. She recalled the past without regret. 3. She recollected the past without regret. ------------------------------ Are they all the same? What other phrases do you frequently use instead of 'looked back on'?
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
An airplane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that enable it to fly through the air ----------------------- In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to? Does 'it' refer to 'an airplane' or 'a device'?
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by rfvv

english
can someone help me with Frederic douglass and how he learned hoe to read and write
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by lamisha

English
the trouble with television Robert MacNeil voices a strong opinion about television in a paragraph explain his opinion then tell whether you agree or disagree with him support your view with at least two pieces of evidence from MacNeil's essay or from your own reading or ...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by Freddy FazBear

English
1. She wears light makeup that looks natural. 2. She puts on light makeup that looks natural. 3. She is wearing light makeup that looks natural. 4. She is putting on light makeup that looks natural. ----------------------- Are they all gramatical? Any diferences?
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by rfvv

english
-------------------- 1. Everywhere you go, you will find the same thing. 2. Wherever you go, you will find the same thing. 3. No matter where you go, you will find the same thing. Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is popuplar? •English - Writeacher, Sunday, ...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
You will see what kinds of things you can do in each city. ------------------------- Does 'see' mean 'understand' or 'take a look at with eyes' in this sentence?
Monday, November 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
Why are these quotes a metaphor. Quotes are from "shooting an elephant." They were watching me as they would watch a conjurer about to perform a trick. Standing in front of the unarmed native crowd seemingly the leading actor of the piece
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Emma

English
1. He has written this novel in easy English. (active) 2. This novel is written in easy English. (passive) 3. This novel has been written in easy English.(passive) 4. He has lost his pen.(active) 5. His pen has been lost by him.(passive) 6. His pen is lost by him.(passive) ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I am already late. 2. I have already been late. 3. It was already late. 4. It had already been late. 5. It has already been late. ---------------------------- Can we use all the expressions?
Monday, November 21, 2016 by rfvv

english 3
What specifically was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking out against when he made this statement in 1958? “I could never adjust to the separate waiting rooms, separate eating places, separate rest rooms, partly because the separate was always unequal, and partly because the...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by D

English
1. Their mother dressed the children every morning. => The children were dressed every morning by their mother. 2. He had dressed himself in the latest fashion. => He was dressed in the latest fashion. ------------------------- active voice => passive voice Was the...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He wrote this novel last year. => This novel was written last year. 2. He has written this novel in easy English. => This novel is written in easy English. 3. He lost two pens last week. => Two pens were lost last week. 4. He has lost two pens . => Two ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Please be quiet and draw you attention to me. 2. Please be quiet and pay you attention to me. (Can we use 'pay' instead of 'draw'? Do you have some other similar verbs?)
Monday, November 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Korea drew the game against Japan. 2. Korea tied the game against Japan. 3. Korea and Japan drew in the game. 4. Korea and Japan tied in the game. 5. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a draw. 6. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a tie...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. What animals live a lot in Canada? - Many beavers live in Ottawa. (Is this question or answer correct?) 2. What kinds of stick food are there on Wangfujing Street? - There are meat, fruit, insect, and even starfish sticks. (Is this question or answer correct?) 3. What kinds...
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. control: to have the power / to make decisions / and decide what will happen to something 2. control: to have / the power to make decisions / and decide what will happen to something -------------------- Where should we put a pause?
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Everywhere you go, you will find the same thing. 2. Wherever you go, you will find the same thing. 3. No matter where you go, you will find the same thing. -------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is popuplar?
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by rfvv

english books
-In Fahrenheit 451 What is Motag's numbness when hes at the subway.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by Andrea

English
Poem Meaning "I had sat within that marble circle where the Oldest bard is as the young, And some orient dawn had found me kneeling On the threshold of the House of Fame" Flower of Love by Oscar Wilde
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by Emily

english
9th grade english romeo and juliet compare and contrast the movie
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by jace

statistics and probabilities
Suppose you will be taking exams in English, statistics and chemistry tomorrow and from past experience you know that for each exam you have a 50% chance of receiving an A. List all the possibilities for receiving A's on various exams. Letting X represents the number of A's ...
Saturday, November 19, 2016 by rhinechilde

english
I need help in writing a detailed paragraph contrasting these two stories "Gumption" and "To build a fire" and how their structures influence meaning.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 by student

English
1. All up and down the whole creation, sadly I roam, still longing for the old plantation and for the old folks at home. 2. All up and down the whole creation, sadly I roam, and I still longing for the old plantation and for the old folks at home. 3. All up and down the whole ...
Saturday, November 19, 2016 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:17pm. Oh Lordy, how my heart grows weary, far from the old folks at home. --------------------------------- This is a sentence in the song "Swanee River. Q1: " What is the meaning of "Lordy" here? Is Lordy one of his friends' ...
Saturday, November 19, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Thank you very much and see you again. 2. Thank you so much and see you later. 3. Thank you for your guidance and see you next time. 4. Thank you for your explanation and take care. 5. Thank you for your kindness and so long. --------------------------- After visiting Dokdo...
Saturday, November 19, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. We are flying above the clouds. 2. We are flying over the clouds. (Are both O? Which one is better?) 3. It seems that they know what they are doing. (What does 'it' refer to in this sentence?)_
Friday, November 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. England and France drew/tied in the game. 2. The game between England and France ended in a draw/tie. 3. England drew the game against/with France at one to one. 3-1. England drew the game against/with France one to one. 3-2. England drew the game against/with France at 1-1...
Friday, November 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Belgium drew the game against England. 2. Belgium won the game against England. 3. Belgium lost the game against England. ------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? What other verbs can we use instead of 'draw'?
Friday, November 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 1:01am. 1. Did you apply the cosmetics on your face? 2. Did you wear the cosmetics on your face? 3. Did you put the cosmetics on your face? (Are all correct and the same? Can we use 'lotion' instead of 'cosmetics?) •English - ...
Friday, November 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I believe him to be sincere. 2. I believe him to go there. 3. I imagine him to be sincere. 4. I imagine him to go there. 5. I guess him to be sincere. 6. I guess him to go there. 7. I suppose him to be sincere. 8. I suppose him to go there. 9. I think him to be sincere. 10...
Friday, November 18, 2016 by rfvv

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.
Friday, November 18, 2016 by Cloud

English
Which did Anton have more allegiance to: his caste of genetically enhanced beings or his brother?
Friday, November 18, 2016 by Ryan

English
Why is the society in Gattaca so devoid of happiness, vitality and fun?
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Ryan

English
A house down the street and the duplex next door __________ for sale, but the prices __________ too expensive for most people to afford. A is; seem B. are; seems C. is; seems D. are; seem
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Megan

english 101
how would you write a thesis statement on adoption
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by a

english
from my bondage and my freedom, douglass describes the powerful effect learning to read had in shaping his character. write a brief essay to explain how douglass changed as a result of learning to read. draw specific examples form the selection. address both intellectual and ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by lamisha

US History
ALL of the countries below are matched CORRECTLY with the outcomes of colonization except for: a. English: established permanent settler colonies despite hardships b. Spanish: failed to find gold or to convert the Indians to Christianity c. French: succeeded in the fur trade ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Help!!! Can someone help me write a creative writing using this word bus, farm, laughing,baby thanks
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Strawberry

English
1. What is it like to live in the future? - It is like watching a magic show to live in the future. 2. What will it be like to live in the future? - It will be like watching a magic show to live in the future. 3. What would it be like to live in the future? - It would be like ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. How many islands are on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 2. How many islands are there on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 3. How many islands does Dokdo have? - It has 91 islands. 4. How many islands is Dokdo made up of? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. - It ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
I am currently attending college but I recalled a couple days ago of my provincial English exam that I took in gr 12. I had wrote a beautiful story in the essay and I really wanted it back but I don't know if that is possible since we only got our percent results back, not the...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Maya

English
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, November 16, 2016 at 3:24pm I'd say #2 is the active version ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I arrived at the hospital at 7 p.m. 2. I arrived at the hospital at around 7 p.m. 3. I arrived at the hospital around 7 p.m. --------------------------- Can we use all the expressions? Can we use 'at around' as in Sentence 3?
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. My family used to live in Seoul. 2. My family used to live in the city, Seoul. 3. My family used to live in Seoul, the city. (Are the three sentences all grammatical?)
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by rfvv

english
morphemes of maladministration
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by cleolia

English
2. Take a look at this rock in this picture. It looks like an elephant drinking water. What is this one called? - It is called elephant Rock. 3. This is a postbox, which is below/under the marker. People can send letters to the residents and police officers on Dokdo. What's ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Look at the structure in this picture. It is on the left side of the flagpole in the picture on/of page 163. This one is used for helicopters. Helicopters take off and land here. What is this place? It is a heliport. (Would you check the sentences in this passage? Which one...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by rfvv

english 11
What is the speakers tone? How do you know ? Harlem by Langston Hughes
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by izzy

English 10
A Contribution to Statistics" 1.Which of the following words best describes the author's view of humanity in "A Contribution to Statistics"? A. Altruistic B. Optimistic*** C. Pessimistic D. Realistic Read the following lines from the poem "A Contribution to Statistics." Glad ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Ashley

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