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English- Urgent
Can someone extend this paragraph. Rewording and extending please.. I would not let him disgrace us, disgrace himself, disgrace you. You see Annie, dear sweet Annie, My younger sister, he told me he was leaving me for someone, younger, sweeter, kinder than me. Patrick, the ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 9:01pm

English
1. I have no money. 2. I have no money with me. ------------ What is the difference between the two sentences?
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 9:00pm

English
1. When they were taken to America as slaves, they took thier songs and dances with them. 2. When they were taken to America as slaves, they took thier songs and dances. --------------- Sentence 1 has 'with them' at the end. Sentence 2 doesn't have 'with them&#...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:59pm

English
Special hospitals care for people with certain problems. ----------------- In this sentence, what is the meaning of 'certain'?
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:57pm

English
Identify the italicized part of the sentence. The main event will be a memory contest. subject predicate direct object indirect object predicate noun predicate adjective
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:50pm

English - Very urgent
How can i reword this to make it stronger. My weapon, so cleverly disposed of, shattered his skull. Broke it in to pieces. The cradle, the shield, the host of the brain he used to think he could ever leave me. My weapon, meant to be his supper. A delicious one, even last ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:05pm

English
How can I rephrase this sentence to a stronger one " No one is the wiser one "
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:30pm

English
Looking over past questions posted. Looks like English students are studying the same thing. Glad to say chompchomp helped me a lot,but I have one I keep pondering on. Jimmy crossed the deep stream by carefully stepping on stones without moss, but he fell twice. I want to say ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:46pm

English
Though remarkably inconvenient for my garden, the dog's rehab therapy is her digging of holes. Please correct me if I am wrong. digging of holes is a gerund Her ---what----digging of holes
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:21pm

English
My dogs' insistent barking woke me up at 4:00 a.m. barking woke me up---- is not a gerund is it?
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 5:37pm

English
Now is the time to step up and study. On my infinitive is it the whole phrase to step up and study? And am I correct to say an adverb
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:53pm

English
To give to others is the lesson Scrooge learned in The Christmas Carol, a famous novel by Charles Dickens and dedicated to his family. I sure To give to others is the subject of this sentence.I not sure about to his family. I am thinking an adverb. Is this correct?
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:38pm

English
Ms. Sue the chompchomp helped me a lot. BUT!!!! confused on this one. Pausing, the deer was sniffing the wind before stepping into the meadow. I believe "Pausing" is a participle. I don't believe it is a gerund used as a noun.
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:01pm

english 111
The game of lacrosse seems complicated to me. How does the word complicated function in the sentence? predicate adjective predicate nominative objective complement indirect object
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 1:44pm

English
Does the following sentence have 2 infinitives? Many people go to Europe to travel around historical sites. I am saying "to travel" because of verb following it Saying NO to "to Europe"
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 12:34pm

English for Fernanda
In the sentences below, which of the bolded adverbs is used to describe an adjective? A. Gia ran VERY quickly to get to the bus on time. B. Troy was TOO cold to continue ice skating. C. Jack grumbled LOUDLY about his history grade. D. Nora looked SADLY into the mirror. I think...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:57am

English
Sentence We are doing no favors to the young men if we let them believe that a game shall set them free. I am saying the clause "that a game shall set them free." Is a dependent clause am I right?
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:39am

English
1. Sales have been down these days. 2. sales have been up these days. (Are both right?) 3. If they hadn''t helped me, I would be poor. 4. As they helped me, I am not poor. (Does #3 mean #4?) 5. If it hadn't rained hard yesterday, the road wouldn't be muddy. 6. ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:26am

English
1. The country (the USA) was involved in a civil war. 2. The country (the USA) was involved in the Civil War. ------------------- What is the difference between 'a civil war' and ' the Civil War'?
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:16am

english
Which sentence contains a proper noun? (1 point)The boy quickly ran ahead of his mother to get to school. My dog plays all afternoon with the neighborhood kids. The sweater Tanya wore today was not warm enough. Birds or fish would be a good place to start for a research project
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:14am

english
how can i describe polluted air using imagery
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:49pm

English
1. It is said that, it he had not lived, the United States might be two countries, instead of one. 2. It is said that, as he lived, the United States may not be two countries, instead of one. --------------- Does #1 mean #2? Otherwise, what other statements can we use instead ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 9:33pm

English
How is your business lately? 1. Not so good, I'm afraid. 2. Not so good, I'm sorry. ----------------- Which one is right answer?
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 9:25pm

English
4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement c.)divided d.)not accurate 5.)Which word is the best choice to complete the following sentence?She didn’t want to get in trouble for breaking the window, so she wrote a note ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:08pm

English: Faulty Coordination
Rewrite the over coordinated sentences that follow, changing clauses into phrases or into single words. where appropriate, break the over coordinated sentence into two sentences. 1. The doctor inserted one end of a long tube into my throat, and she attached the other end of ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 5:13pm

English
1. The Difficult in Meaning 2. The Difficulty in Meaning 3. When to Use a Dictionary? ------------------ Are they suitable as a 'title'? Which one is not suitable?
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 1:02pm

8th grade English/Language Arts
1.)Why does the author of “Always to Remember” discuss Maya Ying Lin’s background? a.)to show that she experienced hardships b.)to appeal to Chinese-American readers c.)to show its influence on her design d.)to show her disinterest in architecture 2.) Which of ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:44pm

English
Would Della from Gift of the Magi be a round and static character?
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:39pm

English
1. Annie is a popular female hocky player. 2. Annie is a popular woman hocky player. ------------- Are both OK? Which one is commonly used? ========================= 3. Sam is a popular male hocky player. 4. Sam is a popular man hocky player. -------------- What about these ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:32pm

8th grade English/Language Arts
1.)Why does the author of “Always to Remember” discuss Maya Ying Lin’s background? a.)to show that she experienced hardships b.)to appeal to Chinese-American readers c.)to show its influence on her design d.)to show her disinterest in architecture 2.) Which of ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:16pm

English
1. As he didn't know what to say, he remained silent. 2. Not knowing what to say, he remained silent. (Are both the same?) 3. As he was not happy, he kept quiet. 4. Being not happy, he kept quiet. 5. Not being happy, he kept quiet. (What about these sentences? Do we have ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:19pm

English
How is the word brusque used in a complex sentence? please give examples.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:18pm

English
bold 1. being not afraid of taking risks and making difficult decisions 2. not being afraid of taking risks and making difficult decisions ----------------- What is the right definition of 'bold'? What is the right position of 'not'?
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 4:44pm

English
Write a paragraph in which you compare and contrast the motivations of Brutus and Cassius, and determine whether the ends justify the means. ("The ends justify the means" is simply saying that the good results, or "ends," make it acceptable, or "...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 4:24pm

English
What do you have to do afer school? 1. I have to go to my academy and study hard until 11 p.m.. 2. I have to go to an academy to study math, English and science. 3. I have to go to the academy to study 5 subjects. 4. I have to wash clothes in the washing machine. 5. I have to ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 4:20pm

English 10
Which type of faulty logic does this sentence contain? Although the cheeseburger is the most sought-after item on our menu, it is really difficult to manage the crowd in the drive-up lane because of the high demand; so, the cheeseburger should be taken off the menu.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1:44pm

English
He left home for Italy to study music. ------------------- What does 'home' refer to here? His homeland, hometown, or house?
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:53am

xhosa,english,maths literacy,life orantation,tourism,business study,geography.
i am doing does subject i want to know can i become a social worker?
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 3:55am

English
1. There is one more point that I want to talk about. 2. There is one more point we have to think of. ------------- Are the sentences grammatical? What is the meaning of 'point' here? 3. The farmere wanted to get rid of the hawks. So with the help of officials, they ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 3:12am

English
The hawks began to kill their chickens, so the farmers began to kill the hawks with the help of the officials. ------------------- In this sentence, what does 'chickens' mean, baby chickens or grown-up chickens?
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 2:08am

English
Not many years ago, I worked outside of the UK. ---------------------- In this sentence, what other expressions can we use in place of 'not many years ago'? Is it 'a few days ago'?
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 2:04am

english .... thinking question... please help!!
How do values and belief shape who characters are as individuals and influence their behavior? Our values and belief are strongly related and influence our behavior. It can bring to mind by certain communications or experiences. Our values therefore not only change at ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:33am

English ... thinking question!!
How does viewing human behavior as good or evil shape a(n) individual’s/ society’s view of the world? Can you give me some thoughts about this question ? I have no idea!!! please help! Thank you so much
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:29am

English
On following sentence the first clause is a dependent clause. The second clause is an independent clause which can stand by itself. Before President Roosevelt died, President Truman did not know that the United States was developing atomic weapons. I say No Noun Clause. My ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:44pm

English
1. The coffee was so good that I had another cup. 2. The coffee was so good that I had another cup of coffee. --------------------------- Does #1 mean #2? Does 'had' mean 'drank'?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:25pm

English
1. This digital camera is so small that it can fit in my pocket. 2. This digital camera is so small that it can fit my pocket. --------------------------- Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'fit in' or 'fit'? In Sentence 1, what is the part of speech of &#...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:17pm

English
Am I right to say the following sentences has 2 adjective clauses. The boxes in that closet belong to my nephew who has moved away. in that closet who has moved away
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:55pm

English
In the following sentence am I correct to say that "whom the newspaper endorsed" is the adjective clause. My company once employed the woman whom the newspaper endorsed for political office.
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:42pm

English
Each shipment of VSV-EBOV will be packed in a special container with dry ice, at a temperature of -80 degrees Celsius, or -112 degrees Fahrenheit. The vaccine was developed at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Canada. Can someone summarize this in their own words..? As I...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:28pm

English
Each shipment of VSV-EBOV will be packed in a special container with dry ice, at a temperature of -80 degrees Celsius, or -112 degrees Fahrenheit. The vaccine was developed at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Canada. Can someone summarize this in their own words..?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:27pm

English
1. The boy was hungry that he ate a lot. 2. The boy was hungry that he ate much. ------------ Are both the same? Which one is commonly used? ================== 3. I smelled the fish becoming bad. 4. I tasted the bread becoming bad. ------------- Are these sentences grammatical?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:03pm

English
1. I have acne. 2. I have an acne. 3. I have acnes. 4. I have pimples. 5. I have pimple. 6. I have a pimple. -------------------- Is 'acne' the same as 'pimple'? Which ones are grammatical? Can we substitute 'pimple' for 'acne'?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:01pm

English
1. I'll have tea instead of coffee. 2. I'll have tea in place of coffee. ------------------ Are both the same in meaning? Do you have any popular phrases which can be used for 'instead of'?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 9:02am

English
He is listening to music through headphones. --------------- Instead of 'through', what other prepositions can we use?
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:17am

English
Hi, I was wondering if this sentence has a comma splice? Before they get cold, grab that fluffy and heated towel, and dry them. Thanks in advance!
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:01pm

English
Do I use who or whom and why? 1. Are you ordering around? 2. Is ready with his or her report today?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 9:13pm

English
determination that you need to do something.....(definition of) will --------------- What is the relationship between 'determination' and 'that you need to do something'? Are they in apposition?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:28pm

English.
can someone help me? What is this article about. Please help me summarize it so i can understand. Here is the title : Canadian military involvement in Afghanistan formally ends
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:42pm

English composition
I'm writing a paper to explain a concept of the bevel Ella Minnow Pea. I've come up with a thesis statement and my teacher has approved it, but I'm just stuck as to what I'm writing about. The assignment instructions asks "How does Dunn legitimize his ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:31pm

English
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author&#...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 12:50pm

english
how can i describe a plane crash using imagery in first person point of view ?
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 12:35pm

english
I got a question regarding my homework. The task is to find the mistakes in a given text but the last sentence confuses me so much that I lost the overview. I'll copy the sentence below and hope that someone can help me. "But to protect against children from labor ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 6:46am

8th grade; English
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author&#...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:18pm

english 1
What is one way that “The Maori: Genealogies and Origins in New Zealand” contrasts with “The Raven and the First Men: The Beginnings of the Haida”?
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:49am

ENGLISH 9 Clauses
I need to tell if these sentences are Nonessential or Essential adjective clauses. 1.May gave the key to her mother who opened the door.....I have nonessential and placed comma after mother. 2.A man who lived in this town sailed his little boat across the Atlantic....I have ...
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 7:46am

English
@ words : 1- curtail 2- devastate 3- digress 4- incentive 5- incorporate 6- indispensable 7- intermittent 8- rigor 9- squander 10-succumb Linda never had to work hard to make good grades in high school. But in college, where the ___(8)___ of course work were greater, she soon ...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 11:31pm

English
what is another word for coordinating body? The WHO is the international coordinating body for battling the Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa. I need to change up the sentence so i won't be plagiarizing.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:45pm

English II
Compare the literary and rhetorical devices in Elie Wiesel's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech and his novel Night. Explain how these elements impact tone and mood. Support your claims with evidence from the text.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:22pm

english.
When did ebola spread to south africa. Like what month did it happen?
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:08pm

English...
why are people talking about ebola when it started a long time ago? It's a serious question I'm asking and I know it doesn't relate to homework but when i tried searching it up it wont give me the right answer im looking for
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:13pm

English
1. Twenty years is a long time. 2. twenty years is a long period. 3. 100 kg is very heavy. 4. 100 kg is a heavy weight. 5. Two hundred dollars is a lot of money for me. 6. Two hundred dollars is a great/good sum of money. 7. Twenty miles is a long distance. 8. Twenty miles is ...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:02pm

English/help almost due
which writer of early romanticism—Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and William Cullen Bryant —do you think has had the greatest impact, and why
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:33pm

Reading/English
Need help on identifying root word,suffix and prefix for control.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:09pm

english-stories
what are some interesting and detailed short story ideas ?
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4:47pm

English
1. The crowd was small. 2. The crow were deeply impressed by the concert. 3. The audience was large/big. 4. The audience were began to talk loudly. 5. The family is large/big. 6. The family are all well. 7. The committee is composed of 6 members. 8. The committee are having ...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:44am

English
1. The last number of concert was impressive. 2. The last number of the concert was impressive. (Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'concert' or 'the concert'?) 3. Everyone was deeply impressed by the last number on the program. 4. Everyone was deeply ...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:39am

celebrating Diversity
Which of the following is the language? A. best way to help children in your care who are learning English as a second A. Vary greetings to introduce more vocabulary. B.Speak very loudly, but stop talking if there's no response. C. Don't call attention to the child'...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:48pm

celebrating Diversity
To welcome a child who doesn't speak English, it would be appropriate to A. ask the child to repeat words. B. Tell the child not to speak in his or her native tongue. C. Speak very loudly. D. Allow the child time to observe and listen. D is my answer.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:36pm

English
What transition is suitable to be place before the word or?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8:22pm

English
What transition is suitable to be placed before the word or?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8:20pm

English
What is a good hook sentence for illegal immigration? I need a hook sentence that is able to grab the reader's attention and interest them.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8:03pm

English
Do we punctuate a subject in any sentences like Panda, Bird, Patrica,Barbados?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:42pm

English
A champion is a winner, A hero... Someone who never gives up Even when the going gets rough. --------------------------- In this poem, what is the meaning of 'the going'? What other expressions can we use instead of 'the going'?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:57pm

English
It's time to take a test. Close your textbooks. I will hand out test papers. Take one and pass the rest to the back. When you receive an exam paper, make sure to write down your name and number on the top. I will give you 5 minutes.....Time is up. I will write down the ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:36pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:59am. A champion is a member of A winning team.... Someone who overcomes challenges even when it requires creative solutions. ---------------------- In this poem, what does 'it' refer to? •English - Writeacher, ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:14pm

english
What do classical Greek and Roman myths, Norse myths, Native American myths, African myths, and Asian myths have in common? How do they differ?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:46pm

english
What will the speaker of “My City” most regret losing when he dies? A. the experience of city life B. the touch of people he loves C. the brightness of the world D. the sound of children's voices
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:05pm

english
did anyone read the book called memoirs of a geisha ? by arthur golden
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 8:20pm

English
Thank You Ms. Sue College English is harder then I thought and haven't had to ask just a few questions and I am running a 98 average
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:56pm

English
Lost on this one. Is demanding in this sentence a verbal gerund or just a verb? He is always demanding to have his own way. I want to say a verbal gerund, but then I want to say verb
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:58pm

English
In following sentence is Knowing a verbal participle or a verbal gerund? Knowing how an engine works is the key to auto repair. I want to say gerund because I say it is the subject.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:41pm

History
Which of the following statements could have been said by a loyalist dyuring the American Revolution A.These colonists need to stop their rellebious actions. I have already fought in three battles against them and see no way that they can win. I just wish I could go home to ...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:31pm

English
he federal government says Canada will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday. The government says in a release the Public Health Agency of Canada is supplying the vaccine to the UN body in Geneva in its role as the ...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:22pm

Business English
You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular experience you&#...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 3:23pm

english
the speaker in birches compares the boy's climbing to
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 12:35pm

English
1. Don't make a nooise. 2. Don't make noise. (Which one is correct? Are both OK? Then which one is commonly used?) 3. Don't manke any noise. 4. Don't make much noise. 5. Don't make any noises. 6. Don't make many noises. 7. Don't make a lot of noises...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 2:07am

English
She couldn't concentrate on her study because it was too noisy. She asked Kathy not to make noise. --------------------------- What does 'it' refer to in the first sentence?
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 1:59am

English-Annotation Please Help
In the recent years, the media has shared with the public two very different stories involving children who committed acts of violence. Both minors were charged with murder and sent to adult state prison to serve their prison sentences. Some people may believe these teens ...
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 10:13pm

English
1. This class is so difficult that I can't follow it. 2. This class is so difficult that I can't understand it. --------------- Does #1 mean #2? Does 'follow' mean 'understand'?
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 8:25pm

Language Arts
Okay so in English I'm doing "Appositives" I understand the question and I'm just confused a little. Circle the appositives. Then, underline the noun each appositive explains. 1. Sheila, my cousin works in that department store. I circled "Sheila" I...
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:47pm

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