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English
In this sentence Most of my time at the party were/was spent playing two games. Should we pick was since the pronoun is singular
Monday, April 20, 2015 by Kelley

English
By the time we got there, the seals (have or had) barked twice
Monday, April 20, 2015 by Pat

english
In the poem " The Arrow and the song" which form best describes the poem this excerp is from?
Monday, April 20, 2015 by tyler green

English
1. Emily likes winter because she can see snow in the mountains. 2. Emily likes winter because she can watch snow in the mountains. 3. Emily likes winter because she can look at snow in the mountains. =================== Which verb should we use?
Monday, April 20, 2015 by rfvv

English
I have to memorize and recite exactly 12 lines from Shakespeare's "Othello" for class. I am having trouble picking from the entire play, a nice and notable speech section from the play. Any suggestions? I would prefer a part by Othello or Desdemona :) (Please ...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Linda

English 3
What is the message/theme in "Eulogy" by Brian Turner?
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by K

English
What is the difference between modern fantasy and regular fantasy. Is modern fantasy merely a subgroup of fantasy? Some examples would help.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Marcus

English
1. He is outgoing. 2. He is extrovert. 3. He is extroverted. (Are they all grammatical and the same in meaning?) 4. He is shy. 5. He is reserved. 6. He is introvert. 7. He is introverted. (Are they all grammatical and the same in meaning?)
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by rfvv

English
Where does the comma go in these sentences? 1. Usually castles sat on a hilltop, and had high stone walls. 2. Loo at this picture of a castle Cate.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by kelly

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A. Milton wrote many prose works, but is more famous for poetry. B. In a sequence of sonnets dedicated to his wife Edmund Spenser traced their courtship. C. Sonnets were new to England, when Sir Philip Sidney wrote them. D. When ...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Sarah

English
Which choice would supply the strongest, most logical support for this claim? Lakeside Manor is a wonderful new community on Lake Winchester. A. After just a few hours, you will know you want to move there. B. There is ample parking for all residents and for guests. C. ...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Sarah

English
Read this passage from Donne’s “Meditation 17.” Then, answer the question that follows. No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a ...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Sarah

English
Which clause in this sentence is used as an adjective? When Beowulf arrived, the Danes welcomed him, for they desperately needed someone who could stop Grendel. A. When Beowulf arrived B. the Danes welcomed him C. they desperately needed someone D. who could stop Grendel D ??
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Sarah

english
Choose the correct sentence pattern for the sentence below. I hereby declare Tuesday Shakespeare Day.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by charles

English
Where do I need a comma? After returning to the United States from Canada Sitting Bull was put in prison for two years. Just after canada?
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Kelley

English
Hello. Please help me with my question. Is there any difference between the verbs 'learn' and 'study' in the sentences: 1) I'm going (want) to learn English. 2) I'm going (want) to study English. Thank you for your help a lot.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Traditional African marriage is an advantage for men only,not women.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Tshiliso Mabote

english
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by jikiqwa

english
Biographies are based on A. Rumor B. Fiction C. Imagination D. Study and research Is it B?
Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Meredith Grey

english
I need help.I have to write a prepared speech on the topic-traditional african marriages is an advantage to men only not women
Saturday, April 18, 2015 by bonolo

english
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only, not for women
Saturday, April 18, 2015 by anathi

ENGLISH
#speech. TopIc:afRican slaughter rituals should be allowed in the suburbs?
Saturday, April 18, 2015 by TraCy

English 4
What was Olaudah Equiano motivation ?
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Ciara

English
1. A research paper has which of the following aspects in common with an essay? A. a title page B. a works cited list C. body paragraphs with topic sentences D. personal experience as a primary source 2. When citing all sources, which answer lists the items that must be ...
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Jay

English
1. When taking notes from your sources, you should also ________. A. revise your research question B. write the information needed for your works cited list C. format your paper and works cited list D. find a topic for your research paper 2. Academic writing involves which of ...
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Jay

english
Which sentence is the most grammatically correct and clear version? Superman announced that he could leap over buildings in a single bound, which was a very risky thing to do. It was risky for Superman to announce that he could leap over buildings in a single bound. Leaping ...
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Titan

Language Arts
1. The word aloof is an English word borrowed from Dutch. Its meaning is "at a distance." In which of the following sentences is the word used correctly? Anne's sociable nature mad her aloof in new situations When he first arrived at the Secret Annex, Peter kept ...
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Hailee

English
"The night was gone. The morning star was shining in the sky. I too had become a completely different person. The student of the Talmud, the child that I was, had been consumed in the flames. There remained only a shape that looked like me. A dark flame had entered into ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Sue

English
Figurative Language 1.."August is a day in the sun" These words compare _____ to _____. 2."Such a stinky flower that is makes people regret having a nose" These words suggest. 3. "the camera spoke for him" These words suggest. 4."them look ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Hayden

english
Mexico is home to some of the world's finest beaches. Which make the country a popular destination for tourists. fix it plz
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by whypree

English
I am helping my child and didn't read much of the book Dragonwings, so can you help me to answer what is moon shadows point of view of the opium dens.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by David

english
Henry and Lois are discussing ways to evaluate sources. Henry maintains that one should scan a source before skimming it. Lois argues that scanning is the best first step in evaluating a source. Who is correct?
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by yulanda

English
Advertising has both advantage and disadvantage. What does this statement mean?
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Xalati

English
Advertising has both advantages and disadvantages.Discuss the statement.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Xalati

Strategies for the Independent Learner
When you approach a text, you should A. survey it, using the technique called SQ3R. B. dive right in at the first page and read the assigned section. C. skip over words you don’t know. D. read only the boldface type. 2. The proctored exams for your degree courses are A. ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Jessica

Sizimele
English is the language of opportunity.why bother to teach indigenous language
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Thembinkosi

statistics
The distribution of B.A. degrees conferred by a local college is listed below, by major. Major Frequency English 2073 Mathematics 2164 Chemistry 318 Physics 856 Liberal Arts 1358 Business 1676 Engineering 868 9313 What is the probability that a randomly selected degree is not ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Bob

English
1. Make sure you unplug the TV when you go out. 2. Make sure that you unplug the TV when you go out. 3. Make sure you should unplug the TV when you go out. 4. Make sure you unplug the TV before you go out. ========================== Are they all grammatical? Can we use '...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by rfvv

English
In which sentence is the meaning of the word blackmail best expressed. A. They hope that her envy would not cause blackmail B. They were afraid that blackmail would lead to more demands for money C. They reached for the phone, eager to hear the blackmail news.*** D, Alone and ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Abby

english
Traditional African marriage is an advantage for men only not women?
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by lindiwe

English
What can you do to save electricity? (2) 1. I can unplug the computer and the printer. 2. I can unplug appliances in my room. 3. I can unplug all electronic devices in my room. 4. I can unplug the TVs in the rooms. 5. I can unplug all the electronic devices including the fax ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Make sure you go to bed early. 2. Make sure you play ping-pong with him. 3. Make sure you talk with the person. 4. Make sure you go back home early. 5. Make sure you call your mother. 6. Make sure you send the money to him. 7. Make sure you take a taxi. 8. Make sure you go ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by rfvv

English
Look at this electricity bill, Andy. - Wow! That's a lot. ==================== In this short dialogue, what is the part of speech of 'a lot'? 1. The electricity bill is a lot. (Is this sentence grammatical? What other expressions can we use instead of 'a lot&#...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by rfvv

English
What can you do to save electricity? 1. I can turn off the lights when I leave my room. 2 I can turn off the lights when I don't use the room. 3.I can turn off the lights when I don't stay in the room. 4. I can turn off the lights of my classroom when we leave for the ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by rfvv

English 4
what is the difference and the likes of Psalm 23 and The Sermon on the Mount ?
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Ciara

math
4.In Amy’s English class, 30% of the students play an instrument. She does not know how many in the whole school play an instrument, but there are 500 students in the school. A.Solve the proportion 30/100=n/500 to estimate the total number of students in the school who ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Francis

English
Which simple sentence has a compound verb? A. Becky and I weren't sure. B. Anne wanted a surprise party for Carrie. C. We have been planning the party since April. D. Finally, we voted and decided against a surprise.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Britney

debate-english
I need help in finding good online sources for my essay. The topic and question is; why do community college students drop out?
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by ben green

english
Which of the following would most likely be an entry in a sentence outline? A. Education beyond high school versus education beyond college B. Education as a pathway C. Education as a tool D. Education can change a person's life.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by sheila

english
Hello I am having quite a bit of trouble trying to figure out a better way to answer this. 1. In the video, The Fates Present: Pyramus & Thisbe,There are parts of the animated version in which there is a character, who appears at the beginning of the animation first, and who ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Sabrina

English/Sociology
Im looking for some media examples of how women who don't want kids are perceived by society... one example I have is How I Met Your Mother, where one of the main characters Robin doesn't want kids..... Can anyone think of any other examples? Thanks!
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Bri

English
1. A hippo is an animal which has a big mouth. 2. A hippo is an animal which is very heavy. 3. A hippo is an animal which is very big. 4. A crocodile is an animal which has lots of teeth. 5. A crocodile is an animal which has a strog and long tail. 6. A crocodile is an animal ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by rfvv

English
traditional African marriage is an advantage for men only not women.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by nokuthula

English
1. We can live to be 200. 2. We can live to be 200 years old. 3. We can live up to 200. 4. We can live up to 200 years. 5. We can live to 200. 6. We can live to 200 years. 7. We can live up to 200 years old. 8. We can live to 200 years old. ===================== I have listed ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. We can reuse the water after we rinse the rice. 2. We can reuse the water after we rinse rice. (Do we have to sue 'the' before 'rice'?) 3. We can do the laundry after we gathering many clothes. 4. We can put many clothes in the washing machine. 5. We can use...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. We can turn off the tap of water, when we are washing our faces. 2. We can turn off the tap water, when we are washing our faces. 3. We can turn off the city water, when we are washing our faces. =================== Q1: Can we use all the expressions? Q2: Can we use '...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

english
Compare Psalm 23 and The Sermon on the Mount
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Ciara

English
I'll bet you can't guess my favorite musical instrument challenged my dentist
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Lucas

English
HELP! John or Doris (write, Writes) to us regularly. Either Carol or Ted (was, Were) asked to lead the meeting. Either Marie or you (was, were) late for class. Either you or Marie (was, were) late for class. Everybody in the class (has, have) a ticket. We speak a bit different...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Island Grandma

English
What can we do to save water? 1.We can use our cups when we brush our teeth. 2. We can put a brick into the toilet. 3. We can use a waterbowl when we wash the dishes. 4. We can get rid of the old before we wash the dishes. 5. We can reuse the water after linsing the rice. 6. ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. We can take showers. 2. We can take a shower. 3. We can take cold showers. 4. We can take a cold shower. 5. We can take longer showers. 6. We can take a long shower. ================= What is the difference between each pair? Which one is commonly used? Does each pair have ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. We can use less water when we do the dishes. 2. We can use less water when we are doing the dishes. 3. We can use only a little water when we wash a car. 4. We can use only a little water when we are washing a car. ===================== Are they all grammatical? What is the...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. We need to cut 20 trees to make every 1 ton of paper cups. 1-2. We need to cut 20 trees to make every 1 t of paper cups. 2. We need 10 l of water to make a piece of A4 paper. 3. We need 10 liter of water to make a piece of A4 paper. 4. We need 10 liters of water to make a ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
Imagine what will happen in the future world and write down sentences related to the future world. 1. We will go to Mars. 2. We will make robots clean the house. 3. We will not get sick. 4. We will fly in the air. 5. We will go to the USA in 10 minutes from here. 6. We won'...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. What do we have to do in case of a fire? 2. What do we have to do when a fire breaks out? 3. What do we have to do when your apartment is on fire? 4. Call 119. 5. Tell grown-ups. 6. Tell adults. 7. Use the fire extinguisher. 8. Go outside and use the stairs. 9. Go down the ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by rfvv

L.A
The word aloof is an English word borrowed from Dutch. It's meaning is "at a distance". In which of the following sentences is the word used correctly? A. Anne's sociable nature made her aloof in new situations. B. When he first arrived at the secrete Annex, ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Dawn

English
1. We can turn off the water when we are not using it. 1-1. We can turn off the water when we do not use it. 2. We can turn off the water when we are brushing teeth. 2-1. We can turn off the water when we do not brush teeth. ==================== Which ones are grammatical? Do ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I can make a vegetable soup. 2. I can make vegetable soup. (Do we have to use 'a' ornot?) 3. I can make ramen. 4. I can make pasta. 5. I can make seafood. 6. I can make raw fish. 7. I can make noodles. 8. I can make sandwich. 9. I can make bread. 10. I can make ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
Why is Mrs. Drover in London? A. to fulfill a promise she had made twenty-five years ago B. to do some shopping and get some things from the house C. to meet her husband and sister My answer is B
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Emi

English
1. I plant potatoes shopping tomorrow. 2. I will plant potatoes shopping tomorrow. 3. I will plant potatoes and shop tomorrow. 4. I will plant potatoes and go shopping tomorrow. =========== #1 is wrong. Am I right? How can we correct #1? What about the others from #2 and #4? ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
In what way does third section of “In Memory of W. B. Yeats” reflect the tension of the decade in which it was written? A. The section describes the hatred growing among nations. B. The section describes how contemporary people differ from their ancestors. C. The ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Emi

English
1, The Appalachian Mountains extend through Bristol. The mountains are beautiful. Which is best way to combine sentences? 1. The Appalachian Mountains extend through Bristol and the mountains are beautiful. 2. The Appalachian Mountains extend through Bristol, they are ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Hayden

English
WHAT IS THE PAST SIMPLE
Monday, April 13, 2015 by AMINA

English
What part of speech is did in the sentence: "Did the statue in the lobby crash?"
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Addison

English
Which of these is a specific type of parody? A. mock-epic B. folk ballad C. conceit D. paradox My answer is A
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Emi

English
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old time is a-fl ying; And this same fl ower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying. 5 The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun The higher he’s a-getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he’s to setting. Which line does NOT...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Emi

English
What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor
Monday, April 13, 2015 by amyy

English
Choose the correct possessive form for each phrase. A. the potatoe's skins***** B. the potatoes' skins C. the potatoes's skins D. the potatoes skins the whiskers of the men A. the men's whiskers****** B. the whisker's men C. the mens whiskers the mens' ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Cassie

English
Choose the meaning of the BOLDED word During the playoffs, the team faced a FORMIDABLE opponent. A.) oversized B.) declining C.) imposing D.) pompous I think the answer is C or D im just not sure Thank you
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Cassie

English
Reach each group of sentences. Two of the sentences are punctuated correctly. Choose the sentence that contains incorrect comma usage. A.) They were able to prove, I believe that Jesse James was killed in Missouri in 1882. B.) Frances, therefore, was the last student to leave ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Cassie

English
1. What kind of food can you make? 2. What kinds of food can you make? ------------------- Do we have to use 'kind' or 'kinds'? Which one do we have to use? Are both OK? Then, is there any difference between them?
Monday, April 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. A: Where can we hear this announcement? B: We can here it in an airplane. 2. A: Where can we hear this announcement? B: We can here it on an airplane. -------------------- Q1: Do we have to use 'in' or 'on'? Q2: Is the expression 'announce' (from ...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
In relation to “A Shocking Accident,” what word best describes Jerome's attitude toward his father's memory? A. worshipful B. conflicted C. rejecting My answer is A
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Emi

English
The speaker in “Follower” was considered a nuisance because he A. grew up to be a farmer. B. admired his father greatly. C. wanted to be like his father. My answer is B
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Emi

English
1. I read Chapter 2 of my history book. 2. I read chapter 2 of my history book. ======================= Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use the capital letter or not?
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by rfvv

English
What are each of these are like: 1. Control 2. Conformity 3. Equality 4. Individualism
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Anna

English/grammar
Can someone proofread my English paragraph for grammar? I'd really appreciate it. Give me advice/tips on how to make it better Shortly after her moving to the Wisconsin, Molly began attending Second Baptist Church, where during service one day, she said she was approached ...
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Jen

English
In “Porphyria’s Lover” how does the speaker feel when Porphyria says she loves him? A. surprised and angry B. surprised and happy C. angry My answer is A
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Emi

English
Traditional african marriage is an advantageous to men only not women
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Mr shembe

english
Which of the following is the best definition of a drama? a. a story with props b. a story with a happy ending c. a story written to be preformed by actors d. a story in which the main character eventually fails I think it's D, can anyone check me? Thanks ;)
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Sarah

english
To compose strong, compelling sentences, avoid using A. clauses as modifiers. B. forms of the verb to be. C. dependent clauses. D. short, simple sentences. my answer is b.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Diana

english
Which of the following techniques would be best used to present constructive feedback on a draft of an essay to a peer? A. Rewrite sections for your peer B. Only write notes on the things you like about it C. Point out the negative aspects so your peer can improve D. ...
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Diana

English
Which of the following sentences uses a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence? A. The budget payment is much higher than we anticipated, but the price of heating oil has skyrocketed this year. B. Out in the yard, the children shouted loudly and threw silly insults at...
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Diana

English
Reading your draft aloud, using peer review, and using a typed and printed copy are all examples of A. points of view. B. useful techniques for revision. C. patterns of development. D. graphic organizers. my answer is b.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Diana

english
What is the sequence of components in the following sentence? Listless and depressed by vistas of snow and gray skies, Dieter left the cabin and walked toward the frozen pond. A. Subject, modifier, verb B. Subject, verb, modifier C. Modifier, subject, verb D. Modifier, subject...
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Diana

English
Which of the following techniques would be best used to present constructive feedback on a draft of an essay to a peer? A. Rewrite sections for your peer B. Only write notes on the things you like about it C. Point out the negative aspects so your peer can improve D. ...
Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Diana

english
15. Identify the sentence in which the underlined pronoun is used incorrectly. There are only six days left in the school year. It will be fun to visit their house in the summer. Their just going to have to wait to see the movie. Greg refused to go there because of the bad ...
Friday, April 10, 2015 by john

english
20. Which of the following statements would be considered a hasty generalization? The sun is at its highest point between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The elderly are often resistant to advances in technology. When it snows, bridges tend to freeze before the roads do. Children should ...
Friday, April 10, 2015 by blake

english
18. Identify the sentence that most strongly relies on emotional language. I was surprised when you took a job with that company. It came as a real shock when you took a job with that company. When you took a job with that company, it really blew me away. I was mystified when ...
Friday, April 10, 2015 by kate

english
17. Identify the choice that correctly completes the sentence: Neither Kurt nor Sue has turned in _______ permission form. their his or her his they're
Friday, April 10, 2015 by sophie

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