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Phsical Science
Other than familiarity, what is the advantage of the English System of measurement?
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:35pm

english
Which sentence contains a restrictive relative clause?
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:39pm

english
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Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:32am

English
1. I can read books for the elderly people in nursing homes. 2. I can read books to the elderly people in nursing homes. (Are both OK?) 3. I can sing old songs for the elderly people in nursing homes. 4. I can sing old songs to the elderly people in nursing homes. (Are both OK...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:43am

English
1. Our first visit will be June 23, next Saturday. 2. Our first visit will be on June 23, next Saturday. 3. Our first visit will be on June 23, on next Saturday. 4. Our first visit will be on June 23 on next Saturday. ----------------- Which ones are grammatical and commonly ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:36am

English
He seemed embarrassed at first, but he overcame it quickly and held her fingers with his left hand. ------------------- In this sentence what does 'it' refer to?
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 11:38pm

English
1. He is taking me to prison. 2. He is taking me to a prison. 3. He is taking me to the prison. --------------- Are they all grammatical? What is the difference among them in meaning? 4. I'm on duty now, as you know. 5. I'm on duty now, you know. 6. I'm on duty now...
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10:54pm

English
1. She held out her hand. 2. She extended her hand. --------- Are both the same? Can we use some other expressions instead of 'held out'? 3. It's been such a long time. 4. It's been so lone a time. --------------------------- What does 'It' refer to ...
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10:49pm

ENGLISH
In what year was this article published? In what year was the film Minority Report set? What gaming console does the article mention? Why does the article mention this gaming console? What is the “Star Trek effect,” and how does it relate to what you have learned ...
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 12:22pm

English
1. It is colorless. 2. Much care is needed for the plants. 3. Watch them grow. 4. Come visit our greenhouse. Are all these sentences complete sentences?
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 12:59am

English
What are the 4 bilingual programs?
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 8:29pm

english 4
Phil received a midterm assignment for his economics class to write a business letter. He wants to achieve the highest score possible. What would help Phil the most? 1 knowing the length of the letter 2 knowing the rating scale 3 knowing the evaluators 4 knowing the scoring ...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 5:10pm

English
Is the following sentence an example of using turned as a linking verb? The milk turned sour after sitting on the counter overnight. My answer is yes.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2:22pm

english grammar
Homophones Fill in the blank with homohpones The __of the school are very strict There are many ___in the garden
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 12:50pm

English
Insidious literally translates to "sitting in," but the word means "secretly working to cause harm." Explain the possible connection between the actual and literal definitions of insidious.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:06pm

English
I need to come up with a suitable definition, translation....broken down meaning for this statement please. " the other in us always seems alien and unacceptable; but if we let ourselves be aggrieved, the feeling sinks in and we are the richer for this little bet of self-...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:19pm

English
Write a invitation card to a family members formal 21st birth party HOW DO I WRITE IT ? !!!
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:40am

english
no nightingale ever sang melodious welcome songs to the group of tired travellers resting in shady places in the desert of arabia what is the poetic device used in comparing the reaper with the nightingale? simile or metaphor ?
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 4:30am

English
Is there any website that checks your punctuation and grammer?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 7:51pm

english
A very messy or slovenly person.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 3:23pm

English
What's the relative clause in this sentence His questions revealed an intelligence that was beyond his young years
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:24pm

english
Which of the following words cannot be used as an adverb? A. Tally B. Deeply C. Widely D. Too Please Help!
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:18pm

english
How would you form a superlative for the adverb widely? A. Add the word less B. Remove the “ly” C. Add the word most D. Add the suffix “est” I think it's D. Is that correct?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:02pm

english
(1) Jack had been without a car since Monday. (2) The car needed a new battery, and Jack was broke. (3) Although he was embarrassed, Jack called his mother. (4) He felt he had no choice. (5) Fortunately, his mom was happy to help out. (6) She said she had the money and could ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:16pm

english
Which one of the following sentences correctly uses a comparative adjective? A. Of the three girls, Janet is the better speaker. B. Alicia is a gooder swimmer than Marilynn. C. George has a bigger appetite than Harry. D. This is the worse picture I've ever seen It's ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:45am

english
Which one of the following sentences correctly uses a comparative adjective? A. Of the three girls, Janet is the better speaker. B. Alicia is a gooder swimmer than Marilynn. C. George has a bigger appetite than Harry. D. This is the worse picture I've ever seen I think it...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:42am

english
Which one of the following sentences correctly uses a comparative adjective? A. Of the three girls, Janet is the better speaker. B. Alicia is a gooder swimmer than Marilynn. C. George has a bigger appetite than Harry. D. This is the worse picture I've ever seen
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:34am

English
What mark of punctuation is most closely associated with interjections?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:31am

english
can you please explain poem the night is calm and cloudless by henry wadsworth longfellow
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9:28am

english
can someone explain this quote"I Have measured out my life with coffee spoons" by T.S.Eliot
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 3:57am

English
can somebody explain to me the meaning of the quote of Horace."It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born,so he be a man of merit".
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 3:49am

ENGLISH
Could you check it? Thank you! Why is Jonathan's God so angry? because men are sinful and wicked* because the Puritans left Europe because Native Americans worship different gods none of the above
Monday, August 18, 2014 at 4:01pm

English
please help! i have to write an integrated direct quote from a website.. i don't really understand what i'm supposed to write? could someone give me an example of what this means?
Monday, August 18, 2014 at 2:37am

english
1. Which of the following sources is least likely to have been edited for accuracy? (1 point) a city newspaper a personal Web site an encyclopedia article a published book 2. Which of the following is NOT true about bias? (1 point) Using both biased and non-biased resources in...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 6:12pm

english
1. All of the following define the theme of a story EXCEPT (1 point) the central idea of a work the underlying message in literature the methods of characterization employed by the writer the lesson, or moral, of the story which can be inferred by readers 2. Which of the ...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:19pm

english
In Wells, The War of the Worlds which of the following explains what made the humans so complacent? 1 Early in the 20th century came the great disillusionment 2. It is not only distant from time's beginning but nearer its end 3.Its physical condition is still largely a ...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:54am

english
1. In “At the Tourist Centre in Boston,” the speaker's tone can best be identified as (1 point) disapproving. downcast. enraged. sarcastic. 2. Which line from the poem best supports the tone identified above? (1 point) "the green of the trees dulled;" &...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:50am

english
In Wells, The War of the Worlds which of the following explains what made the humans so complacent?
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:43am

English help
1. Which of the following sentences is written in the active voice? A.) The wedding dress was sewn by Katie. B.) The red barn was painted by the farmer. C.) The boy jumped on the trampoline.*** D.) The chocolate cake will be served to the queen. 2. Which of the following ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 9:59pm

english
1. "Similarly", "on the other hand", and "however" are signals that the author of a source is using which of the following text structures? (1 point) sequencing comparison and contrast cause and effect problem and solution check my work my answer ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 6:06pm

french
i want a list of verbs,nouns,adjectives in English and translate into french.
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 5:51am

english
Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and Senator ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 4:36am

English- Help Ms. Sue
Which of the following is less likely to be the purpose of descriptive writing> A. to call people to action B. to entertain readers with a funny story******* C. to recount the events of a historical date I think it is B....can you confirm?
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:36pm

English
Along the back Fence shuffled what looked like a large grey cat
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 9:42pm

english
4. In both the Gettysburg Address and “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” the writers (1 point) comment on the tribulations faced by a nation at war. honor those who have fought for freedom. demand the revision of the nation’s unjust laws. expound on the notion of ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:01pm

English
Book: Lord of the Flies What is ironic about the naval officer who arrives to "rescue" the boys? How does Ralph feel about returning to the safety of civilization? Why does he weep—is it relief, or something else?
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 1:03pm

english
in general on what stage of the writing process should you spend most of your time a. analyzing your audience b .writing your first draft c prewriting d.revising your material
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 12:45pm

english 3
In Moby-Dick, what does the gold coin symbolize for the crew? A. Ahab's fortune from his business B. their reward for finding the whale C. the Pequod's profits from whaling D. Ahab's wish to seem better than them
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:48am

english 3
In the following stanza from “I heard a Fly buzz—when I died—,” which words form a slant rhyme? The Eyes around—had wrung them dry— / And Breaths were gathering firm / For that last Onset—when the King / Be witnessed—in the Room —
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:46am

English analogy
Bell is to clapper as -Checkers is to player -Gong is to striker -Food is to caterer -Wire is to splitter -catalog is to shopper
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 7:17pm

English
Please paraphrase this: “In my experience as both a learner and later a language practitioner, one has to have a drive that will obstinately motivate one to succeed against all odds.”
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 3:02pm

English
3. Correct the following sentences for subject-verb agreement, tenses and fragments. i) My car it is very beautiful. ii) When he thought he could afford to pay his own school fees. iii) This students keep making noise. iv) When I was young, I use to love playing with dolls. v...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 1:31pm

english
I need help with this question about annabel lee. Identify literary elements (mood, imagery, symbolism, contrast, comparison) and explain how they add to your understanding of the poem. Discuss two specific instances in the poem where you see a literary element. Copy and paste...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 1:16pm

English
In the following sentence, which principal part of the verb describe appears in italics? The professor is describing the process of osmosis to the class today. A.past participle B.past C.present D.present participle
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10:11am

english
One word for: segregation of feeling and development
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 8:15am

English 1511
Correct following sentences for subject agreement,tenses and fragments. 1'm don't like horror movies 2Going home now,how wish I could get there before its starts to rain 3In 1990,he led his team to gloroius victory 4im writin my work after every class
Monday, August 11, 2014 at 11:53am

English
Give the correct form of the verb in brachets 1.my mother often (wish) for more money. 2.my parents always(discuss) their finances with each other. 3.Each month i (draw) up my budget. 4.i (calculate) my savings at this very moment. 5.while my brother (practise) his tenses,my ...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 11:16am

English 1511
Following sentences for subject-verb agreement,tenses and fragments. 1Going home now,how I wish could get there before it starts to rain 2Everyone have a right to live happily ever after. 3These are great news indeed ;I can't believe I made it 4In 1990,he lead his team to ...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 11:00am

english 1511
Correct the following sentences for subjective-verb agreement,tenses and fragments. 1My car it is very beutiful 2When he thought he could afford to pay his own school fees 3this students keep makin noise 4when I was young,use to love playin with dolls 5im don't like horror...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 10:54am

English / Grammar
Please help me word this sentence correctly: At its zenith, the depression saw nearly 25 percent of all workers and 37 percent of all non-farm workers completely out of work. I'm trying to say that at the peak of the depression, that's how many people were out of work...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 4:04am

English
Why was William Golding so uncertain about his book Lord Of The Flies?
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:01am

English
Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia so that it is a frame narrative. Explain why he did this. My work: Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia so that it is a frame narrative because he wanted to connect a story with in a story. Thomas More did this to connect stories in his stories and a frame...
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 6:22pm

English
Read the following short paragraph. This paragraph is full of short, choppy sentences. Use your knowledge of sentence variety and prepositional phrases to improve the paragraph. Include all of the details in your revised version. The clouds seemed to loom over the baseball ...
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 8:05am

English
Explain why the setting depicted in the V for Vendetta trailer is a dystopia. Use specific examples in your explanation. This is what I have so far not sure if it is correct. A dystopia is an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or an environmentally ...
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 12:46am

English
Read the following short paragraph. This paragraph is full of short, choppy sentences. Use your knowledge of sentence variety and prepositional phrases to improve the paragraph. Include all of the details in your revised version. The clouds seemed to loom over the baseball ...
Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:37pm

English
Explain why the setting depicted in the V for Vendetta trailer is a dystopia. Use specific examples in your explanation.
Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:17pm

English
please correct, if it has any grammatical mistakes... While I was in Britan, I had a severe stomach ache and I was hospitalized. The company authorities where I was working told me that if I was treated in Britan, salary would come as usually and treatment was continued with ...
Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:52pm

english
In The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, there is a quote that says, "When you want something with all your heart, that's when you are closest to the Soul of the world. It's always a positive force." I'm stuck on trying to find the meaning behind this quote. I&#...
Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:05pm

english
write a analogy paragraph "the process of reading a good book"
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 4:49am

English
Golding says, 'A great many things have been said about how it came to be written and I don't know whether any of them are true or not.' Why might a writer be so uncertain about his or her own book?
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 12:04pm

English
Golding says that the story is about the problem of evil and the problem of how people are to live together in society. To maintain a focus on this problem, he excluded girls from the story. Golding says, "Sex would have raised its lovely head." What's your ...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 12:04pm

English
Golding says that a group of little boys is more like a "scaled-down society" than a group of little girls. Do you agree? Why or why not?
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 12:02pm

English/ Help
The movie star caused a kerfuffle at the mall as shoppers quickly gathered around to get a better look and take pictures. Which of the following is the meaning of "kerfuffle" as used in the sentence above? A. A misunderstanding B. A commotion C. A withdrawal D. A ...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:38am

English/ Help
Which of the following sentences is written correctly? A When properly designed, an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. B. When properly designed an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. C. When properly designed, great fuel efficiency can be achieved by an ...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:36am

English/ Help
In the race for student body government, both students were coequal. Their speeches each pointed to their records of service and academic excellence. Which of the following options is the meaning of "coequal" as used in the sentence above? A. The students gave ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:33pm

English/ Help
. Which of the following sentences is written correctly? A When properly designed, an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. B. When properly designed an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. C. When properly designed, great fuel efficiency can be achieved by an...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:54pm

English/ Help
Which of the following phrases is misplaced in the sentence above? A. Extending her arms over the left-field wall B. toward the fan C. on the fly D. before displaying the home run ball for all to see I think D
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:34pm

English/ Help
The doctor who was late for an appointment drooped x-ray into puddle hurrying to the hospital. a into the puddle b hurrying to the hospital c Who was late d for an appointment I think D
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:26pm

English/ Help
Which of the following sentences is an example of second person narrative voice? A. You became lost in a labyrinth of lies and deceptions. B. It was a labyrinth of lies and deceptions in which she was lost. C. He was lost in a labyrinth of lies and deceptions. D. I became lost...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:04pm

computer history
History,business study,tourism,zulu,maths literacy,english and life orientation. Am doing those subject and am in grade 11 I don't knw what career must I take anybody can help me my digit please 0724306682
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 5:08pm

English
Discuss, in “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Edwards’ description of God’s wrath and Edwards’ use of the metaphors of storm and thunder, flood and fire. CAN SOMEONE CHECK MY ANSWER TO SEE IF I ANSWER THE QUESTION RIGHT PLEASE The representations...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 4:22pm

English/ Help
It was a perfect day for a boat ride on a lovely river.? Which of the following parts of speech is the word "lovely" in the sentence above? A. Coordinating conjunction B. Prepositional object C. Adjective D. Adverb I think A
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 1:48pm

English(first additional language)
English is the language of opportunity. why bother to teach indigenous languages?
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 12:55pm

english
I have to comment this assonance in line 6 the name of is God's grandeur And all is seared with trade;bleared,smeared with oil
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:51am

english
I have to comment this assonance in line 6 the name of the poem is And all is seared with trade;bleared,smeared with oil
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:49am

12th grade English 4
#1. "Something new." "Never been guessed before." "A very fresh note." The critics agreed there was something different going on here. Many books about war, some quite realistic, had already been written. First-person narration was not unusual. ...
Friday, August 1, 2014 at 12:01pm

English
Please help with this whole paragraph I rewrote it and thank you Ms Sue Therefore, supporting the fact, that you can dress a diverse group of students with uniforms, they would not see and believe the things the same way, as other students with uniforms. If there were a ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:02pm

English
What is an example of a moral fairy tale in the book "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens?
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 3:37pm

English
Are the english teachers on vacation or something? I posted my essay several times and did not see any reply.. Your help is essential!
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 6:12pm

English 2
Respond to the following question about the poem "The Alarm Clock" by Mari Evans We generally think that poetry uses more pattern in language than does prose. Pattern is achieved by the organized use of repetitions. It may be repeated beats (rhythm); repeated word ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 4:36pm

Isizulu,history,maths lit,geography,english and LO
which work do i qualify for with these subjects and my results are very good,i also have a drivers licence with PRDP
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 1:27pm

English 2
Revise the following paragraph until you can answer yes to each of the questions listed below. After you are finished, copy the revised paragraph in the space provided 1. Does the paragraph have a clear purpose, and does each sentence contribute to that purpose? 2. Is every ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 2:55am

English
Hi, I need help with MLA citing. This is just an example paragraph but please tell me if Im citing correctly : Tom was sad. Howard states," Tom leaned over the table with disappointment" (Howard 23).
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 9:51pm

To Ms. Sue
Ms. hi! I would like you answer for me one question that I just dont get it from my English homework and if you can explain me what is a subject-verb agreement in a simple way maybe a tip or something in order that I learn how to figure it out by myself next time... the ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:00pm

English 2
Expand each sentence below by adding words or phrases that modify the verb. Questions after each item suggest details you can add. A French girl found them. Who was with the girl? In what time period did she find them?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:59pm

English 2
Expand each sentence below by adding words or phrases that modify the nouns. The questions below each item suggest details you can add. Messages request information. What kind of messages are heard? What information is requested?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:58pm

English 2
Expand each sentence below by adding words or phrases that modify the nouns. The questions below each item suggest details you can add. 1.People hook up machines to their telephones. What kind of people use machines? What kind of machines are used?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:47pm

english
Traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:55am

English
Could you help with the punctuation on this paragraph please! Therefore,supporting the fact that you can dress a diverse group of students one way, but they would not all believe or view things the same way. If there is a standard in place, then it would maintain a certain ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10:42am

English
Red Jacket and Tecumseh in their respective speeches (again, as translated and transcribed), make frequent reference to “brothers” and brotherhood. Why such emphasis, at that historical moment, upon fraternity and unity? CAN SOMEONE CHECK MY ANSWER TO SEE IF I ANSWER...
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2:30pm

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