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English
What is another word for "other characters" like in a book? I tried using the thesaurus but still can't find a good word.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Amy

English
Which of the following sentences uses concrete language? A. Danny's Labrador retriever eagerly chases tennis balls. B. When I saw Susan, she was reading a book. C. Jerry saw that the glass was really dirty. D. I met Cathy at a store on a street near the bridge. my answer ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Diana

English
Which of the following is an evaluation tool using questions and answers that lead to effective strategies? A. Thesis B. Outline C. Flowchart D. Graphic organizer my answer is c.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Diana

English
Nathan argues that each paragraph in a narrative should support the author's thesis. Nan says that paragraphs in a narrative should illuminate some part of the action. Which one is correct? A. Neither Nathan nor Nan is correct. B. Both Nathan and Nan are correct. C. Only ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Diana

English
Which of the following correctly uses a transitional word or phrase? A. First impressions are so important in both personal and professional life. Addison shaved off his beard. B. Kara has been happily trying lots of new activities lately. For example, she took up needlepoint ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Diana

English
Which of the following sentences shows an example of parallel verbs? A. Once the game was over, Jim had to be running home and eat dinner. B. Once the game was over, Jim had to run home and dinner was ready. C. Once the game was over, Jim had to run home and then eat his ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Diana

English
Both Ada and Phil are evaluating their thesis statements, topic sentences, and evidence. If Ada finds that her essay doesn't have a thesis statement identifying the topic of the essay, Ada will reread the essay and decide what the main point of the essay. If Phil finds ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Diana

English
During revision, you should scan your paper for _______ words and replace them with concrete words or phrases. A. figurative B. general C. formal D. informal my answer is b.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Diana

English
Thank you, dear Reed, for the answer. Will you please help me with one more question. Which word is the best in the context (maybe, all of them are OK): "the aim is to define/determine/identify and assess the actions of the Bush administration..."? Thank you very much.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Hello. I will be very grateful for your help. Do you think the words "actual" and "de facto" have the same meaning in the context: "the actual/ the de facto rejection of the 2012 agreements"? (The country decided not to abide by the agreements but...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Nalmi

English
The exam is around the corner. Rewrite the sentence begininga. The corner ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Chitalu

english
About 200 years ago the Cherokee Indians were one tribe, or "Indian Nation" that lived in the southeast part of what is now the United States. During the 1830's and 1840's, the period covered by the Indian Removal Act, (1) many Cherokees were moved west to a...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by jimm

english
1. Evenings, we sit at home and watch TV. 2. Every evening, we sit at home and watch TV. 3. In the evenings, we sit at home and watch TV. 4. In the evening, we sit at home and watch TV. ================================ Thank you for your help......In the sentences above, does...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by rfvv

English
The exam is around the corner. Rewrite the sentence begininga. The corner ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Chitalu

English
1. Bring me the chair. 2. Bring the chair to me. 3. Take me my house. 4. Take me to my house. ================== Does #1 mean #2? What about the verb 'take'? Is #3 incorrect? The structure of the verb 'bring' seems to be different from the verb 'take.' ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I'll bring it to you tonight. 2. I'll take it to you tonight. ================ Which one is grammatical? Are both OK?
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by rfvv

English
What are some synonyms for "appears rarely" and "often referred" ? I'm writing an essay and my teacher doesn't want us to use the same phrases over and over again: repetitive as we write our paragraphs and I'm not really good at thinking of ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Amy

English
1. He stopped reading a book to watch TV. 2. He stopped walking to watch the accident. 3. He stopped working to take a rest. 4. He stopped watching TV to take a nap. 5. He stopped driving his car to sleep in the car for some time. --------------------------- Are the sentences ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I'll remember to see the movie with my friend. 2. I'll remember that I have to see the movie with my friend. 3. I'll remember that I will see the movie with my friend. 4. I'll remember that I can see the movie with my friend. 5. I'll remember that I must...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by rfvv

English
I need to compare and contrast golf and curling I just need few points. I got that both sports require proper shoes.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by Mohammad

English
Based on your reading of “On Making an Agreeable Marriage” and A Vindication of the Rights of Women, what can you conclude about women’s education at the time these pieces were written? A. Women were mainly taught practical skills useful in running a household. ...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by Emi

English
1. I'd better put less food on my lunch plate tomorrow. 2. I'd better put less food on my lunch tray tomorrow. 3. I'd better put less food on my lunch food tray tomorrow. ---------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does 'tray' mean '...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. What will you recommend as a resorting place? 2. He recommended a good place to play with friends. 3. What about the restaurant that the man recommended for/to us. ------------------------------ Thank you for your help. What about the sentences? Are they grammatical?
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by rfvv

english
Identify the complements in the following sentences. Then, tell whether each complement is a predicate nominative, a predicate adjective, a direct object, or an indirect object. If a sentence does not contain a complement, write no complement. [1] My brother made Mom a ...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by Khoua Yang

English
Quick! Is "But I'll set down the pegs that make this music" act 2 scene 1 line 185(sparknotes) of play Othello a metaphor? It is right? I hope I am right!
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by Linda

English
I need to describe the use of sound in Othello the play. Could someone give me an example from Act II for me to analyze please?
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Linda

English
Which excerpt from the play best supports the answer to the reason Anne spend time with Peter in the third read of the diary of Anne Frank? A."I'm sorry Mother, I'm going to Peters room. I'm not going to let Petronella Van Dann spoil our friendship." B.&...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Which sentence contains an infinite phrase? A. Anne passed the time by sharing her dreams. B. Anne wanted to live in Paris. C. Her favorite activity was riding a bike. D. Living in hiding, she did with little privacy. Is the answer A?
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Which of the following is not a type of sentence? A. Simple-compound B. Simple C. Compound-complex D. Complex my answer is b.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Lauren

English
Based on your reading of “On Making an Agreeable Marriage” and A Vindication of the Rights of Women, what can you conclude about women’s education at the time these pieces were written? A. Women were mainly taught practical skills useful in running a household. ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Emi

math
In a local school 34 students are enrolled in a math class, 85 are enrolled in an english class, 58 are enrolled in an art class, and 54 are enrolled in a history class. Construct a pie chart with this data. What is the central angle of the slice representing students ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by heem

English
During revision, you should scan your paper for _______ words and replace them with concrete words or phrases. A. figurative B. general C. formal D. informal my answer is b.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Lauren

English
Which of the following sentences contains an error in subject-verb agreement? A. Either Dennis or Susan is going to pick you up. B. Each of the 14 groups are going to contribute an item to the auction. C. Kristy, Molly, and Kate attend the same university and ride the bus ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Lauren

English
Choosing a good reviewer for your writing means finding someone who A. is a close friend and will give you a positive review. B. concentrates on correcting your spelling and grammar errors. C. will concentrate on your ideas and how well you support them. D. knows everything ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Lauren

English
In the following sentence, which word is used as a conjunction? Lisa and Mary were home on time, but Kim, Francine, and Penny weren't going to make it. A. On B. But C. Were D. And my answer is b.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Lauren

English
Which of the following is a good rule to follow when proofreading an essay? A. Scan the essay twice, once for organization and once for surface errors. B. Ask your best friend to critique your essay. C. Use the computer's spell-check and grammar-check functions to be sure ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Lauren

English
Which word best describes the speaker's attitude toward death in “Ode to a Nightingale”? A. fear B. relief C. horror D. anxiety My choice is D
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Emi

English
What does the bride learn in “Woo’d and Married and A’ ”? A. Marrying a man who loves her is enough. B. Having a house of her own is the most important thing in life. C. If she and her husband work hard, they will eventually be rich. My choice is A
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Emi

english
1.Antigone decides to bury her brother in defiance of the law. Her sister argues against it. Summarize the two sides of the argument, and explain Antigone's reasons for doing as she does. 2.Creon says that it would be wrong for him to listen to the arguments of a woman. ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Julissa

English
Select correct if sentence does not need any comma's and incorrect if the sentence does need a comma. 1.We were tempted to drink out of that clean cold stream Correct***** incorrect 2.How do motorcycles trail bikes and mopeds differ? Correct Incorrect******* 3. The ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Cassie

English
1. I ate little food on my lunch plate. 2. I ate a little food on my lunch plate. 3. I ate less food than Bill. 4. Bill ate more food than me. 5. I ate the least food in my class. 6. I ate the least food of all my classmates. 7. I ate the least food of all of us...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. He kept a secret. 2. He broke a secret 3. He let out a secret. 4. He gave away a secret. 5. He betrayed a secret. ================= What is the opposite of #1? Can the others be used as the opposite? What is commonly used?
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Will you bring me the lamp? 2. OK. I'll bring it right back. 3. OK. I'll take it right back. ------------ Which answer is correct? Are both OK? Which one is commonly used?
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
A _______ can be used for both organizing and revising an essay. A. graphic organizer B. flowchart C. verbal sketch D. topic sentence my answer is a.
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Lauren

English
Which sentence should be edited to eliminate its cliché? A. The texture of the burlap was a cross between woven straw and a three-day beard. B. The family was immensely relieved when Great-Aunt Martha's condition progressed from "critical" to "it ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Lauren

Math
On Tuesday, Leslie spent 47 minutes on math homework, 39 minutes on science homework, 52 minutes on English homework, and 44 minutes on history homework. How much time did Leslie spend doing her homework on Tuesday?
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Maddie

english
2. Which of the following is the best reason to use visuals in a research presentation? A)) to illustrate your main point in an engaging manner B)) to illustrate any topic with data in percentages C)) to show different ways of looking at the same information D)) to show the ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by dd

english
which sentence contains a participial phrase? a) she wanted to spend time writing. b) her job is giving the attic dwellers their food. c) quickly snatching up the coat, she ran to her room. d) to get along well requires cooperation. which sentence contains an infinitive phrase...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by dd

english
In the following sentences, what word does the participial phrase modify? Everyone in the annex heard her screaming loudly. (1 point) a) everyone b) annex c) heard d) her pl E A S E HE L P
Monday, April 6, 2015 by dd

English
2.The child was reluctant to (access/venture) into the closet at night because he was unsure whether child-eating monsters really inhabited it in the dark Venture? 3.Th Members of the student council(circulated/convened) promptly affter school to finish their plans for the ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by M

English
What aspects of Langston Hughes's poetry did people not like in general?
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Anonymous

English
I need to find 3 examples of figurative devices, and 2 examples of sound devices in Act II of Shakespeare's Othello play and write their effects(meaning + why Shakespeare decided to use these devices). Anyone have any suggestions for good lines within Act II that ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Kamri

ENGLISH HELP!!!!
identify one of the darker actions examined in a story or drama from this unit. In what piece is the action highlighted? what intentions or emotions prompt the action? how would the story or drama change if the charcter involved were able to overcome the darker impulse and ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Raina

English
How does Erik (the phantom) from The Phantom of the Opera show romance? i already mentioned about his relationship with Christine, but i need two more points.
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Gina

English
How does Erik (the phantom) from The Phantom of the Opera show romance?
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Rose

English
Phantom of the opera. how does the theme of horror relate with Erik's (Phantom) face deformity?
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Rose

English
Yesterday my American friend asked me how long I had been learning English. I said I had been learning English since middle school. He was surprised. And he said, ¡°Why do you learn English?¡± When we travel to foreign countries, have a conversation ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by rfvv

english
According to scholars, what is one way the advent of talking pictures changed the behavior of movie audiences
Monday, April 6, 2015 by micelle

english
Phantom of the Opera. What are some actions of Erik that show horror? What are some actions of Erik that show romance
Sunday, April 5, 2015 by Anonymous

english
rewrite the following sentence. 1)The exam is around the corner. Begin:The corner....
Sunday, April 5, 2015 by Chuchu

english essay
Pls help me..give me a best sample of introduction (paragraph 1) and Conclusion(p.6) & keywords of the contents(p.2-5) about "Why people should quit gambling."
Saturday, April 4, 2015 by mandy

English
I am writing argumentative essay about learning in the traditional classroom. I confused what my teacher means by presenting the other side in a presentation?
Saturday, April 4, 2015 by m

English
“Active Learning.”University of Michagan this what I know for this writeteacher.
Friday, April 3, 2015 by m

English
Helllpppp!!! Mom struggling on "The Raven." Which of the following lines from "The Raven" best illustrates how the author's word choice impacts the mood and tone of the poem? A)"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I ponder, weak and weary." B...
Friday, April 3, 2015 by Kristine

English
Would guys be able to help figure me figure out a citation that am having a hard time with?
Friday, April 3, 2015 by m

ENGLISH
Does this sentence make sense? For Amber volunteering instilled the desire to use her time more productively and simultaneously make a difference in the community.
Friday, April 3, 2015 by Jen

English
1. In formal writing, abbreviations ________. A. can be used sparingly B. should never be used C. can be used depending on the instructor's preference D. can be used depending on the discipline 2. A paragraph contrasting two teachers in which the first half of the ...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Jay

English
I have found that when I travel some cities effuse warmth and hospitality while others are very difficult for a stranger to navigate. In this context, “effuse” most closely means A. ignore B. disseminate C. dislike D. earn C?
Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Ciaria

english
The friendly _____ looking puppy pawed on the window to attract the attention of the people walking by on the sidewalk. [L.11-12.2.a] A. : B. & C. , D. – C
Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Ciaria

English
Which word in the following sentence is spelt incorrectly? “The ambidectrous student was conspicuously popular on the baseball team because he could pitch with either his right or left hand.” A. pitch B. popular C. conspicuously D. ambidectrous D
Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Ciaria

English
What is most likely the purpose of King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail? [RI.9-10.6] A. to publicize his personal achievements as a community leader B. to influence others to join the nonviolent civil rights movement C. to provide a legal argument that could refute the ...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Ciaria

English
Which of the following words has experienced the most significant connotative and denotative shift over time as a result of conversational usage? A. fiery B. tepid C. cool D. warm A?
Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Ciaria

English
1. Buy one, get one free. 2. Buy one, and get one free. 3. If you buy one, you will get one free. 4. If you buy one, you get one free. ============================ What does #1 mean?
Thursday, April 2, 2015 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 4:10pm. 1. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand cleaning it, Matt? 2. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand which will clean it, Matt? ======================= Does #1 mean #2? •English - Writeacher, Wednesday, April 1...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Take it easy. 2. Make yourself at home. 3. Make yourself comfortable. ============ Are they the same in meaning? Do we have more similar expressions?
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Pets welcomed 2. American and Indian food served =============== Can the expression be used as titles?
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
Let's make it at six in the evening. - That's too late. How about an hour earlier? - Good, see you then. =================== Does 'make it' mean 'meet'?
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand cleaning it, Matt? 2. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand which will clean it, Matt? ======================= Does #1 mean #2?
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by rfvv

English
What does refute the reasons mean ?
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by Shelly

English
I am doing argument essay on learning in the traditional classroom is better than online. I cannot figure out how to do my thesiS.my teacher wants it fits the is/not thesis/antithesis formula.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by m

English
I am writing research paper on outdoor activities and how digital gaming cannot replace outdoor activity. Could someone please give me five academic site sources to get information from thanks you!
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by Mohammad

English
Which of these words has the same denotative meaning a, but a different connotative meaning than, the word COPIOUS. A. meager B. abundant C. lavish ******* D. sparse An award is given every year to the student ______ has the highest grade-point average. Which of these ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by Cassie

English
Jhon and amy ----- things.(to swap)
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by k

English
I am doing argument essay what does it mean evidence to support my argument?
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by m

english
What do the pauses in Arsat’s story, which occur when he speaks of Diamelen, indicate about Arsat’s emotional state?
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by israel

english
When an adverb modifies a verb with a helping verb, the adverb should generally be placed
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by dee

English
The MACARONI AND CHEESE ____ ready to eat now. A. is****************************** B. are C. were Neither the CAR nor our COUSINS (can, could) be found. A. can B. could************************** Which of these words has the same denotative meaning as, but a different ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Cassie

English
Change the passive verbs to active verbs. Can you please tell me if these are correct or not? 1. The candles were lit by Father after we were called to dinner by him. Father lit the candles after he called us to dinner. 2. A beautiful sweater was received by Kokila from her ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by T

english
can you please tell me if i'm correct or not? write A if the sentence is active or P if it is passive. 1. max and his uncle towed the car to a downtown garage. P 2. lightning hit our house during last night's storm. P 3. the opening remarks were made by the president ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by d

English 12
The detective asked me if I had heard any strange noises the night before.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by M.Phipps

English
I need help answering some To Kill A Mockingbird questions 1.When Scout is talking about the Ewells' living conditions what is her tone? Is it sympathetic or disparaging or objective? I think it's sympathetic 2. When the story is talking about Mayella 's red ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Jasmine

English
Which of the following moments in "The Most dangerous Game" represents an example of foreshadowing? a-Whitney & Rainsford';s discussion about hunting b- Rainsford's observing the gate of the chateau c- Whitney's comment about the light of Rio?
Monday, March 30, 2015 by Steve

English
For argumentative essay could a topic be collegea admissions process it has to current issue that being debated across the country and across the world.
Monday, March 30, 2015 by m

English
1. Hurry up! You have only twenty minutes left. 2. Hurry up! Only twenty minutes are left. 3. Hurry up! You have only twenty minutes (which are) left. ================= Are #1 and #2 the same in meaning? Is 'which are' omitted in #2?
Monday, March 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. I'm getting dressed to go to school. 2. I'm getting dressed for school. 3. I'm putting on clothes for school. 4. I'm wearing clothes for school. 5. I'm putting on clothes to go school. 6. I'm wearing clothes to go school. ================= Which ones...
Monday, March 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 2:29am. Posted by rfvv on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 3:16am. 1. In the evening, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 2. In the evenings, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 3. Evenings, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 4. Every evening, ...
Monday, March 30, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Did anyone call for me while I was gone? 2. Did anyone call me while I was gone? ---------------- Which one is grammatical?
Monday, March 30, 2015 by rfvv

english
what are some examples of when upper class education is mentioned or used the the jane eyre book? thank you!
Monday, March 30, 2015 by lauren

7th grade math (probability)
I'm not sure how to answer this: 3. THe 7th grade wants to have a back-up representative just in case the first teacher is absent. Based on the same scenario as #2, if a math teacher was chosen to be the 7th grade representative, what is the probablility that the back-up ...
Monday, March 30, 2015 by Alexis

english
I need someone's help on editing my paragraph.... OPC is a great place for an athlete because OPC offers many options for the athletes and don’t forget about their countless banners. OPC as school give the athlete’s the opportunity to choose from a wide variety ...
Monday, March 30, 2015 by Jim

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