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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

English
I hope someone knows how to write a gerrc paragraph.. Anyways I need help for the reference part. Hence the word R, how do i show my point? I can explain the quote but I don't know the point. The general statement is, the author used a variety of humor to point the nature ...
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 5:18pm

English
In this sentence People have been telling themselves the story of Snow White for centuries. Is themselves reflexive or intensive. I am thinking intensive because you do not need it for the sentence to make sense?
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 3:13pm

English
Studying verbs and participles. Am I right to say falling is a verb in following sentence? The snow had been falling all night. Trying to learn and think I am pretty sure a verb, LOL!
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 11:30am

English
Confused a little is verb correct in following sentence? Not only the newspaper, but also the radio warns of the approaching crisis.
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 10:10am

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Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:25am

ENGLISH 10 REGENTS HELP!!!
three allusions from doctor canterbury tales
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 1:20am

French
La photo, c'est ton truc? Does photo here mean photo in English or photography?
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 12:25am

English
Formative Test Now, let's check how well you can use the expressions you've learned. I will distribute handouts. You have to solve the problems. You will have 5 minutes. Are you finished? Then, I'll write down the answers. Look at the answers on the blackboard. ...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 10:21pm

English
1. What are people in the Netherlands hoping for? 2. What are people of the Netherlands hoping for? -They are hoping for another cold weather. -------------------- Which is right, 'in' or 'of' before the Netherlands? 3. How long didn't the race take place...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 10:13pm

English
What winter sport do you like most? 1.I like snowboarding because it's thrilling. 2. I like ski jumping because it's fantastic. 3. I like curling because it's great. 4. I like ice hockey because it's amusing. 5. I like speed skating because it's interesting...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 9:55pm

English
1. Why was the Eleven Cities Tour of 1963 the most difficult race? 2. Why was the Eleven Cities Tour in 1963 the most difficult race? 3. Why was the 1963 Eleven Cities Tour of 1963 the most difficult race? ---------------- Do we have to use 'in' or 'of'? Are ...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 9:42pm

English
1. You must be honest. 2. You have to be honest. (Situation: The person is not honest, so the boss is scolding the man.) 3. You must be honest. 4. You have to be honest. 5. I am sure that you are honest. (The man was honest, and the boss knows it, so he said this way...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 9:09pm

English
Let's do the crossword puzzle. 1 Across starts with 'n'? What is it? It is nobody. Good job. Complete the crossword puzzle in 3 minutes. -------------------------- Would you check the passage? Can we substitute 'play' for 'do' in the first sentence...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 8:59pm

English
1. How thick must the ice be for the Eleven Cities Tour? 2. How thick must the ice be to hold the Eleven Cities Tour? 3. How thick must the ice be so that the Eleven Cities Tour take place? - The ice must be at least 15 centimeters thick. ------------------------ What is the ...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 8:54pm

English
Who was the winner of the Eleven Cities Tour of 1997? 1. He was Henk Angenent. 2. Henk Angenent was the winner. 3. It was Henk Angenent. ------------- Which answer is right? Which one is commonly used?
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 8:48pm

English
I need three points of types of classism in Great Expectations by charles dickens I have already have two points of social status and becoming from poor to rich...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 7:37pm

English
Look my answers 1-2 At 5:36
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 6:13pm

English
Write the complete subject and underline the simple subject., 1/ The gourds' noise sounds like dry leaves in the wind. Answer:cmplete subject : the gourds'noise sounds Simple subject: sounds 2/ Martin's friend come some times and plays her recorder. Answer: ...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 5:36pm

english
what are some examples of discrimination in schools? i need to come up with a hypothetical example
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 3:00pm

ENGLISH
This question is based on the following paragraph. (1) Brenda would have liked to have taken her vacation at the beach. (2) However, the weather forecast on the television called for rain. (3) Also, her fiancé, Max, wanted to vacation in the mountains. (4) After a ...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 12:52pm

Reading
Read the paragraph below . I'll show them that I can write well , "ling thought. Back in china , she had gotten the best grades in English class . But ever since her family had moved to Florida, her reports had been coming back all marked up . Ling asked her teacher ...
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 9:15pm

English
Scherer, K. R., Clark-Polner, E., & Mortillaro, M. (This is the primary source) Elfenbein and Ambady (is a secondary source and the date of this secondary source 2002) I am citing a secondary source (Elfenbein and Ambady) into my paper. The primary source is Scherer, K. R., ...
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:53pm

English
I need help annotating please help me 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. ...
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 4:44pm

English
Here is my question. Can I end a sentence with the word (in)? Here is an example of my sentence with the word (in) at the end of my sentence. This alters the way we view lifespan development, as individuals truly never stop evolving and changing their own perceptions and ideas...
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:05pm

english
elavorate the quote"one touch of nature make the whole world kill"
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 6:22am

english
explanation about one touch of nature make the whole world kill"
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:36am

English
1. If your answer is right, you will get one point. 2. If you answer the question right, you will get one point card. 3. If you answer the question rightly, ou will get one point card. (Which sentence is right?)
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:47am

english
Identify Prepositional Phrases: Last summer our whole family hiked up a mountain.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:06am

English
1. When did the Eleven Cities Tour take place in 1997? -It took place on January 4. 2. What was the date of the Eleven Cities Tour in 1997? - It was January 4. 3. What was the date of the 1997 Eleven Cities Tour? - It was January 4. ------------------ Are the questions and the...
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:17am

English
1. What was Henk Angenent's record? - He finished the race in 6 hours and 49 minutes. 2. What was Henk Angenent's record? - His record was 6 hours and 49 minutes. (Are both answers right?) 3. In 1963, how many percent of the skaters finished the race? - Only one ...
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:13am

English
This question is based on the following paragraph. (1) Brenda would have liked to have taken her vacation at the beach. (2) However, the weather forecast on the television called for rain. (3) Also, her fiancé, Max, wanted to vacation in the mountains. (4) After a ...
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11:05pm

English
1. Why would an author use other words like adolescent, teen, or young people just to describe minor? 2. How do you correctly punctuate sentences containing documented evidence? 3. From this thesis statement , what topic can you form out of it: Some people may believe these ...
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8:44pm

English
Other words to describe "minors"
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8:25pm

English
How do writers correctly punctuate sentences containing the documentation? Where would the quotations and parenthesis go? Please answer both
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8:12pm

English
Did I do alright fixing the following sentence? It was a run-on. (these run-0n are so tricky to me) Lawsuits seem to be getting out of hand; one little girl sued the Crack jack company, because the prize was missing from her box.
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11:44am

english
Will you please give some points on adventure? I need to make a speech.
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7:17am

English
1. Across 3 starts with 'n.' 2. 3 Across starts with 'n.' ----------------------- In a crossword puzzle, which one is correct?
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 2:01am

English
Ms Sue I am really studying hard I have one more will you check for me? Lew wasn't sure he had locked the front door so after him and Marian left for their vacation at nine o'clock they came back at 9:30. Do I need any commas?
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:46pm

English
Did I rewrite this run-on sentence correct? Ellie's new glasses were much stronger than her old ones. As she walked out of the doctor's office the floor seemed to leap up at her.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:38pm

english
Are two the following sentences correct? The word "cool" originally meant a slight low temperature. About an hour later Jesus arrived. I am having a time with commas and fragments
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 9:18pm

English
What was Thomas Jefferson's stance on the Declaration of Independence? What is a pro and con of the Declaration of Independence Please Help Me
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 9:08pm

English-The Wager
true or false: once wager has been made protagonist and antagonist are in conflict.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:30pm

english
In The Wager by Chekhov, is the banker better off because he has learned his lesson and knows he is a better man for it?
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:11pm

english
compare and contrast themes in the crucible and the film pleasantville
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 6:47pm

english 1
the concept of friends proves ironic in the poem
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 4:56pm

Statistics
The late English psychologist Cyril Burt was known for his studies of the IQ scores of identical twins who were raised apart. The high correlation between the IQs of separated twins in Burt's studies pointed to heredity as a major factor in IQ. (Correlation measures how ...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 1:49am

English
Write the vocabulary word that goes with each idea. Glared - legendary - muttered - gaped -flinched- fluke - snickering - stunned. 1/.............stared at angrily. Answer: glared 2/..........something so great that stories are told about it. Answer:legendary 3/..........said ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 9:05pm

english
Which is the correct pronunciation of machines? a. MACK-ines b. mack-EENZ c. MUH-sheenz d. muh-SHEENZ I think that it's either c or c.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4:31pm

English
Has anyone read "The Necklace"? I want some help on a few questions.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11:44am

English Writing
Can you help me write a persuasive paragraph? The topic is about 'Disposal Food'
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 9:38am

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:31pm. 1. Mattie made three wishes on the Internet. 2. Mattie wrote three wishes on the Internet. 3. Mattie uploaded three wishes on the Internet. 4. Mattie posted three wishes on the Internet. ----------------------------- What ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 8:23am

English
1. On the show, Mattie read his poems and talked about his love for life. 2. On the show, Mattie read his poems and talked about his love abou life. -------------- Which preposition can we use, 'for' or 'about'? Are both OK?
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7:44am

English
the Oprah Winfrey Show -------------------- Q: How do you pronounce "Oprah"? 1. /oupra/ 2. /opra/ 3. /opruh/
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7:00am

English - help
Identify the infinitive phrase used as a noun. 1. The girls love to swim at Julie's house. 2. Susan is trying hard to forget. 3. My group was the last to finish. 4. Jane's goal to win is extreme. I think it is A...please help me decide...thank you
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:23pm

English
Which pronoun fits. Another boy and him/he won blue ribbons for their work.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 8:29pm

communication "english"
Does all the assertive aggressive and passive behaviors have a feedback which depends on behavior only?
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 5:46pm

communication "english"
when using an assertive technique is it mainly governed by a feedback on behaviour or personality or neither one of them
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:50pm

english
unscramble aoapritdodpoll into 3 words
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:52pm

english
what is the meaning of the quote of marriane Williamson? Our Deepest fear
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 9:11am

English
Don't laugh at him. He looks serious. -------------- In the first sentence, does 'laugh at' mean 'ridicule' or 'to make the sounds and movements of your face that show you are happy'?
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:33am

English
Sons By John Updilike How is the tone of the narrator?
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:29am

English 1
Sorry, put one more sentence Name verb and subject for the sentence "Compaies usually love these qualities." Is the subject companies and verb is usually? and for this sentence "He would be a model employee" Would he be the verb and be the verb?
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:56pm

English 1
What is the verb and subject in this sentence> "His experience with computers and copy machines will be valuable in an office." For the subject I got his but I can't figure out the verb!
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:30pm

english
i need help, i need someone to critique my work. work will be send through email. thanks
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:56pm

English 1
In the sentences name the subject and the verb. 1) He applied for one on Tuesday. 2) The position is with a real estate company. 3) The company has an excellent reputation. 4) It pays its employees well and offers great benefits.
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:34pm

English
1. Mattie made three wishes on the Internet. 2. Mattie wrote three wishes on the Internet. 3. Mattie uploaded three wishes on the Internet. 4. Mattie posted three wishes on the Internet. ----------------------------- What does #1 mean? #2. #3, or #4? Or anything else?
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8:31pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 5:06am. What winter sport do you like most? 1. I lke curling because it's fun to see players hit big stones. 2. I like bobsledding because it's thrilling to ride a bobsled. 3. I like speed skating because I like wild races. ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:56pm

English
1. He has a severe illness. 2. He has a serious illness. 3. He is severe. 4. He is serious. (Are both the same and interchangable?)
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:46pm

English
1. Why does George try to prevent Lennie from playing with small animals? (1 point) He doesn't want Lennie to have a pet until he proves he can keep out of trouble. He is worried that Slim will be angry if Lennie plays with the puppies. He is embarrassed by Lennie's ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6:43pm

please help english
8. For question 8, identify which sentence below contains an infinitve phrase used as a noun. (1 point) The girls love to swim at Julie’s house. Susan is trying hard to forget. My group was the last to finish. Jane’s goal to win is extreme
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:31pm

please check my english
3. In "The Destructors," which of the following best describes how Blackie feels about T's new role as gang leader? (1 point) resentful curiosity skeptical obedience unwavering support overwhelming resignation 4. Which of the following quotes from "The ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 2:37pm

English (Macbeth)
Act 3 What information is the audience given about the following characters: Malcolm Macduff Edward the Confessor Siward i really need help i think the answer for macduff is that he is trying to convince malcolm to help him overthrow Macbeth
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 2:35pm

english
3. In "The Destructors," which of the following best describes how Blackie feels about T's new role as gang leader? (1 point) resentful curiosity skeptical obedience unwavering support overwhelming resignation
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 1:47pm

english
3. In "The Destructors," which of the following best describes how Blackie feels about T's new role as gang leader? (1 point) resentful curiosity skeptical obedience unwavering support overwhelming resignation 4. Which of the following quotes from "The ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 1:38pm

English
I have a question its which diagram correctly represents this sentence? Sara, José, and Kenny were studying together for the test. How can I post a link to show you the diagrams?
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10:20am

English
What is the allusion in this passage? Sunshine on the snow glittered so fiercely that, even though she wore sunglasses, Monica was forced to squint. The fresh snowfall of the night before was just enough to brighten the dull, dirty, diamond-hard snowbanks along the ribbon of ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:15am

English
1. As for Mattie's third wish, Oprah Winfrey asked Mattie to appear on her show. 2. About Mattie's third wish, Oprah Winfrey asked Mattie to appear on her show. 3. Concerning Mattie's third wish, Oprah Winfrey asked Mattie to appear on her show. 4. Regarding Mattie...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 9:11am

English
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?
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:59am

English
I like the word hopeful. ------------------------- How do you pronounce 'hopeful'? Do you delete 'p' when you say 'hopeful.?
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:15am

English
What is the correct way to make this sentence parallel?l According to some economists, neither high unemployment nor large deficits will keep the economy from rebounding.
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:34am

English
you should pay your taxes regularly (rewrite the sentence. using 'have got to'
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 2:59am

english
3. In "The Destructors," which of the following best describes how Blackie feels about T's new role as gang leader? (1 point) resentful curiosity skeptical obedience unwavering support overwhelming resignation 4. Which of the following quotes from "The ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 1:56am

English
1. Ever since he was a baby, he suffered from a serious illness. 2. Ever since he was a baby, he has suffered from a serious illness. ----------------- Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? Which one is commonly used? In #1, the present tense is used and in #2, the present ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:48am

English
1. When he was ten years old, Mattie's illness got worse. 2. At the age of ten years old, Mattie's illness got worse. 3. Aged ten years old, Mattie's illness got worse. (Are the three sentences the same and grammatical?) 4. When he was ten, Mattie's illness got...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:45am

English
1. Mattie's first wish came true in 2001. 2. Mattie's first wish was realized in 2001. (Are both the same?) 3. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, came out and became a best-seller. 4. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, was published and became a best-seller. (Are both ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:42am

English
Jack London's works did not enjoy popularity until after his death. a- true b- false My answer is false
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 10:02pm

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