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grammar
adverbs
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:29pm

grammar
The task was to add commas in the correct places. Did I place them correctly in the sentence below? One of the greatest classes he ever took was after school, as many of his friends left, he had to go to band practice, play the drums, guitar, and saxophone. (Personally, I ...
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:50pm

grammar
The task is to find the subject pronoun. The sentence is: Tell her that her parents will pick her up. My thought is that the subject pronoun would be the implied "You" before the word tell. Is that right or wrong? Thanks!
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:33pm

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR
Prizes were awarded to the winners :active or passive voice
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 10:16am

spanish
Hello, I need to double check for incorrect grammar and sentence flow. Thank you very much. I am writing a (1) biography of Juan de Villanueva, (2) his architectural themes, (3) his styles, and (4) a personal/anecdotal interpretation of his work. I am okay with as many as you ...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1:20am

grammar
We just moved from Atlanta, Georgia, to 2716 Hickory Blvd., Austin, Texas. Is this sentence correct? I think it's not. I think the answer should be: We just moved from Atlanta, Georgia to 2716 Hickory Blvd. Austin, Texas. I don't think commas are needed after Blvd. and...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2:47pm

grammar
Identify the italicized word according to its class in structural linguistics. I do (not) know what to say. conjunction preposition auxiliary interrogative empty word
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 12:02pm

english
Write a short story about a main character who undergoes a change or learns something. If you feel your creativity is lacking, remember writing about what you know, your own personally experiences or those of your friends and family are easy to turn into an entertaining short ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5:40pm

grammar
Can a rabbit run fast? yes,it can. (Is)
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:28am

Argumentative essay check please!!!
Type: Argumentative Essay Please help me check everything, from grammar, spelling and stuff to organization! Question: Should schools offer cash bonuses for good test scores? Even though money is just a plain piece of green paper, it holds great value to everyone in the world...
Monday, February 16, 2015 at 4:42pm

GRAMMAR
Modern trains can travel incredibly fast. - adverbs qualify adverb 3) The judges were utterly amazed at the performance.- Adverb qualify adverb Are the above are correct. Please give the correct answers.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:57pm

grammar
Which is the subject of this sentence? Look in the index for a mention of this type of error. A. type B. index C. (you) D. mention
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:46pm

English Grammar
1) The sun had nearly set when we reached home. Adverb qualify adverb 2) Modern trains can travel incredibly fast. - adverbs qualify adjective 3) The judges were utterly amazed at the performance.- Adverb qualify adjective 4) The bitterly cold winds have killed all the flowers...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:35am

English Grammar
1) The sun had nearly set when we reached home. Adverb qualify adverb 2) Modern trains can travel incredibly fast. - adverbs qualify adjective 3) The judges were utterly amazed at the performance.- Adverb qualify adjective 4) The bitterly cold winds have killed all the flowers...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 10:24am

COMM/215
I would like to know if i have used the correct grammar and punctuation in the following two sentences: 47. "Have you ever read the story, 'The Tell-Tale Heart' by Edgar Allen Poe?" Dave asked. 48. "Did the professor say, 'Put down your pencils'...
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 5:42pm

grammar
Hello, and good afternoon. My question deals with subject verb agreements. I understand time periods and amounts are singular verbs. Here are my samples: 'Three weeks is a lot of time to do a project,' and 'One half of the children like cupcakes.' I know when ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 1:40pm

grammar
Is the phrase "27 year old male" hyphenated?
Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:12am

Grammar
Choose the sentence that uses pronouns correctly. Who would you choose as your mentor?---my answer Do you remember whom signed his name very large on the Declaration of Independence? Whom made this wonderful dinner? Have you met the people who are visiting next door?
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 10:49am

ARABIC GRAMMAR
Can we use لي with rational nouns. eg. لي كتاب Or else only with non rational nouns. eg: لي اخ واحد
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 11:39am

ARABIC GRAMMAR
Can we use لي with rational nouns. eg. لي كتاب Or else only with non rational nouns. eg: لي اخ واحد
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 4:46am

english grammar
what type of subordinate clause is this and how is it introduced? "Don't go out to jog until you finish your homework."
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:27am

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
Change the voice. We have received no information regarding this matter. - Regarding this matter no information has been received. It is said that honesty is the best policy.- It says the best policy is honesty. The enemy was forced to surrender. - passive voice. Are these ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:45am

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
Do you know how cheese is made? - active voice. A new airport will soon be built near the city. - passive voice. Absolute silence should be maintained. - passive voice.. Are the above are correct?
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:08am

grammar
okay I'm a little lost on this one :/ which choice correctly completes the sentence? -Gently, they ______ the tiny eggs back in the nest. *set had setted sat had sat(this one looks like it could work too) how do I know if the sentence is in present or past tense?
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11:30am

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
There was no space in the drawing room. - Drawing room - uncountable The sand on the beach was clean. beach - uncountable Ruman met with an accident. Accident - uncountable Are the above are correct?
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10:34am

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
Are these correct? Brow - countable noun Zoo - countable Poverty - uncountable Doctor - countable cook - countable Prize - uncountable Fair - countable Town - countable Toast - uncountable Beach - uncountable Room - countable
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10:06am

English/grammar
All of your hard work and dedication has molded you into an amazing young lady. or All of your hard work and dedication have molded you into an amazing young lady.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 6:20pm

Stupid Complicated English Grammar
1. Choose the sentence fragment. (Points : 5) Dew glistening on the tiny green leaves of the young plants. Although some of the seeds had already sprouted, these hadn't. A small herd of buffalo grazed in the valley below us. The wind, cold and powerful, swept through the ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10:02am

IMPROVING WRITING
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:38pm

english
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:43pm

Creative Writing
Normally, I don't struggle with grammar, but this has me stuck. In this sentence, "One could call him an addict, because women were his drug," would you leave drug plural or singular, or is there something else to do to fix that?
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:39pm

English
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 6:22pm

Improving Writing- REVISED VERSION
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 4:14am

Improving writing
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:26am

English
I just went to buy some groceries to cook supper when I come home to see my beloved husband on the floor. I was shocked and horrified to even think what happened. Can someone check if my grammar, punctuation is alright? Also can someone help me to make my sentence even stronger .
Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:21pm

grammar
Which is a similie? A) riding like the wind or B) looked like they had come from far
Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5:02pm

English Ms Sue
The last thing on my final is a paragraph I had to write, Using correct spelling and correct grammar, write a paragraph of five related sentences that discuss your experience in the English Grammar course. Using all four sentence types. Will you proof read for me? Alas, Lord...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 8:41am

French
Please check the sentence for grammar. Son opération préférées dans les mathématiques est la multiplication. I'm not sure about son or sa.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:43pm

English - Grammar
What tense is this verb ? The state police were pulling over many drivers? I think its past progressive but i don't know if it would also be considered past perfect progressive. what principle part is used to form the verb in each sentence? 1.The workers will have finished...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:25pm

English
Finally, I woke up, one day my life began to change. I am going to say this is a Comma splice sentence. This part of grammar I do not like, LOL!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:58am

English Grammar
The homework this week is over sentence transformations. The question asks: 1.) Write the positive declarative sentence that corresponds to the transformed sentence 2.) Identify the sentence type Sentence: What courses have been scheduled for next fall? I have written "...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 6:05pm

grammar
he (drink, drank, drunk) all the ice tea.
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:20pm

English - grammar
I need my sentence to be past tense third person. I know my main verb 'caused' is past tense, but the 'prime acting citizens' phrase is confusing me since 'acting' ends in 'ing', which is not past tense. Do I need to change it to make it past ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 5:57pm

English/grammar
please find the error: 1. To whom is this wallet that was found in the room yesterday? 2. A man with five children have a large family to support. thanks... :)
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 5:15am

Grammar
Which sentence is correct? "All I am able to comprehend is that my brothers were right." or "All that I am able to comprehend is that my brothers were right."
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 4:05pm

Grammar
After being medicated, the patient's affect/effect was noticeably improved. My answer: the medication had an effect on the patient.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 2:31am

English/grammar
Are the following statements correct. 1. There is/are normal DTRs noted on examination. 2. The prosthetic hardware was/were freed from the surrounding tissues and removed. Is this correct: 1. are 2. was
Monday, November 10, 2014 at 4:26am

Grammar
There is normal DTRs noted on examination. The prosthetic hardware was freed from the surrounding tissues and removed. I think both sentences are ok as are.
Monday, November 10, 2014 at 4:18am

English
1. When she was young, she had a dream. 2. When young, she had a dream. 3. When being young, she had a dream. 4. Being young, she had a dream. 5. Young, she had a dream. 6. When young, she had dream. ------------------------ Which ones' are grammatical? Are all acceptable ...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 7:38pm

English (Grammar)
What part of speech is the infinitive phrase used? Is this a noun, adjective, or adverb? 1. The coach's example is one to take seriously. 2. We all made an effort to work harder. 3. The contest requires all entries to be mailed by Thursday. 4. The players were eager to try...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 4:34pm

Grammar
Think critically or critically think
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 4:15pm

French
Please check these sentences for grammar. 1. Adorez-vous faire les magasins? 2. Est-ce que tu préféres lire à la bibliotheque ou écouter de la musique? 3. Est-ce tu ne préféres pas la pomme avec le petit dejeuner? 4. Est-ce tu n'...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 4:34pm

Grammar
I sighed as I went down the stairs, thinking what on earth does this woman want me to do now. How do i say this correctly?
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:57am

French
Please check these sentences for grammar. 1. Ils aiment (or aiment bien) aller à l’école. 2. Tu n'adores pas lire de les romans. 3. Ils n'aiment pas manger de les chocolats.
Friday, October 31, 2014 at 3:55pm

grammar
Does this sentence make sense? "His eyes swollen and were felled with tears."
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:19pm

Grammar Answer Check
1. (Use the gerund trembling as a object of a preposition.) A: My body perspires heavily instead of trembling. 2. (Use the gerund longing as a direct object.) A: My longing makes my heart ache.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:32pm

Grammar Answer Check
The balm, his [singing], soaked in through my roots and flowed to the tips of my branches. -- indirect object?
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:15pm

Grammar Answer Check
Follow the directions in parentheses to write four sentences with gerunds. 1. (Use the gerund singing as a predicate nominative.) A: My favorite activity is singing. 2. (Use the gerund dancing as a subject.) A: The girl's dancing forced us to our feet. 3. (Use the gerund ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11:10am

Grammar Answer Check
Underline the gerund in each setences ([]). Then, on the line provided, identify its functions in the sentence. Write subject, predicate nominative, direct object, indirect object, object of a preposition, or appositive. 1. When the rippling began, I took it for sea-wind, [...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11:04am

Grammar
Which sentence is correct? "However, Gene lies greatly, and often to himself." or... "However, Gene lies greatly and often to himself."
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:22pm

Grammar
What is the irregular plural noun? The teams of oxen pulled the plows across the field. (I CANT FIND THE ANSWER DEPENDING ON THE DEFINITIONS ON THE PAPER AND ONLINE)
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:05pm

GRAMMAR
Select the correctly punctuated phrases. Blood pressure 120/80, pulse 60, heart tones are normal. Blood pressure 120/80 pulse 60 heart tones are normal. Blood pressure 120/80, pulse 60 heart tones are normal.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:16am

GRAMMAR
When a doctor dictates a punctuation mark, it is important to _____ transcribe the punctuation mark and not the word dictated check that the punctuation mark is correctly placed and transcribe the punctuation mark and not the word dictated check that the punctuation mark is ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 9:15am

Grammar
1. Choose the answer that identifies the three cases of pronouns. nominative, objective, possessive nominative, antecedent, objective objective, possessive, prepositional objective, indefinite, possessive**** My answer
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 2:33pm

Grammar
I beg you for forgiveness, if there is any incorrect evaluation. He is very young not advisable to assign to bigger tasks in the filed. Pls correct the mistakes.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:55pm

Grammar
Combine the pair of sentences by using an appositive. 1. Mrs. Gage uncovered long rolls of yellow stones. They were an amazing sight. A: Mrs. Gage uncovered long rolls of yellow stones, an amazing sight.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 11:41am

Grammar
What are the comma errors or are there none? 1. No, I didn't feed Scamp yet. 2. The physicist Marie Curie was born November 7, 1967 in Poland.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:34am

Grammar
Should I put commas before and after the film title in this sentence, too? "The multiple Academy Award-winning, biographical epic, Gandhi, is an intriguing story about activism, politics, religious tolerance, and freedom."
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:31pm

Grammar
Am I using the semicolon correctly in the sentence below? "Overall, the historical epic GANDHI was a riveting, biographical masterpiece of a man who rose from being a simple lawyer and transformed into a worldwide symbol of peace and understanding; an epic film that is ...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:22pm

Algebra
An algebra book weighs 6oz less than twice as much as a grammar book. If 5 algebra books weigh the same as 8 grammar books, how much does an algebra book weigh.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 2:09pm

Grammar (Please, help me! ASAP!)
2. The speaker thinks that her friend will forget their roots and look at her with hatred. 3. The paramedic agreed that dying in an auto accident defies explaination. 10. direct object?
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:38pm

Grammar (Please, help me! ASAP!)
Use each of the following noun clasuses in a complete sentence. The word in parenthese describe the function each noun cluase should have in the sentence. 1. that Nguyen Thi Vinh longs for the familitarity of her hometown. (subject) 2. that her friend will forget their roots ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:56pm

Grammar
Underline the noun clause in each of the following sentences. Then identify the function by the clause. 9. Nguyen Thi Vinh's hope is (that life in her hometown has not changed too much). ---predicate noun. 10. I fear (that one day I'll be with the March-North Army ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:48pm

Grammar
n each sentence, underline the adjective clause and circle the word it modifies. (I have placed all ajective clauses and the words they modify in parenthesis.) 1. I didn't believe, standing on the bank of a [river] (which was wide and swift), that I would cross the bridge...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11:04am

Grammar
In each sentence, underline the adjective clause and circle the word it modifies. (I have placed all ajective clauses and the words they modify in parenthesis.) 1. I didn't believe, standing on the bank of a (river) (which) was wide and swift, (that) (I) would cross the ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7:27am

Grammar
Form Questions: 1/ I went to london last year. When.............? Answer: when did go I to london? 2/ She bought a new car. What.............? Answer: what did she buy? 3/ he visited his uncle . Who.............. ? Answer: who did he visit? 4/ I did my homework an hour ago. ...
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 9:26pm

Grammar @ anyone who can tell me...
What's the difference between an indirect object, and a direct object??
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 3:21pm

Grammar
In each sentence, underline the words that make up the compoound subject. Circle the conjuction that joins the subjects. (I've underlined and circled using parentheses.) 1. An elederly man and a young family with two crying babies shared our table. A: An elederly (man) (...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 4:55pm

Grammar
What is the correct pronoun for each sentence? 1. The first girl chosen was (she,her). 2. He treasure hunters, (he and her, he and she), were interviewed by reporters. 3. Mike and (she,her) are leaving tomorrow. 4. Lebron and (he, him) have been inseparable since third grade. ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1:13am

English - grammar
How to decide how to end a sentence with he/him or she/her? Ex. We can not eat before he? or him?
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:30pm

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
please guide me to understand phrases with explanation.
Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 10:11am

English grammar
Two hundred rupees (are/ is) are a lot of money. Ali along with his brother ( go / goes) goes to the shop. My aunt or my uncle ( is / are) is expected today.
Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 5:43am

Grammar
Sentence: I tried all of the natural remedies, such as dishwashing liquid, but the ants kept coming back. Is there a comma before "such as"
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 11:06pm

Grammar
Rewrite each of these sentences, correcting any errors in subject-verb agreement. If the subject and verb, write Correct. 1. No one of Columbus' sailors are in good health. A: Correct? 2. Neither success nor victory comfort the dying soldier. A: Neither success nor victory...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 10:25pm

Grammar
1. Choose the answer that identifies the form of the verb in the sentence. Cindy is painting her room purple. present present participle past past participle Question 2. Choose the answer that identifies the tense of the verb in the sentence. Has the rain stopped yet? past ...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:29pm

grammar
What is a simile for stone?
Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:44pm

grammar and punctuation
The patient was taken to the operative suite, placed supine, anesthetized, and intubated in the usual fashion
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:10am

Grammar
couple of paragraph on "why children should go to school"
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 10:19am

grammar
How do I diagram the sentence "There were ten visitors here yesterday", especially the word "there"
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:44pm

English/Grammar
How do I make this parallel? Lots of my friends think that Prince's music is old, but I think it's not only excellent but also an innovation.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 2:01pm

Grammar
Write whether each underlined word js an adverb (adv.) or an adjective (adj.). Then, draw a line to the word it modifies. 1. The gates leading into the abbey were bolted and (firmly) sealed. A: Adverb (modifies sealed). 2. The Prince entertained his (lighthearted) friends with...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:30pm

English/Grammar help
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) please correct me if I'm wrong! 5. He removed the picture ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 2:22pm

English (Grammar)
Would it be grammatically correct to say "Lastly, the Puritan values of appeasing towards God in every thing they do..." or "Lastly, the Puritan values of appeasing God in every thing they do..." I'm thinking the second one is grammatically correct but ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 8:45pm

Computer Science
Define an unambiguous context free grammar that generates the language of strings containing a series of a's followed by a series of b's followed by a series of c's concluding with a series of d's. The number of a's must be exactly the sames as the number ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:44pm

Computer Science
Define a language that is not a regular language using a context-free grammar that is not ambiguous. The alphabet of the language must contain at least five characters. Describe in English the strings of the language. Choose any string that is in the language and demonstrate ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:42pm

4th grade grammar
Many people show their feelings with presents? What is the simple subject of the sentence? Presents?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:16pm

4th grade grammar
The oldest known Valentine'sDay card dates from 1415? What is the simple subject?? I think it's card??
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:09pm

Grammar
Many stories about the first Valentine's Day exist.. What is the simple subject?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:02pm

Grammar
Valentines Day has an interesting history? What is the simple subject?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:59pm

Grammar
Read the following sentences and underline the nouns. Write C above each concrete noun and A above each abstract noun. 1. Already his (legs)(C) were cramped, his (thigh)(C?)(muscles)(C) tired; his (knees)(C) hurt, his (feet)(C) felt numb and his (hands)(C) were stiff. 2. In ...
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 9:29pm

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