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April 16, 2014

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english
In standard English, double negatives are not considered good grammar ... or else the message conveyed would be the opposite of what the speaker/writer intends. So, yes, the use of double negatives intentionally would be dialectical only or to identify oneself with someone who...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 3:58pm

English
Please could you help me with this paragraph. How is my English grammar and usage? Do I need to make any corrections? "I have been checking for the status of positions I applied at Willmut Gas, but no actions have been taken yet. Somehow, the cashier position has been ...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:04am

6th grade grammar please help
In question #1, "from" is the preposition. The object of a preposition is either a noun or pronoun, so in this sentence the object of the preposition "from" is work. In question #3, the objecti of the preposition is bookcase.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:07pm

Grammar
try (B) then the sentence can continue.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 4:25pm

Grammar
What revision will correct the sentence? "Welcome," the announcer began. "to our fifth annual competition!" A. The word the should be capitalized. B. The period after began should be changed to a comma. C. The word to should be capitalized. D. No revision ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 4:01pm

grammar please help!
You're welcome. =)
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:36am

grammar please help!
thank you so much!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:27am

grammar please help!
Right!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:24am

grammar please help!
1.D 2.A?
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:20am

grammar please help!
1. "from" is the preposition. What is its OBJECT? (Hint: It isn't C.) 2. "in" is the preposition. What is its OBJECT? (Hint: It isn't D.) http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/objectof​thepreposition.htm
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:04am

grammar please help!
I still need help on 1 and 2. Identify the object of the preposition in each of the following sentences. 1. Ashley and her father arrived home from work. a. and b. father c. from d. work 2. Ashley put her journalism books in the new bookcase. a. bookcase b. put c. new d. in ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:02am

6th grade grammar please help
thank you but I'm still confused on 1 and 3 could you explain why its not from and in.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 6:31am

6th grade grammar please help
1 and 3 are wrong. Use this list to find prepositions. http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/pr​epositions-list.htm 4. A 5. D
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:32pm

6th grade grammar please help
I need a good grade in grammar so please check my answers! Identify the object of the preposition in each of the following sentences. 1. Ashley and her father arrived home from work. a. and b . father c. from d. work 2. Ashley’s bedroom was across the hall. a. bedroom b. ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:20pm

Grammar
Nope. Go back and study the grammar lessons so that you know what each of those answer choices means. Also, be sure you know which word is the pronoun.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:58pm

Grammar
does this sentence contain an unclear antecedent? In the encyclopedia, it says that English has words from many different languages.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:53pm

Grammar
i think it may be A?
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:51pm

Grammar
choose the answer that best describes the pronoun's use the sentence. Grandmother has given the African masks to Brendan and me. A. subject B. predicate nominative C. direct object D. object of a preposition
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:51pm

Grammar
Yes. It's a sentence in reverse, but "she" is correct because it and "Lizzie" are the subjects.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:40pm

Grammar
1.Painting the door in the storage area were Lizzie and ______ A.she B.her C.them D.me i think it's A but i'm not sure. :(
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:37pm

grammar
The sandbox sentence is grammatically awkward, with ambiguous antecedents and confusion between the sand and the box. IMHO.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2:45pm

english
The words in the following sentences include apostrophes to indicate possession (ownership): My brother's job includes fixing washers and dryers. Henry's shoes need to be polished before the dance. The boss's ideas need to be considered very carefully. These ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2:00pm

grammar
Two examples: I enjoyed that concert much less than I enjoyed last year's. There is a large amount of sand in the little girl's sandbox, but it has much less than is in the big sandbox in the park.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 10:12am

grammar
When are you going to use "much less than" when comparing?
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:09am

grammar
Not quite. Try this: The show is great, but not quite as good as I expected.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:03am

grammar
Is this sentence correct? The show is great but it is much less than expected.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8:52am

LANGUAGE ARTS UGRENT!!!
For #3, do you know the difference between abbreviations and contractions? http://www.answers.com/abbreviation and http://www.answers.com/contraction For #4, do you understand what "spatial order" is? http://grammar.about.com/od/rs/g/Spatial​-Order.htm
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 2:45pm

english
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/m​arks/apostrophe.htm
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 11:14am

English
No. Read carefully: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/i​talics.htm
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 11:04am

grammar
I'll be glad to check your answer.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:52pm

grammar
What do you think?
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:52pm

grammar
It's transitive because "car" is the direct object. The verb carries the subject to the object, making it transitive.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:51pm

grammar
Yes.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:50pm

grammar
Is the word Drives transitive or intransitive in the following sentence? Michael drives every day.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:38pm

grammar
is the word thirst transitive or intransitive in the following sentence? I thirst.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:37pm

grammar
Is the verb drives transitive or intransitive in the following sentence? Micheal drives his own car.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:35pm

grammar
Is the verb crave CRAVES in the following sentence transitive or intransitive? Fred craves cheeseburgers.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:33pm

7th Grade Language- Arts Ms.Sue~!
No!! It's not a matter of being "good with this," it's a matter of not looking up unfamiliar words! Or didn't you study your lesson? Gabby -- don't you know what an abbreviation is? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/a​bbreviations.htm You ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8:06pm

English
We have two kinds of nouns. Proper nouns name specific places, people, and things. Proper nouns are always capitalized. Mr. Woolley lives in New Jersey. Several members of our Girl Scout troop visited Grand Canyon last summer. Common nouns name any person, place, thing, or ...
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 5:33pm

grammar
Since the article "a" is before "run," it must be a noun. It names a thing.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 7:36pm

grammar
What part of speech is the word run in the following sentence? I have a run in my hose.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 7:34pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Now, all of your answers are correct.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 7:02pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Is my answer correct?
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:58pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
The correct answer for #1: HORSE is a game that is often played by my friend and me on the basketball court?
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:53pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
All are correct except for # 1.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:49pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Some of the underlined pronouns in the following sentences are incorrect. On your paper, revise each sentence that contains an error. If the pronoun is used correctly, write "correct." 1). HORSE is a game that is often played by my friend and I (<) on the ...
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:43pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
All are right! :-)
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:26pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Complete each sentence below, using an objective pronoun. Then, tell how each pronoun is used in the sentence. 1). Skipping rope is a good form of exercise. Some athletes use (?) in their training. 2). My sister loves to jump rope. It gives (?) a chance to exercise and have ...
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:24pm

US History
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​omposition/endings.htm
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 1:50pm

Grammar
The verb is in the subjunctive mood since it follows "if." If I were . . . http://englishplus.com/grammar/00000031.​htm
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 12:06pm

Grammar
If I were or If I was Rules???
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11:27am

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
1). Direct object 2). Indirect object 4). Direct object?
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:21pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
I'm sorry, but I had a typo in my earlier response. 5. is correct. It is the object of a preposition. 1, 2, and 4 are not objects of prepositions. Your answers for the others are still wrong.
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:17pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Am I correct?
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:13pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
My answers for question #1,#2, and #5 are: 1). indirect object 2). direct object 5). indirect object
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:59pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
All of your pronouns are correct. However, 1, 2, and 5 are not objects of prepositions. Study this list of prepositions. http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/prepo​sitions-list.htm
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:54pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
You're welcome.
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:50pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Complete each sentence below, using an objective pronoun. Then, tell how each pronoun is used in the sentence. 1). Skipping rope is a good form of exercise. Some athletes use (?) in their jumping. 2). My sister loves to jump rope. It gives (?) a chance to exercise and have fun...
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:48pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Thank you.
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:40pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Yes. Subject pronouns: I, we, he, she
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:40pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
May I presume "We" is a subject?
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:39pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
They are all correct. :-) You might want to use a different subject pronoun for 4, though. It is both a subject and an object pronoun. How about using "We?"
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:35pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Complete each sentence, using a nominative pronoun. Identify how the pronoun is used in the sentence. 1). Yesterday, my little sister Jessica and(?) played hopscotch on the sidewalk. 2). It was (?) who drew the hopscotch board with chalk. 3). (?) collected rocks to mark our ...
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:31pm

grammar
What is your question?
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:18am

grammar
The song You Are My Sunshine always cheers me up. (1 point)
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 9:31am

Grammar
Hmmm. 1. Incorrect Unless you are someone like Robin Hood, who does good deeds. If you mean you will succeed in your studies, that's doing well. 2. Incorrect 3. Correct 4. Incorrect 5. Correct (except, it's "perform" not "preform") "well" ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 2:26pm

Grammar
Write "Incorrect" if "good" or "well" is used incorrectly. Write "Correct" if "good" or "well" is used correctly. 1). I'll do good in college. 2). Being conscientious will help me succeed good in life. 3). I'...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 2:21pm

grammar
i am a quick and careful worker ... this is the fersure correct way for parrellel structures
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 1:48pm

grammar
Good Morning Classmate, for this week’s assignment I read Chapter three. It talks about Plagiarism then I reviewed one of my research papers that I wrote in a previous course titled: Today’s Fire Department facing Economic Issues. It was hard to follow, the ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:12am

grammar
Only you can answer this question.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:48pm

grammar
In what way will the recognition of writing patterns help you to grasp the main idea in a paragraph?
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:43pm

Grammar
Thanks :) that helped. Now... I... Am... The... Smartest... Person... Ever! LOL just kidding.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:51am

Grammar
"maw1 [maw] Show IPA noun 1. the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal. 2. the crop or craw of a fowl. 3. the stomach, especially that of an animal. 4. a cavernous opening that resembles the open jaws of an animal: the gaping maw of hell. ...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:28am

Grammar
Hello. I read a few words and I didn't know what they were. Here are the words; Maw, Modest, impish, and zorua. If someone could explain the meaning of these words, I would be VERY grateful! ;) ----- angel assassin
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:06am

business communication
I'd advise them to listen first. Be willing to learn. Then, be friendly and polite. Ask questions when necessary. Use appropriate grammar, spelling, and punctuation when communicating in writing. Always convey your thoughts clearly and succinctly.
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 8:25pm

Grammar
Yes, it is "lies."
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:48pm

Grammar
Is it "lies"?
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:45pm

Grammar
I am still unsure of the answer for number 5.
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:43pm

Grammar
10 is correct. See your other post for my other corrections.
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:27pm

Grammar
Much of Drakes fame LIES in his having sailed around the world. IN 1577, sailing from England, Drake WENT around the world. (5)After traveling through the Straits of Magellan, which (?) off the southern tip of South America, he traveled up the western coast of South America. ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:26pm

Grammar
(10)By the time Drake finally reached England again in 1580, he had dragged his crew on an epic voyage for almost three years.
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:20pm

Grammar
Rewrite the paragraph below, correcting errors in verb usage. (1) History books have learned us many facts about Sir Francis Drake.(2)Much of Drake's fame lays in his having sailed around the world.(3)What he done was amazing.(4)In 1577, sailing from England, Drake had ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:18pm

Grammar
Rewrite the paragraph below, correcting errors in verb usage. (1) History books have learned us many facts about Sir Francis Drake.(2)Much of Drake's fame lays in his having sailed around the world.(3)What he done was amazing.(4)In 1577, sailing from England, Drake had ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:16pm

English
1. Which of the following would not be a good strategy for delivering a speech? Make sure your presentation equipment is running properly. *Start talking over the audience to quiet them down. Use correct grammar and well-formed sentences. Look directly at the members of your ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 4:34pm

grammar
My sister Aliah is both comical and smart.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 4:48pm

grammar
My sister Aliah is both comical and smart.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 4:46pm

English
If she were . . . http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs​-subjunctive.htm 2. http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/can​not.html http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/eve​ryone.html
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 12:38pm

chinese grammar
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Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 12:57am

URGENT LANGUAGE ARTS URGENT~!
My, this is an obscure rule to be teaching middle-school kids! The correct answer is C. However, not all editors and grammarians agree. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/g​rammarlogs3/grammarlogs439.htm
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 10:13pm

Math grade 12 Advanced Functions
3. Using proper grammar 1 point 3. What is the value of x + y? (5 points) Rubrics: 1. Writing the correct equation(s) 1 point 2. Showing steps 1 point 3. Solving for x 1 point 4. Solving for y 1 point 5. Solving for x + y 1 point
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:48am

GRAMMAR
1. Get rid of the first 8 words. They're completely unnecessary, and they make the sentence wordy. 2. Start with "Congratulations for ... "
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 7:09am

grammAr
You're welcome.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:24pm

GrammAr
The first one is right. The other two are wrong.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:57pm

6th grade grammar
Have fun where your going..(Hell)
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:18pm

6th grade grammar
Take a bath hippy
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:18pm

6th grade grammar
You smell like crap...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:17pm

6th grade grammar
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionar​y/not
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:14pm

English
We put semi-colons between two independent clauses. http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/gramma​r-rules-and-tips/independent-and-depende​nt-clauses.html
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 2:46pm

English
Study these sites. http://www.towson.edu/ows/conjunctions.h​tm http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/parts-​of-speech/conjunctions/conjunctions.html​ I'll get you started. 1. Most people collect stamps only as a hobby, but some people collect stamps as an ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 2:38pm

Grammar
yw
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:51am

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