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Grammar
Question: When two words act as a single modifier, or adjective, for a noun, this is called a/an ________. a. compound modifier b. coordinating conjunction c. adverb modifier d. prepositional phrase ANSWER: a. compound modifier
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 12:02am

Grammar
Question: When two words act as a single modifier, or adjective, for a noun, this is called a/an ________. a. compound modifier b. coordinating conjunction c. adverb modifier d. prepositional phrase ANSWER: a. compound modifier
Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 11:36pm

grammar
Is the following an interrogative of declaritive sentence Guess who we saw today
Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 3:32am

com155
Can you check my paragraph for grammar errors, strong topic/concluding sentence,and any other recommended feed back? Paragraph two was more effective than paragraph one because it contained sentence variety and rhythm. Paragraph one consisted of short sentences that often ...
Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 5:50pm

grammar
Par-Prefix? I believe the meaning is through or thoroughly.
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 11:35pm

Grammar
1. The rain poured into the river and flooded the nearby community. -simple sentence 2. Some indefinite pronouns are always plural and require plural verbs. select these pronouns. A. both, many, several B. everyone, everybody, any, several C. somebody, someone, both, most D. ...
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 10:48pm

grammar
1.When are you having Jamie's surprise party? I am not sure if 'you' is the complete subject or if it is 'Jamie's surprise party'. 2.John and Nicole washes the dishes. A Sentence is correct B. 'Washes' should be changed to'wash in order to ...
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 9:28pm

grammar
1.Christina and Christopher worked together and completed a project about astronomy. simple subject and compound predicate? 2.Jennifer and her brother were not allowed to go to Great Adventure with the Jones family. Compound subject and compound predicate 3. Take this to ...
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 9:21pm

grammar
Which one is the complete subject: 'The showy gilrs' 'The showy girls in the red sports car' Our vacation to Niagara Falls was awesome. declarative
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 8:53pm

grammar
Elizabethan drama-Should drama be capitalized Martin Luther King Day-Shouldn't Day be capitalized because it is a holiday
Friday, July 1, 2011 at 8:34pm

GRAMMAR
Question: A predicate is the part of the sentence that always contains a noun or pronoun. TRUE FALSE The predicate is one of the two main parts of a sentence - The other being the subject. The predicate is said to modify the subject. (a statement or action) - 50-50 guess. Why ...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 8:44pm

Grammar
Each of my friends are known for extraordinary talents. Each of my friends is known for extraordinary talents. I believe it's the first one.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 4:56pm

english
Could you let me know if these are correct? Write 5 sentences in which you address changes in your writing: 1) Working with a friend has made my sentence structure better. 2) I now recognize run-one sentences,and try not to use them. 3)I still get confused on some things. 4) ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 3:10pm

english
I'm writing a personal letter and I was wondering if you could check to see if my grammar in these following sentences is correct or if it's missing a comma. I don't want to post the entire letter because its personal. Thank you. I am so blessed to have you in my ...
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 7:40pm

Grammar
Write a paragraph of at least 200 words identifying three challenges that might arise when writing a paper. Write a second paragraph of at least 200 words explaining the strategies you will use to overcome those challenges. When writing a paper there are many challenges that ...
Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 10:01pm

English
What is the object of preposition in English grammar? What is its grammar explanation?How different between object and object of preposition?
Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 8:21am

English
08verF(27-31) I need a help.I give a examination 2days later. Identify the one underlined word or phrase that should be corrected. 1.By the time(A) we read the paper,the news are old(B),since we've already heard(C) on TV what's happening(D) in the world. 2.Because(A)...
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:01am

grammar
how to change "i hope it doesnot rain" to indirect speech
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 8:33am

Grammar
Determine if the following sentence is correct or incorrect. The patient had a difficult time recovering the wouldn's dressing. ANSWER: incorrect WHY - we ruled out that the ' is correct. Should there be a comma after time - or just bad sentence structure??? Thank You
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 4:19pm

Grammar
True or False Is the following sentence properly functuated. The young appearing patient went to the doctor's office. Answer is FALSE My question is WHY? - Is it BAD sentence structure - we have ruled out that the apostrope is CORRECT. Should there be a comma after patient...
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 4:17pm

Grammar
Properly punctuated - True or False 1. The young appearing patient went to the doctor's office. answer = false no apostrophe needed. Thanks Leslie
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 2:23pm

Grammar
Hi - I am back - Question: Determine if the correct or incorrect terms of punctuation. 1. The patient had a difficult time recovering the wound's dressing. correct incorrect I don't think there needs to be an apostrophe.
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 2:19pm

persuasive essay
need help checking grammar errors please and how good is it? Credits cards have some positive value to them from being able to make big purchases, to making an everyday purchase. This reminds me of a quote said by John Mc Donald’s “Everything that has a positive side...
Friday, June 17, 2011 at 9:29pm

grammar
Seeing pulsation of the artery at the completion of this dissection. which of the following is right for the above sentence. 1.This is a run-on that can be fixed with a period. 2. This is a run-on that can be fixed by adding a comma and a conjunction. 3. This is a fragment ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:35pm

grammar
Hey!Pls help me i am stuck with the sentence below. Seeing pulsation of the artery at the completion of this dissection. 1.This is a run-on that can be fixed with a period. 2.This is a run-on that can be fixed by adding a comma and a conjunction. 3.This is a fragment that can ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:24pm

grammar
2. The patient was brought to the operating room, general endotracheal anesthesia was induced by the anesthesia service. which of the following is true for the above sentence a. This is a comma splice that can be fixed by removing the comma. b. This is a comma splice that can ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:18pm

grammar
Although the abscess was incised and drained in the emergency room and cultures were obtained, which grew coag-positive staphylococcus. which of the below holds good for the above sentence. 1.This is a run-on that needs a semicolon after time. 2. This is a run-on that needs to...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:14pm

grammar
Although the abscess was incised and drained in the emergency room and cultures were obtained, which grew coag-positive staphylococcus.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:00pm

grammar
5.After lengthy discussion, it was decided the patient would continue to be treated in the hospital. Is there any conjuction in this sentence.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:15pm

grammar
5.The external oblique fascia was then incised, and the incision was lengthened in the direction of the fibers. pls let me know all verbs in this sentence.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:03pm

grammar
3.She is tender to percussion and palpation over the right lower quadrant. over is the preposition, is to also a preposition in this sentence
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 5:54pm

grammar
A Superblade was used at the 2 o'clock position, and the anterior chamber was entered was used is a verb ,was entered is also a verb ,am i right
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 5:23pm

grammar
2.He suffered an injury to his knee, and this is causing him pain and discomfort. suffered an injury ,is causing are verbs ,am i correct or pls correct me
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 4:23pm

grammar
4.The patient is a 42-year-old male with a history of left shoulder osteomyelitis with resistant pseudomonas from an injury he sustained approximately 20 years ago. pls help me with all the prepositions & conjuctions in the above sentence.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 3:07pm

grammar
i am having a hard time figuring out the adverbs and adjectives in my paragraph, can anyone help me with this? A few years ago, I had filled out an application for a credit card from capital one. I was accetped and given a spending limit of 300 dollars. I maxed out that limit ...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 8:09pm

Grammar
***I know the identifying is done correctly I just need to know if the paragraph is grammatically correct and makes since. ***Sorry that it was so long I hope this is better. Review the four paragraphs below. There is one paragraph matching each of the following types: summary...
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 7:44pm

Grammar
***I know that the identifying is correct just need to make sure the final paragraph is grammatically correct and makes since. Review the four paragraphs below. There is one paragraph matching each of the following types: summary, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Once you ...
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 7:08pm

Cultural Diversity
Since the Hernandez family has experienced discrimination, hardship, and recent bullying in their neighborhood, Mr. Hernandez has enrolled his sons in the YMCA martial arts class. He would consider this action proper on the basis of the need to defend the: (Points: 5) dignidad...
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 6:46pm

Grammar
***Is this correct? Review the four paragraphs below. There is one paragraph matching each of the following types: summary, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Once you have read each paragraph, complete the following chart to identify the type of paragraph for each. ...
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 5:45pm

Grammar
***Is this correct? Review the four paragraphs below. There is one paragraph matching each of the following types: summary, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Once you have read each paragraph, complete the following chart to identify the type of paragraph for each. ...
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 10:32am

English
"The boat is made of paper." Why is the made in the past tense in this sentence? What kind of grammar is this?
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 1:07am

grammar
hello. is this statement correct in grammar: i think something is weird at this picture, but i can't seem to find it. thank you in advance.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:10pm

Grammar
Select the correct statement: A) The subject of the sentence is that part about which something is being said, and it sometimes contains a noun or pronoun. B) The predicate of the sentence is that part about which something is being said, and it always contains a noun or ...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:56pm

com 155
Have I used good and well correctly? In my opinion, your book is very good. The text is extremely well written. You did well explaining the rules of grammar. I am a good reader and this book was easy to follow and understand. I especially like the practices and exercises in ...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:16pm

grammar
is this a Parallel Sentence "Sports fans may disagree about whether going to baseball games or to watch football is more fun, but few people can ignore the importance of sports in America."
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 6:17pm

Correction (English text)
Hi! I'm a Belgian student and I've just taken a French-to-English translation exam. Here's what I wrote. Can you check the English (spelling, grammar, syntax...), please? Thanks :) You belong to the CIA! Joe came into our room. It was very early, the sun was barely...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:20am

Grammar
The colon is a frequently used mark of punctuation that is used in a large variety of cases. True or False? I am thinking that would be true, but not sure.
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 11:41am

grammar
Is this sentence proper? They had swum across the lake several times.
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 7:19am

Grammar usage
My family (use to or used to) live near the beach.
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 3:55pm

Grammar usage
Maurice accidentally stepped on the back of my shoe, and the shoe flew (off or off of) my foot.
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 3:47pm

Grammar usage
Jerry practiced his guitar chords every night, just (like or as) his teacher told him to do.
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 3:45pm

grammar
how could reunion be possible?
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 4:54am

Composition
Can you please check this for any grammatical errors? Thank you for your help. Having been out of school for 15 years, I seem to have forgotten the fundamentals of grammar. Taking Composition and Communication 155 has helped me gain a better understanding of basic grammar and ...
Friday, June 3, 2011 at 4:43pm

Grammar
Is this true or false? When a the subject of sentence has 2 or more nouns or pronouns connected by “and,” the subject is singular and requires a singular verb.
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 8:54pm

Grammar
When a sentence has a prepositional phrase, it is best to ignore the prepositional phrase when determining what the subject is?
Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 8:51pm

english
I am stuck with being able to complete this assignment and I was wondering if some1 could help me with it. I don't (can't) fail this 1. I already completed my english assignment but I totally bombed it and they want me 2 complete this assignment 2 b able 2 pass. ...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 7:21pm

Grammar
Write one paragraph (150 word minimum) about the most helpful information you have learned from your other second block course on how to make financial decisions. Identify the topic sentence by [] and the clincher by {}. **Is this correct? [From my financial class I have ...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 2:27am

grammar
Is this sentence. Mr. and Mrs. Lopez's plane tickets, incidentally were found in the lobby. Is this correct punctuation?
Sunday, May 29, 2011 at 4:18am

grammar
is oi like in point long sound or short sound?
Friday, May 27, 2011 at 5:19pm

Grammar
***Is this done correctly? Write some examples of sentences that change the meaning of a word by using different modifiers? Eventually I realized what they were talking about. My grandmother is a very sweet woman. The man was extremely tall. It was freezing cold outside this ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 8:39pm

grammar
Write several sentences describing a recent interaction with a friend or family member about personal finance or credit cards. This interaction may be imagined or real. Use at least five different pronouns, adverbs, and adjectives in your sentences. Identify all pronouns used ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 8:08pm

grammar
is this senetence put right? or how do i fix it? Commas are very important to add to a sentence where they are needed because if you don't properly use them, the reader will be confused.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 6:03pm

Grammar
**The comparatives are surronded by () and the superlatives are surronded by <>. **Is this assignment wrote correctly? **Are than any grammar mistakes? Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:54pm

grammar
The patient is alert and oriented and has normal mental status exam. Which words are verbs?
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:29pm

Grammar
**The comparatives are surronded by () and the superlatives are surronded by <>. **Is this assignment wrote correctly? **Are than any grammar mistakes? Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:17pm

Grammar
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:02pm

Grammar
Hailey hurt her leg... Bad or badly
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:47pm

Grammar
What is the difference between accept and except?
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:44pm

Grammar
**Are the adverbs and adjectives correct? **Are there any other adverbs or adjectives i missed? **The adverbs are surronded by <> and the adjectives are surronded by (). **The second paragraph is the second part of the assingment, are than any grammar errors in it, and ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:18pm

grammar
''my dad is by the van''this sentence is correct or not
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 12:38pm

Grammar
Alot or a lot?
Monday, May 23, 2011 at 7:49am

english
Can someone please check my work? Looking for opinions and grammatical errors. Thankyou. The following are my instructions on the assignment..... · Resource: Appendix G · Read two of the five paragraphs provided in Appendix G. · Write a brief paragraph of ...
Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 2:33pm

english,please correct my english grammar
please correct my english grammar.thank you for helping me always. my paragraph. I assess myself 6 out of 10 in speed typing but for word spelling I can give a rate 8 out of 10 which is the highest one. using word document can make more faster and is very helpful in creating ...
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 3:15am

english/grammar
what are the adjectives and adverbs in this sentence. The lazy dog became angry and called the police
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 9:26pm

Paperwork Haiti
Look my essay and fix grammar problems. Christopher Columbus discovered a beautiful tropical island in the Caribbean Sea in 1492. He gives the name of this island Hispaniola. In the seventeenth century the island became a French colony, Saint-Domingue. Toussaint Louverture (...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 8:42pm

english grammar pls help me to correct my english
kindly pls,can you help me to have a good grammar for this word document I made for my exam below. thanks a lot. my paragraph: The most difficult task in creating word document is to compose according to what a paragraph to be use. Making words correctly but words spelling can...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7:48pm

English/Grammar
Write several sentences describing a recent interaction with a friend or family member about personal finance or credit cards. Use at least five different pronouns in your sentences. Identify ALL pronouns by parenthesizing them. (I) recently had a talk with (my) sister about (...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 7:43pm

Grammar
Which of the following does NOT employ correct word usage? A. The bluffs are so steep that they can't hardly be scaled, even by experienced climbers. B. Boats carefully thread their way among the tricky and sometimes dangerous rocks and rapids in the Buffalo River. C. ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 4:20pm

Grammar
Which of the following sentences does NOT employ correct word usage? A. The rivers new status was publicized in a lot of newspapers and magazines. B. Soon the Buffalo River became more popular than many larger rivers. C. The differing amounts of rainfall during the year affect...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 4:10pm

Grammar
1. Which of the following sentences does NOT employ correct word usage? a. We had to travel several miles further into the Arkansas Ozarks to locate the Buffalo River. b. Because this river is only 130 miles long, many people are surprised that it has been designated the first...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 4:07pm

Spanish
Letters in Spanish about doing chores and restaurant review. I have revised these at least 5 times each and feel like I have messed up several times. Possible grammar fails :/ Please help? No puedo ir a ningún lado, tengo que quedarme en casa y hacer las tareas. Tengo ...
Monday, May 16, 2011 at 7:51pm

grammar
is the word WELL used correctly as long as you do WELL in the test thank you
Monday, May 16, 2011 at 5:48pm

Grammar-Writeacher
Thank You Writeacher and others at Jiskha - you are Awesome - I got 96% on my Exam - should really have been 98-100% but that is computers and not being able to take it up with a Teacher. Wrong ones: Identify the simple subject and simple predicate. Question: The elderly ...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 2:26pm

english ,,please check my grammar
please help me to get the correct grammar... thank you.. my father is turning 76 and he’s still physically strong and healthy and my mother is turning 75 and she’s also doing good her life and living together.we are nine members in our family and I have four sisters ...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 2:23pm

Grammar-Writeacher
Identify the simple subject and simple predicate in each sentence. There are children waiting in the lobby. Simple subject: = children simple predicate = are waiting (asked yesterday and you said - * was waiting *) wondering if you meant are waiting because *are* is used in ...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 12:49pm

Grammar-Writeacher
My last set of Questions: Match the part of speech for each word. a. noun b. pronoun c. antecedent ???? d. adjective e. adverb f. verb g. preposition h. conjunction 1. I read Moby Dick and Wuthering Heights last semester. a. read = f. verb b. last = d. adjective c. and = h. ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8:26pm

Grammar-Writeacher
Match the part of speech: a. noun b. pronoun c. antecedent (the noun (or nouns to which a pronoun refers) d. adjective e. adverb f. verb g.preposition h. conjunction 1. This stack of books is hers. a. This = d. adjective b. of = g. preposition c. books = a. noun 2. The doctor ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8:02pm

grammar
proper adjectives how do you put these proper adjectives in sentences. 1. a hearing in Congress 2. an ancient theater in Greece 3. the moons around Mars 4. beaches in Israel 5. a scientist from England 6. a colorful scene in Paris 7.the people of Sudan 8.teachings of Islam 9. ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8:00pm

Grammar
Last ones! Identify the simple subject and simple predicate in each. 1. After being examined and discharged, she went home. Answers: simple subject: she simple predicate: being examined (ask who was being examined to find the subject) 2. The consultation was billed to his HMO...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 6:16pm

Grammar
Identify the simple subject and simple predicate in each sentence. 1. The neurologice exam tested her Babinski reflex. Answer: simple subject: exam simple predicate: tested 2. There are children waiting in the lobby. Answer: simple subject: children simple predicate: waiting
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 6:03pm

grammar
Identify the simple subject and simple predicate in each. The elderly patient's deep venous thrombosis was treated with Coumadin. Answer: 1. simple subject- patient's 2. simple predicate was treated ? is the answers more than one word?
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:54pm

Grammar
Choose the best answer: 1. (You're, Your) sister-in-law's car is parked in (its, it's)space. Answer: Your sister-in-law's car is parked in its space. 2. Four patients (was, were) sutured with 3-0 silk, and (its, it's) their responsibility to return for (...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:45pm

Grammar
Choose the best answer. 1. (Your, You're) never going to let him borrow your tools again. Answer: You're ( You are never going to ... 2. (They're, Their) children (are, is) a shining example of (they're, their) belief system. Answer: Their children are a ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:40pm

grammar-punctuation
Correct the Punctuation by inserting periods, commas, and apostrophes. 1.Mr and Mrs Lopezs plane tickets incidentally were found in the lobby. Answer: Mr. and Mrs. Lopezs' plane tickets, incidentally were found in the lobby. 2. Look youve been unusually late all week and I...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:04pm

grammar-punctuation
Correct the punctuation by inserting periods, commas, and apostrophes where and if appropriate. 1. We tested his hearing with whistles bells and horns. Answer: We tested his hearing with whistles, bells, and horns. 2. The serial 7's revealed in my opinion evidence of ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 4:56pm

Grammar-Punctuation
Correct the punctuation by inserting periods, commas, & apostrophes where and if appropriate. 1. Dr Antons nurse applied hydrogen peroxide Neosporin and a bandage to the patients wound Answer: Dr. Anton's nurse applied hydrogen peroxide, Neosporin, and a bandage to the ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 4:41pm

Grammar-again
Determine if the following sentences are: a. run-on b. fragment c. correct as is. 1. An appendectomy yesterday. Answer: b. fragment 2. When she felt better, the patient ate. Answer: c. correct as is 3. Her pain was evident on palpation the medication did not help even though ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 4:07pm

Grammar-agreement errors
Match the Correct agreement error to the sentence. a. Verb tense agreement error b. Subject/verb agreement error c. Pronoun agreement error d. Modifier placement error e. Parallel structure error 1. The restoration appear to be excellent, as do the position of the hooks. ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 3:00pm

Grammar-agreement errors
Match the correct type to agreement error to the sentence. a. Verb tense agreement error b. Subject/verb agreement error c. Pronoun agreement error d. Modifier placement error e. Parallel structure error 1. A small laceration was on the patient's ear that he received ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 2:55pm

Grammar-agreement errors
Match the correct type of agreement error to the sentence. a. Verb tense agreement error b. Subject/verb agreement error c. Pronoun agreement error d. Modifier placement error e. Parallel structure error 1. Although they seemed inflamed, the site of the previous craniectomy ...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 1:32pm

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