Recent Homework Questions About Grammar
Directions: In each of the following sentences some part of the sentence or the entire sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence you will find four ways of writing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original, but the other three are all different. If you ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at 9:27pm
Hi, I am doing a summary of a french comic book, Les Schtroumpfs, Could anyone please help me with any errors I made in this section, grammar,tenses, etc Les Schtroumpfs et le livre qui dit tout est un album de 48 pages qui est dessiné par Pascal Garray et a...
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at 8:40pm
Question: What was your experience with the Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) in the past? In addition to the CWE, what other writing tools are available for revising a research paper? How can you become your own editor and look at your writing with a critical eye? Answer: I...
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at 7:32pm
1. They work on Saturday mornings. 2. They work in the mornings. Is the use of plural nouns, mornings, in the sentences above grammatical?
Monday, May 26, 2008 at 6:21am
They lived in a small town in England. They lived at a small town in England. They lived in a small town, England. Which expression is grammatical? Are all acceptable?
Monday, May 26, 2008 at 6:19am
The record shop is across from KFC. The record shop is across from the KFC. The record shop is across from a KFC. Which expression is grammatical?
Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 6:08am
What is the definition of 'two-word verb"? Would you name two-word verbs?
Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 4:58am
i need help with the grammar on this! Pierre-Auguste Renoir était un artiste français. Il était dans le mouvement Impressionniste. Ses tableaux sont des bons exemples dans le mouvement Impressionniste parce quils ont beaucoup de caracté...
Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 11:14am
Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Dangling Modifiers Flying over the oak tree, the farmer saw the ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 1:44am
She is sitting in back of me. She is sitting in the back of me. She is sitting at the back of me. She is sitting at back of me. She is sitting in front of me. She is sitting in the front of me. -------------------------- In this situation, are all the expressions grammatical? ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at 3:38pm
She is sitting in the back of the car. She is sitting in back of the car. She is sitting in the front of the car. She is sitting in front of the car. -------------------- What is the difference between them? Do we have to use 'the' or not? Is she inside the car or ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at 3:09pm
* We are now passing by Magic Castle. What is the part of speech of 'by'? Do I have to capitalize 'Magic'? What is the part of speech of 'Magic'? Is it a noun or an adjective?
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at 3:03pm
Can someone proof read these to see if my grammar and spelling is correct for the past participial. Please make any necessary changes but only if you actually know what you are doing and are sure please. Thank-you! Nous avons vu un programme, « Mademoiselle ». ...
Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 10:21pm
This is for my psychology class. We're doing an experiment/project thing. I decided to, like many others in the class, work on my personal life. What would you say are a guys intentions if you went to school with him from kindergarten to 8th grade and then go to separate ...
Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 2:47pm
do you underline book titles? or put them in quotes?
Monday, May 12, 2008 at 7:59pm
What is meant by passive voice? explain it with best examples.
Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 11:27pm
In the sentence "On track and field day, the teacher was very proficient at announcing the events", is the word "proficient" a noun or verb?
Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 5:20pm
i need a sentence for cross-examination
Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 11:31am
Is fine arts program capitalized?
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 5:01pm
I am just completely stuck and on the verge of giving up. My last day of school is today and if I dont hand in this essay I will fail no matter what. The essay is on the type of essay, voice and tone in the chapter toolbox of Stephen King's book, On Writing: A memoir of ...
Monday, May 5, 2008 at 10:14am
Can someone explain to me what Vague pronoun. Can you give me an example? I'm stuck!!
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 9:04pm
Dickens, as well as Trollope and Thackeray, were writing novels depicting English life and customs when Victoria was queen. What is the mistake in this sentence.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 5:58pm
Mother's Day is the second Sunday in May in America. Americans celebrate Father's Day, too. It's the third Sunday in June. In Korea, we honor our mother and father on the same day. It is Parents' Day. What day is it this year? ----------------------------- 1. ...
Monday, April 28, 2008 at 11:10am
A: How do you like the present, Mom? B: Oh, it is great. It's so kind of you. -------------- In the short dialogue above, what is the full form of 'It's so kind of you.'? It is so kind of you to give me the present. --- Is this the full form for that? What is ...
Monday, April 28, 2008 at 10:59am
ex) Happy Mother's Day! Is the full form of "Happy Mother's day!" "I wish you a happy Mother's Day!"?
Monday, April 28, 2008 at 10:48am
ex) How nice of you to say so! Whatis the part of speech of 'so' in the sentence? Is is an adverb or a pronoun?
Monday, April 28, 2008 at 10:47am
1. He ordered three pizzas. 2. He ordered three pizzaes. 3. He ordered three pizza. 4. He ordered thee pieces of pizza. Which one is correct?
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 4:47pm
1. He knifed a person last night. 2. He knives a person every year. 3. He knifes a person every year. 4. There are three knives on the table. Which one is incorrect among the four? Would you check the conjugation of the verb knife or the noun knife?
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 4:46pm
Hello, can someone please proof-read this for me? thanks. sigh,i can do the exercises in the grammar workbooks but when it comes to writting passages like this...i make so many mistakes it is not funny... could someone please point out the mistakes? thankyou! La santé ...
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 9:35am
English Grammar last one
When these policies and guidelines are strictly observed, the advantages of Tasers maximized and their shortcomings are all but eliminated. Should are be taken out of the sentence? or should it be were all but eliminated?
Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 11:11am
Is it problems or problem? The possession of guns among law enforcement officials is at the core of the (problems or problem) of unnecessary force and the unwarranted killing of suspects. I appreciate all of your help. I'm just trying to proof reading a final draft. Thank ...
Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 10:43am
Facts and figures underscore the degree to which guns function as an immediate threat to the lives of countless innocent citizens. Shouldn't threat be plural since guns is plural?
Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 9:49am
Tasers preserve the function of weapons as an instrument for self-defense. Tasers preserve the function of weapons as instruments for self-defense. Which sentence is correct or how should it be revised?. Is function referring to instrument, or is weapons referring to ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 10:35pm
Is it maintain or maintains? The judicious and policy-directed use of Tasers ensures that the instrument maintain (maintains) its status as a less-than-lethal weapon which has the power to immobilize assailants.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 8:23pm
What are the pronouns in this sentence? Which of the pieces of jewelry on the tray did you make, Leona?
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 6:47pm
Hi! My question is about prepositions/prepositional phrases. Here is an example sentence. "Think of the time you would save, not to mention the view." Would the first prepositional phrase be simply 'of the time' or would it include 'think' at the ...
Monday, April 21, 2008 at 4:22pm
Do you have a book? Have you a book? Have you got a book? I don't have a pen. I have not a pen. I haven't got a pen. ------------------------ Are they all grammatical?
Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 5:22am
1. I don't have a computer. 2. I don't have any computer. 3. I have no computer. 4. I have no computers. What does #1 mean? Does it mean #2, #3 or #4?
Friday, April 18, 2008 at 12:12pm
A: What time is your math/Math class? B: At eleven forty-five. Do we have to use 'math' or 'Math'? And is it a common noun or a proper noun?
Friday, April 18, 2008 at 10:52am
ex) I love it. 'Love it' is pronounced as a linking sound. 'Love it' are pronounced as a linking sound. 'Love' and 'it' are pronounced as a linking sound. 'Love' and 'it' is pronounced as a linking sound...
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 6:33am
How many diphthongs are there in English?
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 6:31am
I'm not used to the system here, could Ms. Sue check my 10:03 grammar question when she gets a chance? I would be so grateful. I am going to be up late anyway!
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 10:25pm
I have two questions. If I get these right, I think I know how to do the rest. 1. "George's father feels happy." Is "feels" a linking verb or an action verb? It seems like it is a linking verb. 2. "People pay ten times as much for sugar." Is ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 9:04pm
The researcher structures the study by addressing three topics which include the research question, the researchers perspective and also the sample selection. On the above sentence, do I need to put a colon after include, or is the sentence fine the way it is?
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 4:27pm
I would recommend parents to use articles that are written by college professors, a doctor in education, or a specialist in child development, since these are more credible articles than articles written by parents or family members.
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 4:59pm
This school building is 37 years old. This is a 37-year-old school building. The boy is 13 years old. He is a 13-year-old boy. The is 170 cm tall. He is a 170 cm-tall boy. ---------------- Is each pair the same and grammatical?
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 4:20pm
could you explain the difference of seen and saw.Thankyou.
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 9:30am
Hi, can someone please proofread and check my grammar. I'll appreciate it. Thanks! 3) what were the main points of the article? Provide concise summary. The author of the article defines resilience as the individuals capacity to develop resilience in the face of ...
Friday, April 11, 2008 at 11:10pm
Hi, Can someone proofread and check my grammar please? Is there any chance I can post the website of this article in order to get feedback on my summary on it? I want to know if I got the main points of the article correctly and answered this question correct as well. I am ...
Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 10:22pm
Hi, This is my introduction paragraph for an essay I am writing. I am not really confident on my grammar and sentence stucture. I want to make sure the introduction sounds smooth and formal. I would like to have someone's feedback on it. Thanks! The topic of my paper is ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 9:55pm
Eglish/ grammar revise please
How can I make this sentence better? I am trying to paraphrase, but the last part of the sentence does not sound good. In the case of Yunis, the United States contended jurisdiction found in section 1203 of the Hostage Taking Statue and section 32 of the Aircraft Piracy ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 12:02pm
May I have someone proofread this? It is for a business presentation I have for a class scheduled today at noon. Mohegan Sun may have entered a maturity stage given that there are strong challenges to marketing management. However, Mohegan Sun cycles back into the growth stage...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 10:01am
I have to do thirty problems in which I must find the subject, verb, direct object, indirect object, predicate nominative, and predicate adjective. In a nutshell, I am completely lost, can you help?
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at 9:29pm
grammar 3rd grade
Is this a run on? One group looks like a bear another is like a lion. I am confused.
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 8:24pm
English - Grammar
Should there be a comma before "be alone" in this sentence? The bond between them was so strong that Rhoda knew she could not leave Rhea and be alone.
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 6:25pm
The word peace has many origins. OR: The word "peace" has many origins. So would you put the word in quotes or not? Thanks
Sunday, April 6, 2008 at 2:42pm
Kate Chopin Coursework
Kate Chopin¡¦s stories are essentially about the struggle of freedom Kate Chopin was one of the most individual and adventurous nineteenth century American writers. Throughout Kate Chopin¡¦s stories, she gave the readers a woman¡¦s view ...
Saturday, April 5, 2008 at 12:21pm
Some athletes have taken drug tests to prove they are not on steroids
Saturday, April 5, 2008 at 12:14am
Do I use a colon or a period at the end of the following sentence? According to the author of this article, the hypothesis is as follows
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 12:15am
Verb form and verb tense 9a. The ancient Egyptians built pyramids as burial sites for their leaders. 9b. The ancient Egyptians have built pyramids as burial sites for their leaders. my answer is: 9b
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:40pm
Verb form and verb tense 8a. Since American Idol premiered on television, many talented contestants have appeared on the show. 8b. Since American Idol premiered on television, many talented contestants appeared on the show. my answer is : 8b
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:39pm
Using the correct form of be and have in the present tense 7a. I was interested in working on the presidential campaign if the opportunity still exists. 7b. I am interested in working on the presidential campaign if the opportunity still exists. my answer is: 7b
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:39pm
Using regular and irregular verbs 6a. I lay my book on the table, but now I cannot find it. 6b. I laid my book on the table, but now I cannot find it. my answer is: 6a
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:38pm
Using regular and irregular verbs 5a. Some athletes have taken drug tests to prove they are not on steroids. 5b. Some athletes have took drug tests to prove they are not on steroids. My answer is: 5a
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:36pm
I need help with OR rhymers and I need help
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:19pm
grammar - 4
Using regular and irregular verbs 4a. John has become a rather good actor. 4b. John has became a rather good actor. my answer is 4a.
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:16pm
Subject-verb agreement 3a. Vitamins that are sold in a health-food store are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. 3b. Vitamins that are sold in a health-food store is not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. My answer is: 3a
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:14pm
Subject-verb agreement 2a. Peer editing academic papers require critical-thinking skills and diplomacy. 2b. Peer editing academic papers requires critical-thinking skills and diplomacy. My answer is: 2b
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:05pm
Grammar - proofreed
Subject-verb agreement 1a. Did you know a famous animal-rights activist has criticized horseracing because of the dangers involved? 1b. Did you know a famous animal-rights activist have criticized horseracing because of the dangers involved? My answer is : 1a.
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:04pm
1. Let's find whether you have a booklet introducing your school or you classroom. 2. With what contents would you introduce your school or your class? 3. 'It's 37 years old' means that it has passed 37 years old since it was constructed. 4. We use old for not ...
Monday, March 31, 2008 at 5:19am
english - revision
My instructor suggested that I simplify the essay, so I can easily get my point across. Meanwhile, the feedback received from my peer reviewer was valid and will help me better my expository essay. The things that I will put in practice are the following: A statistic that will...
Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 9:23pm
I am just curious if you know of any one I could submit an English Essay to. It is less than one page and I need someone to check grammar, spelling etc.... I didn't think this site would accept something like that but was wondering if you know of a website that could do ...
Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 9:30pm
Can I please have a page on PrA, PrN, OCN, and OCA, where you would find them all in a sentence, and like, what they are. Thanks!
Friday, March 28, 2008 at 1:14pm
Farmers soon plant some vegetables what is adverb
Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 3:16pm
Is this your uncle? Yes, it is. No, it isn't. Yes, he is. No, he isn't. Are all answers correct?
Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 4:47am
find adverbs in a sentence. Some leaves had turned colors rather early that autumn.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:14pm
Need HELP!!!!!? I need help Grammar correction please!!! Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmakers message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 12:27am
I posted this before, I need someone to check my grammar please. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmakers message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and ...
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 11:21pm
I need help on my grammar and figuring out a way to write these answers more better. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmakers message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, ...
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 7:52pm
Grammar Correction, Please? Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmakers message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing what you believe is the right ...
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 5:24pm
I know that determiners can not be uses together before nouns. Am I right? For example, He is my best friend. This sentence is correct. However, He is the/a my best friend. This sentence is wrong, for both 'the' and 'my' are determiners. Is my explanation right...
Friday, March 21, 2008 at 9:49am
He is a math teacher. He is a Math teacher. Do I have to capitalize Math or not? are both OK?
Friday, March 21, 2008 at 1:05am
How many syllabic consonants are there? Are n,m,r,l all syllabic consonant? Would you give me example words?
Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 7:32pm
ex) simple Simple is composed of two syllables: sim and ple. In phonetic symble, 'ple' doesn't have a vowel, but it seems to be considered as a syllable. Do you have a technical term for that? Is it 'syllable consonant'?
Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 3:35pm
ex) A dolphin is a clever animal. What is the meaning of 'a' before 'clever animal'? Does it mean 'one'?
Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 6:45am
1. She plays a guitar for thirty minutes every day. 2. She plays the guitar for thirty minutes every day. 3. She plays her guitar for thirty minutes every day. -------------------- Are all grammatical? Can we use all?
Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 6:44am
1. He is my age. 2. He is the same age as I am. 3. He and I are of the same age. Are they all the same? Do you have other similar expessions?
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 3:07pm
Can some read the paragraph below and check my grammars are correct. The climate is changing. The Earth is warming up, and there is now overwhelming scientific consensus that it is happening, and human induced. Many are agreed that climate change may be one of the greatest ...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 1:08pm
WERE DO YOU LEAVE COMMANTS? DO YOU KNOW ANY PLACE IN CALIFORNA/ TEMECULA WERE THRE IS FREE TUTORING?ARE YOU TEACHER? IF YES FROM WHAT SCHOOL? DO YOU ALSO TEACH OR TUTOR MATH? IF YES THEN I NEED SOME HELP AND TIPS IN MATH. DO YOU ALSO TEACH SCIENCE?I ALSO NEED SOME HELP ON THAT...
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 11:09pm
base verb basic verb base from of the verb the dictionary form root verb verb root root of the verb bare infinitive infinitive without the 'to' ----------------------------- Are they all the same? Are there any words which are not correct? What is the definition of the...
Monday, March 17, 2008 at 3:16pm
You work hard. In this sentence, 'work' is the form of the present tense. We use the base form of a verb for the form of the present tense verb. ----------------------------------- Is my explanation above grammatical? Which one is right, base verb or basic verb?
Monday, March 17, 2008 at 8:34am
1. He tattos a rose on his arm. 2. He woos the girl to marry him. Are the sentences grammatical?
Monday, March 17, 2008 at 8:11am
I am going to ask my interviewer these questions tomorrow morning. Are there any grammar, spelling mistakes? Do they look okay for me to ask? What additional, if any, questions would you recommend for me to ask? ....Thanks! What exactly are my duties and responsibilities? What...
Sunday, March 16, 2008 at 5:12pm
FORMAL ESSAY - PLEASE HELP!!
Tomorrow I am to write a formal persuasive essay of up to 500 words ONLY, within ONE hr ONLY, as a written portion of an application. We are to be given a passage & then are to respond with a formal persuasive essay in response to a following given proposition arguing for or ...
Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 12:04am
Draw a line between the two peple finding out who is introducing whom. -------------------------------------- Is this sentence above grammatical? Would you let me know if the expression is correct or not?
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 7:18am
e.g. Mike, this is Adams. In this sentence, Mike and Adams are content words, so they are stressed. What about 'is'? 'Is' is a verb. Verbs are content words, which are stressed. I know that a verb is stressed in a sentence. Do we have to stress 'is' in ...
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 7:11am
e.g. glad / Jane You should pay attention to the a sound in the word glad. Focus on the /ei/ sound in 'Jane'. The ei sound is a diphthong. When there is a consonant followed by silent e at the end in one syllable word, generally the letter a is pronounced /ei/. For ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 5:07pm
e.g. Nice to meet you, Mike. 1. Stress Nice. Nice is a content word, so nice is stressed. 2. Put the stress on meet. 3. Stress Mike. 4. Mark accent on the first e in 'meet' 5. Put the stress on the first e in 'meet'. 6. Mike is a proper noun, so you should ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 4:58pm
What is the difference between quantifier and numeral? e.g. one, two, three..... Are they numerals or quantifiers?
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 3:55pm
What is the difference between modal verbs and auxiliary verbs? Are both the same?
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 3:47pm
1. Paste your photo in the box. 2. Paste your photo on the box. Which preposition do I have to use?
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 4:29pm
Is is "the two countries lay on opposite sides of the world" or "the two countries lie on opposite sides of the world"? I can't remember how to use those stupid lay/lie verbs. =( Thanks!
Monday, March 10, 2008 at 9:38pm
what is a antecedent
Monday, March 10, 2008 at 4:47pm
hi, i have an english assignment that is givin me a bit of trouble. it is an english paper that i have to right for my highschool englsih class. i can pick any topic i want, however chosing a suitable topic proved to be more than i expected. be it that it may, english is not ...
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 1:15pm
I have a sentence: langston hughes who lived from 1902 to 1967 read works by the great twentieth century midwestern poets vachel lindsay edgar lee masters and carl sandburg used their influence in writing his own poetry. Now I need help writing the parts of speech for the ...
Sunday, March 2, 2008 at 4:30pm
1. Reading a message is convenient for him. 2. To read a message is convenient for him. 3. It is convenient for him to read a message. 4. It is convenient his reading a message. --------------------------- Are all the sentences above grammatical?
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 9:17pm
Please help me to correct my grammar. Thanks Exercise is bodily activity that helps for the development and maintenance of physical fitness and overall health. It strengthens musculoskeletal and cardiovascular system; even the soci-psychological aspects of a person and it hone...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 3:36pm
1. Type Jennifer on Google, and you can find a lot of free videos of her. 2. Type Jennifer on Google, and you can find a lot of free videos of hers. 3. Type Jennifer in the address box on Google, and you can find a lot of free videos of her. 4. Type Jennifer at/in Google, and ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 10:23am
Can someone please check the grammar in the following sentences. Please. 1. Normally Victor takes pleasure in spending time with his family; however, when he feels down he opts for solitude. 2. The creature begins to feel alone and vows revenge. 3. This is the same creature ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 6:32pm
1. Look at the grammar point. 2. Look at the grammatical point. Which expresion is correct?
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 4:37pm
UNSCRAMBLE THESE LETTERS TO MAKE A MATHEMATICAL WORD. NORTHTREDEA
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 2:30am
We should hire a younger person who knows more about technology.
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 8:02pm
i have written an argument paragraph, but my grammar is bad. so can someone tell me how to proofread my paragraph. thx The issue of whether cell phone is endangering people¡¦s safety on the road is still hotly debated. The article, ¡§Cell phones: a call...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 8:12am
For instance, money can help us have a more comfortable lifestyle, but if we do not have the inventors, the producers, servers, and etc., the money we make would be pointless. Is there a period after etc?
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 8:07pm
Can someone help me to check the grammar to see whether this paragraph make sense or not. if not, can you help me to correct it. thanks!! The report on the issues of feminism shapes both the stereotypes of women and the impact of the audience. Some feminists criticize the ...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 4:29am
what type of phrase is under the staircase?
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 8:45pm
is when a preposition?
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 8:44pm
I cannot think of a sentence using the word littler properly. This is a second grade assignment. Can someone please help?
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 4:49pm
urgent spanish one question
is this correct grammar - si, ponemos nuestra los vestidos en la habitacion del hotel?
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 10:34am
Is there a such word as accusatory? For example: You are being very accusatory.
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 9:25pm
Can someone correct this for me? I have recently found a number of business materials, including but not limited to information pertinent to our group project. On Saturday, I will attempt to scan, attach, and send via email some information that can help us gain a better ...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 7:28pm
can you use the words "you and me" in a sentence.
Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:10pm
Well, Alex smiled into the phone. I just realized that it was near three and that I wouldnt get enough sleep and might forget to call you." Because 'Alex smiled into the phone' is description instead of attribution, should there be a period...
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 10:54pm
grammar..subjects and predicates
Subjects and Predicates: Copy each sentence. Draw a line between the complete subject and the complete predicate. Underline the simple subject once and underline the simple predicate twice. 1. Edgar Allan Poe lived a double life in many ways. CS:Edgar Allan Poe CP: lived a ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 2:38am
grammar..adjective and adverbs..PleaseRespondASAP
Write the adjectives and adverbs in the following sentences. Indicate whether each is an adjective or an adverb, and identify the word or words it modifies. You do not need to include articles. 1. If you seriously plan to climb Mt. Everest, you should hire plenty of hardy ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 2:26am
English (spelling and grammar)/General
I posted my answers to questions that were asked of me. Can someone read over my responses and make any corrections that you see fit? ... Thank you! A. I am currently working at Mohegan Sun as a Wardrobe Attendant. A. I am looking for law enforcement and/or administration type...
Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 3:56am
ok so my English teacher is making us write a story & here is the prompt. "imagine you are a travel agent try to persuade a family of four to buy a trip". that is like so easy but the catch is, we have to write it in 3rd person. im totally confused there. help anyone?
Monday, January 28, 2008 at 7:24pm
i am writing a 10 page essay on college and pro football. can anyone help?
Monday, January 28, 2008 at 6:23pm
Can someone please check my work. The teacher said there were 4 sentences with more than 1 adverb, but I can only find 3. Thank you. Identify each adverb and tell the word it modifies. 1. The nation of Brazil actually covers almost half of the continent of South America. ...
Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 9:58pm
Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Dangling Modifiers If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it ...
Friday, January 25, 2008 at 10:58am
It's me again! We're working on infinitives today, and I want to make sure I'm doing this right. Can someone check my answers for me? Thanks! "Identify the infinitive in each of the following sentences. Then identify the use of the infinitive by writing above ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 8:35pm
what is a good grammar important out the college /
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at 2:15pm
Grammar exercise check
Can somebody check my answers on this exercise? I'm horrible at this and I want to make sure if I'm doing it right. --------------------------------------- "Identify the gerunds or gerund phrases in the following sentences. Then, tell how each is used: as a ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 8:37pm
Is the abbreviation Pkwy. a proper noun? How about Mt.? It seems like mount would be a common noun since it is not with a proper noun, but it is capitalized.
Monday, January 14, 2008 at 6:40pm
In my sentence I typed, "I did not have a clue what to expect," and the computer said that it was not proper grammar. Should it be, "I did not have a clue of what to expect?" >> sorry for all the questions this is part of a final and we didn't do ...
Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 7:27pm
My question is on transitive/intransitive verbs. Here is an example sentence: The entire pack of dogs barked at the moon. I know the verb is 'barked'. Would it be transitive and the receiver be 'moon'? Also, does anyone have any tips on how to distinguish ...
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 4:53pm
She requested two and three-yard ribbons for her sewing project.
Friday, December 21, 2007 at 9:50pm
Ms Sue please help
Can someone look over my assignemnt for accuracy please. Punctuation within SentencesColon 1. The book had some nice features, such as: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the authors signature.2. German grammar is simple: in that language, and there ...
Friday, December 14, 2007 at 7:46pm
Can someone look over my assignemnt for accuracy please. Punctuation within SentencesColon 1. The book had some nice features, such as: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the authors signature.2. German grammar is simple: in that language, and there ...
Friday, December 14, 2007 at 6:48pm
ex) There are two pins on the table. In this sentence, is 'there' is a derived adverb? [Second question] 1. Singular indefinite pronouns use singular verbs: e.g., anyone, anybody, each, either, none 2. Singular indefinite pronouns use singular verbs: anyone, anybody, ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 6:55am
(with words that indicate portions) If the object of the preposition is singular, use a singular verb. If the object of the preposition is plural, use a plural verb. 1. Some of the pie _____ missing.(be) 2. Some of the pies _____ missing.(be) Some indicates a portion, so if ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 6:41am
Use a singular verb with sums of money or periods of time. Ex) Ten dollars _____ a high price to pay. Ten dollar is a sum of money, so you have to use a singular verb. In this case, the subject acts as a unit. I'll give you another example. ex) Ten years is a long time. In...
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 6:38am
In the following sentences, what are the common and nouns? First sentence: Often on October outings, Otto offers oranges to officers. In this sentence I am confused by October. It seems like it should be a proper noun, but in a way it seems like it is functioning as an ...
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 9:05pm
Thank you. Would you let me know good websites where we can learn English with videos? Are there any sites where we can study English with subtitles?
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 6:37pm
A beggar with two children ____ taking a rest in the shade. (be) In the sentence, the subject is 'a beggar'. 'Two children' is not the sucbject of this sentence. Bracket 'with two children'. Then you can notice that you have to use a singular auxiliary...
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:46am
The words here and there have generally been labeled as adverbs even though they indicate place. In sentences beginning with here or there, the subject follows the verb. Ex) There (is / are) two pins on the table. In this sentence 'two pins' is the subject of this ...
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:15am
If the subjects are joined by ¡°nor¡± or ¡°or,¡± the verb agrees with the closer subject (the last one). 1. Either you or I _____ to go there. (be) 2. Neither the prices nor the quality _____ changed. (have) (Explanation) In ...
Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 9:03am
1. Ignore the words in-between because they do not affect agreement. 2. If the two subjects are joined by ¡°and¡±, the verb will be plural in most situations except that when the joined subjects are preceded by ¡°every,¡± ¡&...
Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 1:48am
Is this an example of a participial phrase? The man in the suit was her former fiance.
Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 9:57pm
PunctuationHyphen She requested two and three-yard ribbons for her sewing project. My answer... She requested two-three yard ribbons for her swing project. is this correct?
Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at 10:14pm
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