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Could you please check these sentences and tell me if they make sense. Write five sentences in which you address changes in your writing. 1. With practice, I have gotten better at grammar and punctuation. 2. Working with a study group has made my sentence structure better. 3. ...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 12:47pm

Which one is the correct sentence? If they both need grammar work do tell. a)This gives evidence that people will work hard, but will never receive a fair deal for their effort. OR b)This gives evidence that people will be working hard, but will never receive a fair deal of ...
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 2:52pm

Each of the following sentences has one grammatical error. The errors are in one of the following four categories: subject–verb agreement, run-on sentence, verb form and tense, or sentence fragment. Identify which of the four errors, if any, is present in each sentence by...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 12:47am

Getting an education will help with financial planning.
Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 8:12am

My aunt works at Woods Hole as a scientist. What are the nouns in the sentence? Is is aunt, Woods hole and scientist?
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 6:27pm

Conversation Culturelle Étienne is waiting for his friend Aurélie at the exit of the Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau métro station. They are going to see an art exhibit at the Grand Palais. Étienne: Enfin! J'ai attendu une demi-heure. ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 9:20pm

What is simple predicate? Its legs make it one of the world's fastest insects. Would it be make?
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 7:57pm

Simple predicate? The history of these pests may surprise you. Would it be may?
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 7:52pm

What is simple predicate? These insects are strange and amazing creatures. Would it be are?
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 7:43pm

What would be the simple predicate? The insects' bodies can turn wood into food. I think it would be turn.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 7:36pm

Linda Robbins worked in our payroll Department last summer.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 8:27am

I really have problems in correcting the grammar and choosing the proper synonyms in these sentences. I selected the six most difficult ones. 1) Their task was to grow and harvest sugar cane. In those profit-making enterprises a system of terrible punishments and rewards was ...
Monday, March 7, 2011 at 10:32am

English Grammar
When we talk about staying somewhere, we use the preposition "at." (I am staying at the bar). If we talk about going somewhere, we use the preposition "to." (I am going to school). Why are we allowed to leave those prepositions out when we talk about home? ...
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 12:28am

'I might' a thought of that closet. Correct this sentence
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 8:30am

i need help get done a french homework. its 16 pages long, onlye grammar questions. please anyone can help me or direct me to the right direction, to get help get done this job! either for free or involving money.
Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 4:22pm

A potluck dinner is when friends or neighbors bring food to share.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:02am

Are my sentences of appositive and appositive phrases correct? we planted a small tree, brought by my father, in the park and called it a "family tree." The reunion site, in the empty room, took us hours to clean up.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 7:06pm

What is the adverb in the sentence I finally finished the report
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 7:53pm

Elements of University Composition and Communicati
Each of the following sentences has one grammatical error. The errors are in one of the following four categories: subject–verb agreement, run-on sentence, verb form and tense, or sentence fragment. Read each of the sentences and write the type of error in the column ...
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 4:08pm

Axia College Material Appendix B Sentence Structure Review Each of the following sentences has one grammatical error. The errors are in one of the following four categories: subject–verb agreement, run-on sentence, verb form and tense, or sentence fragment. Identify which...
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 9:52pm

Which is correct? 1. What did you do on the winter break? or 2. What did you do on winter break? I believe #2 is correect because the `the` is not needed. However, I cannot find a clear rule to support this. Please advise. James
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 11:03pm

please,can you correct the grammar... i graduated last 2 years of 2 two years course in college and i want to pursue for 4 years course to have a degree course.
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 4:39pm

need help with appendix H grammar exercise 2
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 1:26am

How do i identify a gerund phrase and how do i distinguish a phrase from a simple gerund?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 8:56pm

my son has to pick out "key words" in a story. what are "key words" and can I get an example? Please and thanks.
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 6:20pm

underline the adverb and circle the word or phrase it tells more about. These furs brought extravagantly high prices. Theirs was a very solitary existence.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 4:56pm

can you check my grammar and content? i need to submit this paper for an exam and want to get a good grade.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 8:29pm

Hello. Please help me with grammar. I know that "consider" is often used with "be" (for example, I consider her to be beautiful. They consder the plan to be very helpful.) Is it possible to use any other verb in this pattern, for example, "They conser ...
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 3:41pm

English grammar
Did I write this sentence right? Should there be an apostrophe in the word reader's? Paragraph three is missing colorful vocabulary that would catch the reader’s attention.
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 12:41am

is living room a noun?
Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 1:52pm

Please explain how to break down a sentence. Simple predicate/Simple Subjects. My mom hasn't done this for a long time and is clueless! Thanks for the help.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 10:14pm

what is the subject for "There was justice in the verdict"
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 11:51am

In my previous post I forgot to include a question. I'm doubtful about the use of certain expressions I haven't found in my grammar reference book. I hope you can have a look at them. 1) We are leaving from Alba (to Genova or for Genoa) on 23. March at 12.30 am. We are...
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 10:03am

Hello. I will really appreciate some help with grammar. Which is correct: The new concept is based on 1)resources exchange 2)resource exchange 3)the exchange of resources 4)exchange of resources Thank you for your help.
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 5:55am

I am in need of help with my final project in Geology. I have to create a 12-15slide powerpoint presentation on Factors and Forces of Geological Features. I have the final rubric Final Rubric: |Factors and Forces of Geological Features Objective of Exercise: · Choose a ...
Friday, January 28, 2011 at 9:36pm

Proofread! make sure there's no spelling, grammar, or typing errors. If employers get a lot of resumes, they will look for any excuse to quickly "pitch" as many of them as possible. True or False? Would it be False?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:56pm

6th grade grammar
Should I use me or I in this sentence? My older sister is the one who got my mom and me interested in yoga. My teacher said it is my mom and I. I think it is me because you would say my sister got me interested in yoga. Thanks for your help.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 4:11pm

What is Basal Adjective? What are its uses? Thanks...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 6:43am

The Early and Late Middle Ages both went through bad times with all the wars and dieseases. The High Middle Ages were growing agriculture, trading, and their cities were growing. It was the best era out of the Middle Ages and altered society in such good ways. Can you tell me ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 12:29am

1. Individual Assignment: Practice with Pronouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, and Comparisons • 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 ...
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 12:27am

Trumpets and trombones are part of our band. In some ways this feels like part is a direct object, but it also seems like this could be an intransitive sentence.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 9:34pm

Miss, give me that cake. In this sentence, is the subject "you" since it is imperative, or is the subject Miss. If you think of the sentence like this: (You) give me the cake, miss, it seems like it would be intransitive with an active verb. Is that right?
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 9:07pm

I'm working with linking, transitive and intransitive verbs. For this sentence, do I need to write it as a statement? I think it is a linking verb. Intransitive? "What is the most popular song in the country this week?"
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8:46pm

in the sentence-she told us about the different kinds of insects. is told a past or present verb?
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11:02pm

ETH 125
2. Final Project: Diversity and Your Community • Resources: Appendix A. • Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word autobiographical research paper that analyzes the influences of diversity as it relates to your community. In your paper, write your first-person account of how ...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:02pm

is this grammar, mechanics, and usage correct? January 16, 2011 SUBWAY: Franchisor As a potential franchisee, I am investigating Subway operations. With your experience, you can provide the kind of information I need. I have so many questions I would like to ask you, can you ...
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 12:54pm

complete each sentaceby filling in a reflexive or intensive pronoun. In the blank write R if the pronoun you rote is reflective. Write I if it is intensive. I,1. We built the whole model (ourselves). R,2. I knew the dog had fleas because it was always scratching (itself). R,3...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:07pm

What is the complete subject and predicate and simple subject and predicate in the sentence "Of course, money can never replace those stamps."
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 9:09pm

What is the complete subject and predicate and simple subject and predicate in the sentence "Of course, money can never replace those stamps."
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 9:09pm

What is the complete subject and predicate and simple subject and predicate in the sentence "Of course, money can never replace those stamps."
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 9:06pm

what was the most significant reason for the decline of the Latin Grammar School
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 10:51pm

hitory of education
The most significant reason for the decline of the Latin Grammar School was what
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 10:31pm

Please give me some suggestions on how I can improve this. Thanks. Why I agree with students staying home from school during cold weather in Vietnam. Imagine putting on wet clothes and facing a cold wind. This is what winter feels like in Hanoi, Vietnam. Who would want to sit ...
Friday, January 14, 2011 at 3:45am

Write the correctword or words in the (parentheses). 1. (she,her) and grandfather lived in Swiss Alps. (She) 2. Heidi and (he,him)tend goats together. (he) 3. Grandfather is stern, although no one is kinder then (he,him). (him) 4.(we, us) readers grow fond of grandfather. (we...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 9:53pm

Need to identify five adverbs in this paragraph. I think I am correct but would like a second opinion. Thanks for your thoughts. LITTLE FOCKERS is the “continued” (adverb) antics of Greg and Pam Focker (Ben Stiller and Teri Polo) who “now” (adverb) have two...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 3:44pm

PHI.: 103
what fallacy is this? I don't know what colleges are teaching these days! I have just received a letter of application from a young man who graduated from the state university last June. It was a wretched letter – badly written, with elementary errors in spelling, ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 1:45pm

Ok, below is a paragraph from a movie review I picked out. I have to identify 5 adverbs and 5 adjectives. I am a bit lost with the adverbs. This is what I identified so far. I know adverbs tell how, where, when, how often and why something happens, but I am not seeing them. ...
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 9:49pm

What is the complete subject in the sentence: Every year, blackbirds and blue jays migrate south? Is there a simple way to know the complete subject? Would it be everything before the verb, migrate?
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 9:12pm

3. This author wrote (the stories) at age nineteen. (it) 10. She wrote stories about (her experiences). (it) is 3 them and 10 is it also them
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 10:46pm

Write each pronoun, and write whether it is a subject pronoun or and object pronoun. 1. Gwendolyn Brooks write poems; they are about everyday life. They, Subject 2. Slang and the rhythms of jazz and the blues are important to her. Her, Object 3. She was born in Topeka, Kansas...
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 9:36pm

english grammar
Change these active voice sentences into the passive voice? a) Farmers grow rice in India. b) I will finish the report later. c) Scotland has never won the World Cup. d) The American people elected George W. Bush. e) Agatha Christie wrote ‘Murder on the Orient Express’
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 4:54am

Readthe sentences. Write the first letter of the type of figurative language used in each sentence, S=Simily M=Metaphor H=Hyperbole P=Personification 1. The wind whistled through the trees. P 2. I am so hungry I could eat a horse. H 3. She was as quiet as a mouse. S 4. I have ...
Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 8:09pm

Can you pleas check these sentences for me, please? Thank you. 1) Your sentences are either confused or do not make sense at all. You mixed tenses, gender and even invented words! I think you should re-write each paragraph checking in your literaure book the underlined words. ...
Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 4:41pm

Can you check these sentences please? Thank you . Thomas Becket was the most venerated among English saints (Can you also say: the most venerated English saint?) 2) Chaucer describe the pilgrims as dynamic characters. 3) Canterbury represents the end of human life. 4) Only ...
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 10:48am

Can you please help me rephrase these sentences? They sometimes don't seem to make sense at all. 1) Canterbury Tales is structured as a series of interlinked stories and is prefaced by a General Prologue. 2)The pilgrims are described in (??) their skills and in their ...
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 6:13pm

I need help writing a welcome page for a website. Is this text ok ( when it comes to spelling, grammar and common sence ). This is for my school. Does it sound legal and do all the words sound legal enough.: Welcome to the Johnson Law Office website The goal of Johnson Law ...
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 12:36am

you have to underline the incorrect pronoun in each sentence.Then write the correct pronoun on the line provided 1.there was no apple cakebecause the dog ate them.
Monday, January 3, 2011 at 11:33pm

Where is the verb on my sentence? I thought it was EDUCATION IS, but I was wrong about that. Was my sentence properly written? Thank you in advance Education is (simple present tense) the success to my financial planning.
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 6:31pm

Write a memorandum addressed to Irving Backbreaker, the CEO of Delorean Inc., a local carmaker, that addresses the issues you face with turning around Delorean Inc., which is on the brink of bankruptcy. Limit your discussion to identifying issues you see, your next step(s) and...
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 10:57am

I used these in sentences, I just need to know if they are verbs? 1.Education is 2.have taken 3.will give 4.worked 5.will be leading
Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 11:31pm

I forgot to include the following four sentences. 1)In my village there isn't a market. There is one in the next village called "Piave" and it is held on Monday mornings. 2)My parents always complain about my untidiness 3)I do the washing-up using a washing-up ...
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 6:36pm

Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1)When you set the table, you place (lay) the table cloth, the napkins, the cutlery,the dishes (soup and a dinner plate),the vinegar and oil bottles, the salt and pepper pots on the table. 2)They called the waiter ...
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5:45pm

PLEASE READ before you ask a question
Before posting, please understand a few things. 1) If we see other tutors replied to your message, we might skip it to go to others at first. This may be a problem, which I will discuss in a minute. If you do not ask a question, you will not get an answer. 2) You type your ...
Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 6:45am

What is the verb and helping verb of this sentence. Mary was studying for the test.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 6:44pm

How does one diagram " He helps build the house" "helps" is not a helping verb, but "build" is not an infinitive, or is it?
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 3:39pm

Choose the sentence that's written in the passsive voice. A. To Kill a Mockingbird was written by Harper Lee. B. Watch for the turn at the corner of the block. C. Alan and James know how to tell a story. D. The president was trying to develop his country's economy.
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 3:21pm

What are Interrogative words??? What activities are appropriate for this topic... Please help... Thanks...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 7:41am

can you help me in semicolons, colon snd commas
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 5:27pm

Diagram the simple subject, the simple predicate, and the direct object of each sentence. Diagram any indirect object as well. 1. People solve problems every day. People/solve/problems 2. A computer will provide answers. Computer/will/provide 3. Anidea enters your mind. Idea/...
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 7:52am

Diagram the simple subject and the simple predicate of each sentence. 1.Where do people use machines? people/use 2. Machines exist in homes, office buildings, and hospitals. Machines/exist 3. What amazing things machines can do! Machines/can do 4. Listen
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 7:22am

Discuss your understanding of the term ‘Tense’ used in grammar
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 1:39pm

what the simple predicates male lion have shagy manes
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 8:45pm

Hello. I need some grammar and lexical help. 1)Is it possible to use the infinitive with "purpose/goal/objective/aim": "the initiative has a purpose/goal to improve the situation" 2)is it possible to say "the visit intends to demonstrate..." (or ...
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 10:45am

My teacher corrected a sentence, but wants me to explain why she is correct. I wrote: "Franklin acknowledges how difficult achieving perfection is, and how many have failed at it just like him." She corrected it to read: "Franklin acknowledges how difficult ...
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 11:22pm

5. Most factories are busy. Factories/are busy 9. People are watching a show. People/are watching
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:51pm

Diagram each sampile subject and simple predicate. 1. People arrived early. People/arrived 2.They started the machines. They/started 3. Other people were stading around. people/standing 4. Four women have arrived late. women/arrived 5. Most factories are busy. factory/busy 6. ...
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:37pm

English - Grammar
trying to diagram sentence for Bible class - trying to determine what the modifying phrases are, etc. For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of those who by their wickedness suppress the truth. I know the subject is the wrath of God...
Friday, December 3, 2010 at 7:32pm

Can you help me check these sentences,please? Thank you. 1)Briefly outline the main features of Wordsworth's poetry as stated in his "Preface to the Second Edition of Lyrical Ballads". 2)Answer three out of the following four questions. For each question write ...
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 5:35pm

english grammar
She’s liked him since six months. When you start work? I’ve been knowing her for three months i)What the mistake is. ii) Why you think it has been made. iii) How you would explain and correct the mistake with a student.
Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 2:30am

For each sentence write the action verb. Then write and circle each direct oblect. 1.Thornton Wilder used unconventional forms in his plays. used action, forms direct object 2. For eample, any producton of Our Town requires very few props. requires action, props direct 3. ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 8:37am

11. Costumes were created by the cast members. Passive voice
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 9:56pm

For each sentence write whether the sentence is in the active or passive voice. 1.Pygmalion was written by George Bernard Shaw. Passive voice 2.Shaw's play is based on an ancient Greek myth. Active voice 3.Many people saw the play at the theater. Active voice 4.A show at ...
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 9:22pm

Please correct this sentence, the street was blocked off said Holly how did you see it Thanks!!
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 7:11pm

Confidentiality in Allied Health
Use Opinion 5.07 and information from other research you conduct to find answers to the following questions. Explain each of your answers. 1. Should corrections be date and time stamped? 2. When should a patient be advised of the existence of computerized databases containing ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 10:09pm

In the following sentence, what is the phrase with the single participle: "Then, for no apparent reason, he let out a terrible cry, a rattle such as I have never heard before, and, his mouth open, thrust his head toward the steaming liquid."
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 4:21pm

Wondering if I have correctly identified each verb in the following sentences: The role of education plays (simple present) a major role in successful financial planning. My Personal Finance class is helping (progressive present) me to learn how to budget successfully. I have ...
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 3:47pm

I NEED HELP!!! this is urgent!!! Human-Environmental Interactions: how did the people in Khartoum modify the environment? how is the people in khartoum being influence by the physical landscape/environment? sorry my grammar sucks i have other questions but i really extremely ...
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:50pm

is islands,citizens,frogs,streets,citys,sta​tues,nations, views , and museums a singular possessive noun or a plural possessive noun? if you know the answer please post the answer today thank you.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 5:35pm

i need to know if my sentences and grammar are clear, and if i have the correct topic sentence for each paragraph correct. 1. If something will cost more than what it is worth because, you do not have the money to buy it is you can purchase it by financing it. Purchasing ...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 6:15am

I need to know if MY SENTENCES focus on one key point, The topic sentence relates to the paragraph as a whole, The content is comprehensive, accurate, and effective, Major points are stated clearly; are supported by specific details, examples, or analysis; and are organized ...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 12:20pm

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