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February 9, 2016

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English Comma splices and run on sentences
The recipe says to stir together flour, salt, and baking soda _______ add to butter, eggs, and vanilla mixture and stir to blend. add the word and insert a question mark insert a comma insert a period and make two separate sentences I first thought it was and cause it keeps ...
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
Janet left fingerprints on the glass, the detectives were able to solve the crime. Janet left fingerprints on the glass so the detectives were able to solve the crime. Janet left fingerprints on the glass; consequently, the detectives were able to solve the crime. Janet left ...
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
He asked me if I would go with him to meet the prospective students _______ he said they might enjoy meeting someone who is a scholar and an athlete. insert a semicolon insert a comma and the word nor insert a comma insert a comma and the word yet my answer insert semicolon
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
18. I plan to go shopping for Christmas gifts soon ______ I have to buy several gifts to mail to friends and family who live out of state. insert a colon insert a comma and the word or insert a comma and the word for insert a comma and the word therefore my answer insert colon
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
insert a semicolon
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
Question 17 5 points Save The movie was over _______ everyone really seemed to enjoy it. insert a comma insert the word however insert a semicolon insert a hyphen my answer insert hyphen
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
my mistake add the word and
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
insert a period and make two separate sentences
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
The recipe says to stir together flour, salt, and baking soda _______ add to butter, eggs, and vanilla mixture and stir to blend. add the word and insert a question mark insert a comma insert a period and make two separate sentences my answer insert comma
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
15.My eye doctor gave me an eye exam ________ I had headaches and wondered if I needed a new prescription. insert the word and insert a comma and the word for insert the word but insert a comma my answer insert a comma and the word for
April 22, 2010

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I agree that we should do something to resolve the problem; ________ I am not sure I would go to the extreme that you recommend. however for nor so my answer however
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
I didnÕt know which movie I wanted to see _______ it was hard to decide. insert a comma insert a colon insert an exclamation point insert a semicolon MY ANSWER semicolon
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
Question 15 5 points Save My eye doctor gave me an eye exam ________ I had headaches and wondered if I needed a new prescription. insert the word and insert a comma and the word for insert the word but insert a comma Question 16 5 points Save The recipe says to stir together ...
April 22, 2010

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now 12 would be how?
April 22, 2010

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ok the answer for number 11 is for
April 22, 2010

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now number 11 its forshadowing a joining word since forshadow join together to form one word? and 12 who can be denoted as whose which is a form of who is
April 22, 2010

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srry i mean 11.A 12.C 13.A 14.Semicolon
April 22, 2010

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Which of the following is a joining word? foreshadowing fourth for formerly Question 12 5 points Save Which of the following is a joining word? so how who Question 13 5 points Save I agree that we should do something to resolve the problem; ________ I am not sure I would go to...
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
but the rest are right
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
ok your right it is c cause D is using repetiton
April 22, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
Question 1 5 points Save Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below. Janet entered the abandoned mountain monastery she noticed the moss-covered rocks below. Janet entered the abandoned mountain monastery, she noticed the moss-covered rocks below. Before entering the ...
April 22, 2010

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now I need to ask when you have a sentence and you need to identify which is the correct puntuated how do you know which is a comma splice and one is a run on? my answers 6.A 7.A 8.B 9.C 10.D
April 22, 2010

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Question 6 Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below. The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy; it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen, I couldn't believe my eyes! The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen! The lampshade...
April 22, 2010

commas and run on sentences
Question 5 Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below. His hair was oiled and slick, as a result, the girl found him unattractive. His hair was oiled and slick; as a result, the girl found him unattractive, she left without a word. His hair was oiled and slick; as a ...
April 21, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
His hair was oiled and slick; as a result, the girl found him unattractive.
April 21, 2010

English Comma splices and run on sentences
Question 1 5 points Save Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below. Janet entered the abandoned mountain monastery she noticed the moss-covered rocks below. Janet entered the abandoned mountain monastery, she noticed the moss-covered rocks below. Before entering the ...
April 21, 2010

English
When is the blessed event supposed to take place? Blessed event is jargon sexist language euphemism colloquial I want to say euphemism but Jargon is everyday language that we use.
April 21, 2010

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Here the once embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world. metaphor simile personification hyperbole D hyperbole
April 21, 2010

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Since I was hungry again in an hour, I went to Whataburger. secular religious subordination coordination my answer coordination
April 21, 2010

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I went to the buffet six times, and I still saved room for dessert. subordination coordination religious secular my answer coordination
April 21, 2010

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well a hyperbole is using embelishment and personification denotes human characteristics so it would be personification and time is a human characteristic.
April 21, 2010

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But time did beckon to the flowers. Herbert metaphor simile personification hyperbole my answer simile
April 21, 2010

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Question 12 He wrote a hot check. The word hot is used poorly clearly connotatively denotatively Question 13 Hot flames poured out of the grill. The word hot is used poorly clearly connotatively denotatively my answer 12. poorly because its slang for bad 13connotatively
April 21, 2010

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If one smokes cigarettes, you run the risk of getting lung cancer. number mood tense person my Answer D the key word is you and you is a person and is the subject of the sentence
April 21, 2010

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it cant be faulty comparsion because they denote reasons and the subject is napkin but it says these napkins are nicer nicer then what? its suppose to be comparing it to something so it must be an incomplete comparision.
April 21, 2010

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Question 3 I always think linen napkins are nicer. midplaced modifier dangling modifierfa faulty predication incomplete comparison Answer A
April 21, 2010

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I went back and checked my answers Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. ...
April 21, 2010

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Question 22 Identify the type of organization used in the following sentence: I went to the buffet six times, and I still saved room for dessert. subordination coordination religious secular Question 23 Identify the type of organization in the following sentence: Since I was ...
April 21, 2010

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Question 21 Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. Thinking about the English ...
April 21, 2010

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Question 21 Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. Thinking about the English ...
April 21, 2010

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my only other opition i see is personification
April 21, 2010

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Question 20 Here the once embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world. metaphor simile personification hyperbole my answer A
April 21, 2010

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ok now i get it it must be personification
April 21, 2010

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Question 20 Here the once embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world. metaphor simile personification hyperbole my answer A
April 21, 2010

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personification
April 21, 2010

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Question 19 But time did beckon to the flowers. Herbert metaphor simile personification hyperbole A
April 21, 2010

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He flunked the chemistry test. Flunked is jargon sexist language euphemism colloquial my answer D
April 21, 2010

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Question 17 Mortality weighs heavily upon me like an unwilling sleep. Samuel Johnson metaphor simile personification hyperbole my answer B
April 21, 2010

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Question 16 The male nurse left the room. Male nurse is jargon sexist language euphemism colloquial my answer B
April 21, 2010

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oh its a euphemism
April 21, 2010

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Question 15 When is the blessed event supposed to take place? Blessed event is jargon sexist language euphemism colloquial my answer D
April 21, 2010

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Question 14 Have you booted the disk? The word booted is jargon sexist language euphemism regional my answer A
April 21, 2010

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13Hot flames poured out of the grill. The word hot is used poorly clearly connotatively denotatively my answer C
April 21, 2010

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Question 12 He wrote a hot check. The word hot is used poorly clearly connotatively denotatively Answer D
April 21, 2010

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so I am correct
April 21, 2010

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oh its a unclear pronoun reference
April 21, 2010

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Question 11 He brought home a new car - large, fire-engine red, fast, and which he could not afford. unclear pronoun reference lack of parallelism mixed metaphor simile my answer c. mixed metaphor
April 21, 2010

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oh its person
April 21, 2010

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Question 8 If one smokes cigarettes, you run the risk of getting lung cancer. number mood tense person my answer A. MOOD
April 21, 2010

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Question 7 Some used car salesmen twist the truth. Be careful when you talk to them. This sentence shifts in mood voice and subject person number my answer A. MOOD
April 21, 2010

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The wind was howling and blowing a hundred miles an hour when suddenly there is a big crash, and a tree falls into Rocky's living room. The sentence shifts in person tense discourse voice and subject Answer B
April 21, 2010

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The reason she is not here is because she is ill. misplaced modifier dangling modifier faulty predication incomplete comparison answer A
April 21, 2010

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number
April 21, 2010

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Anyone who rides a bicycle every day will discover that they develop some muscles not developed by jogging. This sentence shifts in person number mood discourse MY answer A. person
April 21, 2010

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When I asked for a submarine, the convenience store clerk said he didn't have kits for making model ships with a confused look. misplaced modifier dangling modifier faulty predication incomplete comparison answer A
April 21, 2010

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1.Having studied small engine repair in night school, fixing the lawn mower was easy. misplaced modifier dangling modifier faulty predication incomplete comparison Question 2 When I asked for a submarine, the convenience store clerk said he didn't have kits for making ...
April 21, 2010

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Use singular verbs for _______. names of companies compound subjects collective nouns when they refer to members acting individually words such as jeans and thanks my answer collective nouns when they refer to members acting individually
April 21, 2010

English
Use plural verbs for ________. words such as pants and eyeglasses titles of written works words such as economics and physics an amount as a subject my answer An amount as a subject
April 21, 2010

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1.B 2.B 3.B 4.B 5.D 6.C 7.C 8.C 9.D 10.B 11.C 12.A 13.B 14.A 15.D 16.B 17.A 18.D 19.A 20.A 21.A 22.B 23.C 24.C 25.D
April 21, 2010

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1.Having studied small engine repair in night school, fixing the lawn mower was easy. misplaced modifier dangling modifier faulty predication incomplete comparison Question 2 When I asked for a submarine, the convenience store clerk said he didn't have kits for making ...
April 21, 2010

English
Which of the following is a compound subject? cats and dogs twenty-two miles cats or dogs each girl or boy my answer cats and dogs
April 21, 2010

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There are a popular sandwich shop in our area that serves the meats, cheeses, and dressings on the sandwich and top the fillings with french fries and coleslaw. my answer There is a popular sandwich shop in our area that serves the meats,cheeses and dressings on the sandwich ...
April 21, 2010

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all others i filled in are correct?
April 20, 2010

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so 13 is prepositional phrases
April 20, 2010

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.the subject of the sentence is first person, then the verb must be in what form? third person second person fourth person first person Question 2 Verbs indicate what? location punctuation history time Question 3 Verbs may also indicate what? use date number year Question 4 ...
April 20, 2010

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My answers 1.assuring the audience that what you are arguing for is for the general good, a widespread issue or problem, one that they may share with you 2.factual evidence collected from data and events 3.appeals to the audience's sympathy and feelings 4.an appeal to the ...
April 20, 2010

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1.Establishing credibility involves what? assuring the audience that what you are arguing for is for the general good, a widespread issue or problem, one that they may share with you citing authorities on the subject who support your point wholeheartedly arguing that an event...
April 20, 2010

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I am just suppose to pick one
April 20, 2010

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1.His book was returned to the bin, and then Johnny carried the other books home. 2.When the students want to raise their grades, you usually study more. 3.Each person should bring a gift, or they will not be admitted to the festival. 4.Everyone should report to your building ...
April 20, 2010

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Which sentence contains a shift in number? The lake contained garbage that flows through the storm drains. He couldn't refuse when offered another helping of dessert; sometimes you just can't resist! His book was returned to the bin, and then Johnny carried the other ...
April 20, 2010

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3. I think is number
April 20, 2010

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srry i think 3 is number
April 20, 2010

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my answers 1.first person 2.time 3.use 4.action 5.subjects and verbs are either both singular or plural 6.when it is difficult to find the sentence subject, as it may be placed among many other words 7.nouns such as team and committee 8.cats and dogs 9.all 10. 11. 12. person ...
April 20, 2010

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1.the subject of the sentence is first person, then the verb must be in what form? third person second person fourth person first person Question 2 Verbs indicate what? location punctuation history time Question 3 Verbs may also indicate what? use date number year Question 4 ...
April 20, 2010

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4.highest 5.nearer 17. wouldn't the adverb be rob? 7.more beautiful 8.less generous
April 20, 2010

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2. This modifier illustrates the rule that adjectives of two syllables vary. If the word ends in -y, change the y to i and add -er, -est endings. Otherwise, some two-syllable adjectives take -er, -est endings. Others take more, most and less, least. happiest biggest most ...
April 20, 2010

english
7.Sneezing spreads colds. Present participle Gerund Infinitive Past participle 8.He suggested taking the A train. Infinitive Present participle Gerund Past participle 9.Just imagine being there! Present participle Gerund Past participle Infinitive 10. Identify the underlined ...
April 20, 2010

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Question 2 Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below. Bill was disguised in the photograph, therefore, his wife failed to recognize him. Bill was disguised in the photograph therefore, his wife failed to recognize him. Bill was disguised in the photograph; therefore, ...
April 20, 2010

English
1.Which sentence below contains a dangling modifier? I threw the newspaper in the waste basket after I read the editorial. After I read the editorial, I threw the paper away. After reading the editorial, I placed the newspaper in the waste basket. After reading the editorial, ...
April 20, 2010

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my new answers 1.After I read the editorial, I threw the paper away. 9.He watched the birds drinking coffee on his porch. 11.An engineer designed that racecar with special headlights. 14.With only $20 in his pocket, the bus for Norfolk seemed the only option for Tom. 15.He ...
April 19, 2010

English
1.Which sentence below contains a dangling modifier? 1. I threw the newspaper in the waste basket after I read the editorial. After I read the editorial, I threw the paper away. After reading the editorial, I placed the newspaper in the waste basket. After reading the ...
April 19, 2010

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2.Bill was disguised in the photograph; therefore, his wife failed to recognize him. 4.If I'm not mistaken, that's your fourth piece of pie! 5.His hair was oiled and slick, as a result, the girl found him unattractive. 6.The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy; it was ...
April 19, 2010

English
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below. Janet entered the abandoned mountain monastery she noticed the moss-covered rocks below. Janet entered the abandoned mountain monastery, she noticed the moss-covered rocks below. Before entering the abandoned mountain monastery...
April 19, 2010

english
new answers 1.After I read the editorial, I threw the paper away. 9.He watched the birds drinking coffee on his porch. 11.An engineer designed that racecar with special headlights. 14.With only $20 in his pocket, the bus for Norfolk seemed the only option for Tom. 15.He threw ...
April 19, 2010

english
Which sentence below contains a dangling modifier? 1. I threw the newspaper in the waste basket after I read the editorial. After I read the editorial, I threw the paper away. After reading the editorial, I placed the newspaper in the waste basket. After reading the editorial...
April 19, 2010

English
my answers 1.gerund 2.infinitive 3.She began to sing the song 4.After the teacher left, we continued reading the book 5.love 6.he claims to have read the book in school 7.present participle 8.Present participle 9.Present participle 10.Present participle 11.Present participle ...
April 19, 2010

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What is a verb form ending with -ing called? 1. gerund infinitive possessive passive Question 2 A verb form that begins with to is called what? gerund infinitive possessive passive Question 3 Which sentence is in the correct form? She began to sing the song. They denied to ...
April 19, 2010

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my answers 1.I threw the newspaper in the waste basket after I read the editorial. 2. Eating watermelon often requires having a napkin handy. 3.Without knowing the way, it was easy to get lost 4. To finish the chores, maximum effort was put forth 5. Sifting through the debris...
April 19, 2010

english
Which sentence below contains a dangling modifier? 1. I threw the newspaper in the waste basket after I read the editorial. After I read the editorial, I threw the paper away. After reading the editorial, I placed the newspaper in the waste basket. After reading the editorial...
April 19, 2010

english
Which sentence below contains a dangling modifier? Having finished our work, we went for a cold beer. After we finished our work, we went for a cold beer. A cold beer sounded great after we finished our work. Having finished our work, a cold beer seemed the next logical step.
April 19, 2010

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