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English
Can you please tell me if all the sentences are grammatically correct? 1) Yesterday something really funny and unusual happened to me at the swimming pool 2) I was swimming when I saw a guy that was climbing the diving board's stairs (?). It was very convincing and he ...
January 22, 2010

English
Can you help me correct this phrases 1) Yesterday something really funny and unusual happened to me at the swimming pool 2) I was swimming when I saw a guy that was climbing the diving board's stairs (?). It was very convinced (?) and he jumped the last two steps. 3) He ...
January 22, 2010

English
Can you check this paragraph for me, please? 1) A few weeks ago my cousins had an incredible sequence of accidents; he wanted to make a coke for his mother but he couldn't reach the eggs and the flour that were in a very high part of his kitchen's furniture. 2) So he ...
January 22, 2010

English
Can you check for the last time my rephrase of this poem and I suggest me an appropriate synonym for soldiered and turf? Thanks We were holding each other tightly without ever leaving each other. We enjoyed going up and down, making excursions, being powerful. We stretched our...
January 21, 2010

English
Can you check for the last time if everything is correct? Thank you very much in advance!!! The poem is narrated by the mirror and has a balanced structure with two verses mirroring each other. This emphasizes the idea of the first stanza, which describes the mirror, ...
January 21, 2010

English
Can you correct the following rephrase from a grammatical and lexical point of you? The poem is narrated by the mirror and has a balanced structure with two verses mirroring each other. This emphasizes the idea of the first stanza, which describes the mirror, reflecting the ...
January 21, 2010

English
Can you check how I rephrased the poem "Leisure" by Davies? Thanks 1) The poet meditates upon the meaning of life and says that we (full of care?) don’t have time to admire the beauty of nature. 2) In particular, we don’t have time to stand under the trees...
January 21, 2010

English
Can you help me rephrase some lines of Eliot’s “The Preludes I-II”? 1) The poet is describing what he sees as the winter evening settles down. He also lets the reader smell what he smells, like the odour of the steaks in passageways (a synonym?). It is dinner ...
January 21, 2010

English
Can you help me rephrase the poem “Mirror” by Sylvia Plath? 1) The mirror is silver, exact and four-cornered. It has no preconceptions. It is truthful, not cruel. It swallows whatever it sees, unmisted by love or dislike (How can I replace unmisted?) It has the eye ...
January 21, 2010

English
Can you check if my rephrasing of Emily Dickinson's poem (The wind tapped like a tired man") is correct? 1) The wind tapped (or hit his fingers lightly) like a tired man (on the poet's door??) and she, like a host, invited him to enter 2) To offer him a chair was ...
January 21, 2010

English
Can I say We alarmed the stingy (mean), the servants and the priests with our forays. Thanks
January 20, 2010

English
I would like to know which of the following spellings are correct: two grapefruits or grapefruit two kiwis or two kiwifruits Is the plural of fruit and kaki possible? On the basis of your last correction, can you check the rephrasing of this line "Misers, menials, priests...
January 20, 2010

English
Can you please help me rephrase a poem by Whitman or at least check if my sentences are correct? 1)We were holding each other tightly without ever leaving each other (??) 2) We enjoyed going up and down, making excursions, being powerful (??) 3) We streched our elbows and held...
January 20, 2010

English
1) Poe believed that the greteast art was that which had to do with emotions. Thus, the subject matter of many of his tales deals with (??) living corpses, frightening experiences and with situations which the reader has never encountered before (?) 2)Poe's storied are ...
January 18, 2010

English
1)The ghost is sympathetic to Gertrude )is sympathise with a synonyn?) 2)In the morality play characters stood for human qualities, either good or bad (or good and bad??) 3)show sympathy for someone, to feel pity for (is "to pity someone also correct?) 4)When the "...
January 18, 2010

English
Can you check the following statements for me, please? 1) What image does Hamlet use to express the fear of something after death ? The image of the "unknown country" from where no traveller comes back 2)What prevents men from committing suicide? According to Hamlet ...
January 18, 2010

English
I forgot to include these sentences: 1) I use the Internet to be kept up-dated (or to keep-up-to date) on the latest news (meaning to be informed on the ...) 2) is the spelling and word choice of the following food correct? Saurkraut (without plural), some asparagus (without ...
January 17, 2010

English
Can you check these sentences for me please? 1) Man cannot be sure of what will happen after death and has no proof that human suffering stops (?) or will stop at that point 2) The medieval perspective in which Hamlet sees death as physical liberation from the prison of the ...
January 17, 2010

English
Can you let please me know the meaning of these lines I am not sure of? "We Two Boys Together Clinging Power enjoying—elbows stretching—fingers clutching.... No law less than ourselves owning—Misers, menials, priests alarming—air breathing, water ...
January 13, 2010

English
Do you happent to have a comment on this poem taken from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass?" We Two Boys Together Clinging WE two boys together clinging, One the other never leaving, Up and down the roads going—North and South excursions making, Power enjoying—...
January 12, 2010

English
1)When passing through the woods, we must pause to see the squirrels busy (in?) hiding their nuts in the grass 2) "No time to turn at Beauty's glance, and watch her feet, how they can dance (Is the rephrase correct? We have no time to see the beautiful glance of a ...
January 12, 2010

English
1) If you listen to a normal conversation in English you will realise that large sections fall into (??) perfect iambs. An iamb is the most common stress pattern in English and consists of (is made up of??) an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed one. 2)Do you know where...
January 12, 2010

English
Can you check the following sentences: 1)Though the family finances were put partly to rights (can you tell me a synonym?), his mother insisted on his working at the factory(or that he should continue working at the factory?) 2)His father rescued him from that fate (can you ...
January 11, 2010

English
1) Oliver Twist tells the adventures of a poor young boy, born of an unknown unmarried woman who died delivering him to the world.His name is symbolic (?) of the reversal of fortune (?) he experienced. 2) He was brought up in a workhouse. Workhouse were places where poor ...
January 11, 2010

Eglish
1) The first player is asked to recite a few lines concerning the death of Priam and the grief borne (a synonym?) by his wife Hecuba.H wonders at (?)the player’s skill at (?) conveying sorrow. Actually, he wonders how he could convey such a sorrow for a person he didn&#...
January 10, 2010

English
1) He wonders whether he should make a stand (do you know a synonym?) against the mass of troubles and by doing so put an end to them. Hamlet is aware (realises??) that the end of the troubles can be brought about either by killing the king or by taking his own life. 2) The ...
January 10, 2010

English
Can you check the following e-mail for me, please? 1)I am terribly sorry for e-mailing you your new timetable for the period .. later than I promised you 2)As the 8th December and the 5th January were holidays, you will have to catch up two hours in the second A and E ...
January 9, 2010

English
1) The clock landed on the roof of the car (can landed be replaced by fell on/crashed on??) 2) The cat hurt the clock that smashed through the window (can "crash" replace smash through) 3) Can you say "he asked for the laws of segregation to be abolished?" ...
January 7, 2010

English
1) The thief didn't have or hadn't a dirty thumb from the soot on the bottom of the saucepan because he hadn't put his thumb on it. He was the only one who had a clean thumb. 2) His hands didn't get dirty from the soot (is from correct?)CAn you say he didn'...
January 7, 2010

English
1) He was asked to solve a mystery on Peter Williams's farm (is on correct) because his ring (is it clear it is Mr Williams's?)had been stolen from his bedroom 2)She sat down in an empty seat (or on an empty seat) and a man asked to leave him the bus seat (asked her to...
January 7, 2010

English
He would like his children to be judged (is it correct or shall I replace it with wanted??) Human's skin : human tissue Thanks
January 7, 2010

English
1)Don’t use plastic bags but you must use….. (but use …… instead?) 2)He enjoyed the results of his experiments until he murdered an old man 3)He had to find which of/among Mr Williams’s servants had stolen a ring from.. 4)Civil rights for black ...
January 7, 2010

English
Can you check these sentences, please? 1)If you want to reduce this problem (a synonym for reduce?) 2)He thought that in a man there are good and evil parts (there is a good and an evil part) 3)You have to reuse them (instead of use them more times) 4)He said that he would ...
January 7, 2010

English
1)Every person that uses a plastic bag (better everyone who uses a plastic bag, has to pay ten pence; is "every time you use a plastic bag, you have to pay...??? correct) 2) one of his servants (also one among his servants?) 3) he said that when the guilty servant put his...
January 7, 2010

English
1)A considerate person is someone that (or only who is possible) always thinks of others 2)In Montgomery , Alabama, black people were not allowed to do a lot of things, for example go to restaurants, sit in the front of buses (is for example correct: can I use such as to go to...
January 7, 2010

English
Can you check the mistakes in the following sentences? 1) The American Civil Rights Movement was a fight organised by M.L.King (was a non-violent organisation led by M..???) 2) It was different from the Black P Movement because the first (better the former) was a non-violent ...
January 6, 2010

English
Can you check these sentences for me? 1) They search to not throw away so manu plastic bags (they try not to throw so many .... away??) 2)He enjoyed not having a conscience (he enjoyed having no conscience) 3)he couldn't keep in control that situation because he ...
January 6, 2010

English
Can you check these two sentences for me? 1) he dreamed of equality of all people 2) he fought against evil 3) the Black Power Movement was more militant (OR a more militant group?) 4) A homowork agency does his homework in Paul's place (instead of for Paul?) 5) He was ...
January 6, 2010

English
Can you help me express these two sentences in a better way? 1) He thought that men are divided into a part of good and a part of pure evil and he wanted to separate them 2) The American Civil Rights M. fought with demonstrations against the laws of social segregation and for ...
January 6, 2010

English
1) At first he lowered his friend on his rope down the mountain (is it correct to use lower) but as his friend was pulling him off the mountain he decided to cut the rope. 2) He decided to cut the rope so as not to fall off the mountain (is "so as not" correct; what ...
January 6, 2010

English
1) There have been many problems with plastic bags also in Chile, the Atacama Desert and ,, (is "also" correct?) 2) The Irish Government introduced a ten pence tax on each plastic bag (or Per plastic bag?) people use (or used?) 3) He thought that human beings are OR ...
January 5, 2010

English
1) He was asked to sort out the mystery about the theft of a ring from Peter's room (is it correct to use theft?) He had to find the thief of a ring from... (is it correct to use thief?) 2) If I want to help with the plastic bag problem, I have to (or is it better should ...
January 5, 2010

English
1) at five years old he went to live in Mexico (or at the age of five is better???) 2) The group dissolved (and not was dissolved??) 3) What did film director offer to him? (.. Answer: the part of Frodo AND not offer him???) 4) He played (or he acted) in his first film at ...
January 5, 2010

English
1) 2025 is it only two thousand and twenty-five or could you also say twenty twenty-five? 2) in 2000 (is in two thousand/in the year two thousand) 3) How many films did he appear in? Or In how many films did he appear? 4) Which part did film director.. offer to him? (Or What ...
January 4, 2010

English
1) The wedding guest hadn't chosen to hear the mariner's tale 2) The storm changes the course of the ship (it it correct to use "course") and is represented as a huge bird (is as correct?) 3) The flowers help (better enable??) the poet to think about his past...
January 3, 2010

English
1) The poet's initial mood Or state? of solitude turns into happiness 2) The flowers are introduced/described in the first stanza ( can you use PRESESENTED???) 3) Nature is presented as something positive, as a friend and a comforter to man (is it correct to use positive...
January 3, 2010

English
1) The albatross as well as the spirits, the angels and the sea monsters are other supernatural elements (Is it correct or is it better to say "Other supernatural elements include...)? 2) The poet makes order (is it correct??) in a world which was pointless and dominated ...
January 3, 2010

English
1) The albatross as well as the spirits, the angels and the sea monsters are other supernatural elements (Is it correct or is it better to say "Other supernatural elements include...)? 2) The poet makes order (is it correct??) in a world which was pointless and dominated ...
January 3, 2010

English
1)The ship reminds of two well-known medieval themes: the Ship of the Fool and the Ship of Death (Is remind correct or is it better to use is derived from??) 2)During the ballad (better in the/within the ballad??) are also present (and not presented) such supernatural ...
January 3, 2010

English
Can you check the following sentences,please? 1) The sight of nature breaks (OR breaks in upon) the poet's mood (OR state) of loneliness which characterized the beginning of the poem 2)Nature is presented as a living presence (OR being), according to a pantheistic view of ...
January 3, 2010

english
Is it correct to say He became too tired to carry his friend on his rope and decided to cut it 1)Though with a broken leg he managed to arrive at the camp by moving his hands and knees OR is it OK to say with his hands and knees. Could you omit by before the gerund "...
December 31, 2009

English
I hope you could answer some of my questions this time Can you say: I use the Internet to do my homework researches or is it better to say for doing my homework research/for homowork research? After a little period OR after a short time OR after a while ??? In a first time OR ...
December 30, 2009

English
1)Animals have the same right to life as humans. Animal testing means to cancel the right to life of animals 2)I use the internet for school research/for homowork/for doing/to do my homework or some school research/to cheat at school/to search for information I need for school...
December 30, 2009

English
1)Animals have the same right to life as humans. Animal testing means to cancel the right to life of animals 2)I use the internet for school research/for homowork/for doing/to do my homework or some school research/to cheat at school/to search for information I need for school...
December 29, 2009

english
He made a drug that could separate the good from the evil (meaning: the good and evil side of human personality)? A few days later/after/ afterwards? He transformed into Mr Hyde He transformed himself into Mr Hyde? While she was sitting on the bus she was asked to leave/give ...
December 29, 2009

English
Can you explain me the difference between "the clock fell onto the roof of the car and bounced through the windscreen or bounced on the windscreen" If a clock smashes through a window does it crash/break/smash the window? What is a synonym for smash through?
December 24, 2009

Trigonometry
In fact I have solved this like that follows: =(sin 2t*cost-cos2t*sint )/cost*sint = sin (2t-t)/sint*cost = sint/sint*cost =1/cost =sect QED Where 't' stands for 'theta' . Was I correct ?
March 28, 2008

Trigonometry
prove that [(sin 2 t / sin t )] - [( cos 2t ) / cos t ] = sec t and sin (2t - t ) = sin t
March 28, 2008

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