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English
I forgot to add the following sentences. I really hope you can have a look at them. She assured/informed me that the money had been paid. 1) She promised me that the money would be paid. She confirmed/explained/thought/reported/added that the money had been paid. 2) She ...
April 6, 2011

English
Can you please check the following sentences, please. It's really urgent. 1) Following what Joyce had already done in England and Proust in France, and what, in some way, Sterne had attempted as early as two centuries before, Virginia Woolf therefore abandoned the ...
April 6, 2011

English
Can you please tell me why "The hotel lies at a short distance from the beach" is wrong? Here are some more words I'd like you to check with reference to fashion. 1) wedge-heeled shoes, Parà-rubber shoes, trousers with patches on both sides, jeans with ...
April 6, 2011

English
I forgot to ask you to check these sentences . Thank you for your help. 1)I forgot to add the following sentences. 2)I like sunbathing on the beach. I didn't go on the rides because I'm afraid of heights. 3)I'm looking for a hotel with air-conditioning, heated ...
April 5, 2011

English
1) Last June she drove with her older brother from their house in Oregon to her brother's new apartment in North Carolina. 2) She realized only afterwards that she should have listened to her mum's advice. 3) The trip really changed my life since it showed me that ...
April 5, 2011

English
I still have a few doubts on school rules. I hope you can have a look at them. It's urgent. 1)You mustn't dirnk or eat during lessons/school hours. 2) You mustn't ask questions when your teacher explains/is explaining/during explanations. 3) You must take notes if ...
April 5, 2011

chemistry honors
Assuming standard pressure, at what temperature is there an equilibrium between water vapor and liquid water?
April 5, 2011

English
Thank you very much. I hope you can have a look at these few sentences too. 1)*Interior monologue is often confused with the stream of consciousness, although they are quite different. 2)Actually, the former is the verbal expression of a psychic phenomenon, while the latter is...
April 4, 2011

English
I still have a few doubts on the use of the present after "as if" and on other statements. Thank you for your cooperation. 1) They are hobbling along on their bloody feet, as if they are (why not were?) hurt or blind. They are so tired, they walk ask if they are (why...
April 4, 2011

English
I still have a few parts I'm unsure of. I really hope you can help me. It's urgent, especially the last paragraph n.7 1)In the second stanza, the soldiers succeed in putting on their clumsy gas masks. Someone, however, is still crying out for help, unable to move ...
April 4, 2011

English
I really need to have a look at the first stanza of Owen's poem as I'm unsure of tense choice. Thank you. 1) In the first stanza the soldiers are retreating towards their trenches. Instead of being youthful, strong fighters, they are presented as prematurely old and ...
April 4, 2011

Algebra
Sorry Iposted that previous question wrong. Here is the right question. What is the remainder when the sum of the first 102 counting numbers is divided by 5250.
April 4, 2011

algebra
What is th remainder when the sum of the first 102 counting numbers is divided by 5220?
April 4, 2011

English
I left out two sentences. Thank you. 1) I take the clothes out (and not: I take out the clothes?) 2) You mustn't speak during the lessons/during lessons/during your school hours/during your school classes. 3) You must be in class when the teacher arrives. I have to ...
April 3, 2011

English
I have two more questions on the same theme. Thank you. 1)Pay attention to (not at) your teachers' explanations. 2)You must put up your hand, if you want to ask a question to your teacher/your teacher a question . Are they both possible? 3) You mustn's shout at your ...
April 3, 2011

English
I left out the following sentences. Thank you for your help. It's urgent 1) I must always bring all my books and exercise books to school (class?) I must do (my) homework every day. 2) How can I get to the school (or to school?) from here? Do you know how I can get to the ...
April 3, 2011

English
I forgot to add the following sentences. Thank you very much. 1) In the evening I always have to prepare (?) my schoolbag.I must put up my hand if I want to speak (??) I mustn't eat or drink during school hours (also: lessons?) 2) I mustn't interrupt my (the?) teachers...
April 3, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences? It's really urgent. 1) At school I mustn't cheat during a test (also tests?). 2)When I do the washing-up, I have to put the dishes into the dishwasher, then put the washing-up gel (powder) into the dishwasher, start it and wait for...
April 3, 2011

English
Thank you very much. Can you help me rephrase the last few lines, please? "Obscene as cancer, bitter as the cud Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues,-- My friend, you would not tell with such high zest To children ardent for some desperate glory, The old Lie: ...
April 3, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences on fashion. I hope you can look at them, too. Thank you. 1) How do you call a half-button up T-shirt with a collar? In Italian it is called a polo T-shirt. 2) He is wearing a blue polo T-shirt with the Ralph Lauren logo on the top ...
April 3, 2011

English
I really need your help to rephrase the following lines taken from Owen's "Dulce et decorum est". I included a lot of question marks for the parts to rephrase. 1)In the second stanza the soldiers succeed in putting on thier clumsy helmets.Someone, however, is ...
April 3, 2011

Chemistry: Answer check please!
zeros at the end of measurements may not be significants
April 2, 2011

English
Can you check these please? 1)It would be nice if our Italian students could start an e-mail exchange with their new American friends. 2)The committe has organized a buffet farewell party to wish the American students a good journey home. 3) What time are you flying back? Have...
April 1, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences. Thank you very much for all! 1) What is your school day like? Can you drive a car? How old must you be to drive a car in America with you parents'supervision? 2) Are there vending machines at your school where you can get your drinks...
March 31, 2011

Art 17th Century Europe
Contrast the "Elevation of the Cross" by Rubens with Rembrandt's Return of the Prodigal Son. How does each work demonstrate the Baroque style? How does each work mirror the social and political climate of the time? **Hope someone can Help,Please! =)
March 31, 2011

English
I forgot the last two sentences. They are urgent!! 1)Can you write your name and e-mail on this sheet of paper so that we can get in touch with you (each other?) when you are back in America? 2) I would be pleased if our students could start sending e-mails to one another so ...
March 31, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. They are really urgent! 1) Each of you should choose a group, get a chair and start chatting with that group 2) You divide (yourselves) into groups of four and interview an American student for twenty minutes. When time is over, we...
March 31, 2011

English
I have to deliver a five-minute speech at a farewell party organized for the the American students who partecipate in the school-exchange programme. Can you please help me organize my ideas or suggest a site where I could look for information? I really hope you can help me ...
March 31, 2011

English
Can someone check my sentences, please? It's really urgent. I don't know how to rephrase "bug", "she did te ultimate". Thank you. 1) My mum started bugging with clothes she chose. I didn't say anything at first, I just turned up my nose. 2)I ...
March 31, 2011

math
what percent of 1 is 4.7?
March 31, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following list of words. Can you just tell me if they are used and if I should include other (more fashionable) clothes? 1) FOOTWEAR: Walking boots, boots, sandals, shoes, slippers, court shoes (AmE pumps), flip flops, slippers, clogs, sandals. 2) shoes...
March 30, 2011

English
Can you please check these few sentences, please? Thank you. I'm not sure about the paraphrasis of a Will Smith's song. 1) The members of Sinn Fein protested (I need a synonym) about the discrimination against Catholics. 2) Heavy bomber raids continued on London. (Does...
March 30, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? It's really urgent. 1) At eighteen you can get married without your parents' permission. At eighten years of age/When you are eighteen ... (are they both correct?) 2) You can't get married without your parents' ...
March 30, 2011

English
I added a few more sentences. I hope you can help me express them correctly. Thank you. 1) Do you like soccer (Italian football)? Is soccer popular in America? 2) Can you watch the Italian football season in America? (Do you follow the Italian football season/championship/...
March 29, 2011

English
I included other questions. Can you please help me improve them? Thanks a lot. 1) Do you like staying with your host family? Do you think you will miss them once back in America? 2) What will you miss most about your staying in Italy? (Your host family, new friends, the food ...
March 29, 2011

English
I need to interview a group of American 16-year-old-students who are visiting our school. I hope you can help me wiht the questionnaire. Thank you. 1) How often do you have English a week/during the week/every week/per week? 3) How much free time do you have during the week? 4...
March 29, 2011

algebra
find the positive value of x, to the nearest hundredth, that satisfies the equation 1 over x= x+2 over 2x+3
March 28, 2011

English
I left out a very last sentence. Thank you very much! 1)Do you always make breakfast by yourself? To tell the truth, I sometimes have it made by my mum. Is it also possible: Do you always make yourself breakfast?
March 28, 2011

English
I forgot to add these very last sentences. Thank you very much for all! 1) I last felt sorry when my best friend lost his father in a car accident. 2) I last felt sorry for a friend of mine, whose father was run over by a lorry while crossing the road. 2) That happened two ...
March 28, 2011

English
I forgot two include these two very last sentences. Thank you. 1) You can write either on the photocopy or on the fool-scap paper (I don't know if it is correct) 2)Present the character of the prioress, pointing out her appearance, her attitude towards her fellow creatures...
March 28, 2011

English
These are the very last sentences of the day. Thank you very much for your help. 1) I know I'll miss working with you. She is going to change job. 2) She suggested going to the cinema rather than to the theatre. Do you remember seeing that man before? 3) His family ...
March 28, 2011

English
I included the five statements I was not sure of. Thank you for helping me. 1) The turning point of World War II came in 1941: Hitler, ignoring his pact, attacked Russia in June, and the Japanese, in December, attacked the American naval base of Pearl Harbour, forcing the ...
March 28, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences on the same subject. Thank you for checking them. 1) The turning point of World War II came in 1941: Hitler, ignoring his pact, attacked Russia in June, and the Japanese, in December, attacked the American naval base of Pearl Harbour...
March 28, 2011

English
Can you please check if everything is all right in these sentences I wrote on the second world war. Thank you. 1) On the 1st of September 1939 the Germans invaded Poland; on the 3rd of September the Western Powers (France and England) declared war on Germany. 2) In April 1940 ...
March 28, 2011

math
symplify the expression if possible: e^3
March 28, 2011

English
I included a few more sentences I'm unsure of. The last refer to the UK in the 20s. 1) I subscribe ( subscribed?) to Sky to watch English channels. I'm disgusted with this soup. 2) I was disgusted by the news (not with the news?) of the Prime Minister having a ...
March 28, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much in advance. 1)Each group has to interview an American host student for ten minutes and then report about him/her to the whole class (also: present him o her to the whole class). 2) First,build groups of five, six...
March 28, 2011

English
Can you please check these last questions. Thank you very much!! 1) What are the most dominant themes in Shakespeare’s Macbeth? 2) How does Shakespeare define True Love in his famous sonnet The Marriage of true Minds? 3) What do the three witches stand for and what ...
March 27, 2011

physics
if the maximum safe breaking acceleration of a navy fighter is 15m/s^2 and an aircraft carrier's deck is 100m long, with what maximum speed can a fighter safely land on the deck and still stop completely on the ship?
March 27, 2011

physics
a bullet was fired at a target 50m away with a muzzle velocity of 300m/s. if the barrel of the gun was horizontal, how far below the level of the gun did the bullet strike th target?
March 27, 2011

English
I left out these last three sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) I think you should tell Paul's parents that he steals things. You should talk to him before reporting him to the police. 2) I think you should wait till your birthday or Christmas and then ...
March 27, 2011

English
Thank you very much. I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) Refer to situations in which robotic planes have proved to be useful. 2) Which scientific methods does forensic science adopt to catch potential criminals? 3) What/Which skills are forensic artists required ...
March 27, 2011

REBUS PUZZLES
Through thick and thin
March 27, 2011

English
I included the five sentences I was most unsure of. Thank you for helping me. It's really urgent. 1) I was very proud of myself when I won a (the) regional roller-skating competition in 1998. (when I scored 4 goals one after the other/when I headed the ball in four time ...
March 27, 2011

biology
Sex is not always a fixed characteristic of an organism. There are a variety of sex switching organisms as well as hermaphrodites who act as either male or female depending on the circumstances. How can we understand the behavior surrounding these strategies?
March 27, 2011

biology
In a species, there are usually equal numbers of males and females and occasionally not. Furthermore, parents bias investment to male or female offspring. Discuss the relation of these phenomena.
March 27, 2011

biology
The ability of a forager to find food is often related to the ability of the forager to make decisions in the face of imperfect information about its environment. Discuss the effect that imperfect information has on foraging decisions.
March 27, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences.Thank you very much. Sentence number 6 is very long because I included different possible alternatives. 1) I think you should tell Paul's parents that he steals things. You should talk to him before reporting him to the police. 2...
March 27, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. I'm unsure about using phrasal verbs in a context. 1) She is thinking of dropping out of school. She doesn't know if she'll be able to deal with her problem by herself. 2)She doesn't like talking through ...
March 27, 2011

English
Can you please check if everything is correct? I included two paragraphs on the history of Ireland. Thank you. 1) The rebels occupied Dublin's key buildings and for some days had control of the city. The revolt, however, was put down by the British army and 14 of the ...
March 26, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you very much for the help. I wonder if you could say "a post office in Oxford Street instead on Oxford Street" in British English. 1) I have to keep my homework exercise book in order. 2) At school I mustn't: ...
March 25, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences, please? Thank you very much for your previous corrections! 1) How can I get to school? Can you tell me the way to school, please? 2) Do you know the bank in Cross Street? Is Oxford street the road near the station? Yes, it is. 3) You have ...
March 25, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. It is really urgent! 1) She was looking at the people sitting at the cafè while she was driving. 2) She was listening to music on her earphones while she was running in the park. 3) She was looking at a ...
March 25, 2011

English
Can you please chech these very last two sentences of the day? Thank you. I'm playing on my Nintendo DS these days. Where are you playing these days? Darwin eliminated the possibility of the creation also if this idea conflicted with the teachings of the Bible and the ...
March 23, 2011

English
Can you please help me check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1.Some schools valued their pupils' athletic prowess more than their scholarly ones. 2.Factory owners were also oblidged by legislation to teach their duty (? they apprentices). 3.One of the most important ...
March 23, 2011

English
I urgently need to find a site where I can listen to the last Chapter of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Stevenson. I really hope you can help me! Thank you very much.
March 23, 2011

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you. 1)The setting of the novel is ambivalent since it seems to lie halfway between England and Scotland. 2) Utterson finds out that Dr Jekyll has created a potion, which enables him to release his evil side. 3) It is capable...
March 23, 2011

English
Can you please check these questions, please? Thank you very much in advance 1) I had to do the cleaning twice a day. 2) It took me one hour to get to Turin. 3) For my next holidays I’m going to Sicily with my parents. 4) He was reading a book when the police arrested him...
March 22, 2011

physics
A 54.0 kg person takes a nap in a (lightweight) backyard hammock. Both ropes supporting the hammock are at an angle of 16.9° above the horizontal. Find the tension in the ropes.
March 22, 2011

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you very much. 1)He proposes he should pay for the racer himself. 2)She spent pleasing days in Sicily. 3) She has very pleasing manners. 4) What age do you have to be to drive a car in Spain? 5) Tell your English penfriend...
March 22, 2011

biology /help
6. Erin, Patricia and Larry's daughter, is married to Jeff. Jeff was in a serious car accident and needs a transfusion but Erin is told that Jeff cannot be given her blood. Based on this information, provide Erin's blood genotype and blood phenotype. Can you help me ...
March 21, 2011

English
Thank you . I just need to know if it is right to say "Read pp. 71-75 and then do the following gap-filling activity".
March 21, 2011

English
Thank you very much for helping me! I forgot to include these last sentences. Can you explain me the difference between "Ought to" and "should". For example, I know I ought not to hurt his feelings (why ought to and not should?) 1) The teacher caught Mike ...
March 21, 2011

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences for me. Thank you very much for all. 1) Mary couldn’t afford to go to the cinema last weekend. She decided to take some money from her brother, Ben (without asking him for it). 2) Her best friend doesn’t know whether or ...
March 21, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1)The British upper class still thought of itself as the centre of the civilized world. World War I put an abrupt end to all this. 2) In June 1914 the heir to the Austrian throne, the ...
March 21, 2011

English
Can you please check the sentences I wrote on the outbreak of World War One. What do you think? I went to the site you recommended to me (or just "me"?). 1) King Edward VII (1901-1910) came to the throne after the death of Queen Victoria. 2) The Edwardian Age saw the...
March 21, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) If I won 2 million Euros at the lottery, I would transfer part of the money on(to) my bank account and invest it (in state bonds/government securities) 2)I would buy myself a house in the mountains and one at the ...
March 21, 2011

English
Thank you very much for helping me! Your information was really of help can you say that?) Here is a paragraph I wrote on Dulce et Decorum Est by Owen. I know it is incomplete. I also need to find more data on the "War poets" and on this poem, too. Can you help m? 1...
March 20, 2011

English
1) I find it difficult to describe activities people normally do when working on the computer (on "Microsoft Word", for example). Can you help me? (For example: I switch on the computer, then I click on the icon "word" and wait for it to open. I type in my ...
March 20, 2011

English
I visited the site you recommended to me. I just have a few mor doubts. I included a few more sentences whose vocabulary I'm not sure of. 1) The teacher was annoyed/cross with me for being late BUT she was annoyed/irritated by the heat/the elephant. 2) I was frightened by ...
March 20, 2011

English
Can you please check one more thing: 1)The students were delighted by /with their exam results. Are "by" and "with" possible? Is the meaning the same as "they are pleased, satisfied, content with? their exam result? 2) They are depressed, sad, happy, ...
March 20, 2011

English
Thank you. I just want to know if "She was anxiuous for me" is grammatically correct.
March 20, 2011

English
Is it all right to say "he was anxious for me, but about my health? Thank you
March 20, 2011

English
1) I need to find a good site explaining the period between the two World Wars and after (with reference to the Irish question, the Suffragettes' Movement , the New Deal, the Walfare State, and the Swinging 1960s) on a blackboard. Actually, this kind of information is not ...
March 20, 2011

Algebra
if a radius is 4x meters and its heights is 5x3 meters find its volume
March 19, 2011

calculus
solve the initial value problem by seperation of variables du/dt=2t+sec2t/2u, u(0)=-5
March 18, 2011

calculus
solve the initial value problem by separation of variables 8. dy/dx=x+1/xy, x>0, y(1)=-4
March 18, 2011

English
Can you check if my instructions on how to do the washing and the washing-up are correct? Thank you very much. When you do the washing, you sort the clothes, put them into the washing machine, insert the washing powder into the drawer or plastic container, start the washing ...
March 18, 2011

English
Is that correct to say: If he were she (or in her place) , h'd get a racer? Thank you very much fr your help and information!
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please help me complete the fill-in-the-blank activity, please? I'm not sure if the rules in America are the same as in England. 1)You can get a part-time job when you are 15 years old. You can ride a 50cc moped when you are 14 years old. You can't leave school...
March 17, 2011

English
I left out the questionnaire I really need you to check. I have to refer to what happens in America. 1)You can get a part-time job when you are..You can ride a 50cc moped when you are......You can't leave school until you are......You must be ......to join the army. You ...
March 17, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following words. Thank you.I need help for the questionnaire, too 1)Which household chores are most popular among American teenagers? Can you see if I wrote them right? (put the rubbish out, sweep and mop the floors, take the bed linen off the bed, wash...
March 17, 2011

Engish
I'm finding it difficult to write the instructions for a strawberry salad. (Can you say it in English)? Thank you very much for your help. 1) Remember the most common non-reflexive verbs in English through this story. 2) Which are considered as low marks in the USA? Does &...
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please help me formulate the questions better and answer the last two yourself? Thank you very much. 1) I quarrelled (argued) with my best friend because I refused to let her copy the maths test (from mine?). 2) She is cross/furious with me now. I'm going to make ...
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please help check these sentences I wrote about adjective and past participles. Thank you. 1)I'm as pleased as Punch. 2) Your project is excellent.I'm pleased/happy/satisfied/content (are they all synonyms, did I include all?). 3) This song is so boring.I'm...
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please check these ideas on stress and young people, please? Thank you vey much for helping me finding an excellent site on science!! 1) The two things teenagers are most stressed about are how to make new friends and how to improve their school performances. 2) Their ...
March 17, 2011

English
Though I specialized in Germanic languages, I need to present (in a very simple way using a very simple language) some scientific topics in English to Italian 18-year-old-students (studying applied sciences) whose English is very poor. I'm seeking internet sites where ...
March 17, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. (I included four sentences on how to make wine) 1)This wine is made from Nebbiolo grapes, grown exclusively on the slopes (vineyards?) of these hills. 2)These veneyards have been ...
March 16, 2011

English
Can you check the following sentences, on reflexive verbs, please? Thank you. 1) I used to live on my own (better than by myself) in a one-room apartment. One morning, I woke up at 6 a.m. then I got up and went into the bathroom. 2) I got washed and dressed and then I rushed ...
March 16, 2011

accounting
True or false ? The columns of the employee earnings record consist of the amount columns in a payroll register and accumulated earnings column? Can you help me answer this question ? thank you.
March 15, 2011

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