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September 26, 2016

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English
OK sentences: 1, 3, 5 (but with "alone" not "along"), and 6 Not OK sentences: 2, 4, 7, and 8 Since it was a fine evening, he want out for a walk. Because he was strong, he could lift the box. Because he was tired, he went to bed early.
September 6, 2016

ENGLISH
"pizzabeast21" is edging toward getting banned with unnecessary remarks like this. http://letterpile.com/correspondence/Examples-of-how-to-write-informal-letters-in-English-Personal Orjinta, you give it a try, and someone here will give you feedback.
September 6, 2016

English
3 and 6 are the best.
September 6, 2016

English
You're welcome!
September 6, 2016

English
You can use either one for #3 since you have used a coordinating conjunction. The second one is smoother, less wordy.
September 6, 2016

English
Coordinating conjunctions: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#top Subordinating conjunctions: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#subordinating_conjunctions 1 and 3 look good. I'd make 2 into a compound sentence, using a ...
September 6, 2016

English
Again, the -ing phrasing is not the best. It's not incorrect; it's just not used very much. 1, 2, 4, and 5 are the best sentences here.
September 6, 2016

English
The -ing phrasing is not the best. It's not incorrect; it's just not used very much. 1, 2, and 5 are the best sentences here.
September 6, 2016

English
Yes, 1 and 4 are incorrect. 5, 6, and 7 are fine, yes.
September 6, 2016

English
Yes, you're right -- 1 and 4 are not correct.
September 6, 2016

English
3. Some students posted a lot of unkind comments, and they made fun of my pose. (In this sentence, 'they' refers to 'a lot of unkind comments.' Am I right? Or does 'they' refer to 'some students'? In that case, the clause 'and they....' ...
September 6, 2016

english, i just don't get what the question ment
I think the problem might be in the definition of "enact." http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enact The question would probably be better phrased like this: "How do people use power?" Or maybe this: "How do people make use of the power they'...
September 6, 2016

English
You're welcome!
September 6, 2016

English
Whenever you're looking for opposites in word meanings, be sure to use a thesaurus and go through the antonyms listed. Moderate -- http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/moderate?s=t Scroll down and read through the antonyms. Radical -- http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/radical?s=t...
September 6, 2016

English
I would use "what" unless I had been given a specific list of animals beforehand. The answer, though, doesn't really go with any of those questions. The questions are asking for specifics. The answer is far too general. What/Which animals live in Canada? Elk, ...
September 5, 2016

MATH HELP
Phobia or whoever is in time out for a few days until he (she?) can figure out who he is and settle on ONE screen name.
September 5, 2016

Sociology
http://lumen.instructure.com/courses/199939/pages/Section4-14?module_item_id=4575197 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Weber As with all Wikipedia search results, 1) remember NOT to simply copy and paste (you’ll be caught for plagiarizing!) and 2) be sure to check out all ...
September 5, 2016

Prealgebra
72/8 = x 2x = number of fish
September 5, 2016

Prealgebra
Isn't 36 half of 72? What is half of 8?
September 5, 2016

English
2 and 3 are fine. In 1, the intro word should be "When" in order to make the same sense as 2 and 3.
September 5, 2016

eng 122-- incomplete
What are your choices?
September 4, 2016

Foundation of Nursing
http://www.google.com/search?q=purpose+of+professional+nursing+organizations&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&oq=purpose+of+professional+nursing+organizations&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61.1600j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Either your text or one of these search results will be your best ...
September 4, 2016

English
For sentence 2, then I'd write it this way: During all those years, I worked with great, intelligent people, who were a pleasure to communicate with.
September 3, 2016

English
1. I'd use "or" 2. I'd write, "All these years I have worked with great, intelligent people, who are a pleasure to communicate with." 3. I'd delete "very"
September 3, 2016

English
1. Either way is fine. Without "the" often indicates more general reference, but either way works. 2. Yes 3. at 4. Either one works, yes. 5. Yes, correct
September 3, 2016

math
http://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-arith-prop/pre-algebra-place-value/e/numbers-in-expanded-form
September 3, 2016

Science
Read lots and take very good notes. http://www.google.com/search?q=MMR+vaccine+to+autism+pros+and+cons&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&oq=MMR+vaccine+to+autism+pros+and+cons&aqs=chrome..69i57.1877j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
September 3, 2016

help please!
You need to follow directions and put your SUBJECT in the School Subject box. There is no school subject called "help please!" If you had indicated "Math" in the subject line, it would have taken far less time to get your question answered. http://www....
September 3, 2016

English
1 is fine; 2 is incorrect/ungrammatical. 3 and 4 are fine. 5 is fine; 6 is incorrect. 7 is fine; 8 is okay.
September 3, 2016

English
2 and 3, even though they're awkward, mean about the same as 1, yes. 5 and 6 don't convey the idea of "Although" in 4, so they do not mean the same thing. 7 is fine. 8 is very awkward and wouldn't be used. 9 is okay.
September 3, 2016

willimington
1. You need to follow directions and put your SUBJECT in the School Subject box. There is no school subject called "willimington." 2. You need to know that no one here will do your entire assignment for you. If you have questions about your assignment, please ask, ...
September 3, 2016

English
1, 2, and 3 are fine. 4 wouldn't be used.
September 3, 2016

English
1 and 2 are the same, yes. 3 and 5 are okay, but 4 would never be used.
September 2, 2016

English
Steve's comment re sentence 1 involves the placement of the word "suddenly" -- and if you write "suddenly died" it'll be clear what was sudden (the dying or the surprising). 2 and 3 are fine. 4 is very odd and wordy. We'd be far more likely to ...
September 2, 2016

English
Either of the verb tense choices in these three pairs of sentences work fine. I would tend to stick to the simple past tense instead of past progressive if the action has stopped and not continued. Be sure to catch the typos: In 2, "were" In 6, "students were"
September 2, 2016

Stats
How do most students count classes? Do they count labs as classes? Or is a lab counted as connected to a particular class? Would the survey consider only classes taken during the standard fall and spring semesters? How would a student count classes taken during between-...
September 2, 2016

Algebra
Do you see Related Questions below these responses? I just clicked on the first in the list, and there it was!
September 2, 2016

Algebra
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1470968772
September 2, 2016

S.S
Right! =)
September 2, 2016

S.S
And you think it's ... ? All you have to do is look at a map of the US and know where north, south, east, and west are.
September 2, 2016

History! Help!
http://www.texasindians.com/atakap.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atakapa#Western_Atakapa_or_Hikike_Ishak_.28southeastern_Texas_Atakapa_bands.29 http://www.texasindians.com/karank.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karankawa_people Let us know what you discover.
September 2, 2016

What?
Are there supposed to be choices here? If you're trying to copy and paste anything, it's not working. You'll need to type everything.
September 2, 2016

working with parents and families
Wow ... only your text will have this information. It's not even anything that a Google search would help with because there'll be all sorts of answers, depending on who's entering and organizing data, etc.
September 2, 2016

biology
Since Jiskha doesn't have a biology expert at this time, please try posting your question at this site. http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/ In addition, be sure to make really good use of KhanAcademy! http://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology Choose from the ...
September 2, 2016

Reading
Yes. Once you've made your lists, post them here for me.
September 2, 2016

Reading
This is the only summary I can find of this book online: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scat_(novel) What kinds of environmental conservation can you find in the book? Make a list. What things happen that are harmful to the environment? Make a second list. Now compare your lists...
September 2, 2016

Riddle
No idea. Sorry.
September 2, 2016

English
Go here -- http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm -- and scroll down and click on Verbs. Read about verb tenses. Then let us know what you decide. You'll need to proofread your work carefully. I think you mean "hard" not "heard" and there needs to be some ...
September 2, 2016

English
Those two sentences seem to be intended to mean the same thing, but the second one is the smoother sentence.
September 2, 2016

English
Sentence 1 means the same as both the other sentences in your last post. In the first post, you used "so as" in sentence 1-3. That's not correct phrasing. If you omit "so as" the sentence will be fine.
September 1, 2016

Grammar
Right
September 1, 2016

English Check
Finally!!!
September 1, 2016

English Check
Right!
September 1, 2016

English Check
No. For = preposition Prepositions need OBJECTS after them. I = for subjects me = for objects Here's the sentence, taken apart: The (article) advice (noun, subject) was (auxiliary verb, goes with "meant") meant (main verb) for (preposition) you (pronoun in object...
September 1, 2016

English Check
Yes. And after "for" (a preposition) you need an object.
September 1, 2016

English Check
"since they are subject pronouns" Why would subject pronouns be used as objects of a preposition (the word "for")?
September 1, 2016

English Check
Would you say, "The advice was meant for I?" ???
September 1, 2016

english 1
Yes. One of the FANBOYS. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#top
September 1, 2016

english 1
right
September 1, 2016

english 1
We'll be happy to check what YOU THINK. Let us know.
September 1, 2016

Health
1 is probably correct. 2 doesn't make sense. Check your text and look up ALL words you are not 100% confident of.
September 1, 2016

Technology
Right
September 1, 2016

institute
That is YOUR assignment. No one here will do your assignment for you. However, if you have questions about the assignment's instructions, be sure to ask.
September 1, 2016

8th Grade Science
I hope you meant to type scientists (plural form) instead of the singular. I'm sure more than one scientist cares about this. Yes, C.
September 1, 2016

social studies
http://www.google.com/search?q=american+colonies+1770s+patriot&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&oq=american+colonies+1770s+patriot&aqs=chrome..69i57.8415j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
August 31, 2016

social studies
http://www.google.com/search?q=constitution+amendment+process&oq=constitution+amendment+process&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60l2j69i65l3.5373j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 https://www.google.com/#q=weaknesses+in+articles+of+confederation
August 31, 2016

social studies -- cheater?
Uh-oh! Are you saying you want to cheat?
August 31, 2016

social studies
Be sure to indicate what YOU THINK the answer for each one is. Don't guess! That'll be really obvious! Someone will check your work.
August 31, 2016

Art
You're welcome.
August 31, 2016

Art
Of course!
August 31, 2016

Art
I agree with you on the first, disagree with you on the second.
August 31, 2016

Biology Vocab
It can't be "equipment error" since part of the definition indicates "the experimenter" -- a human. Do you have a vocab list you're working from? Or are you supposed to guess?
August 31, 2016

Technology
No, it's not D. Look at those two keys on a keyboard. What do you see?
August 31, 2016

Technology
That's two wrong guesses for that second question. Please don't post about this again.
August 31, 2016

Technology
Your first answer is right. Your second answer is not right. Have you looked at a keyboard recently?
August 31, 2016

Social Studies
No way to see that chart. Can you describe it in detail? Go through the process of elimination: ~~ Why would A be true or not true? ~~ B should be out since both areas had plenty of trees. ~~ What were the main exports from both area? ~~ What were these areas' main ports? ...
August 31, 2016

Social Studies
What chart? And you think ... ?
August 31, 2016

english
Someone here will be happy to check what YOU THINK the answer is.
August 31, 2016

Social Studies
I agree. They had little idea what they were getting into or how to react. http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown
August 31, 2016

Social Studies
All the crops?? They didn't keep any for themselves to eat?? Please re-read your text and re-think this.
August 31, 2016

Art
Right
August 31, 2016

English 1 part 1
What following?
August 31, 2016

ART
Yes, D. It's easy to see that this particular one is much simpler (maybe more primitive?) than many of the others, especially those with a small covered place on board.
August 31, 2016

ART
Like these? Any one in particular? http://www.google.com/search?q=Model+of+a+river+boat+Egyptian&oq=Model+of+a+river+boat+Egyptian&aqs=chrome..69i57j0.2734j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Overall, I'd say your answer is correct. B and C obviously don't work! A is ...
August 31, 2016

ART ??
???
August 31, 2016

ENGLISH 1501
Read lots and let us know what you decide. http://homepage.smc.edu/meeks_christopher/SOUND%20DEVICES%20USED%20IN%20POETRY.htm http://knowledge4africa.com/english/poetry/small-passing-b.jsp http://books.google.com/books?id=zNL3OvznNegC&pg=PA60&lpg=PA60&dq=%22small+passing%22+...
August 31, 2016

english
Start each sentence like these: 1. Ram said that ... 2. A letter ... 3. The Taj ... 4. Think about verb tenses: present, past, future. Find the main verb and let me know what its tense is. Write the verb (feel) in the same tense. 5. ... convinced ___ his guilt. What ...
August 31, 2016

Texas History
http://www.google.com/search?q=agricultural+revolution+in+texas&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS705US707&oq=agricultural+revolution+in+texas&aqs=chrome..69i57.9106j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Between your text and these search results, you should be able to answer these. Let us know.
August 31, 2016

Texas History
And you think ... ?
August 31, 2016

Wow! Identity crisis here!
lottie, jessie, anonymous, and Sreya -- Choose one screen name and keep it.
August 31, 2016

Real Estate Law
And you think it's ... ?
August 31, 2016

English
#1 is far better than #2. Usually, adverbs should be as close to the verb as possible, but not with a phrasal verb and not before the phrasal verb. For #3, I'd just skip "that" or "which" entirely! But if you need to use one, then use "that." ...
August 31, 2016

English
The phrase "the zoo" refers to a specific zoo that both girls know about. Frankly, I can't think of an instance in which "the" would not be used with "zoo" in this context. 4 and 7 are not used. The other responses are fine.
August 31, 2016

English
Yes, 4 and 6 have the same meaning, although it seems odd to have the abstract word "comments" be the subject of an action verb "made." It's the people who are making the comments, right? If the verb's action is in the past and it's over with, ...
August 31, 2016

English
All the sentences mean about the same thing as #1, yes. In #4, yes, the antecedent is "comments." In #5, "they" refers to "students" since both "students" and "they" are the subjects of their own clauses. If "they" ...
August 31, 2016

Chemistry?
??
August 31, 2016

English
What is your question?
August 30, 2016

English
1 and 2, 3 and 4, and 5 are all fine. 6 is strange; 7 is incorrect.
August 30, 2016

English
No, nothing specific. "How is it going?" is just a casual question someone might ask when meeting someone in a hallway! There is no particular antecedent for "it."
August 30, 2016

English
I take "it" to be referring to the smell, the atmosphere. In other words, the smell in here is bad.
August 30, 2016

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