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Homework Help: history Posted by rfvv on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 8:18am. What is the origin of the fortune cookie? What are the words on the piece of paper inside the fortune cookie? history - Ms. Sue, Monday, April 9, 2012 at 12:17pm The words on the paper tells the person&#...
April 9, 2012

English
1. Let's not rush it. (What does 'it' refer to? What other expressions can we use it instead of the sentence?) 2. Don't give up on your dreams. 3. Don't give up your dreams. (Are both grammatical?)
April 9, 2012

history
Thank you for your help. Is the sheet of paper in Chinese or in English? In a Chinese restaurant, when you eat a fortune cookie, on the piece of paper, is the sentence in Chinese or in English?
April 9, 2012

history
What is the origin of the fortune cookie? What are the words on the piece of paper inside the fortune cookie?
April 9, 2012

English
1. I especially liked the acting of the main actor and special effects. 2. I especially liked the music and the beautiful scenery in the movie. 3. I especially liked the acting of the main actor and the main actress. 4. I especially liked the roles of the actors in the sinking...
April 5, 2012

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1. I bought him a cooking book. 2. I bought him a cookbook. (Thank you. I need to change the subject. Are both expressions OK, 'cookbook' and 'cooking book'?)
April 5, 2012

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1. He bought him a cooking book. 2. He bought him a cookbook. (Which one is correct, 'cooking book' or 'cookbook'?) 3. Who wrote the song to her? 4. Who wrote the song for her? (Do we have to use 'to' or 'for'? Are both OK?)
April 5, 2012

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He checked out the books yesterday from the library. (Is this correct? What is the opposite of 'checked out'? Can we use 'checked in' as the opposite?)
April 5, 2012

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1. You should wear a swimming cap in the swimming pool. 2. You should wear a swimming cap at the swimming pool. (Which preposition should we use? Are both OK?) 3. What is your number? - My number is 22. 4. May I have your number? - My number is 22. 5. What number are you? - I ...
April 4, 2012

English
1. Write down three sentences you want to ask of the students. 2. Write down three sentences you want to ask to the students. (Which one is correct? Which preposition is right, 'of' or 'to'?)
April 3, 2012

English
Hello, everybody. I have a lot of point cards. For your activities, you will get points. When your number is chosen from the program, you should get up and answer two questions. I will check your points on the paper. This time, all of you can answer this question.If you answer...
April 2, 2012

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Using shadow puppets is a very old storytelling tradition around the world. (What is the part of speech of 'storytelling'? Is it an adjective or a noun?)
March 28, 2012

English
6. What do Jeepneys look like? - They are colorful. 10. How do they feel? - They are very happy. 11. What are their feelings? - They are very happy. (Thank you for your help. What about the pairs?)
March 27, 2012

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1. What does he do when/after he gets on the bus? 2. He says hello to the driver and his friends. (Are the question and answer correct? Do we have to use 'when' or 'after' in this case?) 3. Is the fact that Venice doesn't have cars a problem? - Not at all. ...
March 27, 2012

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1. Look at the girl's appearance. How does she look? She looks happy. 2. Look at the girl's looks. What does she look like? She looks angry. 3. Look at the girl on the first picture. How does she feel? She feels angry. 4. Look at this picture. Will you describe her ...
March 26, 2012

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It is a long walk to school. (What does 'It' refer to? What does 'to school' modify in the sentence? Is 'to school' an adverbial phrase?)
March 26, 2012

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1. The bakery is inbetween the school and the bookstore. 2. The bakery is between the school and the bookstore. (Are both the same and grammatical?) 3. The post office is across from the convenience store. 4. The post office is opposite the convenience store. 5. The post ...
March 26, 2012

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1. My hobby is computer games. 2. My hobbies are computer games. 3. My hobby is a computer game. 4. My hobby is computer game. 5. My hobby is playing computer games. (#5 is right. What about the others? Which ones are grammatical?...thank you for your answer.)
March 21, 2012

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1. My hobby is soccer. 2. My hobby is baseball. (Are both grammatical?)
March 21, 2012

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1. Wilma tried very hard to succeed as an athlete. 2. Wilma tried to succeed as an athlete very hard. (Do both sentences have the same pattern and the meaning? Is the verb 'tried' a transitive verb, and take an object the to infinitive? Or is the verb 'tried' ...
March 20, 2012

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1. What is his personality like? 2. What is his personality? 3. He is generous. (Which question is correct?)
March 19, 2012

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1. After you read the three friends' self-introductory passages, complete the following table. 2. After you take a look at the table summarized above, introduce one of/among the three friends to your classmates. (They are directions. Are they grammatical? And in sentence 2...
March 15, 2012

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I took too long in the shower. (Is this grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'long'? Is 'long' a noun?)
March 13, 2012

English
I took too long in the shower. (Is this grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'long'? Is 'long' a noun?)
March 13, 2012

English
1. My nickname is "Captain Cook." 2. My nickname is "Beyonce." (Why do we have to put 'quoation marks as in the sentences above? Can we use the sentences without the quotation marks? What is the role of the quotation marks?)
March 12, 2012

English
Where is Beyonce from? There is an apostrophe on the last letter 'e' in "beyonce.' in a text book? Whay is that?
March 8, 2012

English
1. Mark an O on the picture you like, and mark an X on the picture you don't like. 2. Mark O on the picture you like, and mark X on the picture you don't like. 3. Check a circle on the picture you like, and check an X on the picture you don't like. 4. Check circle ...
March 7, 2012

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Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of the verb 'try'? Or is 'to succeed' the adverbial phrase which modifies 'try'?)
March 5, 2012

English
I have an e-pal. (In this sentence, what does 'e' refer to? 'Pal' means 'friend.')
March 5, 2012

English
1. I took a shower so I felt refreshed. 2. I took a shower so that I felt refreshed. 3. I took a shower, so I felt refrewhed. (What does #1 mean, #2 or #3? In Sentence 1, there is no 'comma' before 'so.' In Sentence 1, we cannot see 'that' after 'so...
February 29, 2012

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1. Paul visited me in order to ask for a help. 2. Paul visited me in order to ask for help. (Which one is correct? Do we have to put 'a' before 'help' or not?)
February 29, 2012

English
I got you. (What is the meaning of this sentence? Does it have many meanings according to the context?)
February 15, 2012

English
1. Because she felt cold, Susan put on her coat. 2. Because Susan felt cold, she put on her coat. 3. Feeling cold, Susan put on her coat. (Which one is correct? Are all acceptable and the same?)
February 7, 2012

English
With night coming on, we started home. (What other expressions can we use instead of 'with night coming on'? Would you let me know the similar expressions to the sentence? Thank you.)
February 3, 2012

English
1. Where is the annual report? -Tom took it last night. 2. When will you know if you got the job? - Not until the end of the month. (Are the questions and answers correct grammatically?)
January 4, 2012

English
1. All flights have been cancelled because of bad weather. 2. All flights have been cancelled because of bad weather. 3. He cancelled the promise. 4. He canceled the promise. (Which one is correct? Which one is the correct form of the past tense of 'cancel'? Are both ...
December 28, 2011

English
1. I lied that you were a fine gardener. 2. I lied him that you were a fine gardener. (Are both grammatical?) 3. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener. (Did the two actions happen at the same time in this sentence?) 4. Lying, I told him that he was a fine gardener...
December 25, 2011

English
1. He is one of the best players on the team. 2. He is one of the good players on the team. (Which one is grammatical? Are both grammatical? Which one is better of the two? Thank you... Have a great weekend.)
December 24, 2011

English
1. I want to eat sweets. 2. I want to eat candy. (Are both the same? What is 'sweets'? Are sweet foods all sweets? Or sweets is just candy?)
December 22, 2011

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They spend their days cutting cocoa pods and carrying heavy buckets filled with cocoa beans. (cocoa pods vs. cacao pods/ cocoa beans vs. cacao beans/ Which expressions do we have to use? What is the difference between 'cocoa' and 'cacao'?
December 22, 2011

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1. He lied that the man had gone to Japan. 2. He lied to Mom that he had studied hard. (Are both grammatical?)
December 21, 2011

English
Cocoa farmers usually get only about 25 cents for each pound of cocoa beans they sell. This is not even enough to pay for the cost of growing cocoa trees. (In the last sentence, what does 'this' refer to?)
December 20, 2011

English
1. What if I ran for Congress? 2. What if I run for Congress? 3. What if you were very rich? 4. What if you are very rich? 5. What if you had been very rich? (Which one is grammatical? Are #1 and #2 in subjunctive mood? Are they talking about the past or the present/ the future?)
December 15, 2011

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1. Can we meet again one day? 2. Can we meet again oneday? 3. Can we meet again some day? 4. Can we meet again someday? (Which ones are grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Thank you. Have a good day!)
December 14, 2011

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e.g. He has a sweet car. (What is the meaning of 'sweet' in the sentence?)
December 13, 2011

English
In a slang expression, what is the use of 'chilling'? 1. play with friends 2. hang out (with friends) 3. cool, excellent Which one is right? English - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 8:38pm 2. is correct. ----------------------- Thank you. What is the meaning ...
December 13, 2011

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In a slang expression, what is the use of 'chilling'? 1. play with friends 2. hang out (with friends) 3. cool, excellent Which one is right?
December 13, 2011

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e.g. I got a new camera. (What is the meaning of 'got'? 1. I bought a new camera. 2. I received a new camera from somebody. What does e.g. mean? #1 or #2?)
December 11, 2011

English
1. Research projects that have won Ig Nobel Prizes are real, scientific work. (have won) 2. Here are some of the most interesting projects that have received the prizes so far. (have received) (Question: What is the use of the present perfect in each sentence? Does each ...
December 5, 2011

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1. Ms. brown just had three girls. 2. Ms. brown has just given birth to three girls. 3. Ms. brown had three girls just now. (Are they all the same and grammatical?)
November 30, 2011

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1. Oh, it¡¯s on aisle 6, next to the coffee. 2. Oh, it¡¯s in aisle 6, next to the coffee. 3. Where can I find a dark chocolate bar? It's in Aisle 3. 4. Where can I find a dark chocolate bar? It's on Aisle 3. (Do we have to use 'in' or '...
November 30, 2011

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1. You can link the website address on your website. 2. I will paste the link on the messanger, and will send you the address. (Are teh sentences above grammatical? Would you check them? Thank you.)
November 29, 2011

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1. We hope to have a long life and wealth. 2. We hope that we will have a long life and wealth. 3. We hope that we have a long life and wealth. (Is #1 the same as #2? What about #3?)
November 27, 2011

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1. We hope to have a long life and wealth. 2. We hope that we will have a long life and wealth. 3. We hope that we have a long life and wealth. (Is #1 the same as #2? What about #3?)
November 23, 2011

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1. He must be a doctor. 2. He has to be a doctor. (Are both the same? Is #2 grammatical?)
November 22, 2011

English
1. It had to be a real diamond. 2. It must have been a real diamond. (Does #1 mean #2? Are both the same?)
November 22, 2011

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1. He pretended he was carrying the glass necklace /and started down the stairs. Did the two actions happen at the same time(before 'and' and after 'and)? 2. Pretending he was carrying the glass necklace, he started down the stairs. 3. While he pretended he was ...
November 22, 2011

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1. Shortly after 10 o'clock, I was bringing the glass necklace downstairs for display. 2. Right after 10 o'clock, I was bringing the glass necklace downstairs for display. (Are both the same? Can we use 'Right' instead of 'Shortly'?)
November 21, 2011

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At night, the two necklaces are kept together in the safe on the second floor. (situation: after one necklace was stolen.) (What is the active form of this passive sentence between the following?) 1. At night, I keep the two necklaces together in the safe on the second floor. ...
November 17, 2011

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1. The stolen diamond necklace is insured for five million dollars. 2. I have insured the stolen diamond necklace for five million dollars. 3. I insured the stolen diamond necklace for five million dollars. 4. I insure the stolen diamond necklace for five million dollars. (...
November 17, 2011

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1. The other robber forced me back to the safe. (What is the part of speech of 'back' in the sentence?) 2. He was carring the glass necklace and started down the stairs. 3. He was carring the glass necklace and started coming down the stairs. 4. He was carring the ...
November 17, 2011

English
1. What's this? - It is goggles. - It is trousers. - It is scissors. 2. What are these? - They are goggles. - They are trousers. - They are scissors. (Are the questions and answers all correct?)
November 13, 2011

English
1. What do you enjoy doing? 2. What do you like doing? 3. What do you like to do? 4. What do you enjoy? -I enjoy swimming. (Can all the sentences from #1 to #4 be the suitable questions for the answer?)
November 13, 2011

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1. Don't ask for directions. 2. Don't ask for direction. (Are both grammatical? Which one is correct?) 3. That's the foundation of the success of our work. 4. That's the foundation of the success for our work. (Are both grammatical? Do we have to use 'of&#...
November 7, 2011

English
Then is it 'the kind of clothes'? Does "I wear' modify 'the kind of clothes' or 'clothes'?
October 31, 2011

English
He is wearing the kind of clothes I wear. ================== In the sentence above, what is the antecedent of the relative clause? 1. clothes 2. kind 3. the kind 4. the kind of clothes Which one among the four?
October 31, 2011

English
1. There are two mes in me. 2. I am a unique me. 3. I am me. 4. I am a me. 5. I am a ME. 6. I am ME. 7. I am Me. (Are the expressions all grammatical? Can we use some in a poem? What is the difference?)
October 31, 2011

English
The following is Karen Jo Shapiro's poem, "Me." ......... ........ ....... So many kinds of folks I see, but only I can be a ME. ================================== (Question) Would you explain 'So many kinds of folks I see'? 1. So many kinds of folks (...
October 31, 2011

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 3:37pm. In a poem called "Me", I saw the following expression. Are they correct? 1. I think that I will never see, .... Someone who has my color hair. (What about 'my hair color'?) 2. So many kinds of folks I ...
October 27, 2011

English
In a poem called "Me", I saw the following expression. Are they correct? 1. I think that I will never see, .... Someone who has my color hair. (What about 'my hair color'?) 2. So many kinds of folks I see, but only I can be a ME. (Is "So many kinds of ...
October 27, 2011

English
stein[stahyn]   stein   /staɪn/ Show Spelled[stahyn] Show IPA noun 1.a mug, usually earthenware, especially for beer. 2.the quantity of beer or other liquid contained in a stein.
October 25, 2011

English
In Einstein, 'stein' is pronounced 'stain'. Stein is pronounced /stain/. Don't you think so?
October 25, 2011

English
How do you pronounce this name "Silverstein"?
October 25, 2011

English
1. If you are a bird, be an early bird And catch the worm for your breakfast plate. 2. If you're an early bird, you will catch the worm for your breakfast plate. (Does #1 mean #2 in meaning? a litle different?) 3. Be strong, and be healthy. 4. If you are strong, you will ...
October 24, 2011

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1. The lanterns had to burn for eight to ten hours. 2. The lanterns had to burn for from eight to ten hours. (Are both sentences OK? Which one do we have to use?)
October 18, 2011

English
1. When did he live in this town? 2. When did he start to live in this town? (Are both grammatical?
October 14, 2011

English
1. He made me go there. 2. I was made to go there by him. 3. I was forced to go there by him. 4. He had me go there. 5. I was had to to there by him. 6. I was asked to go there by him. 7. He let me go there. 8. I was let to go there by him. 9. I was allowed to go there by him...
October 13, 2011

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1. If they failed to light the lanterns, they were fined heavily. 2. If they failed to light the lanterns, they would be fined heavily. (Would you explain the difference between #1 and #2? Thank you. Have a good time.)
October 13, 2011

English
1. A lantern man would take them to any places in Paris. 2. A lantern man used to take them to any places in Paris. 3. A lantern man took them to any places in Paris. (What is the difference among the three sentences?)
October 13, 2011

English
1. All they had to do was go to one of these places. 2. All they had to do was to go to one of these places. (Are both grammatically correct? Which one is grammatically correct?) 3. All you have to do is finish your homeowrk. 4. All you have to do is to finish your homeowrk. (...
October 13, 2011

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1. We know him to live in New York. 1-1. He is known to live in New York. 2. We know him to be living in New York. 2-2. He is known to be living in New York. (What is the difference between #1 and #2?)
October 10, 2011

English
1. May I go to the bathroom? 2. Can I go to the bathroom? (What is the difference between #1 and #2? Betwen may and can?)
October 10, 2011

English
1. Q1: What kind of work Orbis people have done so far: - They have traveled to underdeveloped countries to provide free eye surgery. 2. Q2: What kind of work have Orbis people done so far?: - They have traveled to underdeveloped countries to provide free eye surgery. (Which ...
September 29, 2011

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Posted by rfvv on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 6:24am. 1. This is Jenny Kim from BNN, reporting from the ORBIS plane. 2. This is Jenny Kim from BNN, and it is reporting from the ORBIS plane. 3. This is Jenny Kim from BNN, and she is reporting from the ORBIS plane. 4. This is ...
September 27, 2011

English
e.g. Dr. Del Monte How do you pronounce "Del Monte"?
September 26, 2011

English
1. This is Jenny Kim from BNN, reporting from the ORBIS plane. 2. This is Jenny Kim from BNN, and it is reporting from the ORBIS plane. 3. This is Jenny Kim from BNN, and she is reporting from the ORBIS plane. 4. This is Jenny Kim from BNN, and is reporting from the ORBIS ...
September 26, 2011

English
1. All the food was gone. 2. All the food were gone. 3. All the foods was gone. 4. All the foods were gone. (Which ones are grammatical? What kind of noun is 'food'? A countable noun or an uncountable noun? A material noun or a collective noun? Thank you.)
September 26, 2011

English
I I met my favorite singer on the street, _____________________ 1. I would would ask his autograph. 2. I would ask him to sign in my notebook. 3. I would like to have pictures taken with him. 4. I would just smile at him. 5. I would follow him taking pictures. 6. I would talk ...
September 23, 2011

English
e.g.The sound was from an iceberg which was breaking up. (What is the meaning of 'up'? Does 'up' mean 'completely'? Can we use 'breaking' without using 'up'? And does 'breaking up' mean 'melting'?)
September 23, 2011

English
e.g. I'm here on the ORBIS plane,"the flying eye hospital." (In this sentence, why is quotation marks used? What is the difference between with quotation marks and without quotation marks?)
September 22, 2011

English
1. His ambition to become the world champion was understandable. (Waht is the part of speech of 'to become the world champion'? Is it a noun phrase or an adjective phrase?) 2. He has only one aim, to make a lot of money. 3. He has only one aim to make a lot of money. (...
September 22, 2011

English
1. Our teacher, Henry Evans, complies this dictionary. 2. Our teacher, Henry Evans complies this dictionary. 3. Our teacher Henry Evans complies this dictionary. (Are they all grammatical? Would you check the use of 'comma'?
September 22, 2011

English
1. His ambition to become the world champion was understandable. 2. Our teacher, Henry Evans, complies this dictionary. 3. We heard the news that his team had won. 4. The idea of helping poor people in underdeveloped country was normal. 5. He had only one aim, to earn a lot of...
September 22, 2011

Eenglish
Make sure (that) you drink lots of water. (Is 'sure' an object complement? 'you drink lots of water' is an object, isn't it? Am I right? Can we use 'that' in the sentence?)
September 21, 2011

English
Orbis International is an international non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to saving sight worldwide. Orbis programs focus on the prevention of blindness and the treatment of blinding eye diseases in developing countries. (What does "Orbis" ...
September 21, 2011

English
1. I will give you what you want. 2. I will give you the thing which you want. 3. I will give you the things which you want. 4. I will give you all that you want. (Does #1 meaqn #2, #3, or #4?)
September 20, 2011

English
1. If I had a lot of money, I would buy a new laptop. 2. As I don't have a lot of money, I don't buy a new laptop. 3. If I had had a lot of money, I would have bought a new laptop. 4. As I didn't have a lot of money, I didn't buy a new laptop. (Does #1 mean #2...
September 18, 2011

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1. I have lived there since I was born. 2. I have lived there since 2000. 3. I have lived there since in 2000. 4. I have lived there since I was 8 years old. 5. I have lived there for about 8 years. (Would you check the sentences? Which ones are not grammatical?) 6. He does ...
September 18, 2011

Social studies
Why in Malaysia, should people not touch a child's head?
September 18, 2011

English
1. To make a snowman was fun. (What is the part of speech of 'fun'? A noun of an adjective?) 2. I make it a rule to get up at five in the morning. 3.I regard it natural to study math every day. (Are the two sentences grammatical?) 4. The boat rocked so much that I got ...
September 18, 2011

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