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English Grammar check
Can you please check this for grammar thank you!! Thank you, for all that you have done and continue to do for me.It means the world to me, that you haven't given up on trying to help me. More importantly, thank you for always believing in me.
December 12, 2011 by Samantha
My question is to correct the faulty parallelism.How can we do that. "The streets were not only too steep but also were too narrow for anything other than pedestrian traffic." The structure is parallel. Perhaps the second were isn't needed. Please check back here because ...
June 11, 2007 by Niraj
English / Grammar Check
Can you please tell me if this sentence is in formal language and the grammar is correct? In the novel Manhattan Transfer, manifestation of the fake social face occurs. The characters use masks, because they have trouble trying to find their real self.
October 12, 2009 by Unknown
How do I re-write this sentence using the fused sentence format? See below The creature sat upright and tugged at the shackles binding his ankles, Frankenstein uttered a piercing scream. Check this site for ideas about how to rewrite that sentence. Then post your rewritten ...
June 26, 2007 by Cindy
The new drug proved to be highly efective,it has no side effects. A. PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SENTENCE B. COMMA SPLICE C. LACKS PARALLEL PARTS D. HAS UNCLEAR PRONOUN Please post your answer, and we'll discuss it. A Please check this site. http://ace.acadiau.ca/english/grammar/...
October 19, 2006 by Joyce
I'm not a native speaker of English so I have grammar problems. What are some ways that I can improve my grammar? Do reading grammar book help? Also, is there any way to improve my writing beside writing more? Thank you
December 17, 2012 by Shadow
How does one explain the difference in usage between "I am going to go get it." and "I will go and get it." Correct terms, please, to help a foreign student. I am going = present progressive tense I will go and get = future tense, compound verb to get = infinitive form =) http...
January 16, 2007 by Mia
(Grammar quizzes can be tough. There is a lot to learn, so it's hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice.) Does the above sentence have any grammar errors. Please help me I am horrible in english and need to pass this class thank you in advance.
April 21, 2011 by Angelina
English / Grammar
Please check the following sentences and let me know if they are correct. Thank you in advance!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified before the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon...
July 6, 2007 by Maggie
Hello, Which sentence contains a dangling modifier? 1. When the storm began to abate, we went home. 2. By the light of the moon, I tripped over a rock. 3. The dog that is man's best friend is cat's worst enemy. I don't see any dangling modifiers in here. Here are some websites...
July 15, 2007 by Mandi
Sorry last one. I know that the verb of the infinitive is normally preceded by the word to (but I don't know if it's the same if it's used in To be: To be in the top, you were wealthy and well to do. Thanks again
April 6, 2009 by Mike
Which one of the following sentences is punctuated correctly. A. I saw so many of my friends, that I knew from high school. B. Work was especially hard today,I had to train someone new to the job. C. I often carry a cell phone with me, it helps if someone is trying to reach me...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir
Please check my work: Proofread the passage looking for grammar, puntuation, and spelling errors. Most students do not like english class. They think think its a waste of there time and energy. An't nobody likes to right papers and take tests anyway? Me and you dont. My friend...
July 21, 2011 by Priya
ENGLISH (LANGUAGE ARTS)
REcognizing Antecedents http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_pronuse.html And others: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=recognize+antecedent+grammar =)
March 27, 2007 by Nicki S.
Suppose you are exploring a subject for a composition. Which one of the following methods would help you find relationships among various aspects of a subject. A. Journaling B. Freewriting C. Pentad D. Listing http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir
I am just curious if you know of any one I could submit an English Essay to. It is less than one page and I need someone to check grammar, spelling etc.... I didn't think this site would accept something like that but was wondering if you know of a website that could do ...
March 29, 2008 by CJ
After which word should you place a comma? All of us are very eager to see the presentation and we particularly look forward to the question period. It's a compound sentence. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read section 2. Then let me know what you think. =)
October 17, 2006 by Kalli
Can you check the grammar in these two sentences, please? Thank you. 1) Best would be to know the name of the principal "and" the teacher who is designated with these programs; if I find that information I post it to you. 2) Addressing both would be considered as very polite ...
October 1, 2011 by Henry2
English please check the grammar of this sentence!
The Philippines has constantly experienced typhoons, but Typhoon Durian that struck on December, 2006 has taken away the hope of 800,000.
April 29, 2009 by jennifer
what is the preposition, conjunction, and artical of these sentances? 1. Stan enrolled in the driving course, and he looked forword to his first lesson. 2. He read a book of instructions or rules of the road. 3.Then, He practiced all the driving instructions with an instructor...
September 6, 2006 by Anita
"Mental distance" from a rough draft can be achieved by: A. waiting 24 hours before revising B. revising in a different place from where you have finished your revisions C. not sharing your draft until you have finished the revisions D. Using a computer spell-check and grammar...
April 6, 2014 by Angela
English grammar check
Can someone tell me if this is the correct use of the semi-colon: One more example of prejudice found in To Kill a Mockingbird, would be that of status; where you stood in society.
April 6, 2009 by Mike
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Check through these different comma uses (including explanations and examples) and decide which one applies to this sentence. Then please re-post and let me know what you think. =) Punctuating sentences The rainbow stretched ...
March 2, 2007 by Writeacher
Can you please check the grammar in the sentence thank you. Another Country begins with Rufus walking the streets of Seventh Avenue, hungry, broke, and having nowhere to go until he makes his way to a jazz bar.
November 21, 2009 by Lola
I learned that a noun has six functions. One of those funstions are, subject of a verb. Can you provide a defination of, "subject of a verb." This site will give you an excellent definition and good examples. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/subjects.htm Thank-you
January 15, 2007 by Gina
In which one of the following sentences is the subject-verb agreement correct. A. The sound of the waves are drowning out their cries for help. B. Either Jim or I am going to the convention. C. Neither Carol nor her children is coming to the reunion. D. There is too many ...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir
Could you please check these last few sentences, please? Thank you in advance 1) What did you like most among the various topics we dealt with during your school year? 2) Are you going to continue your study of English at university? 3) Are you going to continue your studies (...
July 4, 2011 by Henry2
can some 1 help me find a good site about contractions this crap is hard Check this site. http://www.mcwdn.org/contract/contract.html Mario... this is an excellent site on English grammar contractions. http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_contractions.htm
July 26, 2007 by mario
how can this sentence be corrected "The ball was hit by the boy." The sentence was not incorrect in the first place, but it was in passive voice, and both bobby and Kayse have turned it around and put it in active voice. It's always MUCH better to write in active than passive ...
August 3, 2007 by Crystal
need study sites for pronouns, propers nouns, adverbs, verbs, nouns. THNX :) http://members.cox.net/lenco1/grammarpractice/ http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Go into Word & Sentence Level for different specific grammar issues--most all of which have quizzes at the bottom...
March 15, 2007 by vahnna
Help with dangling modifiers This site has a great explanation of dangling modifiers and suggestions about how to correct them. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html
October 9, 2006 by Judy Hoffman
hi just wondering if someone could give me tips on dangling modifiers. Thanks Here are some websites with good explanations and examples: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html http://englishplus.com/...
September 4, 2006 by jessica
In which one of the following sentences is the possessive used correctly. A. The boy's basketball team plays every friday. B. Their's is the first bus to arrive at school every morning. C. The childrens' activity period lasts 15 minutes. D. Carl's and Sara's schoolbooks are on...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir
Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? A. The laughing boy sat down. (Laughing is the italic word B. An interesting novel provides good entertainment. ( Interesting is the italic word) C. Winning the race demanded speed and endurance. (Winning is ...
December 1, 2006 by Mimi
Where are some good study sights for english? I have a test and would like an aid. English is a multi-faceted subject: Literature (poems, plays, novels, short stories), grammar, and writing. So you have to be much more specific. Focus on your notes you took. If you took none, ...
October 29, 2006 by Amanda
Can you just tell me your opinion on this paper on tundra climate? Can you also check spelling and grammar? One last thing, I would appreciate it if you told me what grade level this paper should be.
April 6, 2009 by Sam
Can you please check this for grammar. Edsel and Eleanor Ford commissioned Albert Kahn to build their home and William R. Valentiner, director of the DIA to help lay the basic foundations for the paintings, furniture, and objects that completed each of the rooms.
April 28, 2010 by Kayden
Which one of the following sentences uses pronouns correctly. A. Please give Paul and I your undivided attention. B. Jacob and me are going to set a meeting date. C. Carol told Sylvia and he the good news. D. Send the package to Tanya and him. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
July 22, 2006 by maha
Correct Punctuation, Spelling, Grammar etc. 1. Here's the slice of cake you asked for. 2. You should always check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation when transcribing. 3. He denies any fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss. 4. Since the previous scan the patient ...
July 29, 2011 by Leslie-To:Writeacher
English Grammar: Verbs
What are the verbs in these sentences? I just want to check my work. Gasping, Matty called for his gift to come. There was no sense of how to direct it. He became aware, suddenly, that he had been chosen for this. Thanks in advance!
March 7, 2012 by Cicilia
Can you please check this to see if my grammar is correct. Thank you :) Thank you for all that you have done & continue to do, for me. I wouldn't be where I'm at today, if it wasn't for all your help. I feel like I have improved so much, since the first day that I came to see ...
December 6, 2011 by Lindsey
THE SUBJECT OF A SENTENCES MAY BE WHAT PART OF SPEECH What about nouns and pronouns, including proper nouns? Here are some excellent websites that will help with basic grammar questions like yours: http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm Click on TERMS and find what you need. http...
September 11, 2006 by SHORTY
English and grammar
i need someone to check my work but i cant just copy it and paste it here. i need to send it via e-mail. please give me your email add and ill send it to you. thanks
November 25, 2012 by john
In the sentence... Paul often wrote poems in the evening. He also began to write a play titled "Saul" Would the period go in front of the quotation mark or after? Thanks for all your help! In front of the closing quotation mark. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/...
August 9, 2007 by Katie
Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice.
April 20, 2011 by Angelina
what is an interjection? Try www.dictionary.com what key would you use forlesson7-1 homework helper online I wish someone would answer my question the telling me to look it up!!!!!!!!!!! what question????????????????????? what question????????????????????? to JULIE http://...
September 8, 2006 by julie
Does this sentence have a dangling modifier? Ironing out all wrinkles, the pants looked much more presentable. Yes, again. It reads as if the pants had ironed out all the wrinkles!! =) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm Here's an excellent webpage to help you...
November 10, 2006 by kimba
Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice. Thank you in advance for your help.
April 21, 2011 by Angelina
In this sentence, where do the commas go: Again I ask you implore you to help me Mr. Janus. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm In here, pay special attention to introductory elements, parenthetical elements, and nouns of address (at the end of #4). Let me know ...
January 22, 2007 by Katie
Bobpursley is correct. And here's a webpage that will give you some guidelines and specific words: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm =) Does anyone know if a persuasive paper has to have a transition word at the beginning of a paragraph???? Please let me ...
March 13, 2007 by Writeacher
Which one of the following sentences containes an unnecessary comma. A. We had to decide among steak, lobster, and pork roast. B. Before we could enter the building, we had to show our identification badges. C. The car that was used as a demonstration in the race, is owned by ...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir
If she does not correct her behavior or we do not hear from her for apology by post to us in 7 days from the date of this letter, we shall report it to police accordingly. The above is a part of content in warning letter, pls me to check if it is correct in grammar. Thank you ...
July 1, 2008 by Lamp
An effectively written sentence usually: a. starts with (it is )or (there are) to keep the beginnings similiar. b. includes passive construction that makes sentenced direct. c. ends with a direct object to provide readers with closure. d. used active voice with a clear subject...
July 10, 2006 by Haydee
how do you write an evaluation? What kind of evaluation are you referring to? Job evaluation? Evaluation of literary work? Or what? If you're referring to a literary evaluation, here's a webpage that may help: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/review.htm Be ...
November 15, 2006 by dan
I am writing an essay where I am supposed to write sentences that demonstrate "series of three" using parallel structure. What is that? Here are some examples: For breakfast this morning, I ate scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast. Janie, Sam, and Mariah are my closest friends. My...
September 19, 2006 by michael
When should you place a colon? Usually, the colon is used when you have made a statement and then you write specifics (often as a series) after the statement. There are good explanations and examples here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm One thing to ...
September 7, 2006 by keyona
We were supposed to label every word in these sentences, but some of them were kind of confusing: The process is a method using heat and cold. I know that "the" is article adj., "process" is subject, a article adj, "and" is a conjunction , but what is the rest. He showed ...
December 13, 2006 by Katie
Is this sentence a subject verb agreement? Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Please see #5.
March 31, 2007 by Tonya
As my english is not good, could you please check the grammar of the following sentence. Thank you!!! What they care about most are money, stock prices and problems concerning about finance. They may never notice that there are lots of social problems which actually need their...
August 11, 2013 by russian pilot
How do you know how to write a participle? It will depend on the tense: present or past. See this link http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_verbals.html Ok,thank you
November 5, 2006 by Adonia
Hi. I just want to ask if the statement below is grammatically correct: " I'll keep up what I can do for other people. " I think the thought of the statement can be understood, but I'm not sure if the grammar is correct (or the words are like jumbled). Help please. Thank you. :)
January 1, 2014 by Nina
Can you please just check the grammar in this for me. Thank you Nella Larsen theme is to teach the readers that sometimes it is best to deny ones racial heritage rather than to accept it or identify with it. When it comes to certain situations when race is an issue, the ending...
November 30, 2009 by Madison
These webpages on thesis statements should help you write a good one. http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/thesistatement.html http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_thesis.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/thesis.htm http://nutsandbolts....
June 27, 2007 by Writeacher
I have an English 10 Summer Assignment about grammar and such. One of the questions is: In the following sentence, which words are verbs? Melissa was worried about her job interview. a. was, worried b. worried c. worried, about I know that it's not c., and I don't think it's a...
July 29, 2009 by Lizzy
1. Can you give me a rain check? 2. Can I take a rain check? 3. Can I have a frain check? 4. Can I get a rain check? (Are they all grammatical and the same? Which expression is commonly used?)
November 20, 2012 by rfvv
Identify the pronouns(s)andin the following sentenceas personal,reflexive,intensive,demonstrative, interrogative,relative or indefinite. James designedthe building himself Please note that we don't do students' homework for them. Our tutors try to give you the information to ...
March 28, 2007 by shaya
Can someone please help me check the grammar in the following sentences? 1) I would like to inform people about the danger (after effects?) of having a nuclear power station near our town 2) I hope you will listen to our advice. 3) Animal and plant species will be in danger.
January 27, 2014 by Frank
Do you understand why "defines" is correct? Even though "Baskin-Robbins" appears to be plural (with the -s on the end), it's singular because it's the name of one company. Therefore, the verb needs to have the third-person-singular ending (-s) when in present tense. http://...
July 12, 2007 by Writeacher
CheckPoint: Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint • Resources: Appendix F; A Pocket Style Manual; designated Exercise Central practice exercises on grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and writing; and the Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint exercises • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum...
November 26, 2008 by Anonymous
Write a letter to a bank that made mistakes on my checks while keeping goodwill. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/pw/index.html#sub6 On this webpage, be sure to go into the first two links under Letters, Memos, and Reports. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/corresp/...
November 15, 2006 by kelly
The creature sat upright and tugged at the shackles binding his ankles, Frakenstein uttered a piercing scream I'm not sure what you are asking here, but if it's about the construction or any errors in what you've typed in, here goes: That is not a grammatically correct ...
July 19, 2007 by Julie
It's been too long... someone please help - 4th grade grammar, simple and complete subjects in sentences. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/subjects.htm This webpage should help immensely. Just remember that the complete subject is the simple subject plus all its ...
September 6, 2006 by Amber
Without a doubt, cramming for the test. This is not a complete sentence. The phrase "cramming for the test" is either a gerund or praticipial phrase, but there's no subject or verb here. When you decide how you'll make this into a complete sentence, please repost and someone ...
May 12, 2007 by Mae
Are these sentences correct: The littel boy handed Santa a list that said he wanted: a truck, a train, and a million dollars. Her mind flew so quickly-she had so much to remember-that she forgot to stop at the light First sentence: ~~correct the spelling of "little" ~~delete ...
July 20, 2007 by Lynne
can u plz give me 10 connectives and 10 sentences with them e.g:ALTHOUGH i love ice cream.i'm only allowed it once a week will u be done by tommorow? AND PLZ MAKE IT SNAPPY!!!!!! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#subordinating_conjunctions and http://...
October 18, 2006 by anesa
What we should take note of is the fact that the designation of English as a second language will not solve everything. (What is the grammar mistakes in the sentence above?)
January 31, 2009 by John
Grammar and Composition
1. The dialects of the Angles and the Saxons (is, ARE) ancestors of Modern English. 2. The Indians (LIVE, lives) on reservations. 3. I (LIKE, likes) playing such sports as basketball, football, and baseball. 4. The rules in the textbook (is, ARE) guidelines for using standard ...
October 16, 2009 by y912f
Are these corret! tahnk you so much review for test! are my answers correct 1. Several people listened, but nobody voluntered??? simple 2. Gina and dave picked the wild flowers, and we arranged them???simple 3. Snow fell: winter was now upon us?? compound 4. Mrs Smith may be ...
October 31, 2006 by liz
“When my grandfather was in the hospital and was close to death, my parents did not take me to see him, as most parents with younger children would not. The reason behind this action is that they want the child to remember this person before they were frail and weak.” Is the ...
March 22, 2007 by Christopher
english,please correct my english grammar
please correct my english grammar.thank you for helping me always. my paragraph. I assess myself 6 out of 10 in speed typing but for word spelling I can give a rate 8 out of 10 which is the highest one. using word document can make more faster and is very helpful in creating ...
May 20, 2011 by jessie
Diagram these sentances: 1Maggie woke me up with her silly crying. 2Darby cried, too. 3I awoke quickly. 4What was the matter? 5The hungery dogs barked and ran into the kitchen. Here are two wonderful websites that will help you with diagramming: http://members.cox.net/teachro...
November 19, 2006 by WILLIAM
Punctuating Sentences With five gallons of gas. This is not a complete sentence. Once you write a complete sentence, please repost and we'll help you with punctuation, if necessary. =) With five gallons of gas the car will run. Now it's a complete sentence -- and you need a ...
March 2, 2007 by Samatha Priest
How do you determine the correct verb in a compound subject sen.? What is the best way to determine the correct verb? plez help!:/ Simple sentence with compound subject: Jack and Jill ran up the hill. Compound subject = Jack, Jill Verb = ran The verb is the verb, no matter if ...
May 16, 2007 by Sanca