October 9, 2015

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is this true:Introductory participial phrases and adverb clauses are set off from main clauses by commas.
October 27, 2011 by Bekah

To compose strong, compelling sentences, avoid using A. clauses as modifiers. B. forms of the verb to be. C. dependent clauses. D. short, simple sentences. my answer is b.
April 11, 2015 by Diana

6th grade english
I'm helping out my sister with her english homework and I am confused on what to do. Underline the independent clauses once and the dependent clauses twice. Circle the phrases. Our football team is proud because the team is undefeated. The part that i don't understand is the ...
October 4, 2011 by David

I am looking for the dependent clauses in this sentence. 1. Because nests of baby dinosaurs have been found, scientists believe that these ancient creatures cared for their young for some time. Scientists believe is the independent clause. Are the other two the dependent clauses?
February 23, 2012 by Kelley

grammar 7th grade
My daughter has some homework in which she has to identify independent clauses and subordinate clauses as well as indentifying whether the sentence is simple, complex, or compound. I can help her with the last part, but don't know how to help her with the subordinate clauses ...
February 8, 2010 by Juliana

They sustained life threatening injuries in the forest fire, their names, ironically, are included on the list of suspected arsonist. How would you correct the sentence structure error? a. separate the two clauses with a colon b. join the two independent clauses with a ...
September 24, 2015 by Jerry

9th grade Lit. B
What are the type of clauses? Give examples of clauses.
October 24, 2008 by Justin

Grammer (clauses)
How does the sentence "By the time he reached the seventeenth floor, which seemed to take forever, he was winded and gasping?" use dependent, independent, and adjective clauses?
January 28, 2009 by Arika =]

I have two questions i need help on. Im pretty bad with colons and semicolons :/ 1. When two main clauses are joined together without the use of a coordinating conjunction, the clauses should be separated by a ____. A. semicolon B. comma C. colon D. subordinate clause Choose ...
February 13, 2015 by Jay

what is clauses?
March 7, 2009 by Rabika

ENGLISH 9 Clauses
I need to tell if these sentences are Nonessential or Essential adjective clauses. 1.May gave the key to her mother who opened the door.....I have nonessential and placed comma after mother. 2.A man who lived in this town sailed his little boat across the Atlantic....I have ...
October 24, 2014 by Sweet Pea

critical thinking
How can you tell the difference between a compound sentence and a complex sentence? A. Clauses in a complex sentence are always independent. B. Complex sentences contain coordinating conjunctions that separate the clauses. C. A compound sentence can be separated into two parts...
March 22, 2015 by Saddia

what are dependent and independent clauses?
October 18, 2011 by Nick

I need help understanding adverb clauses...
December 8, 2011 by Lisa

how to find the subjects of the clauses in sentences
September 10, 2012 by terry

write a sentence beginning with three if clauses
October 12, 2008 by Anonymous

Q2. Determine whether the underlined word groups are dependent clauses, independent clauses, or not a clause. ( 1.0) i. After the flood, the family moved into a temporary shelter. _____________ ii. Students enrolled in bachelor's and associate's degree programs must pass the ...
October 6, 2015 by javeria

english 3 honors
what are subordinate, adverb, adjective, and noun clauses?
November 18, 2008 by britt

can some body give me a example of a clause sentence Eric or Bear or whoever -- If you have one independent clause, you also have a sentence if you punctuate it properly. If you have one dependent clause, however, you have a ...
July 11, 2007 by bear

How do you use Treachery in a compound sentence using independent clauses.
February 2, 2014 by Marisol

Clauses - Grammar
Identify all the relative clauses in the following sentences. Which ones are restrictive and which are non-restrictive? How do you know? a. My sister Mary [who lives in Florida] is coming to visit us. = non-restrictive b. The girl [who had the most points] won the contest. = ...
April 21, 2009 by Nora

Hello, Does the following sentence contain a relative clause? The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. Thank You Scroll down a bit and read about relative clauses. What are the words they begin with...
July 30, 2007 by Mandi

EXAMINE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE AND CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE DESCRIPTION. Your machine has been repaired,and it will be returned to you today. 1.Both clauses are in active voice 2.Both clauses are in passive voice 3.The first clause is active,the second clause is passive 4.The ...
October 21, 2006 by Kourtney

I'm supposed to identify subordinate clauses in the following questions and then label them as complement, adjunct or relative clauses. I'm lost, how can you tell the difference? Example: It would be tragic if you realized too late, as so many others do, there's only one thing...
September 27, 2010 by marie

Does the folloeing sentence: It contains as many as ten thousand islands have any adverb clauses
May 4, 2012 by kaila

english help
A comma cannot be used to correct most run-on sentences can be used to correct most run-on sentences can be used to combine two independent clauses correctly is required to combine two dependent clauses correctly is it b pls help me
September 7, 2015 by oscar

Correction - Grammar
2.Which of the following sentences contain Noun Clauses and which contain adverbial clauses? a.Liz accepted [that she would never be a great opera singer.] (Noun Clause) b.I’ll participate provided [that you listen to me.] (Noun Clause) c.We waited [until the sun had set.] (...
April 14, 2009 by Nora

Clauses that modified in d following sentences.(1)this work is good enough.(2)Amina cook really well.
February 12, 2011 by Sanni sadiq

Complete the sentence below by interrupting it with two parallel if clauses: The problem of race relations, if………., and if………. must be solved.
October 12, 2008 by Anonymous

Identify the number of independent and subordinate clauses in the following group of words. If you could come in on Sunday, that would be great
March 25, 2014 by marie

Is the following sentence a complex sentence? As a result of showing my gregarious personaity, I have many friends. No, it's not complex. Before the comma, there needs to be a clause, not a phrase. Did you find my correction below?? Let me know how you decide to correct this...
August 12, 2007 by Shari

Hello If you had a topic "Murphy s law" and you had to work on it in the classroom for 90 minutes, what would you do? I have a text on Murphy s law, I thought to teach the children time clauses. My idea: work on the text for 45 minutes and then introduce time clauses which ...
February 5, 2012 by Mark

Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. with two dependent clauses? This webpage discusses various types of clauses and how they fit together into different kinds of sentences. A compound-complex sentence has two ...
May 14, 2007 by SANCA

When does the sentence "By the time he reached the seventeenth floor, which seemed to take forever, he was winded and gasping?" use dependent, independent, and adjective clauses?
January 28, 2009 by Arika =]

english/check please
Find the independent clauses and the dependent clauses.Write wether it is complex or compound-complex 1)Mr and Mrs Johnson play golf(ind) when the weather is warm.(dep)complex 2)What I would like is a vacation. independent,complex 3)Alicia works at the daycare center that is ...
April 30, 2012 by joe

If I put a sentence here listing the dependent and independent clauses within the sentence can you tell me if I am correct. Here is the sentence. I have read several fairy tale collectionthat include th Cinderella story, but my favorite is a book that belonged to my great-...
March 1, 2012 by Olivia

What is the subject of your adjective clause ? I went to the zoo and I saw Harriet the tortoise ,and it was big. the verb? what word does your adjective clauses modify?
August 4, 2011 by dali

Criminal Procedure
proof beyond a reasonable doubt in a criminal case to convict is required by: A) The 6th Amendment B) The 5th Amendment C) The equal protection clauses. D) The due process clauses. If you ask me the answer is in the question..Proof beyond a reasonable doubt. But if I had to ...
September 10, 2010 by Melisa

Which is the most effective coordinating conjunction to join the following independant clauses? The wheather forecast calls for more rain today. We will have to cancle our beach outing
February 24, 2011 by Anonymous

1.Identify the reason for the comma(s) in the following sentence: When you have the opportunity to interview for a job, you can improve your chances for consideration by dressing for success. a.To join two independent clauses (along with a conjunction) b.To separate an ...
December 10, 2012 by Cynthia

Question 1 In what instance should you use a semicolon? between dependent clauses between independent clauses between clauses and phrases in place of a comma Question 2 In what instance should you use a semicolon? between a dependent clause and a phrase between long items in a...
April 25, 2010 by christopher

English 3
Pronouns that introduce adjective clauses and relate to words or ideas which precede them are called _____. A.) antecedents <-------- is it this one B.) personal pronouns C.) relative pronouns
July 24, 2012 by Amy

english desperate
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

Main clauses express a complete thought and appear in _____ sentences. compound complex compound-complex all of the above
September 26, 2014 by casey

What are some adverbs that show condition? All I can find are adverb clauses that show condition.
April 19, 2012 by Li

Hey! I need some help identifying the parts of speech quote from Macbeth. (For example I need help identifying the independent clauses, dependent clauses,subj, appositive, gerunds, etc.) The service and loyalty I owe, In doing it,pays itself.Your higness,part Is to recieve our...
February 24, 2010 by Adam

If he had not worked hard, he would never have become a success. Looking for dependent clauses To me these both song dependent that they both need the other. Am I wrong?
November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

I need help answering some To Kill A Mockingbird questions 1.When Scout is talking about the Ewells' living conditions what is her tone? Is it sympathetic or disparaging or objective? I think it's sympathetic 2. When the story is talking about Mayella 's red geraniums and they...
March 31, 2015 by Jasmine

Am I right to say the following sentences has 2 adjective clauses. The boxes in that closet belong to my nephew who has moved away. in that closet who has moved away
October 27, 2014 by Karen

writeacher help
Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. w/2 dependent clauses?=\ And there are several examples here in this very old song (from the time of King James...
May 14, 2007 by SANCA

Question: 2 of 5: Which topic would a writer be least likely to ask a peer reviewer to comment on?Select one of the options below as your answer:A. use of subordinate clauses within the essay B. personal experiences used to support a pointC. how the body of the essay is organized
August 21, 2013 by karli

What are the dependent and independent clauses in the following sentences? When the campfire was burning steadily, all the campers sat on the ground around it, and someone began to tell a scary story. After he had been in the house for an hour or so, he began to hear strange ...
December 11, 2012 by John

Use a comma to seperate the "wagging tail" from the rest of the sentence. ("Wagging Tail" is not an official grammatical term, but an informal one to describe the variety of "appendenges" at the ends of sentences. These may include phrases, parenthetical expressions, and ...
December 13, 2009 by mia

English - Ms. Sue
I guess that Ashley wasn’t popular in our town. independent clause adverbial clause adjectival clause noun clause Ms. Sue the website you gave me didn't talk about these clauses can you give me a clue how to figure them out - I have 5 questions with these in it...thank you
November 7, 2012 by Deborah

June 3, 2008 by Anonymous

I first went to a website to help me with clauses. It said that an example of a clause is: "It is cold" My definition says that a clause has a subject and a verb but no complete thought. Where is the subject and where is the verb. My Guess: It- subject cold- verb I honestly ...
January 27, 2007 by Gina

To your question Which of these clauses cannot stand alone? The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backward, I would say "that can fly backward" cannot stand alone.
February 25, 2014 by David

2.Which of the following sentences contain NC’s and which contain adverbial clauses? a.Liz accepted [that she would never be a great opera singer. ](Noun Clause) b.I’ll participate provided [that you listen to me.] (Noun Clause) c.We waited [until the sun had set.] (Adverbial ...
April 14, 2009 by Nora

I was just wondering if these were right? Which of the following clauses are combined by coordination and which by subordination? Note the coordinating conjunctions and the subordinate clauses. a. Michelle bought things on sale, for she was a thrifty woman. (Coordination, for...
April 6, 2009 by Odette

complex sentence connects two equal ideas. connects two simple sentences. contains a clause that is dependent on the main sentence. contains two independent clauses. I am think c
November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

can anyone tell me about clauses
November 10, 2007 by lily

A sentence that consists of two or more main clauses and no subordinate clause is a: A. compound sentence. B. compound-complex sentence. C. complex sentence. D. simple sentence A
April 14, 2014 by Angela

English Grammar - Clauses
The following sentence contains _____. We like him as much as them. an adjective clause a noun clause an elliptical clause no subordinate clause I think "as much as them" is an adverb clause but since it's not an option, I'd choose "no subordinate clause." Thank you!
July 30, 2015 by Emily

Read the clauses. Then write main or subordinate for each clause. if the clause is a subordinate clause add a main clause to make it a complex sentence Before I go to school Subordinate Before I go to school I take a shower We heard a concert at Town Lake Park main That I read...
January 24, 2013 by Jerald

Please Please help! English
Which of the following sentences DOES NOT illustrate subject- verb agreement. 1.Each of the players need a locker. 2.He said that the computer is broken. 3.There go the members of the cast. 4.We knew that rivers flow south. 1.Each of the players need a locker. 2.He said that ...
October 14, 2006 by Anonymous

On following sentence the first clause is a dependent clause. The second clause is an independent clause which can stand by itself. Before President Roosevelt died, President Truman did not know that the United States was developing atomic weapons. I say No Noun Clause. My ...
October 27, 2014 by Karen

What,if anything,is wrong with this sentence? An appeals court ordered the money returned,however,the IRS didn't comply. A. PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SENTENCE B. LACKS PARALLEL PARTS C. DANGLER D. COMMA SPLICE I THINK THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: (B)LACKS PARALLEL PARTS AM I CORRECT? No...
October 20, 2006 by Kalli

Going over my work before I have to submit. I have one doubt before I do it. The sentence is--- If you hurry you will be able to keep your appointment. I say two independent clauses with no comma, but If you hurry sounds like an order ofexpression to set outside. Am I right to...
November 6, 2014 by Karen

Periods are used to separate clauses. A) True B) False Answer A
November 14, 2012 by Marie

English - check my answer, please.
"Martha, Gates, and Zuggy lifted the piano onto the bed of the truck and Kate tied the legs to the frame with ropes and grounding cable and I watched from the sofa." This statement: includes an inappropriate combination of modifier and noun. includes a subject and predicate ...
October 21, 2013 by Samantha

I know with a dependent clause in front of the sentence, then an independent clause separated by a conjunction I use a comma. If u have two independent clauses with a conjunction do I use a comma. Example The class will take a trip when school is over. It seems the more I ...
November 5, 2014 by Karen

We have to translate the following sentences into spanish [we're working on subjunctive -- adverbial clauses.] He will insist until she accepts. My answer: Insistirá hasta que acepte. Is this right? I know insistir often carries along "en", but it doesn't seem to make sense ...
January 31, 2007 by Christ

more 7th grade grammar
Trying to help my daughter... we have to identify subordinate clauses, identify independent clauses. I can help her with the part about simple, compound and complex, but don't remember the independent and subordinate. Any help would be appreciated. 2. Darren Daniel signed his ...
February 8, 2010 by Juliana's mom

October 20, 2006 by Kalli

plz help english
my question is:- Complete the sentence below by interrupting it with two parallel if clauses: The problem of race relations, if………., and if………. must be solved. question is i wrote:- the problem of race relation, if it goes on increasing, and if it causes a major problem, must ...
October 12, 2008 by Anonymous

Essential clauses should be set off with commas. A) True B) False My answer is B
November 14, 2012 by Marie

Would the sentence below be: SIMPLE, COMPLEX, COMPOUND, or COMPOUND COMPLEX? The students prepared for the exam, and the instructors administered it on Thursday. Would it be a compound sentence? You are right. These are two independent clauses, since each would stand as a ...
December 1, 2006 by Carrie

English - check my answer, please.
"Our dog LuLu had broken her leash, and rounding the corner of the house, the shrub caught her in the eye." This statement: includes an inappropriate combination of modifier and noun. *** includes a passive construction-one in which the subject receives the action of the ...
October 21, 2013 by Samantha

Can you please check if the following statements are correct? Thank you. 1.Antony uses a rhetoric language. 2.He makes a comparison (draws a parallel) between his uncle and his father. 3.Hamlet refers to Claudius as a pickpocket of the Empire since he took the crown and put it...
February 22, 2010 by Franco

ENG help please julie
I am revieing for a test these ar teh ones I can't figure out? **the choice simple - complex or compund 1. even the air must have smelled different that long ago. 2. if you could travel in time, would you go to the time of the dinosaurs? 3. To scientists, this is clear ...
October 31, 2006 by liz

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

Read each sentence. Find the semicolon mistake. Rewrite the sentence The story has interesting characters, Tom and Luisa, action; and history, a Civil War setting. The story has interesting characters; Tom and Luisa, action, and history; a Civil War setting. We finished ...
November 29, 2012 by Jerald

English Grammer- Punctuation
Some of these sentances are really a mess and Grammer is not my strong point. How would I write them correctly and please explain why? 1.The goose bit the mailman on the leg. 2.With five gallons of gas. 3.Because the store was closed. 4.For the seventh time. 5.The rainbow ...
August 10, 2007 by Amber

clauses or not
Can someone help me plzzz?!?!?!?!?! Here are some sentences that I have to identify as clauses or not. Notice I have put the words that I have to identify in (): 1. The wide variety of rocks (can make them an interesting subject for study.) not a claus 2. (Diamonds and other ...
May 29, 2007 by Holly = )

Select the complete subordinate clause (including all modifiers). I aced my test because I remembered to study. I aced my test my test because my test because I remembered to study because I remembered because I remembered to study This sentence does not contain any ...
September 26, 2014 by casey

Need help combinig these sentences .I havee to make dependent clauses.The heavy door wouldnt budge.we tried to close it.
August 22, 2010 by tilly

Use Propositional Resolution to show that the clauses {p, q}, {¬p, r}, {¬p, ¬r}, {p, ¬q} are not simultaneously satisfiable. Proof takes 8 steps including the premises and the goal.
October 23, 2014 by qwerty

Phrases and Subordinate Clauses
Basically, I'm confused on this. The sentence is below: The old English word handbook, for example, has slightly different meaning from the french derived manual, a close synonym. I have to find the verbal, appositive, prepositional and absolute phrase (if any) in the sentence...
January 31, 2007 by Brittany

Parallel construction in writing means using similar forms of words, phrases, or clauses in sentence patterns and structures. A) True B) False my answer is A
November 28, 2012 by Marie

I need help labeling complements in my sentences. I am not sure if I am doing this correctly or not. Could you please check to see if I have the following parts of speech labeled correctly? I must identify the subject, verb and complements. I must determinit if the complement ...
September 6, 2009 by Lizzy

How would you say "if we buy" in french? I looked it up in my dictionary but I didn't get it. "Si nous achetons" means "if we buy"... just add on the rest! ^_^ I think acheter (to buy) should be in the subjunctive tense -- Si nous acheterions . . . probably... I wasn't sure ...
May 3, 2007 by Anna

Suboridiante clauses: What is the subordinate clause in the sentence: May the dreams you dream today be tomorrow's dreams come true.
March 19, 2009 by Kim

Select the letter of the choice that correctly identifies the underlined word. The author frequently used co-ordinate clauses to express contrast. (co-ordinate is underlined) A. the prefix should be followed by a hyphen. B. the prefix should not be followed by a hyphen. C. the...
April 8, 2011 by anthony

Exculpatory clauses as a group that purport to release parties from all liability are generally upheld by the courts. I am right to think the answer to this is false? Because aren't they normally not enforceable.
March 13, 2008 by Mike

Excerpt from Night Sixth Paragraph He reached the first cauldron. Hearts raced: he had succeeded. Jealousy consumed us burned us up like straw. We never thought for a moment of admiring him. Poor hero, committing suicide for a ration of soup! In our thoughts we were murdering...
September 22, 2007 by Sonic

A/an ________ is a sentence that is created by joining two independent clauses with a comma. A) comma splice B) fragment C) run-on I answered A
October 15, 2012 by Marie

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 be ...
October 24, 2011 by rfvv

sentence skills
which is the most effective coordinating conjunction to jointhe following independent clauses.... Miriam wants a digital picture frame,___________ she cannot afford one just yet. a) but b) for c) so d) and
May 26, 2011 by sheila

types of sentence
can anyone tell me which of the following is a complex sentence??? 1.But the journey of the coal driver is a reminder that often beneath the juggernaut of the Chinese economy are three guys squeezed into the cab of a filthy truck hauling coal, a trip multiplied daily by untold...
September 20, 2006 by Katrina

Writeacher, I need your help to find exercises on the following grammar topics: 1) Defining and non-defining relative clauses. (e.g. two sentences to combine ...) 2) Wish (+ simple past, past perfect, would + inf.) 3)Indirect speech (reporting verbs such as apologize, remind, ...
March 30, 2012 by Matthew

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