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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
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
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
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
English Check answers
Identify the number of independent and subordinate clauses in the following group of words. When Janine does volunteer work, she feels a sense of joy and fulfillment A. one independent clause only B. one independent clause and one subordinate clause (MY ANSWER) C. one ...
July 12, 2016 by Nikki
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 Check answers
Identify the number of independent and subordinate clauses in the following group of words. Energy can be gathered by using solar power A.two independent clauses(MAY ANSWER) B.one independent clause and one subordinate clause C.one subordinate clause only D.one independent ...
July 13, 2016 by Nikki
can some body give me a example of a clause sentence Eric or Bear or whoever -- http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm 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
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 http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm Scroll down a bit and read about relative clauses. What are the words they begin with...
July 30, 2007 by Mandi
PLEASE HELP ME!!!
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
english help please!!
A comma splice is a(n) incorrect use of a comma to correct a run-on sentence correct use of a comma to correct a run-on sentence incorrect combining of two dependent clauses way to correctly combine two dependent clauses is it a pls help
April 1, 2016 by Oscar
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
english help please!!
A comma splice is a(n) incorrect use of a comma to correct a run-on sentence correct use of a comma to correct a run-on sentence incorrect combining of two dependent clauses way to correctly combine two dependent clauses
March 27, 2016 by Oscar
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? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm 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 =]
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
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
The homework I determine whether the underlined group of words are dependent clauses, independent clauses or not a clause. 1. Although it is raining, Maria went for a jog at Green Park. Although it was raining is underlined. I believe this a dependent clause. I have 9 more ...
October 15, 2015 by Patrick
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
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
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
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 receive 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
Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. w/2 dependent clauses?=\ http://books.google.com/books?id=yhQAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA205&dq=%22compound+complex%22+sentence+with+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 separate 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
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.] (...
April 14, 2009 by Nora
Is the word "and" still considered a coordinating conjunction if it is being used in a list rather than to connect two independent clauses? For example: "Jeff wants to buy an apple, a pear, and a banana" Is the "and" used in that sentence still a coordinating conjunction?
August 24, 2016 by Stephen
1. The fact that he died suddenly surprised me. 2. Do you like the idea that we have to go to New York to be wealthy? 3. The fear that the World Wall 3 will break out is widespread. 4. I would like to have the possibility that he will come back soon. (Are the sentences all ...
September 2, 2016 by rfvv
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
English & Composition
Flowers are as common here… as people are in London. I'm stuck on finding or making up a sentence example that is similar to this as far as parallel structure. I think the the example shows parallel Independent Clauses.. But I need help on creating a sentence that is similar...
January 12, 2016 by JULLS
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
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
choose pair of clauses from the list and join them with semicolon to make three sentences. it was a dark but silvery night it was a terrible,dark,cold night the moon shed on eerie light the glen was totally silent the night seemed cold and dead a perfect night for witches.
January 11, 2016 by somil
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
ELA - English
What kind is the second clause in the sentence below: my friend cooper needs to go to the orthodontists office on wednesday because one of his brackets is loose * independent adjective dependent adverb dependent noun dependent no second clause I am sure it is one of the ...
February 4, 2017 by him
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
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 read...
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
FOR DAN H
EXAMINE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE AND CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE DESCRIPTION. The material has been tested by our engineers,and they like it. A. BOTH CLAUSES ARE IN ACTIVE VOICE B. BOTH CLAUSES ARE IN PASSIVE VOICE C. THE FIRST CLAUSE IS ACTIVE,THE SECOND CLAUSE IS PASSIVE D. THE ...
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 ...
October 12, 2008 by Anonymous
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 the 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
In the website I was able to learn about the English language very well, because in the website there are a lot of menus that english grammar, english vocabulary, english basics, english lesson, english pronunciation, english fun and games, english test, english quizzes, ...
March 29, 2016 by ina
English Grammar- Punctuation
Some of these sentances are really a mess and Grammar 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
Which of the following statements about a subordinate clause is correct? A. There must be at least one subordinate clause in every compound sentence. B. A subordinate clause cannot stand by itself as a sentence. C. A subordinate clause must always have a single subject and a ...
May 24, 2016 by quick help needed
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