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Another grammar question from me... I need help understanding gerund phrases. I know the meaning and everything there is just no easy way for me to spot them..any help for me? Thanks -MC
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 8:35pm by mysterychicken

Writing comunication
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...
Monday, July 10, 2006 at 8:09pm by Haydee

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...
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at 9:34am by Mia

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: Click on TERMS and find what you need. http...
Monday, September 11, 2006 at 11:39am by SHORTY

Is this sentence a subject verb agreement? Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. Please see #5.
Saturday, March 31, 2007 at 7:20pm by Tonya

(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.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 12:53am by Angelina

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...
Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 1:22am by mubashir

what should be capitalized? The ceiling of the sistine chapel in rome contains a painting 133 foot long and 45 feet wide. The names of specific buildings and cities are some of the items that are considered proper nouns and whose first letters need capitalizing. There are ...
Thursday, June 14, 2007 at 9:47pm by aundria

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...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 7:50pm by Anonymous

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
Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 12:53am by mubashir

It's been too long... someone please help - 4th grade grammar, simple and complete subjects in sentences. This webpage should help immensely. Just remember that the complete subject is the simple subject plus all its ...
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at 8:53pm by Amber

language arts
need study sites for pronouns, propers nouns, adverbs, verbs, nouns. THNX :) Go into Word & Sentence Level for different specific grammar issues--most all of which have quizzes at the bottom...
Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 1:21pm by vahnna

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...
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at 5:37pm by Anita

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!!!!!! and http://...
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at 2:37pm by anesa

I need help with an appositive worksheet that my teacher gave me, but i forgot it so need trouble help!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 6:19pm by Victoria

Coordinating conjunctions are these: FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). Whenever you use one of these conjunctions to join independent clauses (that is, they could be independent sentences on their own), you need a comma after the first clause and before the ...
Monday, February 5, 2007 at 1:04pm by Writeacher

What is a pronou called that points out something? demonstrative Scroll down. =)
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 6:58pm by Lauryn

can somebody give me an example of a pronoun Many examples are given here. =) thank you writeacher
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 11:58am by eric

hi i need a paragraph not instructions on introduction paragraph No one here will write your paragraph for you. Only you can do that. Once you have one written, please post it and someone here will critique your work. http://...
Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 9:35pm by Gurv

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 ...
Friday, March 2, 2007 at 12:05pm by Samatha Priest

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...
Friday, October 20, 2006 at 7:36am by Kalli

formal writing
Academic papers NEED to be formal so that your professors will take your ideas seriously. You need to be very organized and deliberate in presenting your ideas, and you need to follow all the "rules" of standard English grammar and usage. Here are two websites (among many) ...
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at 6:54pm by Writeacher

Please help----
When it requires de-emphasis, non-essential material in a sentence is set off by a what? pair of parentheses or a colon THANK YOU!!! Here are explanations for the uses of these marks of punctuation: Colon: Parentheses: ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 2:52pm by Tina

Which sentence is correctly punctuated. 1. The cost, and size of computers are decreasing, almost as rapidly as processing power is increasing. 2. Database management systems were originally large, unwieldly, and ready to use. 3. A factory closing means the community loses ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 8:36am by Kourtney

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...
Monday, July 30, 2007 at 5:10pm by Mandi

Subject-Verb Agreement 1. Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. Scroll down and read #5. Then let me know what you think, and I'll give you feedback. =)
Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 11:37am by GIGI

Can you tell me which one of these contains a prepositional Pharse? Thank You 1. With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. 2. Running all the way, he got there early. 3. They sang it, and sang it again. Thanks A lot. Only one of these sentences includes a ...
Wednesday, July 4, 2007 at 8:26pm by Mandi

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. Read section 2. Then let me know what you think. =)
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 8:42am by Kalli

ahh i need help, when do i use his or her, thier, or its????soo confusing!! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! >< Scroll down a bit and read the entire section on ...
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at 8:05pm by lea

I need help with OR rhymers and I need help
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 6:19pm by Karen

In the sentence "He is afraid of the night", what part of speech is night?? He = subj is = verb afraid = pred adjective of = preposition the = article night = ___________ (What completes a prepositional phrase?) Let me ...
Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 2:55pm by Anonymous

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. Thank-you
Monday, January 15, 2007 at 3:47pm by Gina

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
Monday, December 17, 2012 at 9:35pm by Shadow

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 ...
Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 12:59am by mubashir

ponctuation, mechanisme, and writing
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...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 10:59am by Anonymous

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
Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 12:41am by john

I need to fix this!
Mosquitoes are the largest disseminated insects. They are found anywhere; they can be found on verandas, balconies steps, and many other places. They are at their best when behind bed curtains; this is where they delight at their successful conflicts. Naturalists enjoy ...
Monday, September 11, 2006 at 12:32pm by Anonymous

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...
Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 1:05am by mubashir

Com 120
I looking for the comma splice Here's an explanation of what a comma splice is and some examples, as well as how to fix them. Please re-post if you have specific questions. =)
Monday, February 19, 2007 at 12:22pm by Anonymous

what is parrallel structure? Parallel structure is making sure that all parts of a series or other sentence constructions are using nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc., in the same order. There are some excellent examples here:
Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 10:10pm by patti

Those that were in need of help were lucky to have Christian to assist them. I know the dependent clause is that were in need of help I think the clause is a noun clause Is that correct?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:31pm by Dakota

PERSUASIVE WRITING ON TRANSPORTATION ARE TRAINS BETTER THAN THE BUSES? I can't wait to read what you wrote and help you with it. Sounds like a good topic. Here in Taiwan, we can get around the country in either a train or a bus fairly inexpensively and conveniently. I would ...
Sunday, March 18, 2007 at 10:15am by RAVEN

i need a sentence for cross-examination
Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 11:31am by victoria

need help with appendix H grammar exercise 2
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 1:26am by pam

Is this grammar correct? Of the two football players, Herman was the heaviest. No, it's not correct. You are comparing two people; therefore, you should use "heavier" rather than "heaviest." In the late 1990s, the popularity of MTV’s The Real World sparked increasingly ...
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at 12:53pm by shelly

Do you the different comma's? I don't know what your exact question is, but here is a webpage that includes excellent explanations and examples for the different comma uses: =)
Monday, May 14, 2007 at 6:36pm by J

Comma Splice
How do you rewrite the folliwng using a comma splice? ***Dr. Frankenstein flung a power switch, blue streamers of static electricity crackled about the table the creature gave a grunt and opened smoldering eyes. Yoli, comma splices are a grammatical "no-no". We need to get rid...
Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 12:52pm by Yoli

Friday, September 23, 2011 at 11:36am by MRS. FRASER

EXP 105
I need help with my grammar quiz in week 2.
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:59pm by Nicole

is this grammar correct? jacob my best friend belives that he is as smart as i am
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 2:55pm by Anonymous

Is the grammar in the following sentence ok? For, surely, the paintings were created by people who were not so different than myself.
Friday, January 1, 2010 at 9:23pm by Helen

English Grammar
Is this correct grammar? If you have accomplished what you aimed to do, are you not as equally successful, as the next person?
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 10:15pm by Manny

If I have two transition words, do I need commas for both of them? Example: Apparently now, they are friends. Do I need a comma between "apparently" and "now," too?
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 8:45pm by Anonymous

if your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated. I not sure where the dangling modifier is in this sentence. I think it is fine the way it is. could you help me The problem is the word "it" -- does that word refer to the baby or to the apple juice? Since "...
Friday, September 8, 2006 at 8:25am by vada

Dr. Frankenstein flung a powere switch, blue streamers of static electricity crackled about the table the creature gave a grunt and opened smoldering eyes. Is this a comma splice and if so how do I fix it? Yes, it definitely has a comma splice AND a fused sentence. In other ...
Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 11:35pm by Shavaughn Angelle

When considering the extent that Tolkien borrows the characters,objects and events from the ancient myths, there are a variety of evidences that Tolkien uses the elements of heroism, the precious treasure and the retaliation to create the fantasy story, The Hobbit. is this ...
Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at 12:19am by Mike

Two Grammar Questions
1. I don’t want to let go; I love this thing.-------> Is the semicolon used correctly? 2. "Why does that need to happen," asked my friend.------> Do I need a question mark in the quotes or is the comma used correctly?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 2:34pm by Anonymous

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.
Thursday, August 9, 2007 at 3:19pm by Katie

hello. is this statement correct in grammar: i think something is weird at this picture, but i can't seem to find it. thank you in advance.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:10pm by Namie

what is an interjection? Try 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://...
Friday, September 8, 2006 at 5:24pm by julie

English Com
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!! =) Here's an excellent webpage to help you...
Friday, November 10, 2006 at 11:14pm by kimba

comprehension grammar checkpoint for com 150
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 12:32pm by Anonymous

I was graduated last March 2011. Is this a correct grammar?
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 8:55am by Jocelyn

Is saying "she's sitting in back of me" poor grammar.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:10pm by Judy

In this sentence, where do the commas go: Again I ask you implore you to help me Mr. Janus. In here, pay special attention to introductory elements, parenthetical elements, and nouns of address (at the end of #4). Let me know ...
Monday, January 22, 2007 at 8:59pm by Katie

Axia College
need help on final grammar quiz in Com 215
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 10:24pm by Kristine

i need help making sure my daughters paragraph is puntuated correctly
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:54pm by kelly

i have a third grader and need help with what the following stand for S,F,SCS AND CD
Monday, February 27, 2012 at 7:23pm by chrystal

Need thesis stAtement for persuasive research paper on cs lewis
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 8:00pm by B

Bobpursley is correct. And here's a webpage that will give you some guidelines and specific words: =) Does anyone know if a persuasive paper has to have a transition word at the beginning of a paragraph???? Please let me ...
Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at 7:41pm 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 ...
Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 1:16am by mubashir

business studies
Discuss whether the growth of small businesses in Northern Ireland should be encouraged. This question implies that you need to set up your response as a comparison/contrast paragraph or essay. If you are unclear about how to write comparison/contrast papers/responses, check ...
Friday, September 29, 2006 at 8:56am by princess missy

I'm not used to the system here, could Ms. Sue check my 10:03 grammar question when she gets a chance? I would be so grateful. I am going to be up late anyway!
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 10:25pm by Lisa

I need help with working with critical reviews. I need help starting my introduction. These are the guidelines: Begin your essay with an introductory paragraph. Include the title of the novel this essay is concerned with (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) and the author's ...
Monday, January 1, 2007 at 10:10pm by anonymous

Subject-Verb Agreement
Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. First of all, decide what the subject(s) is (are); then you will be able to decide if the verb needs fixing, and how.
Monday, December 18, 2006 at 3:08pm by gladys

does this sentence need a comma? "next time you see a bat don't be afaird.
Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 12:18am by lil

Why do you need to use appropriate punctuation including plurals and progressives in writing
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 10:31pm by CArlene

REcognizing Antecedents And others: =)
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at 6:57pm by Nicki S.

The United States is not a democracy, it is a Republic. The United States is a democracy because the people elect its leaders. democracy Can someone help me understand how to use this word in a sentence? Correction of the run-on (comma splice): ... democracy. It ... http://...
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at 2:13pm by Ralph

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: Be ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 12:12am by dan

how would i combine these sentences using compound subj. and verbs? -- They use it to produce the energy they need. your muscles need alot of oxygen. you should relax. you should move only as much as necessary. with these techniques you can train yourself to stay underwater ...
Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 10:40pm by Kathy

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...
Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at 7:23pm by michael

can you check my grammar and content? i need to submit this paper for an exam and want to get a good grade.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 8:29pm by TJ

"They have lived in what is now Ghana for many centuries," she went on. Does this sentence need quotations
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9:47pm by Dakota

english 1
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: One thing to ...
Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 3:37pm by keyona

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, ...
Sunday, October 29, 2006 at 5:35pm by Amanda

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 ...
Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 12:27am by liz

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 ...
Monday, May 14, 2007 at 7:05pm by SANCA

English 101
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 ...
Monday, June 11, 2007 at 8:36pm by Niraj

fused sentence
The creature sat upright andtugged at the shackles binding his ankles, frankenstein uttered a piercing scream. We will be happy to critique your correction to this fused sentence. Fused sentence, comma splice (which is what this is), or run-on -- they're all the same -- two ...
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 8:11pm by ogundare

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 ...
Friday, July 20, 2007 at 6:20pm by Lynne

What kind of clause is the phrase in CAPS? His brow furrowed AS HE HEARD THE PUZZLING NEWS. Need help with this! Thanks -MC
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 1:51pm by mysterychicken

French Grammar
I have sixteen pages of grammar, I am lost! Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. First of all, what is the textbook, author, chapter, etc. Without any examples of what you are to do, how do you expect us to help you?
Sunday, January 21, 2007 at 3:37pm by Kurizu

School Food Gets Good…Real Good! During the years food has been the same. Pizza, meatballs, pasta or even peanut butter and jelly. Don’t you want some good foods? Like real rice and beans, plantains etc. Frozen food has taken over our food . About 75% of kids in our school don...
Monday, March 12, 2007 at 8:16pm by jose

I need a word to complete this sentence: But when he proposes to Elizabeth, she turns him down which causes Mr. Darcy to reevaluate his...
Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 12:48pm by i love polka

I used these in sentences, I just need to know if they are verbs? 1.Education is 2.have taken 3.will give 4.worked 5.will be leading
Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 11:31pm by Anonymous

Does this sentence need a comma? Gum and drinks are not allowed, because they can create disasters in the dirt-free zone.
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:48pm by dakota

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 ...
Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 4:39pm by Julie

english grammar
pls.check my english grammar if it is correct usage. i remeber when i was at my young age i was always doing all the i could.
Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 6:35pm by jessie

Is there a site where it can accurately check grammar? I use the the Word grammar/spell check, and it still messes up at times :/ thanks much!
Sunday, July 27, 2008 at 10:40pm by Nikki

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