October 6, 2015

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

June 3, 2008 by Anonymous

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.Ill participate provided [that you listen to me.] (Noun Clause) c.We waited [until the sun had set.] (...
April 14, 2009 by Nora

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"The data indicate that 40 percent of the land that Israel plans to keep in any future deal with the Palestinians is private." Which kind of sentences is it?simple?complex?compound?complex compound? How can I define the part of speechs of each word in this sentence? Here are ...
November 22, 2006 by Katrina

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

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 =]

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

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

2.Which of the following sentences contain NCs and which contain adverbial clauses? a.Liz accepted [that she would never be a great opera singer. ](Noun Clause) b.Ill 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

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

A compound ________ is 2 or more simple sentences/complete thoughts (independent clauses) connected by a comma and a conjunction (e.g., and, or, but) or by a semicolon and no conjunction. A) clause B) phrase C) sentence I answered c
October 15, 2012 by Marie

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

7th grade grammar
Writeacher: Juliana looked at the powerpoint on the clauses and she said it was really good, thank you writeacher. She said it helped her a lot. She thinks she might have it now. Thank you SOOOO much!
February 8, 2010 by Juliana's mom

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

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 ...
February 5, 2007 by Writeacher

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

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

Writing Skills
A clause from Sentence (i) has been turned into a(n)________in sentence(ii). (i) Since she knew what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. (ii) Knowing what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. A. compound predicate B. relative pronoun C. ...
August 29, 2005 by Karin

grammar clauses
The adjective clause in the following sentence modifies.... The time for complaints about the tax notices you have received has already passed. complaints, time or notices? I think it's complaints..
July 30, 2015 by Jay

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

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

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

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

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

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

The assignment is about dependent and independent clauses. I understand the difference between them, but I don't understand what the connecting word is. Here are the sentences: While she is looking for birds, she also picks up special shells. When she walks near the ocean, ...
November 14, 2007 by Lisa

Sentence Structure : English
Can you please tell me if this is a simple, compound, complex or compound-complex sentence. And can you please tell me why it is the one it is like if it's because there are two dependent clauses or whatever the case may be. The sentence is : Zhang Jie wrote in China after the...
April 2, 2007 by Kelsey

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

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...
July 10, 2006 by Haydee

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

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...
February 21, 2007 by Yoli

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

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

What is the predicate for this question? One african bird is named the honey guide. The predicate in any sentence is the verb and all that goes with it (adverbs, adverbial clauses and phrases). Usually the subject (and all that goes with it, if anything) comes first in a ...
October 31, 2006 by Cheyenne

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

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

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

Change the second sentence in each of the following pairs into an adjective clause. Then, make the adjective clause part of the first sentence. You may have to add commas before and after some of the adjective clauses. 1). The West Bank is in the Judeo-Galilean Highlands. ...
February 7, 2013 by Victoria

Punctuating sentences Friday nights at the diner were always busy, I prefer the activity. Is this answer correct? Friday nights at the diner were always busy; I prefer the activity. Yes, it is correct. Two independent clauses (which you have in this case) must be joined by a ...
June 30, 2007 by NAE

1.Which of the following sentences have (unreduced) compound clauses? Briefly explain your answer. a.I like cities with parks and public sculptures. b.Everyday he either burns the toast or overcooks the eggs. c.Neither does he drink nor does he swear. d.Chris keeps calling Pat...
April 7, 2009 by Nora

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

June 10, 2007 by KRISTEL

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

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

writeacher help
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

What is a pronou called that points out something? demonstrative http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Scroll down. =)
March 14, 2007 by Lauryn

can somebody give me an example of a pronoun http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Many examples are given here. =) thank you writeacher
July 11, 2007 by eric

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

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

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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm Parentheses: ...
October 17, 2006 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 ...
October 17, 2006 by Kourtney

clause patterns
can someone correct these sentences and help me understand this? 1.I remember the reasonableness of my father's arguments. SPOA or is this not adverbial? 2.We are in a bit of a mess. what is in a bit of a mess? 3.Do you call yourself a porter? is a porter object complement? 4....
May 3, 2007 by jessy

Subject-Verb Agreement 1. 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 Scroll down and read #5. Then let me know what you think, and I'll give you feedback. =)
February 22, 2007 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 ...
July 4, 2007 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. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read section 2. Then let me know what you think. =)
October 17, 2006 by Kalli

what is clauses?
March 7, 2009 by Rabika

If there are two independent clauses in a sentance, but one of the already has a comma, then should there be a semicolon before the conjunction? I just got a paper back from my english teacher and this sentance is one he corected: "Though some people believe that the death ...
October 10, 2006 by ali

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

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

Was concerned about the effectiveness of the high-flow nebulizers and the mist tent. 1. This is a fragment that is missing a subject. 2. This is a run-on that requires a semicolon after effectiveness. 3. This is a runn-on that requires a comma and a conjunction. 4. This is a ...
May 9, 2011 by Leslie

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?) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm Let me ...
September 10, 2006 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
November 27, 2008 by Anonymous

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

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

Com 120
I looking for the comma splice http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm#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. =)
February 19, 2007 by Anonymous

English Ms Sue
The last thing on my final is a paragraph I had to write, Using correct spelling and correct grammar, write a paragraph of five related sentences that discuss your experience in the English Grammar course. Using all four sentence types. Will you proof read for me? Alas, Lord...
November 19, 2014 by Karen

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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm...
November 21, 2006 by patti

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

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

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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm =)
May 14, 2007 by J

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

is this grammar correct? jacob my best friend belives that he is as smart as i am
October 27, 2011 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.
January 1, 2010 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?
December 18, 2012 by Manny

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 "...
September 8, 2006 by vada

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