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English
When your writing any type of research paper are you writing in past or present tense?

English
I need to write five sentences on the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. I also have to mark each verb used in bold and, in parentheses, identify the specific tense used. I have the five ...

English
1. I studied math for 10 years, but I'm still not good at it. 2. I have studied for 10 years, but I'm still not good at it. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to sue the present tense or the present perfect tense here?)

English Grammar
You work hard. In this sentence, 'work' is the form of the present tense. We use the base form of a verb for the form of the present tense verb. ----------------------------------- Is my explanation above grammatical? Which one is right, base verb or basic verb?

com155
I need helping pointing out all the verbs and tenses. My education plays (present tense) a very important role in my life. It will be (future tense) a major role in my successful financial planning. I have completed (present perfect tense) a personal financial class which has ...

4th grade English
She told us about the different kinds of insects. Would told be present or past tense?

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:41am. 1. What was her character? 2. What does she look like? 3. What's her personality? 4. What is she like? 5. What is she similar to? -She was quiet and shy. (Can all the sentences from #5 to #1 be the suitable questions for ...

Language Arts
Directions. Identify the tense of each underlined verb. Write past, present or future. In this assignment there is nothing underlined. 1. You will enjoy this book about inventions. -Future 2. Inventors create new machines. -Present 3. Each machine does a different task. -...

com/155
write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. Mark each verb used in bold and, in parentheses, identify the specific tense use I need help to identified the verb and the ...

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
I apologize for asking the same question, but I misunderstood the directions. The following sentences are written in the present tense. Rewrite each sentence in each of the other five tenses. 1). I collect. 2). You split. 3). They teach. 4). We give. 5). It remains. My answers...

spanish III
These are my directions: Change the present tense verb in the sentence to the preterite tense. Can you help me understand how to do this? These are the Questions(1-5): 1. Voy a estudiar. 2. Vas a dar comida al perro 3. Es un estudiante. 4. Somos aquí. 5. Son cómicos. I'm ...

LA 3 questions plz help me asap
1) what does the present perfect tense show? A. Action that begin in the past and continues in the present B. Action that begins and ends in the present C. Action that begins in the present and continues in the future D. future action that begins in the past, extends to the ...

Com 155
Write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. Mark each verb used in bold and, in parentheses, identify the specific tense used. An education "could" help you get a job in ...

french
Is the Plus-que-parfait tense the same as perfect tense in English?

english
When a student has chosen to continue their education, they have also started towards being financially secure in life. has chosen is part tense participle Is "have also started" present perfect tense?

grammar
Fill up the blanks with the correct tense in the tense. 1.Tanya has ----the tennis match.(win).

English
1. He vomited all the cookies he had eaten. 2. He vomited all the cookies he ate. 3. She was not so beautiful as I had imagined. 4. She was not so beautiful as I imagined. (Which ones are correct? Do we have to use the past tense or the past participle tense? Are all correct? ...

English/Writing
This is for an essay: How do you say/phrase "he used to", "he does not", "he is confronted with", "he would rather", "they have evolved", and "have succeeded" in present tense?

Spanish Homework
Hi! Can someone help check these for me? Thanks a bunch! :) Directions: Find the correct verb tense for each sentence. Choose from present, preterite, imperfect, future, conditional, subjunctive, past subjunctive, present perfect, past/preterite perfect, future perfect, ...

Grammar tenses
use the following passage Just outside the cafe', Zach stopped to call a friend. "Hey mike. What are you doing? Do you want to work on that song this afternoon?" asked Zach. "sure," answered Mike. " I was hoping to hear from you. I want you to meet this guy who makes his own ...

english
Is gone the past and past participle tense of the word go?

english
18. A/an _______ verb ends in -ed in the past tense and in the past participle. A. being B. action **C. helping (my sec)D. regular

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Indentify the tense of the underlined verb in each sentence below. 1). Statistics IS a branch of mathematics. 2). It DEALS with the study of numerical data. 3). Many people HAVE STUDIED statistics for work or fun. 4). Batting averages and scoring averages REPRESENT statistics...

spanish
hey i'm having a bit of trouble with spanish. Any help with differentiation the two would be great. hace + period of time + que + present tense AND hacía + period of time + que + imperfect tense. I have my spanish book with me, and it tells me the difference but I still don't...

identify tenses
1. Zach might be getting a good portable system next month. a. past tense with a modal b. present continuous with a modal c. future perfect in the passive voice answer a

LA
Which of the following has a meaning similar to inevitable? expected*** avoidable unpredictable uncertain Which sentence uses the past participle of the verb bring? I have brought my diary with me every day except today. I brought my diary with me yesterday. I am bringing my ...

Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, and Verbs
A/an _______ verb ends in -ed in the past tense and in the past participle. A. action B. regular C. being D. helping

English
Please check my work. Correctly identifying the part of speech of each word in the sentences. Example: The boy hit the ball The (definite article) boy (subject) hit (past tense verb) the (definite article) ball (dircet object). 1. Mother gave me a card for my birthday. Mother...

English
Do you understand why "defines" is correct? Even though "Baskin-Robbins" appears to be plural (with the -s on the end), it's singular because it's the name of one company. Therefore, the verb needs to have the third-person-singular ending (-s) when in present tense. http://...

English
When your writing any type of research paper are you writing in past or present tense? It's a history research paper on the Jacksonian Era. I'm replying back to what SraJMcGin said. - SraJMcGin That would depend! Is this research over and done with or do you prefer the ...

UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION I
write 9 sentences about financial planning. Each sentence must demonstrate a different verb tense (so, only use each tense once). For each sentence, identify the subject, the verb, and the verb tense demonstrated. In order to receive full credit, you must have included any ...

English
How would I rewrite this paragraph using past tense. The jockey drives his pickup truck to the race track. He strides into the stalls where the horses are kept. His head swims with thoughts of the coming race. He springs into the saddle and rides to the starting gate. They ...

reading verbs
singular ---- i do, you do, he/she/it does, plural ------- we do you do they do that is present tense what is the present participle

English
6.)Which of the following sentences contains a verb that is correctly formed in the perfect tense? a.)Susan is spoken at our club before. b.)Desmond has love swimming in the ocean. c.)Desmond has love swimming in the ocean. d.)Jake have painted his room three times. 7.)How do ...

Present Tense
am excited started cooking has been I wanted to make sure all of these are present tenses

English Expressions
You should not be confused by (at ) the plural form in an adjective phrase or in an adjective clause. Just ignore the adjective phrase or the adjective clause. Then find the subject of the sentence. You can find a suitable verb form in the blank. By changing the base verb 'be...

english
What is the past tense of flying

English
What is the past tense of run

language arts
what is the past tense of go

verb tense
i need 5 sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning,using the correct verb tense.

basic english makeup
PLEASE HELP ME THESE THE ONLY ONES I COULDNT FIND THANK U SO MUCH 1.Which of the following is not a key consideration when developing a piece of writing? A.The timeliness of the message B.The purpose of the message C.The intended audience D.The format of the message 2.In which...

spanish
how to conjugate hablar in past tense

spanish
how do you say had in the past tense

verb tense
i am to write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which i am correctly to use a different verb tense in each sentence

Spanish
The instructions say: "Change the verbs from the present tense to the present progressive" and gives the following example but no answer "Yo miro la television." What do I do?

Latin
What is the difference between imperfect and past tense? Is imperfect something you did only once, or multiple times in the past? Thanks for clearing this up.

English
1. Ever since he was a baby, he suffered from a serious illness. 2. Ever since he was a baby, he has suffered from a serious illness. ----------------- Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? Which one is commonly used? In #1, the present tense is used and in #2, the present ...

Spanish 8th grade
I have to put these in the past tense-Are they correct? 1. Tú hablas por teléfono. Tú habaste por teléfono. 2. Nosostros bailamos mucho los fines de semana. This would be the same in past tense, I think?? 3. Tú y yo cantamos los domingos. This would also be the same, I ...

Spanish 8th grade
I have to put these in the past tense-Are they correct? 1. Tú hablas por teléfono. Tú habaste por teléfono. 2. Nosostros bailamos mucho los fines de semana. This would be the same in past tense, I think?? 3. Tú y yo cantamos los domingos. This would also be the same, I ...

Spanish III Part 2
Write the correct conjugation of the verb in the preterite tense. 1. abrir - yo 2. escribir - nosotros 3. hablar - tú 4. escuchar - vosotros 5. cantar - ella 6. bailar - ellos 7. contestar - yo 8. limpiar - nosotros 9. correr - tú 10. montar - vosotros 11. esquiar - él 12. ...

Easy English
Is the wird snapped a verb? Yes. It is the past tense and past participle of the verb "snap". How Does jim react when makes it back to the raft?

tenses
1. The duo had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. An infinitive in passive voice d. simple past in the passive Answer d 2. The promotional poster was designed by Jack. a. past perfect in the ...

Grammar
Is it disallowed or simply awkward to write in the order SUBJECT VERB, as in "Try I did, but to no avail"? Also, I can't figure out what role 'did' plays in this sentence but I'm quite sure it's necessary. Is it there only to assert the past tense? (I'm writing an essay and ...

English
Write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence and identify verb tense used

grammar (troublesome verbs)
Write the form of the underlined verb indicated in the (). They lay down their troubles for a while. (past) "Is the past tense of lay, laid or lain?"

FRENCH
Imagine that you are in a restaurant crtic for a newspaper in Paris. You choose the Prix Fixe menu. Tell how much it costs in Euros, and describe the choices at this restaurant for the entrée, main dish and dessert. Finally, state what you tasted and tell what food you liked ...

English
If I say "Did Tom speak Italian" is this past tense?

Spanish
How do you conjugate "sugerir" in present tense? Thank you!

4th grade
What is the present tense of shop?

Spanish
what is the preterite tense from the present of tu puedes ir = ?

English
Which word fits these sentences? A Persian rug with beautiful patterns lay/laid on the floor. I think lay for present tense? The temperature has raised/risen four degrees in the past hour. I think risen because there is no object?

English
Which word fits these sentences? A Persian rug with beautiful patterns lay/laid on the floor. I think lay for present tense? The temperature has raised/risen four degrees in the past hour. I think risen because there is no object?

English
Which word fits these sentences? A Persian rug with beautiful patterns lay/laid on the floor. I think lay for present tense? The temperature has raised/risen four degrees in the past hour. I think risen because there is no object?

Lit
Book reviews are written only in past tense right?

english
i need something to hep me with past tense i did this in class we'd we had ?

French
Hello. how do i say the following in the future tense? 1)What housework shall i have to do ? 2)Do i have to work at weekends? 3)shall i have my own room? 4)shall i have to speak French well? 5)What will my Salary be? 6)Will i be able to go out in the evening? i have worked ...

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
What is the present progressive tense of "study"?

gcse french
i need to write about what my future partner will be like i need to use future tense and negative tense any help id appreciate thankyou! :}

eng
What is the least amount of words that a short story can be. Is it suppose to be in past tense?

English
Change the verb into the tense indicated. I am here. (past perfect)

Spanish
If "te (verb)" is in the present tense how would I change this to the preterite tense ? Would I leave it as " te (verb)" and only change the verb to a preterite would this be the same for "lo (verb)"?

English
4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement c.)divided d.)not accurate 5.)Which word is the best choice to complete the following sentence?She didn’t want to get in trouble for breaking the window, so she wrote a note ...

writing
Write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning in the spaces on the following page. Correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. Highlight each verb in yellow and identify the tense in parentheses.

com170
Write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning in the spaces on the following page. Correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. Highlight each verb in yellow and identify the tense in parentheses.

French
A short essay on "ma grand mere" using imperfait tense

lal
present and past participle i have to write if each participle are past or present. are my answers correct 1. everyone has wondered(past participle)what the great detective was thinking(present participle) 2. carol has rescued(past part.)the trembling(present part.)cat. 3. the...

4th grade English
We (ate) pizza after the game.Would this be past tense?

ELA
how do I make this sentence as past perfect tense? I repair the damage from car accidents.

english
How do I know when to use lay or lie? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Many people use them interchangeably and perhaps some day that will be the norm. As far as English grammar books are concerned: Lay means "to place something down." It is something you do...

grammar tenses
What does it mean to have a sentence in "present perfect tense"?

3rd grade
what is the present tense form of "be"? please help, I don't have a clue.

COMM
is paying a form of present progressive when it comes to verb tense?

english
when writing an essay about a nonfiction book what tense should i use

English
1. This is a superlative sentence. e.g. Mr. Pitt is the heaviest of the three. 2. This is a comparative sentence. e.g. Emily is taller than Bob. 3. This sentence is in the past tense, so you should use the past form of 'go'. e.g. He (went) to the movies yeaterday. What is the ...

french
could you please show me how to put this sentance in the past tense? Je communique avec le capitaine Arpot.

spanish 2
I need help with making an comic strip with 10 verbs in sentences that are in past tense. Any ideas how to start it??

english
For the outside interview journal, if I want to include dialogue from the patient, should I write it in the past tense as well?

English
Change to simple past tense : 1. We shall not see him again. 2. Is there any man who does not love his country.

Vocabulary
She worked really hard on the project. The suffix -ed in the italicized word in the sentence above illustrates that the work happened in the ______ tense. A. past B. past-perfect C. future D. future-perfect B is wrong. Is it A?

English
okay I'm a little lost on this one :/ which choice correctly completes the sentence? -Gently, they ______ the tiny eggs back in the nest. *set had setted sat had sat(this one looks like it could work too) how do I know if the sentence is in present or past tense?

grammar
okay I'm a little lost on this one :/ which choice correctly completes the sentence? -Gently, they ______ the tiny eggs back in the nest. *set had setted sat had sat(this one looks like it could work too) how do I know if the sentence is in present or past tense?

grammar
• Write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. • Mark each verb used in bold and, in parentheses, identify the specific tense used.

Grammar
Write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. Mark each verb used in bold and, in parentheses, identify the specific tense used.

French for Aubrey
Let's try "leçon 2:" PRESENT TENSE OF REGULAR -ER VERBS: INTERROGATIVE

English
Can you give me an example of how to write a sentence in active voice and in present tense as well?

English
How do I change this into present tense? When Crooks and Lennie was talking in his room.

eng
how do i make this sentence to present tense ? "I opened my eyes to an unusual shake."

Spanish
whats the difference between stem changing in the present tense and the preterite

Spanish
Whats the difference between stem changing in the present tense and the preterite?

english
write a sentence about a desert animal. use the past tense of an irregular verb. underline it.

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