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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?
November 16, 2011 by Linda

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 ...
June 9, 2013 by Jim Collum

english
Is gone the past and past participle tense of the word go?
July 24, 2011 by Paula

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...
March 27, 2013 by Anonymous

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 ...
December 15, 2007 by Krissy

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
June 12, 2013 by Jim Collum

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 ...
October 2, 2014 by SkatingDJ

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
September 9, 2014 by Anthony Lauziere

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...
July 19, 2011 by Pryia

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 ...
November 5, 2009 by Carla

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://...
July 12, 2007 by Writeacher

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 ...
September 2, 2010 by dedo

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
April 13, 2013 by Anonymous

Present Tense
am excited started cooking has been I wanted to make sure all of these are present tenses
November 25, 2012 by amy

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...
December 12, 2007 by John

english
What is the past tense of flying
November 9, 2010 by Vivien

English
What is the past tense of run
February 22, 2012 by Jim

language arts
what is the past tense of go
March 23, 2013 by emily

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...
March 20, 2013 by Brica89

verb tense
i need 5 sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning,using the correct verb tense.
July 11, 2010 by michelle

spanish
how to conjugate hablar in past tense
April 1, 2008 by m

spanish
how do you say had in the past tense
November 1, 2008 by ea

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?
November 27, 2007 by Margaret

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
July 19, 2010 by shawna

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.
March 14, 2009 by Devon

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 ...
October 13, 2014 by rfvv

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 think...
November 16, 2011 by Timothy

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 think...
November 16, 2011 by Tim

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. ...
November 29, 2012 by Cora

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?
November 8, 2006 by Gina

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 ...
June 11, 2013 by Jim Collum

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 ...
September 11, 2007 by Jack

grammer (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?"
February 10, 2010 by sierra (6th grade)

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
August 19, 2010 by Anonymous

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 ...
May 17, 2011 by Sydney

English
If I say "Did Tom speak Italian" is this past tense?
January 17, 2011 by Ging

Spanish
How do you conjugate "sugerir" in present tense? Thank you!
September 23, 2008 by Momo

4th grade
What is the present tense of shop?
January 6, 2009 by Amy

Spanish
what is the preterite tense from the present of tu puedes ir = ?
January 14, 2010 by Danny

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?
November 19, 2013 by Kelly

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?
November 19, 2013 by Kelly

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?
November 19, 2013 by Kelly

Lit
Book reviews are written only in past tense right?
August 9, 2008 by Jon

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 ...
September 5, 2007 by Suzana

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
What is the present progressive tense of "study"?
March 28, 2013 by Anonymous

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! :}
October 2, 2010 by kellie

eng
What is the least amount of words that a short story can be. Is it suppose to be in past tense?
January 26, 2008 by lawerence

English
Change the verb into the tense indicated. I am here. (past perfect)
October 15, 2012 by Emma

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)"?
October 4, 2010 by Amy~

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 ...
October 29, 2014 by Gabriella

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.
November 4, 2010 by duggyfresh

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.
February 10, 2011 by joe

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...
May 24, 2010 by Sara!

4th grade English
We (ate) pizza after the game.Would this be past tense?
February 22, 2009 by Cary

French
A short essay on "ma grand mere" using imperfait tense
August 14, 2013 by Treasure

grammar tenses
What does it mean to have a sentence in "present perfect tense"?
September 21, 2008 by amy

3rd grade
what is the present tense form of "be"? please help, I don't have a clue.
April 16, 2010 by Nette

COMM
is paying a form of present progressive when it comes to verb tense?
August 15, 2010 by Maryann

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...
March 4, 2007 by carol

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...
June 24, 2010 by rfvv

french
could you please show me how to put this sentance in the past tense? Je communique avec le capitaine Arpot.
March 9, 2009 by beecca

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??
January 30, 2010 by kate

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?
September 25, 2010 by Anonymous

english
when writing an essay about a nonfiction book what tense should i use
August 8, 2010 by stephen

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.
April 28, 2010 by anna

Grammer
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.
July 28, 2010 by Audrey

French for Aubrey
Let's try "leçon 2:" PRESENT TENSE OF REGULAR -ER VERBS: INTERROGATIVE
January 18, 2007 by SraJMcGin

English
Can you give me an example of how to write a sentence in active voice and in present tense as well?
September 18, 2008 by Danny

English
How do I change this into present tense? When Crooks and Lennie was talking in his room.
December 20, 2013 by Emma

eng
how do i make this sentence to present tense ? "I opened my eyes to an unusual shake."
October 26, 2014 by sun

english
write a sentence about a desert animal. use the past tense of an irregular verb. underline it.
February 3, 2012 by dw

Spanish-Please help!!
Hi I posted early and got a response but the correction suggested can't be corret. Could someone plese check these answers-I had to answer in past tense-- Could some one please check these-I had to answer them in the past tense which is still confusing me-I think most of them ...
December 1, 2011 by Mia

English
Hello, I'm stuck with a sentence!Is "He had been living in London since he had left Cambridge " correct? Thank you ! The correct sentence is: He had been living in London since he left Cambridge. Thank you very much Ms Sue! Could you please explain why it is impossible to have...
May 5, 2007 by Pola

English
Are news article summaries written in past or present tense? For Example: "The Author describes how the 4 year old boy works at construction sites" OR "The Author described how the 4 year old worked at construction sites" Thank you
February 24, 2011 by English

Verb tense
Write five sentences abut the roleof education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tensein each sentence. Mark eah ver used in bold and in parentheses identify the specific tense used.
November 21, 2010 by Carly

com 150
I have answered all of the questions and need help with some of the explanations. Please help. 1. A Sentence A is better because the word activist is plural so therefore I think the word have is singular. Subject and verb agrees with each other 2. B Sentence B is better ...
February 27, 2009 by pazley

Grammar
...so this letter could be send to the employees. ...so this letter could be sent to the employees. past or non past tense?
July 28, 2008 by sam

3 grade english
write a sentence about a desert animal. use the past tense of an irregular verb.underline it.
February 3, 2012 by dk

English
Is this sentence in past progressive tense? The freshman math classes were already behind schedule by three weeks.
March 15, 2012 by Matt

English
What is the tense of the underlined verb in the following sentence? "I will be studying his painting techniques this summer." present emphatic present perfect progressive future progressive present progressive under lined verb ( will be studying)
January 9, 2012 by kevin

english
I am supposed to interview a person who was being a patient before in a hospital For a journal, I need to write what he or she has to say about his or her interactions with the nurses, ask the person if the nurses were caring; ask he or she how important is listening to them ...
September 25, 2010 by Anonymous

com170
I would like to know if i am on the right track I am to write five sentence about the role of education in a successful financial planning.I am to highlight the verb and put the tense in parentheses. Here goes Education plays a major role in successful financial planning. verb...
December 30, 2010 by angela

English
Can I use past tense in third-person narrative? Like being the first child of her family, she had the burden of ...
February 4, 2009 by Lena

english
I shivered, and ____________* again the moving thing upon the sand-bank. *active voice,past tense of TO SEE
November 15, 2011 by stacey myers

english
can you check to see if i identified the verbs correctly and used the correct tense. 1. For as long as I can remember, education has been a constant factor in my life. ( present progressive) 2. I received my first academic award in elementary school and it changed my whole ...
July 22, 2011 by Ashley

Spanish for Whitney
In case you don't go back to your other post, I don't want you to miss what I wrote: It's new terminology then because for over 70 years I have only heard as verb forms: Seven Simple Tenses: Present Indicative (Presente de Indicativo), Imperfect Indicative Imperfecto de ...
December 9, 2010 by SraJMcGin

writing
Can someone tell me if these are the correct verb tense? Education played a good part of successful financial planning. (Past) 2. I have some good ideas from the financial planning classes. (Present) 3. Education will play a good part of successful financial planning by ...
June 29, 2010 by Deb

Subject agreement
You --------to the old north church (walk) do you use (are walking) or stays the same for present tense?
December 14, 2011 by Jade

3 grade english
write three sentences describing life in the desert. use the past tense of at least two irregular verbs.
February 6, 2012 by dw

voc 3
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 past tense.
March 7, 2012 by desha

Spanish for Margaret
Hopefully you didn't miss the additional information I gave you to what Michael said re: Present Progressive Tense. Sra
November 28, 2007 by SraJMcGin

English
Is this a present tense verb sentence? I believe education is a very important role in successful financial planning
September 29, 2010 by J

Grade 11 English 3
What's the difference between lay and lie? and if you had..Tonya has___out in the sun since noon. which one do you use in past tense?
February 15, 2011 by English2

english
7.Sneezing spreads colds. Present participle Gerund Infinitive Past participle 8.He suggested taking the A train. Infinitive Present participle Gerund Past participle 9.Just imagine being there! Present participle Gerund Past participle Infinitive 10. Identify the underlined ...
April 20, 2010 by christopher

english
Which of the following is correctly stated in the past tense? A. I see it. B. I saw it. C. I seen it. D. I did saw it.
May 5, 2010 by Judy

English
"The boat is made of paper." Why is the made in the past tense in this sentence? What kind of grammar is this?
June 8, 2011 by Mai

adult education
Learning the skills to achieve your financial long term goals will help you to be a more responsible adult. is Future Tense the correct verb tense in this sentence and is the word achieve the correct verb?
December 9, 2010 by Anonymous

spanish
how do you conjugate the verb preocuparse in the present tense in all forms??? Please if you know know how to do it correctly tht wld greatly appriciated!!
January 13, 2010 by brittney

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

Spanish
I need help conjugating ser in the past tense. I know this can refer to two tenses in the Spanish language, but I don't know the difference. Can anyone help me?
July 24, 2008 by Allison B.

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