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GRAMMAR
Correct Punctuation, Spelling, Grammar etc. 1. Here's the slice of cake you asked for. 2. You should always check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation when transcribing. 3. He denies any fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss. 4. Since the previous scan the patient ...
July 29, 2011 by Leslie-To:Writeacher

English / Grammar
Please check the following sentences and let me know if they are correct. Thank you in advance!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified before the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon...
July 6, 2007 by Maggie

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
July 6, 2007 by Marvin

punctuation and grammar
My little sister is a big baby; she cries all the time. is this punctuation right? compound sentences use semicolons but iam not sure if this is one?
April 21, 2010 by sharon

Grammar
Proofread sentence and insert punctuation as required. The work up revealed the surface was of no real concern at this time. Answer: No punctuation required - fine as is.
May 10, 2011 by Leslie

grammar
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

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
July 6, 2007 by Marvin

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

grammar
Grammar Exercise 4 To Be Distributed to Students in Week Seven Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. ...
October 20, 2007 by bill

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
July 6, 2007 by Lee

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

Grammar and Punctuation
Where do you put apostrophes in this expression: Dos and donts
September 11, 2012 by Sonja

Punctuation
I need to be sure that I punctuated these sentences properly. Each group emphasizes on a particular punctuation mark. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1.
March 19, 2007 by Beth

grammar
Why is it important to use appropriate punctuation, including plurals and possessives, in your writing?
November 8, 2010 by cindy

grammar
Why do you need to use appropriate punctuation including plurals and progressives in writing
July 6, 2011 by CArlene

grammar
True or false? The boy went to school. Is this the correct way to use punctuation for this sentence?
October 12, 2010 by r.m

grammar
Is this sentence. Mr. and Mrs. Lopez's plane tickets, incidentally were found in the lobby. Is this correct punctuation?
May 29, 2011 by kate

Grammar and punctuation
What words are the verbs in this sentence? He suffered an injury to his knee, and this is causing him pain and discomfort
October 18, 2011 by chelsea

Grammar
The punctuation mark that means "note what follows" is: A) Colon B) Comma C) Period D) Semicolon My answer is A, but I feel it could be D too
December 12, 2012 by Marie

grammar and punctuation
The patient was taken to the operative suite, placed supine, anesthetized, and intubated in the usual fashion
September 12, 2014 by Lisa

business
n which part of writing process is it most important to know the rules of grammar and punctuation?A)Planning B)Gathering C) Revising D) Editing. i think it is d
September 27, 2010 by Anonymous

English 002
Tell us why it is important to use good grammar, proper punctuation and clear senteces when you need to le someone know are displeased.
July 27, 2012 by natalia

Grammar-Punctuation
Correct the punctuation by inserting periods, commas, & apostrophes where and if appropriate. 1. Dr Antons nurse applied hydrogen peroxide Neosporin and a bandage to the patients wound Answer: Dr. Anton's nurse applied hydrogen peroxide, Neosporin, and a bandage to the ...
May 13, 2011 by Leslie

English
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 ...
March 2, 2007 by Samatha Priest

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

Grammar
Recreational boaters in Florida believe the manatee population has increased; however, enough environmentalists disagree. Is the punctuation correct in the above sentence?
October 30, 2012 by Dakota

English/Punctuation/Grammar
"This will not be endured!" he roared. a:correct b:incorrect ---- My answer is "a" Is this correct?
August 3, 2011 by Sarah

Grammar
Lately when I've been reading news articles and website blogs, I've been seeing some funny grammar that I don't remember learning about. It deals with commas for a list of items. Normally I thought you would write like this: I have potatoes, carrots, and squash today to cook. ...
July 14, 2012 by Bob

English
What are four things to look for when proofreading? My answers: Reading, grammar check, spelling check, and punctuation.
March 13, 2014 by Jensen

Grammar
The colon is a frequently used mark of punctuation that is used in a large variety of cases. A) True B) False I answered A
November 27, 2012 by Marie

Grammar, punctuation
She experienced fever anorexia weakness and right-sided chest pain. I say the correct punctuation for this sentece is; She experienced fever, anorexia, weakness and right-sided chest pain.
October 15, 2012 by Marie

grammar
In his first inaugural address, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." is this correct punctuation?
May 10, 2011 by renee

Grammar
Proofread the sentence and Insert punctuation as required. She reports the flare up is worse when she does not have her diabetes under control. Answer: I feel it doesn't need anything added to it. FINE as is! I hope! Thanks
May 10, 2011 by Leslie

grammar punctuation
Fine the error in punctuation or capitalization 1. "After you've rested," Frank said, "please help me move these boxes." "Can we wait until later?" asked Emily. "I have a lot of homework." "It won't take very long." replied Frank. (my choice) Emily told him that she would be ...
April 18, 2012 by kevin

English
Please help me with English grammar, especailly punctuation on the following sentence (Thanks in advance): It is essential that we have a complete, itemized up-to-date bill, whether paid or not, for use at the evidence deposition.
December 7, 2011 by Yelena

Grammar
The colon is a frequently used mark of punctuation that is used in a large variety of cases. True or False? I am thinking that would be true, but not sure.
June 6, 2011 by Diane

grammar-punctuation
Correct the punctuation by inserting periods, commas, and apostrophes where and if appropriate. 1. We tested his hearing with whistles bells and horns. Answer: We tested his hearing with whistles, bells, and horns. 2. The serial 7's revealed in my opinion evidence of ...
May 13, 2011 by Leslie

punctuation spelling and Capitalization Mistakes.
i the punctuation correct i did as much as i could When you proofread look for punctuation spelling and capitalization mistakes.
April 4, 2011 by yelena

english
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 ...
July 19, 2007 by Shavaughn Angelle

Grammar
Insert Punctuation as required. 1. After a Maylard incision was made through the abdomen a retractor was used for visualization of the pelvic contents. Answer: comma after abdomen.
May 10, 2011 by Leslie

grammar
12. Identify the error in the following sentence. Emily didn't have no idea how to memorize so many lines. (1 point) run-on sentence missing end punctuation double negative missing comma
September 30, 2010 by Anonymous

Grammar
Hi - I am back - Question: Determine if the correct or incorrect terms of punctuation. 1. The patient had a difficult time recovering the wound's dressing. correct incorrect I don't think there needs to be an apostrophe.
June 18, 2011 by Leslie-To:Writeacher

Punctuation
Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. --- Punctuating 1. With five gallons of gas. 2. The goose bit the mailman on the leg. 3. Because the store was closed. One of these sentences is correct. One doesn't have a verb or ...
November 23, 2006 by kimba

Communications
Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon
June 13, 2007 by Crystal

Punctuation and period
The most commonly used mark of punctuation is the _____ A) comma B) period I answered B
October 22, 2012 by Marie

u.s. history
imagine you are living in the united states in the 1890's. write a letter to the president persuading him to support or oppose an imperialismt policy for the united states. be sure to use standard grammar, spelling, sentences structure, and punctuation.
August 24, 2008 by eric

Grammar
Proofread sentence and insert punctuation as required. This is an irate boisterous 46-year old lady who complains that she was hit in the face with the heel of a womans' shoe. Answer: comma after irate woman's ? not sure - I don't even think it needs any apostrophes.
May 10, 2011 by Leslie

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

Grammar and punctuation
Select the sentence which is correctly punctuated, spaced, and capitalized. A) His surgery is scheduled for 1530. B) His surgery is scheduled for 15:30. C) His surgery is scheduled for: 15:30. My answer is B, C doesn't seem right with the colon at the end
October 31, 2012 by Marie

English
How is my grammar and punctuation in the folowing paragraph? Picture this, you are taking a test and the person next to you is chewing their gum loudly,so you can't concentrate. How disrespectful is that? The school board needs to make a rule no chewing gum in school.
April 12, 2012 by Dakota

Grammar
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

Grammar and punctuation help
have got these sentence right. I have gotten good grades since I started taking college classes. no change She drove the car right into the garage, because the breaks got stuck. no change When the garage door was closed, we decided to paint it. We decided to paint the garage ...
August 9, 2006 by Penny

grammar
punctuation of passage. one thing that happened over the summer i grew even more grim takes a look at me one day and he goes all that walking you do it must be stetching out your legs and carrying poor kevin around that seems to be putting real muscle on you
March 7, 2010 by Blair

grammar
There was another book my father had bought for me when I was a girl-- A picture book about the Trojan War, it reenacted the lives of the Ancient Greeks fighting in Troy The "a girl-- A picture book..." is bugging me. Is the punctuation correct?
November 28, 2009 by helen

grammar-punctuation
Correct the Punctuation by inserting periods, commas, and apostrophes. 1.Mr and Mrs Lopezs plane tickets incidentally were found in the lobby. Answer: Mr. and Mrs. Lopezs' plane tickets, incidentally were found in the lobby. 2. Look youve been unusually late all week and I ...
May 13, 2011 by Leslie

english
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

punctuation
The question we need to ask ourselves is (comma) (no punctuation ) "Do we really want to move ahead? (quotation mark only)(quotation mark followed by a period )
November 4, 2008 by britt

English
Are the "Notes on Punctuation" by Lewis Thomas actually about punctuation? We were asked to "close read" it and I'm sure the author had other messages to get out other than punctuation. I looked Lewis Thomas up on google and found that he was quite into biology. Can anyone ...
November 12, 2007 by Samantha

Grammar
Proofread the following sentence and insert punctuation as required. The patient reported the following effects from the fall: Discomfort breathing, pain in the right shoulder, dizziness upon standing, and headaches during the day. Answer: ; after fall instead of the colon - ...
May 10, 2011 by Leslie

english
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

english
What is the correct punctuation for this sentence? Free of the restrictions of the real world,her characters reveal theirselves like they truly are. That punctuation is correct. Although the punctuation is correct, there are errors in the sentence. It should read this way: ...
March 7, 2007 by josh

english/punctuation
Add punctuation to the paragraph. You must be kidding! How can I possibly finish all this homework, and still find time to clean up this mess? I never imagined that one puppy could create so many messes in just a few hours! Didn't I lock the gate before I went to school ...
February 1, 2010 by Marie

Grammar
Which of the sentences below displays the correct punctuation? A.The patient looked at the doctor as though he had never seen her before. B.Even though Laura is very young she is already a skilled chess player. C.Carlos asked me to buy the gift, since I am more aware of our ...
November 16, 2012 by Anon

english/punctuation
Add punctuation to the paragraph. You must be kidding, how can I possibly finish all this homework, and still find time to clean up this mess! I never imagined that one puppy could create so many messes in just a few hours! Dind't I lock the gate before I went to school ...
February 1, 2010 by Marie

PHL/251
what fallacy is I don't know what colleges are teaching these days! I have just received a letter of application from a young man who graduated from the state university last June. It was a wretched letter--badly written, with elementary errors in spelling, punctuation, and ...
December 5, 2007 by b

PHI.: 103
what fallacy is this? I don't know what colleges are teaching these days! I have just received a letter of application from a young man who graduated from the state university last June. It was a wretched letter – badly written, with elementary errors in spelling, punctuation...
January 13, 2011 by Maria

grammar
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

English
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

literacy
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

Punctuation Question
Which is right... After someone says something, yell "liar". After someone says something, yell "liar." After someone says something, yell "liar." See the part at this site on quotation marks for words. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_quote.html Okay, thanks!
February 18, 2007 by Sarah

english
Please help me with the correct grammar, punctuation, and capitalization on the following paragraph. You will not notice any appreciable change in the pain level for about a week; however, you should be able to anticipate some relief during the second week that you are home. ...
November 22, 2011 by Yelena

Language
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

english
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

Grammar
For questions 7–11, each sentence is missing one type of punctuation. Choose the letter of the punctuation that correctly completes each sentence. Key: ☺ = My Answer! 7. The pet stores shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. a. apostrophe ☺ b. ...
April 11, 2013 by Jman

Question
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

Grammar Help
Choose the sentence that contains no error in capitalization or punctuation. "Now, wait just one moment!" Mr. Symond insisted. "Now, Wait just one moment!" Mr. Symond insisted. "Now, wait just one moment"! Mr. Symond insisted. "Now, wait just one moment" Mr. Symond insisted! ...
May 31, 2014 by Janon

Punctuation & Grammar
She is a pleasant 18-year-old female who states that she was at a pub where she was eating and actually fell while holding a tray and rolled her ankle. A) complete sentence B) fragment C) run-on My first thought is C) run-on, but I always second guess myself. Now I think it ...
January 25, 2012 by Jenny

English / Grammar
Pleas let me know if the correct punctuation and the sentence is correct. 1. The goose bit the mailman on the leg. 2. I drove ten miles with five gallons of gas. 3. I could not buy milk because the store was closed. 4. For the seventh time, would you stop running around the ...
June 22, 2007 by Maggie

Medical Transcription
PUNCTUATION AND CAPITALIZATION The patient has had recurring episodes of paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and 3 pillow orthopnea. Associated symptoms such as lightheadedness, breathlessness, and exertional dyspnea occur during daytime hours. Is this statement correct for spelling...
April 5, 2013 by Debbie

Grammar
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

Grammar...Writing
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

English - punctuation
If the quote is a question but it needs a comma after it to separate it from the rest of the sentence, how are the two punctuation marks put together? For example, The king continued to question the boy saying, "Where were you?", but the boy refused to answer. Are the question...
October 4, 2009 by Mary

Grammar Check
Punctuation—Hyphen She requested two and three-yard ribbons for her sewing project. My answer... She requested two-three yard ribbons for her swing project. is this correct?
December 5, 2007 by Trish

Emglish
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

Grammar
Select the correctly punctuated sentence: A) He said, "There but for the grace of God go I." B) He said "There but for the grace of God go I." C) He said, "There but for the grace of God go I". D) He said "There but for the grace of God go I". My answer is A but I think B ...
December 12, 2012 by Marie

grammar
Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon The book had some nice features...
October 10, 2006 by Dave

english
The following sentence is missing punctuation: “The crowd upset by the delay began to chant loudly for the band to appear.” Explain where the error has occurred in this sentence and how it can be fixed. 6. Identify which one of the following sentences is missing punctuation. ...
October 5, 2012 by cathy

English/Grammar
I was told to write a paragraph with less than 100 words. The paragraph below has 94 words. I will only receive points if there are NO grammar or punctuation errors. Are there any errors in my paragraph below? Thanks. The new library being constructed costs over forty million ...
December 8, 2011 by Alyssa

Language...Grammar
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

English
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

Punctuation within Sentences—Parentheses
Punctuation within Sentences Parentheses 1.The police officer checked her rear-view mirror when (she heard the screeching tires. Someone had rear-ended her the night before). The police officer checked her rear-view mirror when she heard the screeching tires. (Someone had rear...
August 24, 2006 by Toni

Grammar and Composition
ok it won't let me post my questions..so i'll do it in parts Please check these: In the following sentences, place the appropriate capitalization and punctuation marks wherever they are needed. Rewrite these sentences correctly. 1. on june 15 1998 we moved from berwick ...
October 14, 2009 by y912f

help!!!
Dangling Modifiers If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated. Your answer: 1. Dangling Modifiers When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus. Your answer: 2. Predication Our plans for tomorrow should begin today. Your answer: 3...
December 15, 2006 by Jen

fallacies in philosophy
I don't know what colleges are teaching these day! I have just received a letter of application from a young man who graduated from the state university las June. It was a wretched-letter badly written. with elementary errors in spelling. punctuation, and grammar. The state ...
June 18, 2006 by selena

English
I am seeking for some help in English (grammar and punctuation. Thanks!!! Please review the folloing: As you know, in the absence of timely copies of all bills and payments and medical records supporting the reasonableness and necessity of the services and bills, we will not ...
December 7, 2011 by Yelena

Grammar
Proofread the following sentences. insert punctuation as required. After the exam the patients demeanor was improved. Answer: After the exam, the patient's demeanor was improved. * added comma after exam and ? added an ' patients.
May 10, 2011 by Leslie

Comm 155
Could you please check these sentences and tell me if they make sense. Write five sentences in which you address changes in your writing. 1. With practice, I have gotten better at grammar and punctuation. 2. Working with a study group has made my sentence structure better. 3. ...
March 15, 2011 by Debbie

grammar
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

English
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

English
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

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