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This just sounds wrong,.english sentence.
Each person in the choir came from a different background and social class, but were all bound together by the music we practiced.
November 26, 2007 by Student - HELP!

English
I wrote, "I like to swim in summer." My teacher marked it wrong and said it should read "I like to swim in THE summer." Can anyone offer an explanation, please, why my way is wrong? I don't know why it was marked wrong. Both with and without "the" are correct. It sounds as if ...
April 17, 2007 by Charlie

English composition
1. I found that the printing states were so bad. 2. On account of linking sounds(liaisons), we can not hear what is said sometimes. Are linking sounds and liaisons grammatical? Are Sentence 1 and Sentence 2 all correct?
October 22, 2007 by John

english/writing
how can i reword this sentence differently and better? it sounds wrong to me. In conclusion, The Scarlet Letter is a transcendentalist novel of the strength of individual character.
April 5, 2013 by Sarah

English
What, if anything,is wrong with the following sentence? a. Properly constructed sentence. b. Comma splice c. Lacks parallel parts d. Unclear pronoun Please type the sentence. Also, indicate what you think is wrong with the sentence.
August 6, 2007 by AA

english
01.Which area of Phonetics deals with manner and place of articulation of sounds? None Acoustic Morphology Articulatory Auditory 02.Select the statement that is incorrect. None Phonology deals with the individual sounds of the language, word and sentence stress, intonation ...
August 20, 2010 by Jess

10th grade English
I'm writing an essay for English class. I was just wondering if somebody could read over this sentence and tell me whether or not it sounds alright. Everybody wants to be happy, but we often forget how easy it can be to attain hold of that happiness due to tragedies in our lives.
November 22, 2009 by Mikayla

English
We are to write a phase autobiography. English is my second language. Could you just point out some obvious mistakes or awkwardness? These are just segments of my imperfect essay that I am not quite confident to show. Even when his raven hair suddenly turned so white, and had ...
January 17, 2009 by Stella

English
Is this sentence correct or am I missing a comma? Is there a way to rewrite it so that it sounds better? I have learned how to properly write a complete sentence and to avoid run ons and fragments.
July 23, 2011 by Star

Grammar
Which type of sentence is the following? The abdomen was hard and firm, nonreducible, there were no bowel sounds within the hernia. A) correct sentence B) run-on sentence C) sentence fragment I answered B the sentence makes no sense to me should there at least be "and" to ...
November 19, 2012 by Marie

english
is there anything wrong with this sentence? How would i change the emotional-traumatic female because it sounds repetitive She is a compassionate and caring nurse who provides emotional treatment and support services to an emotional-traumatic female patient during a healing ...
September 12, 2010 by flame

english
Please don't just give me the answer, because I won't learn that way. I am home schooled, and my parents are at work during the day. 9. Which sentence corrects the following sentence? The final decision must be made by Ellen and he. (1 point) A. The final decision must be made...
May 22, 2013 by English/Grammar Help

English Again
Place an F to indicate which of the following is a sentence fragment or an S to indicate if it is a complete sentence. 1. (S) Clyde refused. 2. (F) In the heart of cottage country. 3. (S) Inevitably, things change. Just making sure, since I'm not 100% sure on these 3. Correct ...
December 1, 2008 by Larry

English
Identify what is wrong with the following sentence and make any corrections necessary: “I can’t stand drivers that tailgate other cars it is just plain dangerous to do so.
October 15, 2011 by Aran

english
I have to put a hyphen in a sentence and I was wondering if this has it put in alright. I have tried to come up with a sentence that sounds right so here goes We stayed at a first-class hotel.
August 11, 2009 by Jannett

english
What is the verb in the following sentence Her outgoing voice mail message sounds professional?
June 9, 2011 by sue

English (quick Sentence)
Hi Teachers, I wrote a sentence in which i think has a wrong sentence structure. Will you correct me with it, please? When his daughter told us of what he said we promised that we will all be in part of helping him and making him feel like family.
May 29, 2012 by Liz

grammer
Her mind flew so quickly,she had so much to remember, that she forgot to stop at the light. Easy, it is spelt "grammar" Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. When you post please clarify as best you can what you want us to do! In addition to the spelling, perhaps...
March 31, 2007 by Anonymous

English
1. That sounds fun to me. (What is the part of sppech of 'fun'? Is it a noun or an adjective? What about "funny" instead of "fun"? 2. That sounds funny to me. 3. That sounds interesting to me. (Do the three have the same meaning?)
December 1, 2009 by rfvv

English
My son is supposed to correct this incorrect sentence: He performed the backward somersault more expertlier of all. According to the rules, part of the sentence should be changed to: most expertly of all This sounds strange to me. Did he do it correctly? If not, would you ...
February 17, 2009 by Mary

popular american culture
please forgive me just was typing in cap no disrepected to anybody. i need a good example of how to rewrite this fragment sentence the endeavor to influence a specific audience to buy a goods or service or a specific belief i need someone just to show me what wrong with this ...
February 3, 2010 by KATRINA

English
What,if anything, is wrong with this sentence? To be fit,you should get enough sleep, exercise regulary,and eat a healthy diet. 1.properly constructed sentence 2. comma splice 3.Lacks parallel parts 4.Unclear pronoun That sentence looks fine to me.
October 19, 2006 by Joyce

english
01.Which area of Phonetics deals with manner and place of articulation of sounds? a Acoustic b Morphology c Articulatory d Auditory 02.Select the statement that is incorrect. a Phonology deals with the individual sounds of the language, word and sentence stress, intonation ...
August 20, 2010 by Jess

English
I'm writing a paper and don't know if this sentence sounds alright. I face challenges head on and when I want to complete something I remain committed till I accomplish it.
December 12, 2010 by Jon

Lang. Arts
Which pronoun correctly completes the sentence? I am not sure who is following us, but it might be ___? A.him B.she C.their I know "him" sounds correct...but I just needed to be sure...??
May 2, 2013 by Cassie

sentences
what if anything,is wrong with the following sentences? Carmen is tall, slender,and a woman of great beauty. Nothing is wrong with it that I can see. It is one sentence, so you should have ended the previous question with "sentence", not the plural. Writeacher should have the ...
December 22, 2006 by brian

english
Why should you never use two negative adverbs in the same sentence? becouse my teacher told me that my sentence was wrong for using both of them.
July 31, 2010 by steve

english
4. Identify what is wrong with the following sentence: “Not realizing that there was a hole in the tire”. Then, revise the sentence in order to correct the problem and discuss the changes you have made.
April 12, 2013 by Shorty

Grammar
It was hard/firm, nonreducible, there were no bowel sounds within the hernia. A) complete sentence B) fragment C) run-on It does sound like it could be A, but at the same time it sounds like a fragment
October 9, 2012 by Marie

english
Is this a grammatically correct sentence? "She is from Mexico, being born in Mexico City." I think it sounds weird
September 12, 2010 by lola

English 102
I am not asking anyone to do my homework, i am just asking for some gudies. I need to do a full-sentence outline on same-sex marriage. i have some ideas i would just like some adivce. I. Main point 1 in a complete sentence. What Christians are saying about same-sex marriage? A...
March 31, 2011 by Jennifer

Calculus
After t hours of an 8-hour trip the distance a car travels is modeled by: D(t)= 10t + (5)/(1+t) - 5 where D(t) is measured in meters. a) derive a formula for the velocity of the car. b) how fast is the car moving at 6 hours? c) derive a formula for the car's acceleration. I'm ...
March 18, 2007 by Aletha

English
Thank you, Writeacher. Here are some other sentences I need you to check. 1) Your paragraphs show a poor knowledge of grammar as well as of word accuracy (correctness, property) and cohesion. 2)The choice of tenses is often wrong since you mixed present and past in the same ...
March 4, 2012 by Henry

english
What is wrong with these sentences then? I have been reading and studying abouy subject-verb agreements and I keep getting this wrong so I need help becauase I just got these wrong. 1. A number of my friends have bought new cars recently. 2.Each of his sisters go to a ...
July 24, 2009 by betty

English
Select the gerund phrase in the sentence below. Then, determine the noun function of the gerund. Writing a research paper sounds difficult
December 7, 2011 by Lisa

english
Select the gerund phrase in the sentence below. Then, determine the noun function of the gerund. Writing a research paper sounds difficult.
April 18, 2013 by michelle

English
How would you write this as a topic sentence so it sounds like a theme for a book. The author is great at making someone who has a handicap or disability not feel so abnormal but a benefit to society.
September 8, 2010 by Hannah

English
Identify the correct sentence. A. The music sounds beautifully. B. Run quick; otherwise, you will miss the bus. C. I surely wish you would go. D. The boss is more happier today. B
May 13, 2014 by Susan

english
What needs to be done to correct this sentence? Just what would you do,David,if the situation were reversed? a. THE SENTENCE IS CORRECTLY PUNCUATED b. REMOVE THE COMMA BEFORE DAVID c. REMOVE THE COMMA AFTER DAVID d. REPLACE THE COMMA WITH A SEMICOLON The sentence is just fine ...
October 18, 2006 by Kourtney

English
Suppose I want to write a sentence: Why not a girl or woman? Because they are too emotional. Is this a grammatically correct way to write it. The part "Because I have to study" is not a complete sentence so am i supposed to add a hyphen??? I totally made this sentence up just ...
February 5, 2011 by Bubba

Business Communication
Identify the sentence with the correct adjective or adverb. (a) I have a little to offer, but you have lesser. (b) If Dennis were least obnoxious, potential clients might find him more approachable. (c) I need a haircut badly (d) The summer solstice is the most longest day of ...
April 3, 2009 by Anonymous

English
Just a question. Thank you. I want to be sure that the sentence: "Don't talk about me as ancient" is wrong. It should have been formulated this way "don't talk to me as if I were ancient" which, however, is different from: "don't refer to me as ancient" (is the last one ...
May 4, 2011 by Henry1

Ms. Sue
The term assimilation refers to when : A.*** a word is borrowed into English through different venues B. A latin adj. becomes an english verb C. certain sounds blend into and become similar to neighboring sounds. D. a Latin bse meaning does not fit the definition of the word.
March 31, 2010 by henry

English
Is anything wrong with the suject- verb agreement in this sentence. The rod and scepter signifies the power of the king. I am trying to figure out if signifies is suppose to be signified or is nothing wrong with it.
November 24, 2009 by Candace

English
Does this sentence flow? Word does not like "can be recognized" it says it sounds passive. The logo design is created for religious organizations for letterhead, and advertising material, by which the organization can be recognized.
April 25, 2013 by Journey

ENGLiSH 12TH
May someone please help me with a sentence with the word askance. I know the meaning which is "with a sidewise glance; with suspicion or disapproval" but I just can't seem to come up with a sentence. Thanks for your help
October 27, 2008 by SENiOR '09

Grammar
Choose the sentence that is written and punctuated correctly. 1. She reported she was in the women's dressing room when she suffered what felt like a terrible chest cramp. 2. While she was in the womens' dressing room, she suffered what felt like a terrible chest cramp. Answer...
May 10, 2011 by Leslie

English
I just picked up the bill for everybody. --------------- What is the meaning of 'just' in the sentence?
May 28, 2014 by rfvv

english
m too old- is this sentence correct or wrong
January 21, 2011 by anna

English
i don't know if the following sentence i wrote makes sense and punctuated properlly. please correct me if im wrong. the sentence i wrote is based on the fact that when leaders get power, they try to win time but alwys fail. hers the sentence: Thus, we conceptualize that humans...
August 12, 2011 by pria

English
Is this sentence correct? Between you and I, I think it's wrong.
February 25, 2014 by Iman

English
I'm writing a romantic poem. Could I use a line like "the snow swirls give you mental bliss." ? Mental bliss just sounds funny or something. Like my english teacher would tell me the words wouldn't go together. Does that sound okay?
December 14, 2009 by Jill

grammar
usage of the colon in a sentence. 1a. I just bought CDs by Regina Spektor, John Legend, and Prince. 1b. I just bought: CDs by Regina Spektoe, John Legend, and Prince. I believe the second one is incorrect because the first one looks and sounds more correct. Am I right?
November 30, 2008 by Dorothy

English
Can you please tell me what is wrong with this sentence. My teacher underlined it and I can't figure out what is wrong with it. Thank you. With the results of the election in, Andrew Jackson led in the popular and electoral votes, yet did have the majority of the electoral ...
November 19, 2009 by Josh

physics
Humans can hear sounds with frequencies up to about 20.0 kHz, but dogs can hear frequencies up to about 40.0 kHz. Dog whistles are made to emit sounds that dogs can hear but humans cannot. If the part of a dog whistle that actually produces the high frequency is made of a tube...
April 17, 2012 by AKbar

MORE LANGUAGE ARTS URGENT
Because she wants to go to medical school, Becky will need to take extra science classes, and she also wants to learn Latin. The sentence above is a A. compound sentence. B. complex sentence. C. compound-complex sentence. D. simple sentence. I think..... it's A.... or C I ...
December 18, 2012 by Gabby

english
These early flights were just the beginning. is that a sentence? Yes, it's a sentence. You have a subject flights and a verb were.
October 4, 2006 by melissa

English: Vocab
for the word "hiatus" can it be used in a sentence that says: He took a hiatus from his hobby. (that sentence was from a website) just want to make sure its right
October 20, 2010 by Amy

Literature
'Write a sentence describing the sounds made by each of the following things. Try to use onomatopoeia and alliteration to echo the sounds you hear' 1. a rainy, windy night 2. a cat eating dry pet food 3. a dumming practicing 4. a city street 5. a person eating soup I think the...
November 24, 2009 by mysterychicken

English
1. Why don't we take a tennis? - Sounds good. 2. Why don't we take a tennis lesson? - Sounds good. 3. Why don't we take a tennis class? - Sounds good. (Which dialogue is grammatical and common? Thank you.)
June 16, 2013 by rfvv

English
I want to know how there be alliteration in this sentence. "and tighten him for slack moments" because dont alliteration mean reptition of initial consonant sounds, and this dont be like "peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers"
January 27, 2013 by Mohammad

english
so apparently my comparison is suppose to be written in formal and not in first person. so my first sentence is not right.how can i rephrase "Miley Cyrus song "The climb" is not only one of my favourite songs, but so it Katy Perry's song"firework? or just another sentence. ...
November 9, 2011 by lalala

english
is there anything wrong with this sentence: it manipulates her feelings from immaturity to seriousness
May 16, 2010 by flame

English
what is wrong with the following sentence. "A glove and ball is the required gear.”
March 8, 2013 by Bernie B

English
I need help writing an onamatopeiac poem. it needs to have 6 verses, 6 lines in each, 2 onamatopeaic sounds in each line and 10 syllables in each line. it can be based anywhere with sounds e.g. a farm, zoo. if you can do this or get anywhere close to this please reply. thankyou.
March 15, 2008 by Jack Goode

English Grammar
As many of you know, I'm an ESL Teacher in Taiwan. I came across a sentence that does not sound right, but I am wondering if it's grammatically correct. "I like to have cats." I've NEVER heard it said like that before, but I cannot think of any reason why it's wrong. Is it ...
August 28, 2009 by MattsRiceBowl

English
I just got back travelling the world. (Is this grammatical? Would you paraphrase this sentence? Does the sentence mean:I just got back while I was travelling the world.)
March 18, 2010 by rfvv

english
What is wrong with this sentence "Patty potted Peter Pipers pickled peppers.
February 20, 2008 by taylor

English
Which sentence is correct: They are planning a persons' party. or They are planning a people's party. I don't think either sounds correct, but these are the only choices!
October 28, 2013 by Amanda

English
Is there a better word for 'morally wrong" and "sinful"? I have been using those two words once already and I don't want to sound repetitive. Sentence: It is sinful and morally wrong for women to have sexual desires in Afghanistan.
May 14, 2011 by Alana

english grammar
What is grammatically wrong with this sentence? "A person needs to submit their homework on time."
February 4, 2009 by heidi

English
What is wrong with the sentence below? Not only the landlady, but also her children acts unfriendly to us.
March 6, 2013 by Bernie B

English
Can anyone help me figure out what's wrong with this sentence? "The lighthouse is further away than it first appeared."
October 2, 2013 by mar

Early childhood literacy
Most preschoolers can produce: a. all the vowel sounds b. all the sounds in their native language c. all consonants d. accurate productions of all sounds
July 5, 2011 by Frankie

Hearing Question
Middle ear infections can result in a conductive hearing loss. A person who experiences this type of impairment is likely to have difficulty hearing loud sounds or soft sounds? Don't they have difficulty hearing soft sounds? Thank you for your help! yes, cant hear soft sounds.
April 13, 2007 by Brandie

English
What is wrong with the following sentence? Do you advise me to go to college or that I should get a job after high school? Choices:1. Run-on 2. Misplaced part 3. Lacks parallel paarts. 4. Properly constructed sentence Your sentence lacks parallel parts. The first part of your ...
June 16, 2005 by Cheryl Montgomery

SAT -English
Hi here is a following sentence. I know what is wrong with it, but I can't find the word to replace the incorrect word. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Intense preoccupation on technique appears ...
September 17, 2007 by manny

English
1. "Yes, it sounds nice," smiled the first seed. 2. "Yes, it sounds nice," the first seed smiled. 3. "Yes, it sounds nice," smiled he. 4. "Yes, it sounds nice," he smiled. (Which one is correct?)
March 4, 2009 by John

English
What is wrong with the following sentence? Do you advise me to go to college or that I should get a job after high school? Choices:1. Run-on 2. Misplaced part 3. Lacks parallel parts 4. Properly constructed sentence Answer is 3 Lacks parallel parts.
June 16, 2005 by Cheryl Montgomery

English
I have a doubt on my personal sentences. Thank you. By the way, is the sentence "her vocal cords will be operated on next week" correct? What if I want to start the sentence with "she"? I'm going through a bad time (I'm not going through a very good time is wrong?)
January 10, 2012 by Henry2

A train sounds its horn as it approaches an inters
A train sounds its horn as it approaches an intersection. The horn can just be heard at a level of 53 dB by an observer 11 km away. (a) What is the average power generated by the horn?
December 4, 2012 by Anonymous

English 1
Revise the mixed sentences so that the beginning of each sentence fits logically with its end. If sentence is correct cirle it. 4. While following an object with her eyes is when eye coordination develops When following an object with her eyes is when eye coordination ...
December 31, 2010 by Chris

English
What is wrong with this sentence? Since I no longer maintain an office downtown for working on this kind of project.
May 11, 2009 by Anonymous

english 3
Which is the best restatement of the following sentence? Right or wrong, I assumed this ground, and now avow it
May 15, 2014 by peter

english
The creature sat upright and tugged at the shackles binding his ankles, Frankenstein uttered a piercing scream. How do you rewite a fused sentence Fused sentences and comma splices are just variations of the same thing -- run-on sentences. Just be sure you put a period at the ...
August 3, 2007 by Crystal

English
Is their anything wrong with this sentence, like grammatical errors? Veterinary technicians role is challenging as well as satisfying.
September 30, 2010 by Jennifer

English
1. The cost for the maintenance of the house has gone up recently. 2. The cost for the maintenance of the house has just gone up. (Q1: What is the use/case of the present perfect in this sentence? This sentence contains 'recently.' Does the sentence tell 'the finished activity...
August 28, 2013 by rfvv

English
In the below sentence: Where would be a good place for Jocelyn, Eli, and me to have brunch on the southside/downtown? the rules I remember say to use "me," but "I" sounds better. Please tell me which is correct. Also, when I am talking about the southside of a city, is it one ...
August 18, 2010 by Mary

history/english question?
would it make sense to say: (i am writing a report on rousseau's belief in the social contract) "....in which people come to accept the rules of society and agree to follow and pertain to them." ?? thanks, and feedback on making this sentence better? i'm not quite sure i'm ...
September 28, 2010 by nicole

English
Which Sentence sounds better: (Also pick one word in the parenthesis that correctly fits in the sentence.): 1. Joseph Paul DiMaggio was one of the greatest baseball players. 2. Joseph Paul DiMaggio was one of the greatest baseball players (of/in) his era. 3. Joseph Paul ...
February 7, 2009 by Smiley (I NEED MS.SUE OR WRITEACHER!! HELP!!)

English
1. It's very noisy here. I can't stand it any more. (What does "it" refer to in the first sentence? What does "it" refer to in the second sentence? Are both the same? Is 'it' an impersonal pronoun or just a pronoun which refers to something that is mentioned before?)
March 19, 2014 by rfvv

english
. Explain what is wrong with the following sentence and revise as needed to correct the problem: “A glove and ball is the required gear.”
January 17, 2012 by aran

english
What type of clause or phrase is italicized in the sentence below? The driver, confused by the sign, made a wrong turn.
May 10, 2012 by joe

English
Is there anything wrong with this sentence? The color-coded table of contents will provide an easy access search for instructions.
March 9, 2013 by Bernie B

4thngrade
How would you write a metaphor sentence using "the sounds of nighttime"?
February 11, 2009 by Chris

English Expression
ex) Is your father still alive? In this sentence, 'is your' is pronounced just like one word. In this sentence, 'is your' is pronounced like just one word. -------------- Which expression is correct?
April 17, 2008 by John

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 2:24am. 1. It's very noisy here. I can't stand it any more. (What does "it" refer to in the first sentence? What does "it" refer to in the second sentence? Are both the same? Is 'it' an impersonal pronoun or just a pronoun which ...
March 19, 2014 by rfvv

Grammar
I told him that I can find no sign of infection at this time, we will treat him with a decongestant. A) complete sentence B) fragment C) run-on Sounds like a complete sentence, but it could be a run-on that could be fixed with "and we will treat him"?
October 9, 2012 by Marie

English (grammar)
Is this statement correct? "Helping other people contributes to your being a great leader." I'm not really sure with the phrase 'to your being'. It sounds incorrect but I'm not really sure. If it's incorrect, how do I rephrase the sentence?
November 29, 2013 by Nina

physics
Two speakers are wired to emit identical sounds in unison. The wavelength in air of the sounds is 6 m. Do the sounds interfere constructively or destructively at a point 10 m from both speakers? 1. Destructively 2. Neither 3. Constructively
April 21, 2013 by Emily

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