October 21, 2014

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Parts of Speech
I had a list of 50 words to change the parts of speech of. I got most of them but I can't seem to find these anywhere. Conjure - change to a noun and adj. pernicious - change to a noun and verb diffident - change to a noun and verb lament - change to an adj. rancor - change to...
September 24, 2007 by Samantha

6th grade English
Need to pick out the subject, verb and adjective 1. I like French Dressing. Subject=I verb=like adj=french 2. Where are my old jeans? subject=jeans verb=are adj=old
May 5, 2011 by Emily

I need to come up with a story using these words. Please help. 1. superficial-- (adj) shallow, lacking in depth 2. superfluous-- (adj) extra, more than enough, redundant 3. suppress-- (v) to end an activity, e.g., to prevent the dissemination of information 4. surreptitious...
April 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Please help me begin a story with these words. 1.exemplary-- (adj) outstanding, an example to others 2.extenuating-- (adj) excusing, lessening the seriousness of guilt or crime, e.g., of mitigating factors 3.florid-- (adj) red-colored, flushed; gaudy, ornate 4.fortuitous-- (...
March 12, 2012 by Leslie

adj or verb?
is the word "traversed" an adjective or a verb?
September 11, 2007 by Anonymous

1. We arrived (late) for the track meet. 2. The locker room smelled (musty). 3. Will the first event begin (soon)? 4. The (anxious) participants filled the bleachers. 5. Can you line up (quickly)? 6. I can't believe I finished (first)! 7. Is the high jump the fist (field) ...
February 7, 2013 by Hayley

Thank you Ms. Sue and SraJMMcGin for your help. SraJMMcGin thanks for the verb list. Yeah thats what I meant, I just need to know out of the verb list you gave me, which are action, linking, auxilary and transitive. visit = verb scare = verb is = verb lines = verb stay = verb ...
September 5, 2009 by Sarah

Make a paragraph out of these 10 words in context. Due tomorrow. Vociferous (adj) Deride (v) Empathy (n) Apathetic (adj) Fidelity (n) Omniscient (adj) Detract (v) Indefinite (adj) Audiophile (n) Theology (n) I can't do this because I am writing a response to literature essay ...
June 11, 2008 by Federico

Make a paragraph out of these 10 words in context. Due tomorrow. Vociferous (adj) Deride (v) Empathy (n) Apathetic (adj) Fidelity (n) Omniscient (adj) Detract (v) Indefinite (adj) Audiophile (n) Theology (n) I can't do this because I am writing a response to literature essay ...
June 11, 2008 by Federico

Grammar (will you check the rest please)
Demonstrative Pronoun or Adjective? 1. Does anyone know how to bake this cake? ADJ 2. You can check that book out of the library tomorrow. ADJ 3. That singer is ainger is quite talented. ADJ 4. Those do not heat as well as some. PRO 5. Take these to the room down the hall. PRO...
March 24, 2010 by Tiffany

I need help writing a story using these words. Any Ideas? 1.impute-- (v) to attribute an action to particular person or group 2.incompatible-- (adj) opposed in nature, not able to live or work together 3.inconsequential-- (adj) unimportant, trivial 4.inevitable-- (adj) certain...
March 25, 2012 by Anonymous

I need to come up with an short story using the following words: 1. August (adj) majestic; eminent 2. Thwarted (v) to prevent 3. Pallid (adj) pale, lacking color 4. Tableau (noun) [ta-bloh, tab-loh] a picturesque grouping of persons or objects; a striking scene. 5. Diffident (...
February 17, 2010 by Anonymous

1. The distance to the finish line seemed (endless). 2. I have ever ran so (fast). 3. Eli ran a surprisingly (fast) time in the trial. 4. He walked (confidently) to the starting blocks. 5. Is the high jump the first (field) event? 6. We looked (exhausted), but we felt great! ...
February 7, 2013 by Hayley

when you write a sentence, how do you know what a verb, adj.or conjuction is?
August 9, 2012 by Dee

Do I have five different pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs? Curtis, my children’s father and I are in the process of moving to a larger (adj.) apartment. Our personal (adj.) finances have been the topic of conversation as of late. There is concern; whether or not; his income ...
January 31, 2011 by marie

1.Road crews are making repairs on Willow Street, (where Jeremy lives). 2.According to some people, (when the sky is red in the evening), the weather will be nice the next day. Tell if the clause in () is adj or adv clause. 1.adj 2.adj
November 30, 2010 by Tracy

Need to underline the noun or pronoun and circle the word that modifies it.... 1. Countless pioneers crossed this vast continent. Noun=pioneers Adj=countless, Noun=continent Adj=this,vast 2. Some people wanted rich, productive farmland. Noun=people Adj=some, Noun=farmland Adj=...
April 18, 2011 by Ann

language arts
Find the linking verb and predicate noun or predicate adjective. 1. At night, wide beams of colorful lights look beautiful on the cascades of water. Ans: linking verb is "look" predicate adj is "beautiful"
April 2, 2014 by cee

THANK YOU GINA AND SYDNEY. ITS SAME DIRECTIONS,PLEASE HELP ME.EXPLAIN IT. 4.FRUSTRATING LITTLE EXPERIENCE 5.MR.J. EDGAR HOOVER 6.AGGRAVATINGLY SMALL AMOUNT Frustarating- adj little-adj experience- noun Mr.j.edvgar hoover-noun aggravatingly-adj small-adj amount-noun QUICKLY ...
October 18, 2006 by Synester

i NEED TO KNOW IF i HAVE THE ADVERBS & ADJECTIVES CORRECT I have had both good and bad experiences when dealing with credit cards. My credit went from GOOD(adv) to BETTER (adv) and eventually to what I thought was the BEST (adv)credit rating we could have. It was RELATIVELY ...
July 13, 2010 by Deb

1. The distance to the finish line seemed (endless). 2. I have ever ran so (fast). 3. Eli ran a surprisingly (fast) time in the trial. 4. He walked (confidently) to the starting blocks. 5. Is the high jump the first (field) event? 6. We looked (exhausted), but we felt great! ...
February 8, 2013 by Hayley

Language Arts
What word(s) do the word in caps describe? And what part of speech is the word that is being described? (adj, verb, adv) 1.Promises should ALWAYS be kept. 2.Clean your room NOW!
January 18, 2012 by Victoria

Which verb is the italicized word? The baby is (this is italicized) becoming louder with each waking moment. 1. action verb 2. helping verb 3. linking verb 4. transitive verb 2?
September 11, 2013 by Anonymous

English Grammar
base verb basic verb base from of the verb the dictionary form root verb verb root root of the verb bare infinitive infinitive without the 'to' ----------------------------- Are they all the same? Are there any words which are not correct? What is the definition of the base ...
March 17, 2008 by John

In classifying this sentence. We (SP) returned (v) to (p) camp (adv) early (adj) today (op). (declarative)Is this correct? or is it to (p) camp (op) early (adj?
January 31, 2013 by Jimmie

grammar..adjective and adverbs..PleaseRespondASAP
Write the adjectives and adverbs in the following sentences. Indicate whether each is an adjective or an adverb, and identify the word or words it modifies. You do not need to include articles. 1. If you seriously plan to climb Mt. Everest, you should hire plenty of hardy ...
January 30, 2008 by Anonymous

com 155
Describe your experience with credit and credit cards in a brief paragraph using at least five adverbs and five adjectives in your description. Bold the adverbs and underline the adjectives. What is the most effective way to determine whether a word is an adjective or an ...
January 10, 2011 by Misty

Language arts
How do you form the perfect tense of a verb? A.Use the Helping verb will and the base form of the verb. B.Use a form of the verb be and the last particle of the verb C.Use a form of the verb have and the present participle of the verb. D.Use a form of the verb have and the ...
October 17, 2014 by Misty

A signed warned drivers about falling rocks along the street. in this sentence would the only verb be warned because falling is an adj describing rocks
August 17, 2010 by erik

lang arts
I (used) my textbook to study for the exam. the word (used) is it a action verb,helping verb,linking verb, transitive verb?
August 14, 2012 by nyla

The interviewer (remained) speechless upon hearing about the senator’s revelations. Is remained a (I think this is the answer) linking verb action verb auxilary verb transitive verb Thanks for the help
September 22, 2012 by Beth

I need homework help. Here r the directions. Write 2 statements about each of the following. Use the correct verb form and adj. that is givern. Theb give the opposite of what u wrote. 1. ella/alto ______ 2. yo/grande________ 3.el/joven________ 4.el libro/pequeno______ 5. la ...
March 11, 2008 by Hannah

• Write several sentences describing a recent interaction with a friend or family member about personal finance or credit cards. This interaction may be imagined or real. • Use at least five different pronouns, adverbs, and adjectives in your sentences. • Identify all pronouns...
January 31, 2011 by marie

The infinitive is the most versatile verb form because it can be used as A. a verb, an adjective, or a preposition B. a verb, a noun, an adverb, or an interjection C. a verb, an adverb, or a conjunction D. a verb, a noun, an adjective, or an adverb
June 14, 2013 by Cherokee

5th grade English
She will become a physicist one day. Have to identify the verb or verb phrase and then tell if it contains a linking verb or does not. will become=verb phrase contains linking verb
October 14, 2010 by Jack

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

grammar --verbs ) a helping verb is the verb that help the main verb make its statement(true or false)
October 21, 2010 by nina

Is 'two word verb' composed of 'verb + adverb' or 'verb + preposition? Or is 'two word verb' composed of only 'verb + adverb'? Would you let me know the website containing the meaning of 'two word verb'? Thank you.
November 16, 2009 by rfvv

the mother seal looks fat and scary. in this sentence is the verb used as a linking verb or an action verb
December 7, 2010 by lane mullis

English 1
You can find the ______ by asking yourself who or what carries out the action of the verb. A.verb B. prepositional phrase C.helping verb D.subject
February 1, 2010 by Abriel

Language (gerunds)
Fielding a pop fly on a sunny day can be a tricky play. I'm having a hard time... I know: on a sunny day is prep phrase can be verb tricky adj play do fly noun is fielding a gerund? would it be used as the subject?
November 30, 2010 by michael

6th grade grammar
Can you check these sentences? Identify whether each sentence includes an action verb, linking verb, or verb phrase. 1. Celina is coming to my house after dinner. Linking = is verb phrase = is coming 2. The weather was beautiful this past weekend. Linking = was verb phrase = ...
December 11, 2013 by Alexis

1.The hikers are ready for a break. 2.Yesterday we rode our bikes through the park. 3.That store has something for everyone. 4.Students from both South America and North America attended the meeting. 5.According to the map, Tony's farm is just ahead. Identify prepositional,...
November 8, 2010 by Chris

Language art
What type of infinitive phrases are shown below (noun, adverb or adjective) 1.George wants to take Lea out tonight. adv 2.Would you like to read this detective novel? adj 3. Fifty years ago,people didn't know to avoid "bad"cholesterol. adv 4.My grandmother taught me to make ...
November 11, 2013 by Paul

what are 5 verb phases using a main verb and helping verb
January 30, 2012 by kailee

english HELP HELP
October 18, 2006 by Synester

I have two questions. If I get these right, I think I know how to do the rest. 1. "George's father feels happy." Is "feels" a linking verb or an action verb? It seems like it is a linking verb. 2. "People pay ten times as much for sugar." Is the verb "pay" singular?
April 15, 2008 by Lisa

Okay got that one.. What about The cab driver was driving extremely fast down the street. The very phrase is was driving. Was is a linking verb and driving an action. Is it a linking verb or an action verb? Directions say to underline the verb phrase and indicate action or ...
November 14, 2011 by Kelley

13. When an adverb modifies a verb with a helping verb, the adverb should generally be placed A. before the helping verb. B. after the helping verb. C. at the end of the sentence. D. at the beginning of the sentence. Ms.Sue I just submitted my answers and got this question ...
September 26, 2014 by Sarah

1. I (hurridely) dressed in my uniform. 2. The runner beside me looked (serious). 3. The crowd cheered (enthusiastically) for all the runners. 4. Our team is so (excited) about the 400-meter relay. 5. Pedro jumped (easily) and cleared the bar. 6. Coach Williams (proudly) ...
February 8, 2013 by Hayley

February 23, 2012 by Celest

what is difference between predicate predicator and predication? Clean up the most threatened areas. In grammar, the predicate is the main verb and all the words and phrases and clauses that go with it. http://www.answers.com/predicate Scroll down a bit and read the noun ...
May 1, 2007 by jessy

I need help identifying verbs in a passive and active voice. 1. Masai, a people of East Africa, live in kraals, or small villages. (Verb=live, A) 2. The village is surrounded by a thick round fence. (verb=is surrounded, P) 3. The kraal contains about 10 to 20 small huts. (verb...
December 5, 2009 by Emily

We were supposed to label every word in these sentences, but some of them were kind of confusing: The process is a method using heat and cold. I know that "the" is article adj., "process" is subject, a article adj, "and" is a conjunction , but what is the rest. He showed ...
December 13, 2006 by Katie

True or False A helping verb is the verb that helps the main verb make its statement. True???
April 5, 2010 by Keen

In each sentence, if the italicized verb does not agree with the subject, circle the verb and write it correct form. I will capitalize the verb since I don't know how to italicized. 1.Big Ma and Cassie SHARES the same bedroom. How would I solve this?
February 9, 2010 by Shadow

1.The castanets, which were quite old, had been Melanie's grandmother's. 2.You were always singing when you were little. 3.Three Indian elephants patiently towed the logs that had just been cut. 4.Stay with us as long as you want. 5.The Forbidden City, where China's emperors ...
November 16, 2010 by Chris

English 1
Sorry, put one more sentence Name verb and subject for the sentence "Compaies usually love these qualities." Is the subject companies and verb is usually? and for this sentence "He would be a model employee" Would he be the verb and be the verb?
October 13, 2014 by Ana

Underline the verb phrase and circle the main verb. Mandy is reading about different languages. Verb Phrase: is reading Main Verb: Reading?
September 29, 2012 by Emma

Which are the simple subject and the verb? The child was treated with erythromycin. was=verb treated = subject. Cultures were taken of the throat. were = verb cultures = subject She was seen here, stabilized, and transferred to County Hospital. she = verb stabilized and ...
July 26, 2009 by Garrett

language arts
Determine each verb and predicate noun or predicate adjective 1.Each year about ten million people visit Niagara Falls. 2.Many industries also operate close by. 3.To them, businesses ruin the area's scenic beauty. 4.Rainbow Bridge spans the gorge below Niagara Falls. Ans 1. ...
April 2, 2014 by cee

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

Identify the word that best describes the bolded word. The interviewer REMAINED speechless upon hearing about the senator's revelations. A.) linking verb********* B.) action verb C.) auxiliary verb D.) transitive verb FEW people know about the complex science behind the ...
August 26, 2014 by Cassie

language infinitives
Good study skills are a way to learn. to learn- infin. used as an adj.? A person with good study skills is someone to admire. to admire- infin. used as an adj.?
December 11, 2010 by michael

what is the complete verb phrase? and helping verb? Who has been doing research on early polar flights? Is it has research? I can not include any of the words that may seperate the parts of the verb phrase
September 20, 2010 by hunter

More grammar
It's me again! We're working on infinitives today, and I want to make sure I'm doing this right. Can someone check my answers for me? Thanks! "Identify the infinitive in each of the following sentences. Then identify the use of the infinitive by writing above it N for noun, ...
January 23, 2008 by Emily

language arts
Hi..need help with this question. Tim is moving to a new house. The words is moving can also be called a a. verb phrase b. prepositional phrase c. linking verb d. main verb Thanks..
October 1, 2012 by Brandi

I have to circle the simple subject,find the verb,decide if its right and if not I have to put the correct verb in its place. (subject-verb agreement) Across the grasslands sound the roar of the lions.
March 4, 2009 by cody

In the sentence "The Bethrothal Letter formally announced the engagement" is announced a (a)action verb (mental) (b)linking verb (c)action verb (physical)
November 12, 2009 by Searah

Long ago,farmers milked cows by hand. Is milked the action verb and by the linking verb also is use a linking verb
February 22, 2011 by jill

The verbs to do , to have , and to be are verbs that can be used 1.as a main verb. 2.as an auxiliary verb. 3.as either a main verb or an 4.auxiliary verb.
January 3, 2011 by derek

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?
March 17, 2008 by John

URGENT Grammer
In the sentence "She approved the apposed marriage" is approved a: (a)linking verb (b)action verb (mental) (c)action verb (physical)
November 12, 2009 by Lily

I have a few question on linking verbs: 1. I am fond of both kinds of comics. linking verb - fond? 2. Joseph Pulitzer was the first to publish color funnies. linking verb - was? 3. The sales of his newspaper were high. linking verb - sales 4. Sunday Funnies soon became part of...
November 2, 2010 by Emily

grammar action and linking verbs(mental or physica
In China, shrines honor ancestors. Is honor an a. action verb(physical)b. action verb(mental) c. linking verb d. not a verb
October 30, 2012 by robin

• Write several sentences describing a recent interaction with a friend or family member about personal finance or credit cards. This interaction may be imagined or real. • Use at least five different pronouns, adverbs, and adjectives in your sentences. • Identify all pronouns...
February 3, 2011 by marie

what is the difference between a predicate and a verb? is a predicate a type of verb and if it is then how can i tell when it is just a verb and when it is a predicate
January 8, 2009 by Lindsay

Verb form " to be"
How can I introduce or teach 3rd graders how to use the Correct Verb Form of the verb "to be"? I want to tell them when to use the words: am, is, are, was, and were....
October 21, 2008 by Samantha

language arts
Determine if verb is linking verb. 1. This overflow became the Niagara River. Ans. became is the linking verb
April 2, 2014 by cee

Comp 155
Use at least five adverbs and five adjectives to write a brief review of a movie, sporting envent, musical performance, or television show. Bold each adverb. Underline each adjective. This is what I wrote but not sure if I have all the adverbs and adjectives. The best movie I ...
May 1, 2011 by Tracy

I need to find the error in these sentences. 1. They is both happy. It has a subject and a verb. I'm lost. 2. This morning I watch TV before I drove here. .. need to know are they subject-verb agreement, run- on, verb form and tense or fragment. Please explain so I can ...
September 28, 2010 by Renee

English ll
I dentify the complete adj. clause. 1. Many Californians who own homes live on hillsides. A: Who own homes live on hillsides. What word does the adj. clause modify? 3. I elected totake astonomy, which is not a required course. A: Astonomy 4. This course deals with facts that ...
October 7, 2011 by Angel

English II
I dentify the complete adj. clause. 1. This course deals with facts that everyone should know. 2. Many Californians who own homes live on hillsides. What word does the adj. clause modify? 3. I elected totake astonomy, which is not a required course. 4. This course deals with ...
October 7, 2011 by Angel

Is (like) a linking verb? When used as a verb, "like" is an action verb. He likes her. She likes ice cream. They like their new coach. =)
March 1, 2007 by Michelle

I need to find the subject and the verb 1.In the!@#$%^&pit the pilot checked the instruments. (pilot is the subject and checked is the verb?) 2.From the kitchen drifted the delicious aroma of spaghetti sauce. (drifted is the verb and aroma is the subject?) 3. In the distance ...
September 12, 2007 by Trevor

I need to find the subject and the verb in each sentence. If the subject is understood, write (you). Can someone tell me if I am on the right track? 1.Have you ever heard stories about dragons? Subject-dragons, verb-stories 2.Picture a yellow-speckled, olive-green creature ...
September 16, 2007 by Samantha

Subject Verb agreement.
Which of the following sentences does illustrate subject verb agreement? I think it's this one, but I'm not sure. Tricia, as well as all her colleagues, are being trained on new equiptment. The subject and verb in that sentence agree. Good job. Each week,the committee
December 31, 2006 by Patty

English Grammar
The verb exercise is a regular verb. Exercise has a consonant and a silent e at the end, so you should edd just d to the end. And ed is pronounced [id] in this verb. ------------------------------- Is this explanation correct? If there are errors, correct them, please.
November 17, 2007 by John

Does this sound ok for a subject verb agreement? Either the interviewer or the committe members usually begin by asking simple questions. It's correct, yes. The subject "members" (plural word) is nearer the verb, so the verb needs to be in plural form. =)
November 21, 2006 by KATHY

I instructed the patient to return tomorrow. return = adverb modifying verb is tomorrow. The gentleman was unusually talkative when he came out of the anesthetic. unusally = adverb mod/verb = talkative out= adverb modifying verb = anesthetic "I will never go there again," she ...
July 27, 2009 by Stephen

can you give me an example of a sentence with subject pronoun, action verb, adverb phrase, verb, subordinating conjunction, adverb, linking verb, subject, infinitive phrase?
January 6, 2011 by matt

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~

Another possible diagnosis included pulmonary embolus. which words are verbs? pulmonary embolus = verb The external oblique fascia was then incised, and the incision was lengthened in the direction of the fibers using Metzenbaum scissors. was incised = verb was lengthlened = ...
July 5, 2009 by tina

Language Arts - Grammar - please check answers
Identify the linking verb and the predicate nominative. 1. My partner for biology lab is Penelope. 2. Jason will be the next student council president. 3. Mrs. Furillo's favorite song is still "Night and Day." 4. Rocky Marciano was the world heavyweight boxing champion from ...
April 15, 2014 by Charlotte

Lungs were clear with an occasional cough. verb = were,lungs = subject He was discharged on the fourth hospital day. verb = discharged hospital = subject After 24 hours in the hospital he was much improved. improved is a predicate adjective but now is the verb = was and the ...
July 26, 2009 by Garrett

1.The Reverend Jesse Jackson spoke at the convention. 2.I wear heavy wool socks under my hiking boots. 3.Joel and Tina are participating in the Special Olympics. Identify prepositional phrase, tell if adj or adverb phrase then word that phrase modifies 1.at the convention-...
November 8, 2010 by Chris

Verb - Check
Because someone accidentally pushed Frank as he walked down the street, he nearly dropped his papers and lost them in the wind. In the sentence above, which verb is the irregular verb? •lost •walked •pushed***** •dropped
March 11, 2014 by Mindy

What is the action verb and linking verb in this sentence: The day was warm and sunny.
January 24, 2008 by Paige

Is the word ivented a linking verb ,Action or an auxilary verb?
October 25, 2007 by Brooke

In the following sentence, what is the verb and what tense is the verb? What will you do after graduation?
November 22, 2009 by jeanne

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