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Grammar
Excuse me, but where is the sentence? But a correct sentence has no grammatical or punctuation errors. A run-on sentence has two sentences joined together without a conjunction (usually), and a sentence fragment cannot stand by itself. (usually lacks a verb of being, is a ...
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 8:33pm by mathtaculator

English
Now there are 3 that are incorrect, and 3 that are correct. Who wrote that second sentence, anyway? There are grammatical errors in it.
Friday, February 8, 2013 at 2:04am by Writeacher

English
Is their anything wrong with this sentence, like grammatical errors? Veterinary technicians role is challenging as well as satisfying.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 5:46pm by Jennifer

English
1. His age is 14. 2. His height is 158cm tall. 3. His weight is 48kg. (Are the sentences all grammatical?) 4. What is the negative sentence of the declarative sentence? When you make a negative sentence, you should put 'don't' before a base verb. (Is this one grammatical? ...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 4:50am by rfvv

English
If we can produce the final draft within next week, we can finalize this treaty by the end of this month. (Is this sentence grammatical? Would you correct any errors?)
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 2:58am by rfvv

SAT Practice Essay
I'll accept that the above sentence may be awkward, but is the third paragraph really that bad? And should the few grammatical errors I made impact my grade as much as they did?
Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 3:42pm by Sahil

any grammatical errors with this sentence?
The use of cell phones would not be as pervasive if it was indeed not remarkable. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. This sentence is not clear to me. Are you saying that the use is remarkable or that phones are remarkable? At any rate, in the "if" clause "...
Monday, March 26, 2007 at 10:55pm by jenny

com/155
Each of the following sentences has one grammatical error. The errors are in one of the following four categories: subject–verb agreement, run-on sentence, verb form and tense, or sentence fragment. Identify which of the four errors, if any, is present in each sentence by ...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 12:47am by Anonymous

english
Axia College Material Appendix B Sentence Structure Review Each of the following sentences has one grammatical error. The errors are in one of the following four categories: subject–verb agreement, run-on sentence, verb form and tense, or sentence fragment. Identify which of ...
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 9:52pm by Anonymous

English
Hi, I'm having trouble understanding this sentence... "It comes upon one with new force in the pauses of the night that the Chaldeans were a desert-bred people." I don't know understandy why the last part of the sentence starts with "that" is in there, please help. When you ...
Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at 1:12pm by James

National Junior Honor Society Essay Check
Your essay is good, despite many grammatical errors. I suggest you have someone else read it slowly aloud to you to catch these errors.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 10:50pm by Ms. Sue

English
In paragraph 3 of Swimming Strokes by Lee Carroll, I found 3 errors in subject-verb agreement and 3 errors in parallelism. Are these answers correct because all the errors in the passage range from 0 errors to 3 errors and nothing higher than 3 errors in each paragraph?
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:34pm by katelyn

English Expressions
The only errors I see are these: The word is is missing before a pattern. Use italics (see other post and link) when you are referring to words or phrases NOT as grammatical parts of a sentence. So which words/phrases should be italicized? =)
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 7:03am by Writeacher

english
Writing errors, such as those identified in the readings for this week, may influence the way a reader interprets your writing. A résumé that is marred by grammatical errors, for example, may prevent a job candidate from progressing to the interview stage. Do you think it is ...
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 3:31pm by Anonymous

English
Thanks, are there any grammatical errors in my answer?
Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 7:29pm by Sara

English
no grammatical errors Sra
Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 6:13pm by SraJMcGin

English grammar
A beggar with two children ____ taking a rest in the shade. (be) In the sentence, the subject is 'a beggar'. 'Two children' is not the sucbject of this sentence. Bracket 'with two children'. Then you can notice that you have to use a singular auxiliary verb 'is' in the blank...
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:46am by John

college
Writing errors, such as those identified in the readings for this week, may influence the way a reader interprets your writing. A résumé that is marred by grammatical errors, for example, may prevent a job candidate from progressing to the interview stage. Do you think it is ...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11:24am by george

English
In paragraph 4 in Swimming Strokes by Lee Carroll, I found 2 errors in subject-verb agreement, 1 error in parallelism, and 2 errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement. Are these answers correct because the errors in this passage range from 0 errors to 3 errors and nothing higher ...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:38pm by katelyn

English
Are they grammatical? I'd like you to check them? And correct them if there are any errors.
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 8:52pm by John

SAT Essay
There are enough grammatical and structural errors to give this a 4?
Monday, August 25, 2008 at 1:41pm by Sahil

Stress
Good answer! I don't see any grammatical errors.
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:55pm by Ms. Sue

english
I think one reason is that there are a lot of grammatical errors.
Monday, July 11, 2011 at 12:56pm by Max

English
In paragraph 1 in Swimming strokes I found 2 errors in subject-verb agreement, 1 error in parallelism, and 0 errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement. I was wondering were they correct because all the errors in this passage range from 0 errors to 3 errors and nothing else.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:29pm by katelyn

English
1. I made Harry Porter interesting by adding more stories. (is this sentence grammatical?) 2. We shook the building, and it fell dowm. (Is this grammatical?) 3. I will give some hints to you? (What does 'hints' refer to? What are other similiar expressions?)
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 6:16am by rfvv

English
In 1, you need one more semicolon. The colon and semicolon you already have in there are correct. After the colon is a series of three items, and the semicolon after "Friday" separates the 2nd and 3rd. Where does the separation between the 1st and 2nd need to be? Sentence 2 is...
Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 10:53am by Writeacher

literature/new,revised intro
if everything is fine in this paragraph then let me know the grammatical errors too..!
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 12:23pm by Bella

American Sign Language
Please follow Writeacher's advice. In your first sentence, name the brochure. Your second "sentence" is incomplete. Your third sentence you have two verb errors.
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 1:51pm by Ms. Sue

most corrected book
Try some of the following interesting links for information: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=which+holy+book+has+been+corrected+over+3%2Coo+time+for+grammatical+errors+and+contradictions+ Sra
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 1:13pm by SraJMcGin

city project
Cities (plural) need....especially (spelling) to elderly (spelling), as their population increases in the future. A city (singular) needs....I do NOT understand "to live and pavillion" The first word in a new sentence needs to be capitalized, as "They make recreation centers ...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 5:21pm by SraJMcGin

SAT Essay
I think your first sentence is erroneous. There are many acts of courage every day. Perhaps not as "dramatic" as 9/11, but just as courageous. You are correct in saying that the person my face, admit the fear but determine to overcome it. This is not just an mental task but ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at 2:19pm by GuruBlue

Japanese (extramural: linguistics/culture/history)
...sorry for any of the grammatical errors... kinda in a hurry today^^
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 6:02am by Joshua

English
You're right; the quotation marks are used incorrectly in sentence 10. However, both 3 and 5 have other punctuation and/or capitalization errors. I hope you miscopied these sentences and they weren't the errors of the assignment maker.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:11pm by Ms. Sue

Grammatical errors?
I think you could do with a comma after supportive family member in my life, ... keep trying my best, ... the following clauses are long, and a mental pause would be welcome. Also, and maybe just personal preference, you have a compound verb in the 1st sentence noted above, ...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:16pm by Steve

English
In paragraph 2 of Swimming Strokes by Lee Carroll, I found 1 error in subject-verb agreement, 0 errors in parallelism, and 1 error in pronoun-antecedent agreement. I was wondering were they correct because all the errors in the passage range from 0 errors to 3 errors and ...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:31pm by katelyn

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 ...
Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 7:43pm by Bubba

English
I don't think any of these sentences have grammatical errors. 1, 2, and 4 are a bit wordy (your wording in parentheses is more concise).
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 11:44am by Writeacher

English
#1 is grammatical. #3 is grammatical #6 and 7 are both grammatical but #7 is better usage.
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 6:45am by GuruBlue

English
True, the beginning sets the scene for a tragedy. I'm glad the ending is happier! If you are asking if there are any glaring grammatical errors, no, there are not. Sra
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 3:02pm by SraJMcGin

To Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue you know the English paragraph I was working on right, well I got some feedback on it from two of my friends and this is what they said. the 1st one said: Positive Things She liked my 2nd sentence, and she liked the way I used rapidly. Negative Things: She found the ...
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 4:06pm by Sara

English
We use "who" when the word is being used as a subject of a verb or a complement (predicate nominative). We use "whom" when the word is being used as any kind of object -- direct object, object of a preposition, etc. In this sentence, "whom" is the object of the preposition "...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 6:08pm by Writeacher

English
I have a question, can jiskha tutors look over essays, give suggestions and fix any grammatical errors? or is that too much?
Friday, January 29, 2010 at 3:40pm by Mary

English
As it turns out, the second thrust accounts for 32 percent of the jellyfish's forward movement, and the kicker is it requires no energy. (Would you check the sentence? Is the sentence grammatical?)
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 4:38am by rfvv

English
1. I lied that you were a fine gardener. 2. I lied him that you were a fine gardener. (Are both grammatical?) 3. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener. (Did the two actions happen at the same time in this sentence?) 4. Lying, I told him that he was a fine gardener...
Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 6:50pm by rfvv

English
Choose three items from the list below. Define your three chosen errors. Write two sample sentences for each choice: one that demonstrates the error and one that corrects the error. In a paragraph, describe how you plan to improve these areas in your writing during this class...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 11:35pm by DD

English Grammar
1. TV gives us a lot of pleasure. 2. TV gives a lot of pleasure to us. Sentence 1 is a Sentence Pattern Four sentence. This sentence can be changed into a Sentence Pattern Three sentence as in Sentence 2. Change the direct object and the indirect object, and put the ...
Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 8:07am by John

English grammar
It's grammatical. No errors there. I'd probably change it a bit: Thank you for your kind support in our fundraising events during last year's festival.
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 6:54pm by Writeacher

English
1. I lied that you were a fine gardener. OK 2. I lied him that you were a fine gardener. (Are both grammatical?) No. 1 is fine; 2 is not; 2 needs "to" between "lied" and "him." 3. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener. OK (Did the two actions happen at the same ...
Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 6:50pm by Writeacher

math
It is recommended that when calculating a quantity, all intermediate calculations should be done with extra digits. This avoids the accumulation of A. Off-By-One Errors B. Roundoff Errors C. Standard Errors D. Type One Errors
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 9:17pm by bella

Eng. Proofread Please
2 errors in here: " The topic sentence that use really grabs the readers attention." Do you see them? 3 errors in here: "Then when you begin explaining why it doesnt alter the orignial conflict you dont provide strong enough reasons for why it doesnt/ " See them? 1. Read the ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 7:36pm by Writeacher

English Help Plz
There are many spelling and grammatical errors in what you have written. You have not said what the question is.
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 8:14am by drwls

Grammatical errors?
Communications continue? Communications continues..
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:16pm by bobpursley

English
1. Tom seems to like playing basketball. We can see a basketball and his uniform in the room. Look at the top and the bottom of the uniform. The basketball is on the uniform shorts. (is this passage grammatical? Would you correct any errors?) 2. My favorite street food is meat...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 4:26am by rfvv

Englsih due at 10:30
One of the secrets for proofreading any document is to read the sentences out loud. You will pick up many grammatical errors this way.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:06am by Lyn

college-essay
Just by glancing over the essay I found several grammatical errors. Be sure to proofread carefully.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 10:55pm by CM

sat essay
I would grade your essay 5 for style, 4 for logic and 3 for grammar, for an average of 4. There are too many grammatical errors. See if you can find them.
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:00am by drwls

English
1. I went to the video arcade 'yesterday night'. (Is this expression right?) 2. He went to his academy after school to learn English and math. 3. From her first diary, what can we know? Summarize her first diary. 4. Of whomself did she feel proud? (Is this sentence grammatical...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at 7:21am by John

grammar
Does the following sentence contain any grammatical errors? Those are the kinds of people whom I will never talk to. Thanks, Leo Although it ends with a preposition, which some purists consider poor form, I see nothing wrong with the sentence. It also used "whom" correctly ...
Wednesday, August 9, 2006 at 3:12am by Leo

English
Project 1. Decide the place which you want to introduce to foreigners among the region you live. 2. Paste a picture or photo of the place. 3. draw a rough sketch of the place and write a guideline passage from the nearest station or bus stop. 4. Pretend one of your friend is a...
Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 5:12pm by John

Elements of University Composition and Communicati
Each of the following sentences has one grammatical error. The errors are in one of the following four categories: subject–verb agreement, run-on sentence, verb form and tense, or sentence fragment. Read each of the sentences and write the type of error in the column next to ...
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 4:08pm by Meaghan

Schindler's List Essay
Have you proofed this essay? It is full of grammatical errors. If it were turned in to me, I would return it with a red rewrite on top.
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 3:07pm by bobpursley

French Cuisine (Check)
wow, it sounds really good but i think there might be a few spelling or grammatical errors, i found one:like 'seamed' which should be 'seemed'
Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 6:59pm by physics

writing
A. The tone of his paper was not original. B. He had too many grammatical errors. C. The overall ideas in his essay were not fully developed. D. The flow of his essay was inconsistent. I chose C, what do you think?
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:13am by Alex

English
Sentence 2 is the grammatical one.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 8:42pm by Writeacher

English
Is their grammatical error with this sentence?
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:52am by Kate

English
Sorry, I just lost all the grammatical errors in what you wrote and there were a lot. I never even got to the checklist. So I'll do it on a separate place and come back to try and cut and paste that. Sra
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 3:30pm by SraJMcGin

Business Englisg
Think about what you're writing. Word it carefully. Check for misspelled words and grammatical errors. Read it from the eyes of the recipient. Would s/he get the message you're trying to communicate? Proofread!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7:21pm by Ms. Sue

english
Ok, outside of grammatical errors does the paper do a good job of explaining and proving a point? Also, is it acceptable to have two quotes back to back like I did?
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 4:26pm by Mick

writing
It reads fine. Try this, to work on finding the few errors I see: Read your paper aloud to someone else, one sentence at a time, from the last sentence to the first. Make the corrections you hear, and then re-post it.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 1:38pm by Writeacher

English Expressions
e.g. Teenagers watch it 179 minutes a day. A day is an adverbial phrase, which modifies watch. The preposition 'for' is omitted between it and 179 minutes. 179 minutes is also an adverbial phrase, which modifies watch as well. This a pattern two sentence composed of a subject...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 7:03am by John

reading
I can't read this. In your first "sentence," you have two capitalization errors one spelling error one missing comma plus it is a runon sentence.
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 11:47am by Ms. Sue

Science / ELA
Quite a few grammatical errors here as well as numerous examples of incorrect use of capital letters. Please check that the capital letter you are using is appropriate. Also Earth (the planet) is usually given a capital letter in science writing. "This rock does not dissolve ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 10:46pm by Dr Russ

english
its asking what grammatical structure is italicized in the sentence
Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 7:00pm by john

English
You haven't said a thing, Anita. Why are you interested in human biology? What do you plan to do with a degree in this field? In addition, you have grammatical errors: Biological sciences OFFER A wide range of majors.
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 2:16pm by Ms. Sue

English
Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 11:23pm by Angelina

most corrected book
which holy book has been corrected over 3,oo time for grammatical errors and contradictions
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 1:13pm by Anonymous

English - check my answer, please.
"Everyone in our neighborhood mows their lawn on Saturday, and my street, as a result of that, is pretty." This construction: has one error, a pronoun with no appropriate antecedent. has two errors, a pronoun with no appropriate antecedent and a shift in tense. *** has one ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 9:45am by Samantha

English
Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice. Thank you in advance for your help.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 12:09am by Angelina

writing
A résumé that is marred by grammatical errors, for example, may prevent a job candidate from progressing to the interview stage. Do you think it is appropriate for people to be judged based on their writing? Explain your answer.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 10:04am by Anonymous

English ErR.
It's difficult to adequately check this without knowing the assignment. There are a few grammatical errors or typos -- a unique way for true love (not of) he started having power of the sword but it breaks tradition
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:46pm by Ms. Sue

English
His French is like that of native. (Is this sentence grammatical?)
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 4:33pm by rfvv

English
Anybody does not sleep well during the night. (Is this sentence grammatical?)
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 8:36pm by rfvv

English
1. You should remove the word "and" and insert a comma after "small" -- teddy bears were named after Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt: http://members.tripod.com/~bigbee/history 2. All are grammatical. 2 and 2-1 mean the same. 2-3 and 2-4 mean basically the same, too. 3. Yes, they ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:22am by Writeacher

Composition and Communication I
I hope you're not taking a college class! There is no paragraph three. You haven't followed your directions. Writeacher tried to guide you, but you've ignored her advice. Your analysis doesn't make any sense. In addition, it's riddled with grammatical errors.
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 9:09pm by Ms. Sue

English
It will give me a sense of accomplishments. is this a grammatical correct sentence?
Sunday, July 27, 2008 at 3:04pm by dan

English
1. The food is thought to be made from eggs. (Is this sentence grammatical?)
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 9:41pm by rfvv

English
All of them are grammatical. In the first sentence, "that" is omitted.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 7:21pm by Ms. Sue

English
Absolutely!! A resume or other paper marred by grammatical errors shows a careless and ignorant applicant. It would indicate that this person would show these same negative characteristics on the job.
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 3:31pm by Ms. Sue

accounting
The trial balance is prepared to check the arithmetical accuracy of accounts. If the trial balance does not tally, it implies that there are arithmetical errors in the accounts which require location, detection and rectification thereof. [ Even if the trial balance tallies, ...
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 4:51pm by Mark Angel

English
Do you know her? -Is she the actress who always plays bizarre characters? -Yes, that's her. Shall I introduce you? -That would be fabulous. I'm going to ask for her autograph. (Would you check the dialogue? Are the sentences all grammatical? Would you correct errors?)
Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:39pm by rfvv

Medical billing and coding
PS -- PLEASE go back over the corrected paragraphs I gave you in that https:// webpage above and make corrections. I am still seeing the same grammatical errors that are in your original at the beginning of this post's thread.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 9:56am by Writeacher

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?
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 8:13am by John

English - question
The best strategy is to let it sit over night. Then, the next day, reread it carefully -- perhaps read it aloud. Does each sentence make sense? Are there grammatical errors? Do you need to change some sentences around? Do you need to eliminate something -- or add to it? My ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 9:26pm by Ms. Sue

English
Fill in the blanks below in the words in the box. (Is this sentence grammatical?)
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 3:21am by John

Cultural diversity
Since I have no idea what "This group" is referring to, I don't know the specifics of your sentence. Just as a couple of sentences, they read fine. No grammar or usage errors. There's a little wordiness at the beginning of the second sentence, and it could be combined with the...
Friday, April 3, 2009 at 11:47pm by Writeacher

Essay Writing
He should write the first draft when he has plenty of time to let it sit one day. Then he will be able to see what he has written more objectively. Then he will be better able to look not only at grammatical errors but also organization.
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 6:58pm by GuruBlue

English
Is this sentence grammatical? The ship is caught in a violent storm, then by mist and snow. Thank you
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 6:32pm by Henry1

English
1.It seems that the match is postponed ans. The match seems to be postponed tell me the grammatical aspects in the above sentences both are in passive form only. Both are in passive voice, yes. I don't know what you mean by "grammatical aspects" though. 2.It is likely that ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 2:35pm by Writeacher

statistics
A source in the Internal Revenue Service has stated that historically 90% of federal tax returns filed are free of arithmetic errors. A random sample of 25 returns are selected and checked carefully for arithmetic errors. Assuming independence, find the probability that a. all...
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:33pm by Sarah

English Essay
I am writing an literary essay about The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro with the topic of "self-deception as self-destruction". Could someone proofread my introduction so far and help me fix any grammatical errors?
Thursday, September 28, 2006 at 6:01pm by Chris

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