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November 27, 2014

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Language Arts
Please check answers! Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence It's no wonder that Mark is tired after staying up all night. A. APOSTROPHE **** B. SEMICOLON C. COLON D. HYPHEN Can't you just see the look on his face when he finds out about the...
April 23, 2014 by Hannah

English
8. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. Were invited to the movies with Sam and Alex tonight. (1 point) apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen 9. For class tomorrow, I need you to bring the following paint, markers, and glue. (1 point) ...
February 20, 2014 by Tamara

Apostrophe
Is the apostrophe correct in this sentence? The trial embodied John Adams's strong inner sense of justice.
December 10, 2007 by Michael

Language Arts
9. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. My best friends new dog wont stop barking. (1 point) (x)apostrophe ()semicolon ()colon ()hyphen 10. Cant you just see the look on his face when he finds out about the party. (1 point) ()apostrophe (...
May 19, 2014 by Sebby-Chan

Grammar
Write three sentences that use an apostrophe correctly. One sentence must use an apostrophe with a plural noun that ends in "s". The other two sentences must use the apostrophe in two different ways. 1. Tom’s room is unorganized. 2. I believe Americans’ should never use credit...
May 6, 2011 by Angelina

LA plz,plz help
Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. My best friends new dog won’t stop barking. apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. At this store, youre invited to bring your pet ...
March 6, 2014 by anonymous

LA
For questions 7–11, each sentence is missing one type of punctuation. Choose the letter of the punctuation that correctly completes each sentence. 7. The pet stores shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. (1 point) apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen 8. At this ...
April 1, 2013 by Anonymous

English
Hello, just a quick homework question. How do you say: working for my sister's buisness - is it sister's with an apostrophe s or just s or apostrophe after s?
October 4, 2010 by Eloise

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

English
Need help please check. 7. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. My best friends new dog won’t stop barking. (1 point) ()apostrophe (X)semicolon ()colon ()hyphen 8. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence...
May 16, 2014 by Sebby-Chan

Transcription
I'm on the fence about apostrophe or not in the following sentence. The possessive is not coming immediately before a noun or gerund; however, the English does belong to the gentleman. I realize a noun can show ownership to a noun that may have an adjective in front of the ...
August 13, 2011 by JJ

Literature;Antigone
why does the poem "Chicago" use apostrophe what is apostrophe? the use of it in this poem shows what? a. shows possession b. reveals the speaker's anxiety c. makes the poem confusing d. gives the poem immediacy i think its B or D
January 31, 2009 by y912f

keybording and word processing
20.The apostrophe is keyed with the .....finger. a.left third b..left fourth c.right third d.right fourth i went for d you always keep you left hand on letters JKL starting witg second finger so the 4 one is on the apostrophe
July 13, 2008 by martha

Language Arts (Please check!)
Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from this sentence. The pet store shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. a. apostrophe b. semi-colon c. colon d. hyphen ** Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from this sentence. Were invited to the movies...
February 21, 2014 by #1Student

Question
Fill in the blank with the correct word. 1.Regardless of what others say,I would advise you to_________ to George's judgement. (defer,differ) 2.All things considered_______ not a bad day,since morale is excellent. (it's, its) The apostrophe means it's is a contraction for it ...
October 22, 2006 by Miranda

english -I NEED HELP AGAIN
Almost _________ work would be better than ___________. anyone's hers anyone's her's anyones hers anyones' hers' When a possessive noun is used, (mother's, sister's, anyone's) use an apostrophe. When a possessive pronoun is used, (hers, his, its) an apostrophe is not needed. i...
October 14, 2006 by Kallie------

Grammar...
Is there an apostrophe? Her coat is different from that of her sister's.
February 24, 2013 by Anonymous

english
Is the apostrophe in this sentence in the correct place? The men's uniform.
May 26, 2008 by Sam

english
Choose the word needing an apostrophe or an apostrophe and an s. If the sentences is correct, choose no error. 1. Why havent you dotted your j’s? haven’t **** j’s’ no error 2. Ounce for ounce, humans aren’t as strong as most insects. human’s insects’ no error **** 3. Isnt ...
November 14, 2012 by jayson

english writing
Does this sentence sound alright with a correct apostrophe used in it. It's up to you to decide what to do.
August 10, 2009 by betty

english
do i use and apostrophe when writing about someone (a noun) that has possession of something?
April 21, 2010 by sharon

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns The "middling class" include a towns shopkeepers.
November 14, 2010 by Macaila

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns The wealthier peoples class was called the gentry.
November 14, 2010 by Macaila

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns Churches best seats were reserved for members of the gentry.
November 14, 2010 by Macaila

Grammar
You form the possessive of all singular words with apostrophe “s.” A) True B) False Answer is A
November 28, 2012 by Marie

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns In the middle class, a family's income was produced by both the husband and wife.
November 14, 2010 by Macaila

english
Proper use of apostrophe in sentence: Oklahoma's dust storms in the 1930's blew away tons of soil. Correct?
January 23, 2013 by MJ

english
Does the word times need an apostrophe after the e? Often time’s harmful words were accompanied by acts of violence towards Jews as well.
December 12, 2011 by joe

English
Please check my answer THe cat licked it's paws while the dog watched. Does this sentence show the apostrophe used crrectly ? I said yes
November 11, 2007 by Anonymous

English
Where is Beyonce from? There is an apostrophe on the last letter 'e' in "beyonce.' in a text book? Whay is that?
March 8, 2012 by rfvv

english
where could an apostrophe be put for plural women 1.women's or womens' pl clarify .
August 1, 2013 by R S Telagathoty

English
I was reading this sentence: She was moving in and out without Annabell's seeing her. Why does Annabell's have an apostrophe s?
June 27, 2008 by Mary

English
Does the word rains in the following question need and apostrophe? The rains soft touch is healing.
May 20, 2014 by Collin

apostrophe?
five business days (does "days" need any punctuation
June 13, 2012 by Anonymous

Quick ?
War the Worlds Solution is the title of my paper should there be an apostrophe in the word worlds? I think so but I just want to make sure I'm right.
April 30, 2009 by Kara

English
Do I use an apostrophe after the A or not? "He got 5 As on the final exam." I've heard that capital letters are made plural only by adding an s, but my textbook gives this example-How many A's did you write on the paper?
March 27, 2014 by Anonymous

english
If you are writing a formal paper, how do you write 1600s (as in the century)? Is there an apostrophe: 1600's? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. This is what the MLA guide says concerning dates: Full dates when written in the text may be in US format: month ...
May 13, 2007 by Annette

Grammar
Properly punctuated - True or False 1. The young appearing patient went to the doctor's office. answer = false no apostrophe needed. Thanks Leslie
June 18, 2011 by Leslie-To:Writeacher

English grammar
Did I write this sentence right? Should there be an apostrophe in the word reader's? Paragraph three is missing colorful vocabulary that would catch the reader’s attention.
February 7, 2011 by Anonymous

English
What punctuation is missing from the sentence below? I didn't bring Tom, my younger cat, or Anne, my young hamster I did bring Taylor, my parrot. A. Comma B. Apostrophe D. Hyphen C. Colon B?
May 19, 2014 by Anonymous

grammar
If I have to put a apostrophe in this sentence would it be like this The Henderson's never change;They're always complaining about Mr. Scobb farming land that is rightfully their's. No. There is no apostrophe after names and after their. The Hendersons never change; they're ...
November 22, 2006 by patti

English
In these two sentences, I'm not sure where to put the apostrophe to make it a plural possessive noun. We were excited to see the (children) photographs. The pictures looked like real (photographer) pictures.
January 20, 2009 by Sylvie

english
Is the grammar correct? This is an example of imagery because it appeals to the senses of sight and hearing. Also gives the readers (does there need to be an apostrophe in readers) a detailed description of Mrs. Hirsch's son.
November 9, 2010 by heather

3 grade grammar
Is the grammar correct not sure if there should be an apostrophe after the s in dads Mother planned a surprise party for Dads birthday.
November 28, 2012 by Daniel mom

English
Where would I put the apostrophe on: Close the children's mouths? Since there is more than one child and more than one mouth, is it before or after the s?
November 16, 2014 by Susan

English
If anyone could help me out on this please! "All poets and heroes, like Memnon, are the children of Aurora, and emit their music at sunrise" best illustrates: apostrophe fantasy elaboration allusion Nevermind think I figured it out, d ;-)
February 15, 2007 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

English
Seven brothers' families grew to more than one thousand people in 100 years. Does families need an apostrophe? The mens group made t-shirts for the children. would mens be 's or s' ?
December 15, 2010 by jill

English
for the name Odysseus, if i want to add an s at the end do i have to write apostrophe before or after the s? Odysseus's family or Odysseus' family
May 13, 2011 by Jess

6th grade
boots belonging to their dad does that turn into their dads' boots? or does the apostrophe go their dad's boots?
September 1, 2009 by A.J.

English
Read the sentences Then rewrite each possessive noun correcting its use of the apostrophe Moms' purse is on the hall table Mom's The witnesses's testimony convicted him witnesses' The original solo designers' plans are the best designer's? Two womens' jackets were left on the ...
December 4, 2012 by Jerald

English
Look for capitalization, apostrophe placement, and making the sentence clear. 1. I asked dad to drive me to Amani's house. 2. Me and my friend Alicia went for lunch yesterday. 3. When running from a Zombie, make sure you're shoelaces are tied so that you don't trip and fall. 4...
September 10, 2012 by DemiDL

English
As she flipped through the newspapers, she saw headlines such as "Food shortages hit Mitika," "Hurricane departs coastline," and "Elkwood ravaged by flooding." Is my apostrophe and comma usage correct? Newspaper headlines are supposed to be lowercased, correct? (Except for the...
October 17, 2010 by Ella

English
Choose the correct use of apostrophes in the next sentence. Marcs ambition is to buy his uncles 1947 Dodge and restore it to its original condition. A. No apostrophes needed B. Apostrophes in “Marcs” and “uncles” C. Apostrophes in “Marcs” and “its” D. Apostrophe in “its” B
May 5, 2014 by Angela

Grammar
Determine if the following sentences employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.True=correct False=wrong 1. The wound was copiously irrigated with normal saline, and the musosal flap was replaced to its appropriate position. Answer: I think the comma is ok - but shouldn'...
May 11, 2011 by Leslie

English
The mens clothing shop also does alterations, so Robin brings her dresses and skirts there to be hemmed. A. No apostrophes needed B. Apostrophe in “mens” C. Apostrophes in “mens” and “alterations” D. Apostrophes in “alterations” B
May 5, 2014 by Angela

English
Which one of the following sentences contains an incorrect usage of the singular possessive? A. Icarus's fate was sealed when he approached the sun. B. Mary was dominant among Jesus' disciples. C. The alpha male is often the pack's leader. D. The north forty has always been my...
November 9, 2013 by Cassie

English - Native speakers
Helo :) Can you tell me if the following explanation of mine concerning possessive s is correct? We put 's with every noun in singular (my mother's house)and when we have irregular plurals (this is my children's school) We put just the apostrophe when we have regular plural (...
April 6, 2011 by Mark

ENGLISH
Which of the following sentences uses apostrophe correctly? A. She enjoyed the movie and told me it's scenery reminded her of her hometown. B.You really ought to take up fly-fishing-- it's a very relaxing hobby. C.This is a fine piece of furniture, and it's merits speak for ...
August 7, 2008 by JORDAN

Grammar
Determine if the following sentences employ the correct use of commas and apostrophes.TRUE=correct FALSE=incorrect 1. After discussing the woman's current diagnosis with the other doctors', it was recommended that the patient undergo a cholecystectomy. Answer: FALSE because I ...
May 11, 2011 by Leslie

Grammar
Am I using the word pungent correctly in this sentence: I almost gagged from the pungent odor of smoke. Am I using an apostrophe correctly in this sentence: My little sister couldn't sleep in the crib located in my parents' room forever. Also, can I have a good synonym for the...
April 21, 2009 by Twilight lover

Medical transcription
Apostrophe placement.. He had 3 courses’ of chemo-radiation and was felt to be free of disease after completion of that treatment. He had moderate neutropenia and anemia afterward’s. He was referred for follow up radiation therapy and has been receiving this approximately 6 ...
November 3, 2013 by Connie

English - Native speakers
Hello what is the difference between a chef and a cook? Another question: If we have a sentence: It is mary's and john's birthday today do we put apostrophe where I put it? Can we say: He said in he camera or he said to the camera? (On TV) Do we say he lied on the bed or he ...
April 5, 2011 by Mark

Grammar-Writeacher
Thank You Writeacher and others at Jiskha - you are Awesome - I got 96% on my Exam - should really have been 98-100% but that is computers and not being able to take it up with a Teacher. Wrong ones: Identify the simple subject and simple predicate. Question: The elderly ...
May 14, 2011 by Leslie

a question
All things considered,_____ not a bad day. its or it's "It's" is a contraction that is equivalent to "It is". "Its" means "that which belongs to it", and is in the same category with "mine, his, hers and ours" Which do you think fits in the blank? Whenever you see an ...
October 21, 2006 by DEB

Gifted+Talented English-(Figurative Speech Poetry)
Our assignment is to write a poem on each of the types of figurative speech. simile metaphor synecdoche metonymy personification apostrophe hyperbole understatement irony paradox I have completed every one of them except understatement and paradox. I understand what they are. ...
December 1, 2008 by Brenna

grammar
Which is correct? apostrophe "s" or no??? Sam wanting to rule the country sparks great controversy. or Sam's wanting to rule the country sparks great controversy.
June 5, 2014 by Anonymous

english
thank you to the perosn who answered about the accent marks, but i meant how do you chose how a word is accented, my vocabulary test have words that need to have the accent marks put on which syllable is pronounced stronger and i can never tell. Accent marks show the syllable ...
September 25, 2006 by geena

English
We must truly become our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers. Is this written correctly? OR should it be We must truly become our borther's and sister's keepers. OR We must truly become our brother and sisters' keepers. Because the statement applies collectively to many people (we...
December 28, 2006 by Valerie

english -I NEED HELP AGAIN
Almost _________ work would be better than ___________. anyone's hers anyone's her's anyones hers anyones' hers' Anyone is singular and needs to show possession -- so anyone's work. . . The next pronoun is also singular and possessive. But, hers shows possession; it does not ...
October 14, 2006 by Kallie------

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:41am. 1. When is Chris's homework due? 2. When is Chris' homework due? (Which one is the correct possessive case of Chris? Is it "Chris's"? How do we pronounce "Chris's? Can't we use "chris'"as a possessive case?) English - ...
April 22, 2010 by rfvv

grammar
The heroes of the The Three Kingdoms can best be described as disorganized. fearful. loyal to the emperor. traitorous Not sure Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics: Riding the Orient Express toward Istanbul, Tom read the novels of Mark Twain. Orient Express (...
May 14, 2012 by lilman

English
2. In the last stanza of "Tableau", the boys a. angrily confront the adults of the town b. happily continue walking c. sadly go their separate ways d. speak to each other loudly B 3. Which of the following quotations from "The River Merchant's Wife" is the BEST example of an ...
May 23, 2012 by mysterychicken

Precalculus
For this problem I drew a Venn diagram.. Sets A,B and C are subsets of U. U= positive integers less than 16 A= prime numbers B= factors of 36 C= multiples of 4 (A intersect B)' union C {?} My answer: The apostrophe stands for negation! According to my Venn diagram, that means ...
April 27, 2014 by Anonymous

businesss
When should I use their or there? THEIR is a possessive pronoun. Examples: Their house is the brick house on the corner. Have you seen their dog? We asked the children to pick up their toys. THERE is usually an adverb. It may mean a place or it may introduce a sentence. ...
July 21, 2007 by nene

English II
Read the following poem and answer the question that follows. "I Like to See it Lap the Miles" by Emily Dickinson I like to see it lap the miles, And lick the valleys up, And stop to feed itself at tanks; And then, prodigious, step Around a pile of mountains, And, supercilious...
November 12, 2013 by Laura

Grammer questions check
Would some one please check and see if I am correct 1.Identify the location or locations where apostrophe errors occur: "Put the clothes over they're (A)," he said. "That is where they're (B) going." _XX_Only A __Only B __A and B __No error 2.Identify the location or locations...
August 13, 2008 by Jessica

English
what is an example of an apostrophe in great expectations-quote plus page number? also for bildungroman,interior monologue, juxtapostion First you need to find the definitions of those words. That will give you a great place to start. Next, if you need to refresh your memory ...
February 15, 2007 by Chelsea

English
1. Dialectical poetry is poetry that a uses a unique rhyme scheme and meter. b has fourteen lines and uses iambic pentameter. c uses language that is specific to a geographic location. d is based on symbols that represent opposite extremes. 2. Which of these is NOT a main ...
February 24, 2013 by Drea

Grammar
Write each possessive noun or contraction with an apostrophe. 1. Woodrow Wilson was Americas twenty-eighth president. America's 2. As a student at Princeton, joined the schools debating society. schools' 3. Before becoming president, he served as Princeton Universitys ...
September 21, 2010 by TiffanyJ

can some one edit my paragraph
The senate has important jobs that not many people know about. One of them is to disapprove or approve any piece of government legislation; with the help of the House of Commons. As well the senates investigate political and social issues that Canada faces. Over the past years...
May 4, 2007 by thanks

help me with this language arts.
Multiple Choice Vocabulary 1. Another word for buoyed is (1 point) tired. bothered. lifted. 2. If someone is an optimist, he is generally (1 point) happy. distant. outgoing. disappointed. 3. Something that is nutritious is (1 point) hard to find. good for you. bad for you. ...
February 23, 2014 by josh

Writing
Can you please tell me whats right and whats wrong..Thank you. Part I: True or False 1. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: That movie, one of my favorites. _x_True __False 2. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: The local baseball team, needing a good pitcher most of ...
March 14, 2010 by Lorie

Composition
Can you please check this for any grammatical errors? Thank you for your help. Having been out of school for 15 years, I seem to have forgotten the fundamentals of grammar. Taking Composition and Communication 155 has helped me gain a better understanding of basic grammar and ...
June 3, 2011 by Tori

Grammer question
could some check my homework please 1. Cats, unlike dogs and fond of sitting on laps. __ Sentence fragment – This is a fragment, it is not a complete sentence. __ Comma splice _XX_ Run-on sentence __ Complete sentence (contains no error) 2.I don't know what you want me to do, ...
August 12, 2008 by LINDA

American Lit.(Poetry)
I need to find these in this poem: 1.Apostrophe:The addressing of a discourse to a real or imagined person who is not present; also a speech to an abstraction. 2.Synecdoche:A figure of speech in which a part stands for a whole, or a whole for a part. 3.Metonymy:A figure of ...
November 3, 2008 by Charley

English
Question 6 Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below. The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy; it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen, I couldn't believe my eyes! The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen! The lampshade spun in a ...
April 22, 2010 by christopher

COMM 215
Please guide me on what I have done incorrectly: Part I: True or False 1. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: That movie, one of my favorites. X True __False 2. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: The local baseball team, needing a good pitcher most of all. X True ...
October 20, 2011 by Ashley

can someone edit my paragraph thanks!
Gorbachev did not think about all the consequences that would happened if he changed Russia into perestroika. He underestimated the effect that perestroika would have on Russia. Yes, his political initiatives were great for freedom and democracy but all that freedom had a huge...
April 30, 2007 by Anonymous

can someone edit my body paragraph thanks :
can someone edit my body paragraph thanks : The senate has important jobs that not many people know about. One of them is to disapprove or approve any piece of government legislation; with the help of the House of Commons. As well the senates investigate political and social ...
April 23, 2007 by Anonymous

Comm 215
Do these look correct? Part I: True or False 1. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: That movie, one of my favorites. _X_True __False 2. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: The local baseball team, needing a good pitcher most of all. _X_True __False 3. The following ...
November 19, 2013 by John

COMM215
Can you tell me if everything is correct? Final Grammar Test Part I: True or False 1. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: That movie, one of my favorites. _X_True __False 2. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: The local baseball team, needing a good pitcher most of all...
February 23, 2012 by Al

Comm 215
Please guideme to which ones are wrong.. Thank you Grammar Part I: True or False 1. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: That movie, one of my favorites. x_True __False 2. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: The local baseball team, needing a good pitcher most of all. ...
May 29, 2012 by Adriana

Comm 215
Which ones are wrong? Part I: True or False 1. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: That movie, one of my favorites. _x_True __False 2. The following word group is a FRAGMENT: The local baseball team, needing a good pitcher most of all. _x_True __False 3. The following word...
August 13, 2010 by Bryce

Writing
31. I had hoped the police would blame Bruce, not ___. __ me __ myself __ mineself __I 32. Some interviewers ____ have a clear sense of what they want in an employee, ask very tough questions. __ who __, who __ which __ that 33. A venture capitalist has to be willing to take ...
March 14, 2010 by Lorie

English
In this section of the final, revise the sentences provided to correct the grammar errors indicated. (In many cases there will be more than one correct alternative to the sentence provided; credit will be given for all correct answers.) Revise the following word groups to ...
January 27, 2014 by Michael

please read my eassay
This is my other part of the essay. Likewise, articles for F.O.X. news are found extremely biased. The article titled “Defense Secretary Warns Congress Against …” written by Trish Turner, Mike Emanuel and Nick Simeone seemed to support Bush more. Although, The writers include ...
January 28, 2007 by Anonymous

Writing
Part III: Revision In this section of the final, revise the sentences provided to correct the grammar errors indicated. (In many cases there will be more than one correct alternative to the sentence provided; credit will be given for all correct answers.) Revise the following ...
May 28, 2010 by Edward

grammar
Part III: Revision In this section of the final, revise the sentences provided to correct the grammar errors indicated. (In many cases there will be more than one correct alternative to the sentence provided; credit will be given for all correct answers.) Revise the following ...
July 9, 2010 by leigh

grammar check
Please check and let me know which ones are wrong Thank you Tom 31.I had hoped the police would blame Bruce, not ___. _x_ me __ myself __ mineself __I 32.Some interviewers ____ have a clear sense of what they want in an employee, ask very tough questions. __ who _x_, who __ ...
August 13, 2008 by Tom

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