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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

English
I need a copy of Level 6 Shurley English capitalization and punctuation Rules. Plz help!
August 18, 2012 by Kreston

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is d. A.Several universities in the city offer the following degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. B.Must students write a research paper and pass a written examination in order to receive...
November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta

English
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation Answer Several universities in the city offer the following degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Must students write a research paper and pass a written examination in order to receive an M.A.? ...
April 28, 2011 by Kimberly

english
The paragraph should demonstrate your ability to use sentence variety and proper punctuation. Your audience is your classmates. Begin with a 2-3 sentence description of the scene. Then add 6-8 lines of dialogue to complete your narrative. Use a variety of punctuation to add ...
November 29, 2010 by reeves

English
rules of punctuation
May 4, 2008 by Anonymous

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

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

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

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

english
We're going to dance. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

english
"This will not be endured!"he roared. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

English
Is there any website that checks your punctuation and grammer?
August 19, 2014 by Sara

english
Did you see that car accident?! correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

English
In a free verse poem do you need punctuation?
October 20, 2009 by Rebekah

English
Which of these is a matter of "mechanics"? a)punctuation b)capitalization c)spelling
November 5, 2009 by Kayla

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

english
In a Word document, write a narrative paragraph that uses dialogue. The paragraph should demonstrate your ability to use sentence variety and proper punctuation. Your audience is your classmates. Begin with a 2-3 sentence description of the scene. Then add 6-8 lines of ...
November 28, 2010 by lakesha

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

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

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is a. A."What is my name?" Rumpelstiltskin asked the miller's daughter. B.Next week the class is going to study folk songs and spirituals that we learned as children: "Sweet ...
November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is b. A."What is my name?" Rumpelstiltskin asked the miller's daughter. B.Next week the class is going to study folk songs and spirituals that we learned as children: "Sweet ...
November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta

english
Is the punctuation in the following sentance correct. If you can, will you make me a sandwich?
March 3, 2009 by austin

English
What mark of punctuation is most closely associated with interjections?
August 19, 2014 by Brianna

basic english
What mark of punctuation is most closely associated with interjections
May 7, 2008 by patty

english
my garden is full of water,because of yesterday's rain . correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

english
Mr. smith, my spanish teacher, is going on vacation. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

english
My garden is full of water, because of yesterday's rain. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

english
using appropriate punctuation, including plurals and possessives in writing.
April 19, 2011 by shanell

english
Punctuation within Sentences—Dash 1.Her mind flew so quickly—she had so much to remember—that she forgot to stop at the light.2.The gardener—took the hoe and the shovel—and began to plant the flowers. Punctuation within Sentences—Hyphen 1.You will need to- write both short and...
December 14, 2007 by Mckenzie

english
She said your invited to the party and youre brother too. incorrect punctuation right
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

English
Mr. Smith, my Spanish teacher, is going on vacation. is this correct PUNCTUATION AND GRAMMER
December 31, 2012 by Phil

English
Grandma said yes, we need more apple juice. Correct for capitalization and punctuation.
February 18, 2008 by Linds

English
Does this sentence have correct punctuation? "The ball hit me on the head!" exlaimed Airick.
March 26, 2009 by Yan

4th grade-english
"It's a tuba toothpaste." he grined. Did I use the correct punctuation in the sentence?
April 2, 2009 by Chris

english
Sally wants a new bicycle, but her mother and father will not buy her one. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

english
My little sister is a big baby; she cries all the time. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

english
Their car is the blue Toyota in the front row of the parking lots. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

English
The appropriate mark to introduce a bulleted list is a: A. colon. B. semicolon. C. period. D. No punctuation A
May 5, 2014 by Angela

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

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation the answer is d. A.In "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," T.S. Eliot laments the absence of passion in modern life. B."As long as you are living under my roof," said Mrs. Fernandez, "...
November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta

english
Parents want their children to go to college; however, they do not always have the funds to send them. correct punctuation
June 1, 2009 by Mandy

ENGLISH
IS THIS THE CORRECT PUNCTUATION? IT RAINED EVERYDAY ON OUR VACATION;NEVERTHELESS WE HAD A WONDERFUL DAY.
August 2, 2011 by SHON

English
Please check my correction. Punctuation within Sentences—Hyphen You will need to write both short and long- term goals. The president-elect of the Rotary Club had the winning lottery ticket. Please buy three half gallon containers of ice -cream for the party. The ill defined ...
December 14, 2007 by Mckenzie

english writing
Is this a could sentence with good punctuation in use of it. Behind my house is a tall, blue spruce tree.
August 10, 2009 by betty

english 10
is this the correct punctuation My friend jumped off the diving board and shouted "look out below!"
September 10, 2014 by keanna

english
After a long day of biking, rollerblading, and hiking the students were exhausted. Is this a proper sentence and correct punctuation?
August 11, 2011 by heather

To Kreston
I've deleted your post because we do not allow phone numbers to be posted on Jiskha. Here's Shurley's capitalization and punctuation rules. http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:3WXuTXoAgsoJ:atonementlc.org/files/School/Weekly%2520staff%2520newsletters/English%2520Rules%...
August 18, 2012 by Ms. Sue

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

english
Rewrite sentence, including any punctuation. I counted one hundred seventy-six CDs on the shelves next to the fireplace.
November 6, 2010 by victorline

English
As a result, we will plan on checking on him again in August or July next summer. Does this sentence require any punctuation, other than what I have?
September 23, 2011 by PAS

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

English
Today I chose a book called The Story of Davy Crockett Which punctuation mark is needed in sentence? . ? ! none Period
February 12, 2013 by Hayden

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

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

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation tha answer is b. A."What do you suppose Kennedy meant," asked Professor Foster, "when he said 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country'?" B.To begin ...
November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta

English Language Arts
What does CUPS stand for? i know that C stands for Capitalzation, P stands for Punctuation, and Sstands for Spelling but what is U?
April 11, 2013 by Alexandrea

English 10
All of the following are writing strategies associated with editing except • checking your spelling. • cleaning up formatting. • developing a subtopic. • fixing punctuation errors.
April 22, 2014 by Sandra

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

english
how do i express sighing by using punctuations instead of using the word "sigh", or is there any other way to do it beside punctuation
May 25, 2010 by flame

business english
I found an inspiring bumper sticker with a quote from Mahatma Gandhi_ " What ever you will be insignificant, but is very important that you do it.: select the correct punctuation to place on the line
May 14, 2012 by tammie

Busniess English
Select the correct punctuation to place on the line. Gusty winds damaged several power lines__ therefore, no one in our town has electricity. A. : B. ; C. - D. .
May 30, 2012 by Amanda

English
Can you help me with punctuation and spelling for this sentence. We by windows to keep an eye on the wind. We also use them too keep heat in when it's cold outside
September 6, 2007 by Austin

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

english
One of the four underlined sections may mark an error in punctuation. Choose the option that marks the error in punctuation. If there is no error, choose No error. For most of us who are not reading specialists, learning to read is a mysterious process; why a child is ready to...
June 15, 2011 by natasha

english
Im not really good at English so I need some help with this punctuation Add punctuation to the following excerpt. Writing under the name of Diedrich Knickerbocker Washington Irving aimed his potent satire at as diverse topics as political rivals such as Thomas Jefferson to the...
November 29, 2012 by desmond

English
Is the comma right in this sentence? If not, what other punctuation can I use? “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” tells the story of a teenager named Connie who is stalked by an older man, Arnold Friend.
April 7, 2008 by JM

3rd grade english
"Maybe this'll tempt you-lima bean casserole!" said the waiter. I have to find one punctuation error in above sentence if any. Would a comma go after you instead of the -?
September 9, 2009 by Chris

English
Please correct the sentence below, adding punctuation and changing words as needed. The snow was falling fast and was so pretty to behold but we dreaded having to shovel and salt the walkways.
April 29, 2010 by Christopher

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

English
Is the punctuation right in this sentence? (the semicolon doesn't seem right) In another of Oates’s stories; “Heat“, the main characters were also deprived of the future because of their curiosity and loneliness
April 7, 2008 by JM

english II
One of these sents. contains an error in the use of punctuation marks. (Comma) Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Comma A.She had a bountiful assortment of hair ornaments in her top drawer: ribbons, bows, barrettes, and headbands. B.Fluffy a dog that she had found ...
November 24, 2009 by Shaquitta

English
The following sentence is missing punctuation: “The crowd upset by the delay began to chant loudly for the band to appear.” Explain where the error has occurred in this sentence and how it can be fixed.
October 15, 2011 by Aran

english
The following sentence is missing punctuation: “The crowd upset by the delay began to chant loudly for the band to appear.” Explain where the error has occurred in this sentence and how it can be fixed
October 7, 2012 by cathy

English
The following sentence is missing punctuation: "The twins although identical physically were polar opposites in terms of personality." Explain where the error has occurred in this sentence and how it can be fixed.
April 26, 2013 by Shorty

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

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

english
Is this a good sentence with good punctuation in it. For the party we brought cake and ice cream; fruit salad; and punch. Does this have good use of semicolon.
August 11, 2009 by cindy

English
ut the words in correct sentence order. If necessary, change the form of the simple verb in boldface. Be sure to begin each sentence with a capital letter. Pay attention to the final punctuation. 1)be no, she. 2)don't no, you.
February 10, 2010 by raj

English
Correct Punctuation, please. As you know, the students will be staying in private homes in the city while studying and touring. Mr. Diaz is preparing a detailed report of the trip plans, and will submit it to you within the next few days.
February 27, 2011 by April

english
edith for spelling and punctuation? its a good idea to put the matches into a waterproof case before you put them into your pack?
October 19, 2010 by tina

English: Punctuation
That morning my family and I were sitting in our car, ready to make a trip into town. In the previous sentence, does there need to be a comma after "That morning?" I think there does but I'm not entirely sure.
September 1, 2014 by Anonymous

English Lit
I have to 'discuss the language' of some quotes which I have taken out of the text which I'm doing, but I'm not sure what to do. With this, do I have to talk about punctuation marks, specific words? Thanks!
September 23, 2008 by Jess

English
Please correct the sentence below, adding punctuation and changing words as needed. We found the play was quite intriguing though it was difficult to follow and the audience became engaged with the action onstage and with the actors in general.
April 29, 2010 by Christopher

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

English
Read the sentences Add the correct end punctuation to each one Do earthquakes occur in Texas ? The sound of sirens awakened us . For English class, what book will you read ? That's a giant fire ant mound ! Please put away your books . That player just made an amazing shot ! ...
January 24, 2013 by Jerald

English
Thank you, Writeacher. Just a question on punctuation. “Would you like to go for a motorbike ride uphill?”, he said to me. 2) “Shall I phone Mary for you?,” said Bill. 3) “If I were you, I’d leave tomorrow morning,” he said. Is the position of the commmas correct? Thank you.
April 1, 2012 by Matthew

English
Which marks of punctuation would be appropriate to set off the italicized words in the following sentence? One day my dad and his brother stop me if you've heard this story started out on what they thought would be an uneventful drive to work.
December 29, 2013 by Brenda

English: Punctuation/Spelling
Which is correct: psuedo-Christian or psuedo Christian?
September 1, 2014 by Izzy

english
I need to fix this sentence: After the settlers came our countrys landscape changed mountains wer bare and many streams went dry Please help I'm not good w/ punctuation You have two separate sentences here. They should either have a period or a semi-colon between them. What do...
August 20, 2007 by Nikki

4th grade english
Bid an buy, wonderful prizes from around the world! Time: Saturday, from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. Which sentence has a punctuation error? Would it be the first sentence? I think you should take the comma out after buy.
September 22, 2009 by Stephanie

English: Punctuation
In my composition, I have one sentence that begins with "Therefore" and one sentence that begins with "Eventually." Do I need commas after these words?
September 1, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Correct punctuation, please. Attached is a list of guiding principles drawn up by the Spanish Club Council for the students to follow while in Spain. We appreciate your support and we will keep you informed of the progress of our plans for the Spain summer study group.
February 27, 2011 by April

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