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gr. 12 english - Double Negatives and Modifiers
I'm going to ask for a little help tonight. Does the following sentence have double negatives, misplaced or dangling modifiers? "I left my agenda in a restaurant which had all my important dates in it."
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:13pm by AL 87

gr. 12 english - Double Negatives and Modifiers
There are no negatives -- so that rules that out. Do you see the misplaced modifier?
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:13pm by Ms. Sue

gr. 12 english - Double Negatives and Modifiers
Yes, I found it. It was, "all my important dates in it." Next question. Does this sentence have double negatives, and how can I revise it? "In my experience, performing in front of a crowd is not hardly as daunting as it seems."
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:13pm by AL 87

gr. 12 english - Double Negatives and Modifiers
The entire misplaced modifier is "which had all my important dates in it." Yes, the second sentence has a double negative -- "not hardly." Just omit one of those words. . . . is not as daunting as . . . or . . . is hardly as daunting as . . .
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:13pm by Ms. Sue

english
In standard English, double negatives are not considered good grammar ... or else the message conveyed would be the opposite of what the speaker/writer intends. So, yes, the use of double negatives intentionally would be dialectical only or to identify oneself with someone who...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 3:02pm by Writeacher

Gr. 12 English
No, it's not meant that way. seriously, does the sentence have a misplaced or dangling modifiers?
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:50pm by AL 87

double negatives
That cod ain't got no spots. That has double negatives in it.Good one isn't it.Well I think it's good anyway what do you think?
Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 6:00pm by Claire

English, grammar
I need some help with this question for one of my units in world englishes please help!? Q. Argue for or against the status of 'double negation' as a 'mistake' on spoken English. I am arguing for so I agree with this status. I believe double negation in spoken English can ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:24pm by Anonymous

english
It is b because it uses double negatives.
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 12:17am by Anonymous

double negatives
This sentence has two errors, but it does not have a double negative.
Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 6:00pm by Ms. Sue

double negatives
In this sentences what would be the double negative words? Your sure its too hard a life?
Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 6:00pm by Anonymous

double negatives
Yes, there's a double negative here. How will you correct it?
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 9:58pm by Writeacher

English, grammar
In English, double negatives have a canceling-out effect, making the meaning positive. That's usually the opposite of what the speaker or writer intends.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:24pm by Writeacher

English
Double Negatives She hasn't said (anything, nothing) about her accident. Is the answer anything
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:14pm by Mike

Grammar
okay so "can't" and "hardly" are double negatives.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 4:20pm by anthony

reading
I agree with you and Ms. Sue. Did you notice that 4 of the 5 choices has negatives in them, but only 1 (A) has no negatives? When you're dealing with multiple choice worksheets or tests, this is often one thing to look for to determine the correct response. Negatives: B - ...
Friday, July 15, 2011 at 2:29pm by Writeacher

ACCOUNTING
COM/220 Grammer exercise week 3 1) dangling modifiers 2) misplaced modifiers 3) correcting dangling or misplaced modifiers
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 8:54am by tony

English
3 and 4 are fine. In 1 and 2, though, you have written what are called "dangling modifiers." Ask yourself these questions: 1. Are the book's legs crossed...? 2. Are the book's knees folded and raised...? How can you rephrase 1 and 2 so that these modifiers are clearly ...
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 8:19pm by Writeacher

practice book
grt rid of the double negatives you sure its too hard a life?
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 9:26pm by maya

Gr 10 math - finding slopes in shapes
Is the slope 3/4 the same as -3/-4? In other words, do the negatives cancel each other out and become a positive number? Thanks!
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 8:38pm by iza

practice book
get rid of the double negatives you never wanted to be no miner your sure its too hard a life?
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 9:17pm by priscilla

Grammar
Modifiers in mice and men by john steinbeck underline the single word modifiers
Sunday, May 10, 2009 at 11:45am by Darleny

research writing as a process
14 - no 17 - no 18 - yes 19 - ?? (two double negatives -- ask your teacher to explain) 20 - yes
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 1:46pm by Writeacher

Gr. 12 English
Was the bike tying your shoelaces?
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:50pm by Ms. Sue

English
1. This sounds as if both the birds and the reaper are singing. Is that what you meant? 2. I'd revise like this: ... references to the senses of sight and sound. 3. Is the "chant of the nightingale" sung to "weary travelers of the desert"? Yes, "has never sung" In both 1 and 3...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 2:00pm by Writeacher

practice book
This sentence does not have any negatives. Negatives are words like no and not.
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 9:26pm by Ms. Sue

Gr. 12 College English
It is "The Lotttery Ticket" from Anton Chekhov.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7:40pm by AL 87

english
The German Oktoberfest actually begins in September. I have to name the predicate modifiers. I think the predicate is begins. Would the modifiers be actually and September?
Friday, September 12, 2008 at 4:27pm by jessica

math
-50--41--65+205-318+-5 Simply, just change the double negatives (--) to addition signs, and follow the order of operations.
Friday, June 17, 2005 at 2:17pm by inters

Gr. 12 English
I want to use the words inaudibly and contradict in a sentence, but I can't think of any.
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 7:36pm by AL 87

chemistry grade 11
I'm glad it helped but after reading my response I'm surprised it would help anyone. I really messed up that sentence. Double negatives and all.
Monday, December 15, 2008 at 10:18pm by DrBob222

Gr. 12 College English
I think the tone of the narrator is formal. is that even right?
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7:40pm by AL 87

Gr. 12 College English
I'm not sure, actually. I can't tell if the narrator feels sorry for Ivan.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7:40pm by AL 87

double negatives
the great white shark doesnt usually attack no person unless it confuses the person for a sea lion or seal
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 9:58pm by Anonymous

Grammar
Help with dangling modifiers This site has a great explanation of dangling modifiers and suggestions about how to correct them. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html
Monday, October 9, 2006 at 4:35pm by Judy Hoffman

Gr. 12 College English
I can't seem to figure out the tone of the narrator in "The Lottery Ticket", and how it is established.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7:40pm by AL 87

English
1) I would not use "We have double Italian." Perhaps "We have double classes of Italian." 5) All tests must be handed (in) to me by 12 o'clock. I don't understand the last question? Sra You enroll in school also?
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 6:09pm by SraJMcGin

Computer science
a typical double method looks like this: double areaOfTrapezoid(double A, double B, double H){ double area; area=........ (according to your instructions. return area; }
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 10:22pm by MathMate

Grammar
Here's a webpage on dangling modifiers and how to correct them: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm#danglers I just don't see anything like this in that sentence.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 7:49pm by Writeacher

Gr, 12 English
I want to find a helpful character guide for a Canadian play called "Leaving Home". It is so tough to look for.
Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 12:49pm by AL 87

Gr. 12 English
I have already checked that site before. I want to know the other characters as well, including Minnie Jackson. She is wealthy, and I don't know why.
Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 12:49pm by AL 87

Gr.12 ENGLISH
what are some major themes in the short story "The Storyteller" by H.H Munro(also known by pen name Saki) pleaseee help thanx :)
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 9:08pm by niini

Math
whoops, i see what Ms. Sue did there. rlly subtraction is just adding negatives and addition is rlly subracting negatives. all relative...
Monday, November 25, 2013 at 10:19pm by herp_derp

Trig
for the longer, same sides except the angle between them is now 130 LD^2 = 5^2 + 3^2 - 2(3)(5)cos130 = 25 + 9 - 30(-.642788) = 7.2996 = 7.3 Notice this time the last term was actually added because of the double negatives.
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:12pm by Reiny

math
possible rational roots will have numerator 1,2,4,8,16 (or negatives) denominator 1 or 5 (or negatives) A little synthetic division reveals thet F(x) = (x+1)^3 * (5x -16)
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 1:23pm by Steve

Spanish
Or does it mean "Don't you like anything?" or "Do you like nothing?" Keep in mind that double negatives in Spanish are for emphasis, not canceling each other out!
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 2:07pm by Writeacher

GENETIC HYPOTHESIS
AIM:TO DETERMINE THE NUMBER OF GR.10-12 THAT CAN ROLL THEIR TONGUE(rollers) AT SCHOOL. 1)fomulate a hypothesis. MY ANSWER:GR.11 HAS M0RE LEARNERS THAT CAN ROLL THEIR TONGUE (is it correct and any tips to master ths)
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 3:07pm by EMIHlE

6th grade grammar
Thanks Ms. Sue!! You mentioned that there was another phrase for #2 (We were looking for the documents that were hidden under the generator.). But, I don't see it. Also, can you check these 2? 18. I kicked out the vent and we jumped from the shaft into a dumpster filled with ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 8:18pm by Alex

Physics
And the answer is still wrong, you have the wrong formula and forgot 9.81 as surface grav. Gr=R^2/R^2 * G Gr= (6378^2/6598^2) *9.81 Gr= 9 . 166 708 367 IDK about the percent thing
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 10:44am by BobSheldon

Math
False. Let the number being subtracted be x. Let the number subtracting x be y. So we get y-x. But since x is negative, we get double negatives, and thus we move more to the right, more positive.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 8:59pm by Knights

6th grade grammar
I'm getting confused on finding prepositional phrases. Can you check my homework, please? Directions: Put a 'P' above the preposition. Circle object of preposition. Put a 'M' above any modifiers. Put () around prepositional phrase. 1. After we cut the fence, we snuck into the ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 8:18pm by Alex

Geometry-8th gr
NOOO, the geometric mean is 12 I merely showed that 12 is correct and satisfied your given proportion a/x = x/b the 3 numbers are: 16 , 12 , 9 , with 12 as the geometric mean
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6:48pm by Reiny

Gr. 12 English
I'm not sure if the the following sentence have misplaced or dangling modifier errors. "My bike fell over while tying my shoelaces."
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:50pm by AL 87

english
Many notable poets often lived in the New England states. In the above sentence i need to identify the subject modifiers and the descriptive adjectives in the sentence. I believe poets is the subject so would many and notable be the modifiers and if that is right then what ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 9:09pm by jessy

English
The verb "punish" is not used for crimes, but for people. People are punished ... or not ... for their crimes. This makes sense: In all revenge tragedies, a sexual or violent crime is committed against a hero's family member, who cannot be punished for various reasons; so even...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 9:05am by Writeacher

English
Dangling Modifiers
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 10:55pm by Tania

Gr. 12 English
Before the end of Anton Checkhov's "The Lottery Ticket", he switches the perspective of Ivan to his wife. Next, I have to explain why this technique is or is not effective.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 8:37pm by AL 87

Gr.12 Data Management
Its 12!/2 man
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 9:21pm by Logan

health Ms. Sue please
I did misread the double negatives in the second question. In addition to defining "cured," the word "alcoholism" also needs a universally agreed upon definition.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 9:51pm by Ms. Sue

gr 10 math
x^2 - 7x + 12 = 0 The 12 can factor into -3 and -4 to add to -7 in the middle term. (x-3)(x-4) = 0 x = 3 or 4.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 11:37am by PsyDAG

english
Yes, in those languages, a double negative is for emphasis. In standard English, a double negative is considered an error ... bad grammar ... or an example of a non-standard English dialect.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:18pm by Writeacher

Gr.12 Data Mangement!!!!
In how many ways can 12 prizes be divided between 2 people? (combination question)
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 9:26pm by nonono help!

english
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. Dangling Modifiers Flying over the oak tree, the farmer saw the ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 1:44am by sandra

Gr. 12 English
Can you use inaudible? "I think she contradicted my point, but her response was nearly inaudible, so I couldn't tell." something like that..sorry it's not great lol
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 7:36pm by Jen

3rd math
No. 6x8 is equal to 4 to times 3x4. 6 is double 3. 8 is double 4. 2x2=4 12 doubled is 24 or 6x4, 3x2x4.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:33pm by Jace

English
I am having trouble identifing dangling modifers. example: If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated. What is the best way to identify dangling modifers? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm This is the absolute BEST website I've found ...
Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 9:29pm by Russell

gr 8 math
If you mean (x-8)/3 = (x+4)/2 then multiply by 6 to clear all the fractions: 2(x-8) = 3(x+4) 2x - 16 = 3x + 12 x = -28 check: (-28-8)/3 = -36/3 = -12 (x+4)/2 = (-28+4)/2 = -24/2 = -12
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 4:22pm by Steve

Literature
Meaningful modifiers include adjectives and adjectives such as: boastful, fuzzy, furry, tasty, magnificent, pastoral, faithfully, scornful, fragile, slyly, regally . . . These modifiers are boring and don't have much real meaning: good, pretty, fast, nice . . .
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 4:08pm by Ms. Sue

English
This is a bare-bones sentence! It has a subject and a verb, but not much else. The = article car = noun; subject started = main verb If you add adjectives and other modifiers, you'll have a more interesting sentence, but these words are the main words. Examples with modifiers...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 10:52am by Writeacher

math
there is a graph, and the title is Students who dress up for spirit week.60 grade 7 boys did,70 grade 7 girls did,70 grade 8 boys did, and 80 gr 8 girls did. the question is what this graph is showing. I put the graph is showing how many gr 7 boys dressed up for spirit week, ...
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 10:46pm by beeca

english
Thank you but could you also tell me then what the subject modifiers are in the sentence.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 9:09pm by jessy

Math
-3 x -3 x -3 = ? When you multiply three negatives together, your answer will be negative. -8 x -2 = ? Multiplying two negatives will be a positive answer. You will subtract these two from one another to get your answer.
Monday, January 28, 2008 at 1:57pm by msp

English
Could someone check my answers for this exercise. Dangling Modifiers
Monday, June 25, 2007 at 3:36pm by Nadine

English
:-) Dangling modifiers are fun, once you get the hang of them.
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 5:41pm by Ms. Sue

English
A(n) is a phrase containing a preposition, its object, and any modifiers of that object______.
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 5:08am by george

Mathematics
The numerator: 7 (-7) -7 (2-3) -49 - (-7 * -1) -49 - 8 = 41 Denominator: 2(-6+9) 2 * 3 = 6 7 (-7) -7 (2-3)/ 2(-6+9) = 41/6 = 6 5/6 Note: When you multiply a negative and a positive number, the answer will be negative. Two negatives multiplied together yield a negative answer. ...
Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 6:30pm by Ms. Sue

Gr. 12 English
If it wasn't meant that way, then it must have a misplaced modifier. We try to get adjectives and adjective phrases as close as possible to the word they modify. How would you rewrite it to make it clear that you are tying your shoes?
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:50pm by Ms. Sue

English/ Social studies
Here's another idea about "double citations" as the rule from the MLA Citations says to double space. That could be what your teacher wants: Double space all citations and indent if the citation runs longer than one line. Sra
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 5:02pm by SraJMcGin

Geometry-8th gr
16/x = x/9 , cross-multiply x^2= 144 x = √144 = 12 check: 16/12 = 4/3 12/9 = 4/3
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6:48pm by Reiny

english
I need to add modifiers to this sentence A dog barked and ran.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 6:52pm by gaby

English Com
Does this sentence have a dangling modifier? Ironing out all wrinkles, the pants looked much more presentable. Yes, again. It reads as if the pants had ironed out all the wrinkles!! =) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm Here's an excellent webpage to help you...
Friday, November 10, 2006 at 11:14pm by kimba

English
Commas needed in 1 and 3. In 3, "... on the island becoming the master of the island." <~~sounds as if the island is becoming the master... This is known as a misplaced or dangling modifier. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm#danglers Everything else is fine.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5:13pm by Writeacher

English????
There can be many adverb modifiers for this adjective. Please do not post the name of your school.
Friday, March 6, 2009 at 9:09pm by Ms. Sue

arithmetic
Think of a #. ---- x Add 7 ---- x+7 Double the result ----- 2x+14 subract 8 ---- 2x+6 double the result ---- 4x+12 add 12 ------ 4x + 24 divide by 4 ---- x + 6 subtract 6 ---- x Mathemagics!
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 12:57am by Reiny

math - gr 12
thanks!!!
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 7:05pm by joanna

math - gr 12
THANK YOU!
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 7:05pm by Geetha

English
Fix all run-ons. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm Include all citations correctly. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ Check to make sure ALL modifiers (including adverbs) are where they should be in your sentences. http://grammar.ccc.commnet....
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 3:29pm by Writeacher

English
Can someone just look and see if I got these sentences correct? Thank you! Dangling Modifiers
Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 10:12pm by Russell

PHYSICS Gr.11
m = 14.6 + 50 = 64.6 kg F = 12 a = 12/64.6 distance = (1/2) a t^2 = (1/2) a (4) assuming speed was zero at the beginning of the problem
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 6:54pm by Damon

Gr. 12 College English
It is formal, yes. But more important, what is his attitude toward his subject -- that is, his main characters and how they handle even the possibility of good fortune? Then how do they handle it when that possibility suddenly is gone? What does he think of them?
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7:40pm by Writeacher

Math
wow guy this method is so much eisier you just make the negatives positive then multiply then you get the asnwer just pust the negative sign in front of it and then move the multiply by what ever percent you were trying to figure out for example -1*50 find 20 % the answer ...
Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 2:43pm by oms

data management (gr.12)
ok thanks!
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 8:37pm by joanna

Gr. 12 Data MAnagement
thank you
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8:57pm by avm

english
hi just wondering if someone could give me tips on dangling modifiers. Thanks Here are some websites with good explanations and examples: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html http://englishplus.com/...
Monday, September 4, 2006 at 12:33am by jessica

math
Since 2 * 6 = 12, you can double the product of 12 * 6 to find the product oc 12 * 12.
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:16pm by Ms. Sue

geometry
or you could just notice that the numbers are just double and double 6 to=12
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 2:39pm by TIM

English
See my other post about parallel modifiers. Try rewriting this sentence, and I'll check it for you.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:09pm by Writeacher

English
This expression is not used for the negatives. 1 and 3 are perfect, but you should rephrase 2 and 4 like this: He isn't very kind, is he?
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 12:12am by Writeacher

gr.12 biology
They are small, and nonpolar.
Friday, September 18, 2009 at 7:23pm by bobpursley

Gr.12 Data
I can't think of any. Sorry.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 9:14pm by PsyDAG

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