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Language Arts
Use the fallowing sentences and use vivid verbs and adjective to rewrite the sentences. The sentences that I'm having problem with is : I play video game. Could anyone give me idea on how to improve that sentences? Thanks
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 8:45pm by Shadow

Physical Education
You are totally wrong on your premise: Long sentences make things important. Short sentences get attention. Short sentences are remembered. Your sentences are confusing, bewildering, and much too long. Those who can get to the point quickly are effective.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 4:34am by bobpursley

Numbers 1 and 3 are run-on sentences and need to be divided into two sentences. Number is fine, except it needs a comma. How would you correct these sentences?
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 7:43pm by Ms. Sue

English / Grammar
I need help with the following grammar exercise. Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified above the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuating Sentences The goose bit the mailman on the leg. Punctuating Sentences ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at 11:16pm by Lee

It is ok, although your sentences seem to have a lot of comma clauses. Short sentences are more effective. You avoided one of the prime concerns of animal rights folks: That the frog (or rabbit, or rat, or pig) didn't have to be killed at all, it was sacrificed for some teen ...
Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 12:09pm by bobpursley

Types of Business Writing
I understand the bit wordy, but my paragraph has to be 6 -10 sentences. I found it hard to stretch out in sentences.I could have put several sentences together but tried seperating the best I could. Thanks!
Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 7:58am by Anonymous

Grammar Exercise 3 To Be Distributed to Students in Week Five 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. ...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 10:52pm by shelia

needing to write 5 sentences that are no repeat sentences about New Years resolution and you can not repeat any words already used in any of the other sentences
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 6:58pm by Eli

english + law - creating sentences
Use Amending formula, rule of law and civil law individually in sentences. Please help me form sentences, i cannot crack my brain around these three.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 5:35am by Farah

Practice Sentences for French
Can someone give me practice sentences for direct and indirect objects? I want to see if I am able to do them. Also can you give me some sentences to put in the passe compose? thanks!
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 4:57pm by Bryce

Writing Sentences and Paragraphs
OK, now ... put your ideas into whole sentences and then into paragraphs. Remember that each paragraph has a topic sentence which is then explained in detail by the supporting sentences. Waiting ...
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 9:50am by Writeacher

These sentences below is about is how the Entrepenuers are making money off of the gold miners. So, the sentences below are some part of a poem, which is: I thought: What will stampeders need? Now I’m a Dawson millionaire! I sell them ALL long underwear. So what do these ...
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 10:01pm by Anonymous

Health (Ms. Sue)
My only comment is you are becoming a commakazi. Count the sentences, and count the commas. sentences:six commas: thirteen examples for you: Effective writing usually consists of shorter sentences, with few fragements, and compound sentences. One sentence, two commas. Short ...
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 9:58pm by bobpursley

Sentences with 200-300 words? Wow. Those are long sentences. So what help are you seeking? Surely you do now want us to write those sentences for you. Choosing topic? A tentative topic? What about privacy of data.
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 12:22pm by bobpursley

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
Simplify sentences. Short sentences make more sense and are easier to read. Count your number of sentences, and then count the total commas. That should give you a sense of complexity.
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 1:03pm by bobpursley

The following items are run-on sentences. Revise each item either by making two complete sentences, or by adding a conjunctive adverb or semicolon. Change the punctuation and capitalization as necessary. Make all corrections on the sentences below. I was angry when Jonah ...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:41am by April

Think of a funny cartoon that you like. Choose a character or two from that cartoon and write 3-5 sentences telling what those characters did in the cartoon you watched. Use the simple past verb tense to write your sentences. ****I was thinking about doing 3-5 sentences on Tom...
Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 2:32am by BreAnne

Could you please check these sentences, please. Thank you. 1. Connect the sentences with a relative pronoun and make any necessary changes. 2. Write in brackets the relative pronouns that can be omitted. 3. Complete the sentences with a suitable word. (8 pts) pts stands for ...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 2:52pm by Henry2

what are 2 sentences using the word overwhelm? what are 2 sentences using the word hysterically? what are 2 sentences using the word appetizing? Also sorry for the 3 questions,but I must finish my mission.THANK YOU!
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 4:23pm by Madlekia

I need help with the following grammar exercise. Thank you in advance for your help!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified above the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuating Sentences 1. The goose bit the ...
Thursday, June 21, 2007 at 6:46am by Lee

English writing an e-mail
I agree with Writeacher that Anonymous did a good job of consolidating the wording. However, the instructions require 6 to 10 sentences, and that revision only has 3 sentences. I tried, though to stretch it out -- but still could only come up with 4 sentences. Perhaps you ...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 2:41pm by Ms. Sue

In the second line of each set of sentences, use "pet" instead of "per." I think that was just a typo, but it still needs correcting. In the parrot sentences, I'd use "talking" instead of "chirping." In the squirrel sentences, I'd use "in his nest" rather than "with his nest...
Monday, May 28, 2012 at 2:04am by Writeacher

Types of sentences: This doesn't make sense: "with cordinate& subordinate" Please be more clear.
Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:10pm by Writeacher

Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. --- Punctuating 1. With five gallons of gas. 2. The goose bit the mailman on the leg. 3. Because the store was closed. One of these sentences is correct. One doesn't have a verb or ...
Thursday, November 23, 2006 at 11:31am by kimba

Remove the word "the" before "Tom" in sentences 1 and 2, and those sentences will be correct. #3 is OK.
Monday, June 15, 2009 at 5:35pm by Writeacher

Great! We won't write these sentences, but we'll be more than happy to check YOUR sentences.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 7:32pm by Ms. Sue

Would you check the sentences above and correct errors in sentences. Thank you.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 1:06am by rfvv

Reading ASAP
You have to change the complete sentences to complex sentences
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 6:59pm by Anna

Both of your sentences are correct. East is not capitalized in either of these sentences because it means a direction.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 7:38pm by Ms. Sue

Spelling and Writing
how to rewrite sentences that have mistakes in capitalizing and punctuating compound sentences
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 9:03am by Teresa

English - Writing Sentences and Paragraphs 1
aunt and Administrative Assistant? How do the punctuation and sentences look?
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 11:51am by Darlene

SO all I need to do is moreless add sentences together to make complete sentences?
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:53pm by matt

English Expressions
Let's play the bingo game. Look at the big bingo board. There are expressions in each box on the bingo board. There are nine sentences in theboxes. You should write the sentences again with contractions in the boxes on the smaller bingo board randomly. Later I will read the ...
Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 9:58am by John

This is supremely easy! Just find sentences within sentences that make sense to the subject!
Monday, July 7, 2008 at 8:16pm by Isabel

latin-can u help me translate these sentences?
I tried the sentences at my house, and I was unable to figure it out, so I came to here for help.
Monday, April 28, 2008 at 9:11pm by Lisa

language arts
We'll be glad to check your sentences. Many dictionaries give sample sentences along with definitions.
Monday, March 8, 2010 at 9:16pm by Ms. Sue

English Comma splices and run on sentences
insert a period and make two separate sentences
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 1:12pm by christopher

You need to clean up the problem. Too many partial sentences, some typos, disjointed sentences.
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 12:34pm by DrBob222

I'm not sure which sentences you mean. Please copy and paste the sentences here along with your word.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 8:51pm by Ms. Sue

I don't see any difference among the four sentences in meaning. However, I do think sentences 1 and 4 are the best.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 3:16am by Writeacher

If you've tried to copy and paste, it didn't work. You may need to type these sentences here. We'll be glad to help you if we see your sentences.
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 10:35pm by Ms. Sue

6th grade- Language
Five of your sentences are punctuated correctly. :-) However, please look again at sentences 2, 5, and 7.
Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 6:23pm by Ms. Sue

We will HELP you after you DO the sentences. If you are having difficulty, look in a good dictionary because there are often sample sentences there. Sra
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 4:42am by SraJMcGin

I see nothing wrong with any of the sentences, with the exception of #5. Try not to end sentences with a preposition, " his ships arrive."
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 6:01pm by PsyDAG

I have a bunch of sentences that I need to change and make them into simple and complex sentences. Can you help so that i know i am doing it right?
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 7:33pm by marlee

Revised paragraph of 8-12 sentences
are all sentences worded properly, and even flow from one to the other?
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 10:09am by alma

ENGLISH Types of business writing
Reverse sentences 1 and 2. Those two sentences are still too wordy. The rest is OK.
Monday, April 2, 2012 at 2:54pm by Writeacher

social studies
We don't do homework for students, but we'll be glad to check your sentences. You can usually get ideas about how they're used in sentences from a dictionary.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 9:00pm by Ms. Sue

Why is it important that "individuals stand out?" Your second and third "sentences" are not complete sentences. Your last sentence should be "We humans . . ."
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 8:55pm by Ms. Sue

would you pl explain conditional sentences and simple compound and complex sentences and their importance in eng language
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 2:53am by R S Telagathoty

Yes, all sentences are fine. And yes, "for" works well in these sentences, too.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 12:39am by Writeacher

Intermediate reading
Sentences 1 & 2 & 5 read fine. Sentences 3 & 4 don't.
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:20pm by Writeacher

those sentences seem great to me. With num 3 use (able). Try also to make your sentences as interesting as possible.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 8:51am by ash

sentences please help
After knowing their definiton, what they mean you should easily be able to come up with some sentences for each of those words.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 9:01pm by Anonymous

Take another two minutes and look through those web sites. You'll find several examples of that phrase used in sentences.
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 9:25pm by Ms. Sue

First of all, each sentence has far too much information in it to read well. Please divide these 2 sentences into 4 or 5 sentences. Then re-post, and we'll go from there.
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 1:19am by Writeacher

You're wrong. Please go back and study the kinds of sentences.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 12:51pm by Ms. Sue

A compound sentence has two independent clauses. Study this site. I'll be glad to check your sentences.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 7:27pm by Ms. Sue

Study this site. 1. Because of the drought, the town was deprived of food and water. I'll be glad to check your complex sentences for the others.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 8:14pm by Ms. Sue

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...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 6:41pm by Maggie

You can eliminate "because" and put a period after "go." Check this site for information about simple, compound, and complex sentences. \\
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:19pm by Ms. Sue

identify sentences
You sure do need a lot of help. All of your answers are wrong. Study these sites carefully. (Broken Link Removed)
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 7:23pm by Ms. Sue

English expression
When SraJMcGin suggests combining sentences so there aren't so many simple sentences, she's right. Here's a rephrasing of your first set of sentences: 1. Look at the second picture. The lady is Mike's mother, so you should write "Mike's mother" on the line under the picture. ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:02pm by Writeacher

oh yeah i know they arent sentences. they are just ideas for the sentences. but they have to be in inverted order and i need a topic broader than giving back to the community.
Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 3:49pm by Anna

gr 4 english
Two of these sentences have "being" verbs. One of the sentences has an action verb phrase. Repost with what you think they are, and we will give you more help.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 6:18pm by GuruBlue

Clearly you don't "always begin" your sentences with capital letters. None of your sentences are written so when you write on Jiskha! Too much texting and IMing in your life?
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 12:45am by Writeacher

I need help doing my sentences By Andrea
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 10:30am by andrea

Most of your "sentences" are not sentences but are fragments.
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 4:44pm by Ms. Sue

eth drbob
Can you help me I read your post on Pyne and culturism. I don't think I am qualified to critique your paper the way it should be critiqued. Some general suggestions are as follows: Start sentences with capital letters. Watch the spelling. You have a number of sentences that ...
Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 8:44pm by mine mine

college essay
Then I'll repeat what Bob Pursley told you: "What I am saying to you, is that to communicate clearly, you need to shed the extravagant language. It does not impress the educated." ~~ Simplify your vocabulary. ~~ Write shorter and less complicated sentences. Admissions people ...
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 9:37am by Writeacher

English Expressions
Only the second and fourth sentences are correct. The word "eating" (a gerund) is the subject and is singular, so all those sentences with "are" for the verb are incorrect.
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 9:04am by Writeacher

5th grade
Many sentences could be written that contain the words fate and educate. (I just wrote one. So did you) You must be referring to a particular list of sentences, or text.
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 1:59am by drwls

They are all correct. The prepositions "at" and "to" in these sentences mean about the same. You could use either one. However, "to" is probably used more often than "at" in these sentences.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:00pm by Ms. Sue

English -- for Sandra
Also -- make sure you are developing all paragraphs completely. Generally speaking, your introduction and conclusion should be about 4 or 5 sentences and fully developed body paragraphs are anywhere between 6 and 10 sentences, depending on how many details you are supplying ...
Thursday, October 9, 2008 at 3:44pm by Writeacher

Look at the types of simple sentences at this site.
Monday, September 7, 2009 at 5:34am by GuruBlue

Revise the following sentences to make one of the existing sentences subordinate the other? The hurricane destroyed some oil rigs. Fuel prices rose.
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:05pm by Brandy White

Rather than using "Volunteer" in each of those sentences, you need to use the gerund form: "Volunteering." The sentences' meanings are similar. #2 has a slightly more negative tone to it.
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:52pm by Writeacher

You're getting the hang of these sentences. :-) The only sentences you have wrong are: 13, 15, 16, 18, 21 Be sure you know the difference between a phrase and a clause.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 3:50pm by Ms. Sue

Imperative sentence
Imperative sentences are commands. Interrogative sentences are questions. Declarative sentences are statements (not commands or questions). Which one is this sentence you posted?
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 7:37am by Writeacher

English Expression
There are three sentences in the speech bubble on the left. There are three sentences in the speech balloon on the left. There are three sentences in the balloon on the left. There are three sentences in the bubble on the left. ----------------------- Are the expressions all ...
Friday, May 16, 2008 at 3:55pm by John

Business Communications
Very wordy!! First and second sentences are OK. Third and fourth sentences need to be deleted. They're just fluff. Get to the point. Fifth and sixth sentences need to be combined into a much-shortened sentence. Seventh sentence is awkward and with at least one grammar error, ...
Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 11:23pm by Writeacher

Language Arts
AFTER the conjunction? No, sorry, that's not it! Check out the compound and complex sentences here, and you should be able to figure it out.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 9:08am by Writeacher

I have to rewrite sentences using a pronoun as a suject compliment and confirm the information given. Problem, the sentences don't seem to make much sense or I just don't understand it.
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 7:45pm by kathy

Combines the pairs of sentences below into compound sentenvces three different ways. Punctuate correctly. One pair of sentences should not be joined because the ideas are not related. So can you tell me if the sentences are correct. I have to use a fanboy, subornate ...
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at 1:25pm by Debra

Comm 155
Could you please check these sentences and tell me if they make sense. Write five sentences in which you address changes in your writing. 1. With practice, I have gotten better at grammar and punctuation. 2. Working with a study group has made my sentence structure better. 3. ...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 12:47pm by Debbie

vocab urgent
i need 3 more sentences using circuitous please help i really need it! Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Board but we do not DO the work for you! Use any good dictionary for the definition. Use any good Thesaurus for a synonym and/or antonym. When you substitute a ...
Monday, April 23, 2007 at 9:46pm by anonymous

I left out the following sentences.Thank you very much! 1) The description of the monster reinforces the doctor's disgust and repulsion against (??) him (I think "for"?), who is he result of a crime against nature and life and is represented as a demoniac figure. 2) When is ...
Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 5:57pm by Henry2

I'm writing a summary of a book, but I'm having trouble writing the topic sentence and concluding sentences. Are there any examples of topic sentences/concluding sentences for book summaries?
Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 10:01am by Katelyn

Examples of sentences in inverted order. There are cookies in the jar. What a mess you made! In the middle of the night we saw a strange light in the yard. Check this site for more information.
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 5:26pm by Ms. Sue

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 ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 8:15pm by Marvin

writing prompt at least five sentences
I would recommend you start those five sentences with capital letters.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 8:22pm by bobpursley

Short essay
I see several kinds of sentences. Which kinds have you found?
Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:40pm by Ms. Sue

But in the website that Ms. Sue gives me. It says "Imperative sentences in the English language are the sentences that make a command or request"...
Saturday, December 26, 2009 at 3:44pm by Anonymous

First of all, please type sentences as sentences: include correct capitalization and punctuation. Please repost when you're ready.
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 1:59pm by Writeacher

English Expression
The first and third sentences (using "at") are not correct. Both the second and fourth sentences are correct.
Monday, April 28, 2008 at 5:49pm by Ms. Sue

Homonym Sentences
Your fourth sentence is much better. Your last sentences are good. :-) Another possibility for coarse/course: Of course Mom was dismayed by Joe's coarse language.
Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7:30pm by Ms. Sue

The sentences without "should" are fine. Adding the word "should" is unneeded since these sentences include subjunctive clauses anyway.
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 1:32am by Writeacher

You could connect the sentences with "so." I personally prefer shorter sentences, but if you prefer a compound sentence -- then go for it.
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 6:51pm by Ms. Sue

Yes, you can begin sentences with coordinating conjunctions. However, in formal writing, sentences should not begin with "And."
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:02pm by Ms. Sue

sentence help :D
If you use to look up words for which you need to make sentences, you'll find that they not only give you definitions; they also give you sample uses (sometimes phrases or clauses, sometimes whole sentences). Then you'll be better able to write your own ...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 6:51pm by Writeacher

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