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LIT.
The way Cowley uses the phrase "my own country" is an example of
November 5, 2008 by GATOR

English
I am need help with these questions I keep getting the answer wrong can you help me by explaining why The way Cowley uses the phrase "my own country" is an example of A. simile. B. consonance. C. repetition. D. personification. my answer is c The phrase "mid-May" is an example...
April 18, 2008 by janet

literature/poetry
1. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an A. quatrain. B. octet. C. couplet. D. sestet. 2. The line "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of A. a metaphor. B. a simile. C. a couplet. D. alliteration...
April 13, 2008 by bill

Spanish
One of the countries in Central America uses Spanish as the official language of the country but also has 23 different Maya groups; each with its own dialect. What country is it?
September 3, 2007 by Luke

Literature-Poetry
Hi, I am doing a correspondence course and was wondering if the answers for my quiz were right, could you help please? My answers are identified by <>. I am aware that someone else has posted on this subject but posted wrong... I hope I did this correctly. 1. If this be ...
May 28, 2008 by Susan

English
How does the author arrange this passage? A) He uses dialogue in the first half to express the confusion over the phrase "Don't give up the ship." He uses a rhyming poem in the second half to explain the phrase's source. B) He uses dialogue in the first half to express the ...
March 11, 2016 by Marc

Please someone proofread portion of my work!
Please if the paragraph flows well, makes sense and if it analyzes why the use of wealth is significant in Claudius's part in Hamlet. Claudius uses the royal fortune for his own personal needs to satisfy himself. The King of Denmark uses his royal assets to alter people’s ...
October 30, 2007 by Anonymous

English
This is what I think they are 1."Leaving their native land to colonize in America," they expected to land in the colony of Virginia. A.prepositional phrase B. appositive phrase c.participial phrase d.gerund phrase e.infinitive phrase f.absolute phrase 2."Steering a northerly ...
November 29, 2013 by Trex

6th grade English
What would be an example of a complete sentence using the phrase "wishing for a way to make this happen"?
August 11, 2010 by Brady

11th grade
Hi I am looking for sample travel brochure (made with Publisher or the like) of a spanish speaking country. I have the assignment of writing a trip itenerary to a spanish speaking country and I feel like an example would help lead the way.
May 18, 2009 by Mike

Economics
Based on the total world trade share with the given information, find the nations deficit or surplus. country A exports to country B: $35 country A exports to country C: $25 country B exports to country A: $30 country B exports to country C: $25 country C exports to country A...
March 13, 2008 by Hu

English
"Studying about medicine" is important to a doctor. adverbial phrase gerund phrase infinitive phrase participial phrase What type of phrase is the phrase in quotes? Is it gerund?
October 14, 2013 by Anonymous

english
Identify the term that correctly identifies the capitalized word(s) in each sentence. 7. LISTENING TO THE MIX CD MY BROTHER MADE FOR ME, I began to hope he would make me another. a. adverbial phrase b. gerund phrase c. infinitive phrase d. participial phrase 8. Staci decided ...
September 13, 2012 by Anonymous

Lang. Arts
Identify the term that correctly identifies the capitalized word(s) in each sentence. 7. LISTENING TO THE MIX CD MY BROTHER MADE FOR ME, I began to hope he would make me another. a. adverbial phrase b. gerund phrase c. infinitive phrase d. participial phrase 8. Staci decided ...
September 13, 2012 by Yoda

English
Select the letter of the choice that correctly identifies the underlined phrase in the sentence. 1. The 17th century Pilgrims were the first Europeans (to arrive on Cape Cod.) A. infinitive phrase B. absolute phrase C. prepositional phrase D. appositive phrase I think it's A. ...
April 12, 2011 by anthony

English
Choose the term that describes the following phrase. Kris was anxious (about her new job) a. infinitive phrase b. adverb phrase c. adjective phrase d. appositive phrase***
January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
4. (Landing in New England) caused much disappointment among the Pilgrims. A. infinitive phrase B. gerund phrase C. prepositional phrase D. appositive phrase I think it's B? 5. Today, homes (on Cape Cod) still display this famous "weathered" look. A. prepositional phrase B. ...
April 12, 2011 by anthony

English
Choose the term that describes the CAPITALIZED phrase. Raoul’s sister, A GOLF PRO, gave him basic instructions. a. adjective phrase b. appositive phrase*** c. adverb phrase d. infinitive phrase
January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
"When you're finished", please lock the door. Choose the term that describes the phrase in quotation marks. A.) adverb phrase B.) adjective phrase C.) infinitive phrase D.) appositive phrase I have no clue for this one.
December 16, 2013 by Cassie

life science!
Whats the difference between decomposer,consumer,and producer? give an example of each and tell how producers make their own food. I looked in my book but it just doesnt say anything about any of those 3 things!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For food: A producer grows/makes...
September 9, 2006 by julie

physics homework
An ocean liner going from country a to country b stops for a few days in country. You are on board and wish to estimate the time it will take you to get to country b. it is 3700 km from country a to country c and 6200 km from country c to country b. It took 5.1 days to reach ...
December 29, 2010 by sarah

College English 101
On these we had to say if the sentence is Prepositional phrase, Participial, Gerund phrase, Infinitive phrase, or Appositive phrase. 1. Losing weight gradually gives the body time to adjust. I can not figure out if it is an Infinitive phrase, or Participial phrase.
January 30, 2010 by Theresa

English
Mrs. Patti, "a math teacher at my school", plans to retire next year. Choose the term that describes the phrase in quotation marks. A.) adverb phrase B.) infinitive phrase C.) adjective phrase D.) appositive phrase I think it is C..?
December 16, 2013 by Cassie

history
i have 4 questions from an excerpt from President Truman's "Truman Doctrine" speech, made to Congress in March 1947. "nearly every nation must chose between... i believe that we much assist free peoples to work out their.." my first question is : when truman uses the phrase "...
March 31, 2009 by history

English grammar.
Please check my answer! What is the capitalized phrase? TO SCORE ACCURATELY, bowlers must learn what the terms spare, strike, and split mean. Infinitive phrase**** Gerund phrase Adverb phrase none of the above I though that the capitalized phrase was an infinitive phrase.
January 14, 2016 by Becca

English
Choose the term that describes the phrase in parentheses . You can just give the homework to Marc, (my next door neighbor), to give to me. adverb phrase adjective phrase appositive phrase participial phrase******
December 29, 2015 by Mike

English
1. What puzzled me is why he left the country. 2. What puzzled me is the way why he left the country. 3. What puzzled me is the way he left the country. ================= Are they all the same? What is the part of speech of 'why' in #1?
September 21, 2015 by rfvv

English
"Tolerance is the word used most often when this kind of coexistence succeeds, but tolerance is a vanilla-pudding word, standing for little more than the allowance of letting others live unremarked and unmolested. Pride seems excessive, given the American willingness to ...
September 16, 2015 by Elizabeth

math
a country has 221 mobile cellular telephones per 250 inhabitants. if the country's population is about 2,800 how many mobile cellular telephones does the country have? in your own words, using complete sentences solve the problem
December 4, 2010 by shannon

English
"Eating flesh with razor-sharp teeth" is how piranhas survive. prepositional phrase gerund phrase participial phrase appositive phrase A?
November 20, 2013 by Anonymous

English
What kind of phrase is the underlined group of words? The house across the street has a large front dooradjective phrase B. adverb phrase C. appositive phrase
February 10, 2016 by Dasha

English
Combined the sentences by changing the italicized word group to an infinitvie or infinitive phrase (italicized word group) 1. The journalist took a job in the hotel. (This way he would get facts for an article. ) 2. Bob used raspberry flavor in the cod liver oil. (It masks the...
April 8, 2011 by Tommy

Language Arts
* Singing loudly in the shower* is what Jessica loves to do every morning. gerund phrase participial phrase appositive phrase prepositional phrase My answer is C.
January 23, 2014 by Mary

english
Please help i don't understand this What kind of phrase is the underlined group of words? The puppy sat down on the carpet. A. adjective phrase B. appositive phrase C. adverb phrase
April 28, 2015 by TiffenyLPS

English
1. You can just give the homework to Marc, *my next door neighbor*, to give to me. a.) Adverb Phrase b.) Adjective Phrase c.) Appositive Phrase d.) Participle phrase I think it is an appositive phrase because of the detail of “My next door neighbor” 2. *When you're finished,* ...
January 13, 2016 by English

English
The pool, “covered up since the end of summer”, is now open, clean and ready to use. a. infinitive phrase b. participial phrase c. gerund phrase d. prepositional phrase B
November 20, 2013 by Anonymous

language
Identify the italicized word or words EATING FLESH WITH RAZOR-SHARP TEETH is how piranhas survive. a) gerund phrase b) infinitive phrase c) participial phrase d) prepositional phrase
November 21, 2013 by victoria

history
What do you associate a country's identity? Provive an example to help me understand please! Maybe what sort of things do you associate with a country. Maybe you think of their produce, the wars they fight, or the leader who runs the country. For example, I live in Australia, ...
February 5, 2007 by Alba

English 11
In “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Edwards establishes various conclusions and then applies those conclusions to his congregation. What strategy does Edwards use to make the application of his conclusions seem very personal and relevant to his audience? (1 point) He ...
August 13, 2012 by :)

Socials
Explain the meaning on Nationalism: I wrote: Nationalism is the belief that one's own country is the best country.
November 9, 2009 by Sara

language
Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence Going Outside DURING A THUNDERSTORM is not the wisest thing to do in the summer. a) infinitive phrase b) participial phrase c) gerund phrase d) prepositional phrase
November 16, 2013 by victoria

english
"holding the flashlight in his hand",Marcus looked under and around the bushes to see if he spotted the missing wallet. a) prepositional phrase b) gerund phrase c) participial phrase d) appositive phrase C
January 17, 2014 by Anonymous

create a country
I am supposed to create my own country and I need to come up with a creative name for it. Any ideas?
December 18, 2007 by Jenna

english need help asap
* 3. Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile? Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile?   a. “He complains of my gab and my loitering.” b. “I shake my white locks at the runaway sun.” c. “If you want me again look for me under your boot-soles” d...
February 9, 2009 by kate

Statistics
The proportion of students who own a cell phone on college campuses across the country has increased tremendously over the past few years. It is estimated that approximately 90% of students now own a cell phone and 10% do not own a cell phone. Fifteen students are to be ...
December 3, 2014 by Mackenzie

Grammar
Need this one checked- Choose the label that best describes the phrase in CAPS: 1.A string of COLORED LIGHTS edged the deck. A.adjective phrase B.adverb phrase C.appositive phrase D.misplaced modifier A? Thanks -MC
May 10, 2009 by mysterychicken

Economics
“Many countries peg their own currencies to the greenback; these countries import U.S. inflation when the Fed makes a mistake.” Why would these countries “import” inflation. A. this is incorrect because countries only import goods or services B. this is correct because a fixed...
March 27, 2011 by CLA

Grammar
Hi! My question is about prepositions/prepositional phrases. Here is an example sentence. "Think of the time you would save, not to mention the view." Would the first prepositional phrase be simply 'of the time' or would it include 'think' at the beginning of the phrase? Also...
April 21, 2008 by Emi

English
She wishes to visit the country whose scenery is beautiful. (In this sentence, what is 'the country'? Is it a country like China, Japan, or brazil? Or is 'the country' an area in a country such as the USA.?)
October 27, 2013 by rfvv

language
Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence the pool COVERED UP SINCE THE END OF SUMMER LAST YEAR is now open, clean and ready to use. a) infinitive phrase b) participial phrase c) gerund phrase d) prepositional phrase
November 16, 2013 by victoria

language
Identify the capitalized words in each sentence. HOLDING THE FLASHLIGHT IN HIS HAND,Marcus looked under and around the bushes to see if he spotted the missing wallet. a) prepositional phrase b) gerund phrase c) participial phrase d) appositive phrase
December 18, 2013 by victoria

multiplication
what does it mean when it says : create your own set of multiplication flash cards for all tables from two to twelve. do we make the cards starting from 1? example; 1*1=1, 1*2=2 (all the way to twelve. or: 2*1= 2, 2*2=4, 2*3=6 (all the way to twelve)
July 24, 2012 by Celest

language
Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence Simon preferred LISTENING TO MUSIC as he did his homework a) infinitive phrase b) gerund phrase c) infinitive phrase d) prepositional phrase
October 25, 2013 by victoria

business
Suppose you are a financial manager stationed in a foreign country and your boss at headquarters in New York asks you to make a prediction about the future exchange rates in the country you are currently in. You see that the economy in the country you are in has started to ...
November 1, 2015 by Anonymous

language arts
Identify the term that correctly identifies the italicized word(s) in each sentence. 7. Listening to the mix CD my brother made for me, I began to hope he would make me another. (1 point) adverbial phrase gerund phrase infinitive phrase participial phrase
September 19, 2012 by aliyah

language arts
IN the poem “Swift Things are Beautiful” by Elizabeth Coatsworth reveals that every thing is beautiful in its own way. Although the title says that only swift things are beautiful, the poet also lists slow things that are beautiful. She uses unusual examples that some people ...
April 25, 2010 by Hannah

Language Arts help last questions please
Identify the italicized word(s) in each sentence. 17. Going outside during a thunderstorm is not the wisest thing to do in the summer. (*Going outside during a thunderstorm* is italicized) gerund phrase participal phrase infinitive phrase prepositional phrase 18. Following the...
November 18, 2013 by Charlotte

ethics
think the only kind of immigrants that should be favored is the ones that have decided to come to America legally. These are the people that have put time and money into getting somewhere instead of trying to get away with doing nothing. I know that if it were I that was ...
February 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Language Arts
*Trying to laugh as quietly as possible*, Lucas snuck out of the kitchen. A. Prepositional phrase B. Gerund phrase C. Participial phrase D. Appositive phrase Hello I was wondering if my answer is correct for this question, the answer I choose was C. Thanks. :)
January 14, 2014 by S

English
Is "have caused" a phrase? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. What you have is a "partial" which is actually the Present Perfect tense, being made up of have/has as the auxililiary/helping verb and the past participle of the verb "to cause." Here is a good ...
February 1, 2007 by Sandra

grammar
Tell if the sentences, are phrase write phrase if it is a clause, write independent or subordinate. 9 Before settlers arrived .(phrase) 10 In 1794 .(phrase) 11 When it became a city .(subordinate) 12 Chicago had its first railroad.(independent) 13 Before long .(phrase) 14 ...
November 8, 2009 by Christ

Geography
What is an example of a country with a high birth rate and how is it coping? What is an example of a country with a low birth rate and how is it coping
December 14, 2015 by Anonymous

English/Grammer
I have a comma question! When using the phrase "as well as" do i put the comma before, after, or before AND after the phrase. An example sentince is: At the store i bought milk as well as bread.
November 8, 2008 by Abby

college
Write a sentence of at least 150 words—no substituting semicolons or conjunctions for periods and no stream of consciousness. Include at least one of each of the following: gerund phrase, participial phrase, infinitive phrase, appositive, adjectival prepositional phrase, and ...
November 24, 2009 by Jana

English III: Tone analysis
"many a night, just at midnight, when all the world slept, it [a groan similar to that uttered by the old man] has WELLED up from my own bosom, deepening, with its dreadful echo, the terrors that distracted me. " Poe The type of comparison the author uses with the word WELL, ...
October 2, 2012 by Tammi

Reading :)
Think of a novel, short story, essay or poem that sends a message (or theme) to readers. Write an essay showing how the author uses plot, characters, images, language, and other techniques to convey the message. Then give your own opinion of the theme. Can you example and ...
February 8, 2016 by Girl with questions.

Literature
13. Scan this line from Cowley's poem: "its hills bent low within my reach." How many feet does this line contain? A. 5 B. 7 C. 6 [D. 4]
October 15, 2012 by jake

english
I need to combine the following sentence by changing the Italicized group of words into a gerund or gerund phrase. Then write the complete sentence using (prepositional phrase with a gerund object) I watch for the sales. This way I save money.
April 8, 2011 by mary

English-Grammar
Identify the word or words the best describes the underlined(in parentheses) word for the question (Comparing the two essays), it is obvious that one relied on more thorough research. A.prepositional phrase B.participial phrase C.gerund phrase D.infinitive phrase I think the ...
October 18, 2012 by Anon

world history
where can i find an example of how to create a map key for a country which includes things like symbols for major modes of transportation etc.. You can make up your own symbols. Rough sketches of train engines, trucks, and planes could symbolize major modes of transportation.
August 27, 2006 by Bryan

English
Which of the following correctly uses a transitional word or phrase? A. First impressions are so important in both personal and professional life. Addison shaved off his beard. B. Kara has been happily trying lots of new activities lately. For example, she took up needlepoint ...
April 9, 2015 by Diana

english
Select all that apply. Which of the following can function as adjectives? infinitive phrase gerund phrase participial phrase
November 20, 2014 by casey

english
A prepositional phrase can function in a sentence as _____. an adverb phrase a noun phrase
September 26, 2014 by casey

British Literature
Hello, would anyone be willing to check my answers to the following questions? 1. Identify the poetic element used in the following lines from Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem "Ode to the West Wind." The phrase "Thou who didst waken from his summer dreams/The blue Mediterranean, ...
February 21, 2010 by Tamir

lgrammer
can you give me an example of a sentence with subject pronoun, action verb, adverb phrase, verb, subordinating conjunction, adverb, linking verb, subject, infinitive phrase?
January 6, 2011 by matt

Economics
Describe the effects of protective tariffs. Why might a government limit free trade in this way? I know that a protective tariff is designed to protect a domestic industry but i can't figure out the rest of the question. Governments impose tariffs on imported goods so that ...
May 15, 2007 by Kayla

Lang ARTS
Stretching for 210 miles, the Thames is in England. (1 point) 1phrase 2gerund phrase 3participial phrase 4appositive phrase 5 preportional
December 17, 2012 by Gracie

english
Identify the capitalized word. Frederick Bartholdi, THE SCULPTOR, came up with the concept of a "mighty woman with a torch" as he sailed into the harbor. 1. infinitive 2.appositive ** 3 adverb phrase 4 adjective phrase Identify the best choice for the capitalized phrase. The ...
December 10, 2015 by Tookie

Statistics
12. The proportion of students who own a cell phone on college campuses across the country has increased tremendously over the past few years. It is estimated that approximately 94% of students now own a cell phone. Twenty five students are to be selected at random from a ...
April 19, 2012 by Rodney

History
When Truman used the phrase "alternate ways of life," what two ways of life was he talking about? This is from my book: "At the present moment in world history nearly every nation must choose between alternative ways of life. The choice is too often not a free one. One way of ...
June 18, 2014 by Tina

english
I am to identify 3 words or phrases in the Canada anthem and explain. Verse one: 1. True North Strong and Free - this phrase expresses hope and freedom of choice, speech and beliefs. 2. with Glowing hearts - this phrase describes the love and pride for our country 3. We stand ...
September 12, 2013 by vanessa

English/Grammar
In an essay I recently wrote, I wrote the following two sentences: "Natural selection. By examining the meaning of each of these words, the meaning of the entire phrase becomes pellucid: natural selection is the selection of traits by nature." I understand that "natural ...
November 17, 2008 by Kelly

Language help
(Singing loudly in the shower) is what Jessica loves to do every morning. a. gerund phrase b. participial phrase c. appositive phrase *** d. prepositional phrase (Sam and Dean were shocked to find they both enjoyed playing soccer.) a. subordinate clause *** b. noun clause c. ...
January 13, 2014 by Brittany Bevard

Language Arts
Im not really sure about these. But i just put what i think, correct if im wrong? (Stretching for 210 miles,) the Thames is in England. a. Prepositional phrase b. gerund phrase c. participial phrase <--- d. appositive phrase (Singing loudly in the shower) is what Jessica ...
January 13, 2014 by Brittany Bevard

english
Which term best describes the underlined words? Originating in Bohemia, the polka was first developed around 1830. A. infinitive phrase B. participial phrase C. gerund phrase
June 4, 2014 by Anonymous

grammer
Which best describes the underlined group of words? A string of colored lights edged the deck. A. misplaced modifier B. adverb phrase C. adjective phrase D. appositive phrase
December 17, 2014 by Aspen

Algebra 1
Hello. Can someone show me how to 'multiply and express the product in simplest form.' If I can get a detailed example for the first one, I could go my own way for the other two. 1. x - 3 (_______)^3 . 1 2 (______)^2 x - 3 2. x^2 - 9 _______ . x^2 - 4 x + 2 _______ x - 3 3. x^...
June 8, 2010 by Charlezetta

Geography
For my project it says "Circle all physical characteristics that are used as a part of your country's boundaries" I am doing the country of India so wwhat would be an example of the physical characteristic used for a boundary I suppose?
April 4, 2016 by Anonymous

English
1. What is an easier way of stating "That the people have the right to elect their own Legislature" That the people can elect their own government. 2. What is simpler way of stating "That no act of the Dominion Parliament (local to the territory) be binding ont he people until...
March 30, 2010 by John

Math
a map of a country uses a scale of 2 inches = 19 miles. If the country is 76 miles wide, how wide is the map?
April 11, 2012 by Anna - Marie

math
Which other country besides the U.S. uses the English metric system?
September 30, 2009 by astrid

english
choose the label that best describes the underlined word group. -The chilly campers huddled together BY THE FIRE. adjective phrase appositive phrase *Adverb phrase* misplaced modifier
January 13, 2015 by ski

Engish
The weather is the condition of the atmosphere in one area at a particular time, for example if it is raining, hot of windy. (In this sentence can we use ' whether' instead of 'if' after 'for example' to have the same meaning?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 19, 2013 ...
November 19, 2013 by rfvv

Educational Assistant
Thank your for your idea Ms. Sue do you think that this could be a an appropriate re- phrase? Maybe some of the people in country X do steal, but we cant judge the boy in the story because we dont know where he is from?
January 15, 2013 by Sally J Raphel

art
1. This type of artwork can usually be found on buildings or other public property. (1 point)scraffito intaglio graffiti graphics 2. This is an example of artwork that uses the written word. (1 point)photography calligraphy intaglio scraffito 3. This is one of the five ...
November 13, 2012 by Anonymous

economics
If you could rule your own country, what would be your laws?
December 19, 2007 by Anonymous

psychology
What motivated Erik Erikson to achieve in life? Would his own personal experiences in life be considered a motivation? Example: Changing his last name to make his own identity, his 8 phychosocial stages...
May 6, 2012 by chris

English
I must combine the following sentences in the most effective way. Is my answer correct? Sentences: 1. He didn't cover his vehicle with the traditional camouflage. 2. He covered it with his own drawings. My answer(s) - Not sure which is the best way: He didn't cover his vehicle...
January 24, 2013 by M

Vocabulary skills
How do you respond when your parents deny you permission to do something? For example, if you want to travel and work around the country for the summer, but your parents say you’re too young, do you become furious and angrily demand that they stop curtailing your rights? Do ...
October 21, 2013 by Franny

English
1. identify the adjective phrase in this sentence. The rice in the pot is not yet completely cooked. **Completely cooked 2. The convertible in the garage has only 20000 miles on it. **only 20000 miles 3. Identify the word that the capitalize adective phrase modifies. The ...
May 23, 2015 by Anonymous

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