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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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 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

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 :)

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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
*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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adverb objects 2 Check please
6.B 7.C 8.A 9.B 10.B 6.Which words make up the adverb phrase in the sentence? Which word does the adverb phrase modify? After sunset the pack of coyotes howled loudly. A. howled loudly modifies coyotes B. the pack of modifies coyotes C. After sunset modifies howled D. coyotes ...
September 19, 2014 by Matt

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

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

I have a History project, and I have to ask a person questions emigrating from their country to America. Can someone give me websites that have questions to ask? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Just take the interrogative/question words and make up your OWN...
May 29, 2007 by ben

Lang Arts
Select the letter that corresponds to the word or words that the italicized phrase modifies or describes. 9. The scientist Jane Goodall was born (in London) in 1934. a. in 1934 b. Jane Goodall c. scientist d. was born 10. In her twenties, she began her life’s work, (the study ...
September 25, 2012 by Nyla

Technology ..Urgent help
Analyze an example of new technological use that contradicts the principle of technological determinism. In other words, think of an example in which culture, social context, or other factors result in very different uses of an identical technological device. “New technology” ...
November 3, 2008 by Susan

What grammatical structure is the italicized portion of the sentence? By serving as a popcorn vendor, Don saw many good games. present participial phrase nominative absolute appositive past participial phrase prepositional phrase with a gerund
June 5, 2013 by Chris

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 ...
November 2, 2006 by mine mine

social studies
How can democracies prevent the rise of dictatorships in their country? The best way to avoid a dictatorship is with an alert and informed citizenry. AND these citizens need to VOTE. Democracy is based on the principle that informed citizens will run their country as a ...
October 16, 2006 by fathead

April 8, 2013 by Bella (The Parent)

Is this an example of a participial phrase? The man in the suit was her former fiance.
December 6, 2007 by Kimmy

6th grade grammar
Can you check these sentences? Identify whether each sentence includes an action verb, linking verb, or verb phrase. 1. Celina is coming to my house after dinner. Linking = is verb phrase = is coming 2. The weather was beautiful this past weekend. Linking = was verb phrase = ...
December 11, 2013 by Alexis

Another way of saying 'less on the original energy?'. I need to re-phrase it.
September 7, 2008 by June

Is there another word/phrase for the value "treat others the way you want to be treated"?
April 28, 2014 by maya

Need a couple of these checked- What best describes the phrase in CAPS? 1.Shiny glass bowls and goblets drew the gaze of people PASSING THE WINDOW. Ans- gerund phrase 2.TO CONVINCE YOUR AUDIENCE, you need facts and solid reasoning Ans- infinitive phrase 3.Try DIALING THE ...
May 12, 2009 by mysterychicken

help questions english
Ernest Hemingway is known for his distinctive writing style and his straightforward prose in which he uses simple words and few adjectives. Every word, sentence, phrase is what seems to be direct, but can have multiple meanings. His writing style gives the reader a chance to ...
August 7, 2006 by Anonymous

LA-check my answers.
Singing loudly in the shower is what Jessica loves to do every morning. gerund phrase participial phrase appositive phrase *** prepositional phrase The janitor told Principal Johnson he put the cleaning materials where he always left it. independent clause noun clause ...
January 13, 2014 by Princess Anna

Bus 599
In what way does the phrase, "gross domestic product," seem to be a misnome
April 9, 2013 by Anonymous

5th grade
GI ___ ccccc What is this phrase? Example: stand _____ I means "I understand"
October 9, 2008 by Trevan

What is the verb or verb phrase in the sentence: Her mother, Naomi, is a tax attorney with her own business.
May 2, 2012 by ROSIE

What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. A. Run-on sentence B. Infinitive phrase C. Prepositional phrase D. Dangling modifier correct C. PrepositioNal phrase
June 16, 2014 by Anonymous

Identify each preposition and each prepositional phrase. 1. The first street railway in the world was built in New York in 1832. preposition is in/ prepositional phrase is in New York in 1832. 2. The inventor of the telephone was born in Scotland. preposition is of/ ...
February 27, 2014 by Anonymous

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