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

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

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

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

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

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
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
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
"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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
*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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

history
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

english
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

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

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

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

Grammar
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

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

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

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

english
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

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

Englilsh
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

English
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

english essay
The second poem I will write about is ‘the conscript’ it was written by Wilfred Gibson in 1917. a law was passed to force men to join up between the ages of 18-41 unless they were ill this poems says what you’re really going to expect from the war if you join up you’re going ...
March 6, 2013 by luke

English
2. Read the following words: sautnterd, walked, danced What is the best way to group these words on a classification chart to help you understand their meanings? a. They all end in -ed b. They are all in the past tense c. They are all verbs d. They are all ways in which people...
September 12, 2012 by :)

us history
1-which president was a bachelor,he never married in his life -James Buchanan 2-which state of the U.S was its own country can you help me
May 16, 2013 by jared

english
What would be the prepositional phrase, subject, and verb phrase in this sentence? The gift was from John and his sister. Let me point out first that I am far from an English major and you should use additional resources but this is the way I see it. subject--gift verb--was ...
September 6, 2006 by Nikki

plz help anyone?
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 9, 2006 by apoorva

English
Hello. I will really appreciate some help. 1)Is it correct to use -ing form in the sentence: "The aim of the group is creating a new strategy" or is it "the creation" or only "to create"? 2)Do you think it's OK to use the word "target" instead of "aim" in the previous sentence...
December 23, 2012 by Ilma

introduction, eng
i'm writing a short essay where i have to describe three writers about their literary techniques. for my introduction, i want to start out with a saying why writers use literary devices. Then i want introduce the writers and their different techniques. but i just don't want to...
March 19, 2009 by jen

English
This is my english assignment, hope someone will look over it for me!! Thanks Identify the phrase in the sentence below, and name the kind and function of each phrase. a)Having had a good season, they hoped to win the trophy. having had a good season: participial to win the ...
February 4, 2009 by Erica

english
The view from Mount Fuji is great. From Mount Fuji is the prepositional phrase. Is it an adjective phrase or an adverb phrase?
November 15, 2011 by Anonymous

business
Here is a question on free trade. Country X and Country Z have a free trade agreement. If Country X buys trucks from Country Y and sells the trucks to a car dealer in Country Z, does the buyer need to pay duty on trucks. Why or why not? I think that yes, because good that are ...
January 7, 2009 by Maria

grammar
IN this sentence, I am trying to identify all the parts of speech. "As for me, I don't care for it." As for me- prep phrase I- pronoun subject don't care for it- verb/predicate phrase? or is "for it" something else? thanks, Pegg "As" is serving as a subordinating conjunction...
March 29, 2007 by Pegg

English
Are these two sentences correct? Adjectival prepositonal phrase: I like in our house the big kitchen to cook in. (in our house is the adjectival prepositonal phrase) Participal Phrase: I dislike ordering an item online to find a damaged package when it arrives. (damaged ...
November 16, 2008 by Bethany

chemistry
You are traveling in a country that uses the metric system. Your child is sick and a nurse determines her temperature to be 40.8 ºC. What is this temperature in ºF?
January 31, 2012 by kr

English
I have did the corrections for my english homework I posted a few days ago. Can someone check it over again and give me some suggestion if they are still wrong. Thank you!! Identify the phrase in the sentence below, and name the kind and function of each phrase. a)Having had a...
February 7, 2009 by Erica

Civics
A major US trade partner has gone to war with its neighbor. It's leader asked the United States for help. Which of the following statements is true about how the president will react? A. He will make a decision based on only his own feelings about the war. B. he will stop all ...
May 21, 2014 by Bree

English grammar
"Thank you for your kind support in fundraising at last year's festival." Is this grammatically correct? or is there a better way to phrase this?
June 22, 2008 by Lisa

Geography
I need help with this: "This is a nation in South Asia. One of South Asia's three major rivers is in this country. The country has two climate regions, arid and semi-arid and the dominant religion in this country is Islam." Which country could it be? Thanks -MC
October 18, 2009 by mysterychicken

Social Studies
In what way is a state different from a country?
October 25, 2010 by Kim

geography
What makes Thailand unique among the countries of Southeast Asia? A.It is the only free-market country that does not belong to ASEAN. B.It is the only country that was not colonized by Europeans. C.It is the only socialist country that has had no ties to China or the former ...
May 9, 2010 by AM

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 11:11pm. (Thank you for your help in many ways. Would you look at the sentence? Is 'the same' in apposition with 'about 20 degrees C'? ) e.g. The temperature in cave houses is always the same, about 20 degrees C. English - ...
May 23, 2013 by rfvv

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

English 11
The motorist, confused by conflicting directions, lost his way. Verbal phrase: Gerund Being used as: Adverb?
September 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Grammer
I know the definition of a preposition and a prepositional phrase. I still dont understand the prepositional phrase. Would it be: Randy was scared to jump (over the fence.) (over the fence = prepositional phrase???) You are absolutely right on!!!! Good job.
January 27, 2007 by Gina

grammar - sentence structure
I was wondering if you could tell me if my sentence structure using ":" and quotations is correct... Furthermore, when Howard states: “If I had a spot, I'd slap you in” (54:14), and “everybody has to pull his own weight” (54:30), he uses the aggressive motions of slapping and ...
October 26, 2012 by Cynthia

International Trade-Economics
The demand and supply curves for an import-competing industry in a country are given by: D = 500 – 10P, S = 100 + 10P. Similarly, the respective demand and supply curves of foreign country for this industry are given by D* = 400 – 10P, S* = 200 + 10P. a. What will be the price...
March 22, 2010 by JP

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