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tread (tred) v. 1. to set the foot down; walk; step 2. step heavily; trample. n. 1. the part of the tire or wheel that presses against the ground 2. grooves cut into the face of a tire. [Old English treadan to tread] 11. What is the purpose of the bracketed information in the ...

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Hi all, im currently writing a persuasive essay on why smoking should be banned and was wondering if i would have to write a paragraph talking about the other side of the argument?

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The most valuable person in an organization is the one who __________________ . originated the organization heads the organization consistently pursues excellence B?

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Need help with some questions! A silent killer is spreading poison across the earth. Rain, polluted by the grass given off by factories and motor vehicles, is becoming highly acidic. This "acid rain" is slowly destroying our environment. Acid rain has already damaged millions ...

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Please help i have tried a lot of other sites and they couldnt help me. Question (essay style): Read this excerpt from Little Brother and answer the following questions in complete sentences using proper grammar and punctuation: Marcus manages to flag down a vehicle and they ...

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1. What is the English word for Gungjeon? 2. It is palace. 3. It is a palace. 4. It is 'palace'. 5. It is 'palace.' [Which answer is grammatical?]

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1. What did the king say to hear the first man’s lie? 2. What did the king say after hearing the first man’s lie? 3. What did the king say so that he could hear the first man’s lie? ------------------------------------ Does #1 mean #2 or #3?

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Which of the following is common to all goal achievement? honors and recognition compromise or abandonment opposition of adversity A?

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I have to write a wisdom poem that conveys some sort of wisdom about any topic, such as love. It shouldn't have my interpretation, but it should give wisdom that would be relevant over many centuries. I need help thinking of topics and what wisdom I would give about them. Help??

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Instead of land, what gift did King Leodegrance, of the land of Cameliard decide to give King Arthur for Gwenevere’s dowry? He decided to build a home for Arthur and Gwenevere to live in and raise their family. He allowed Gwenevere to take all of her belongings so she would ...

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How did Lancelot escape from the four witches? Merlin realized that Lancelot was in trouble and appeared before him telling him of a secret passage to escape through. After the “evil eyes” had finished attacking him, he was visited by kind spirits who delivered the dungeon...

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Who knighted Arthur? Merlin, the wizard his enemy, King Mark of Tintagel his uncle, King Kador of Cornwall his stepbrother, Sir Kay A?

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For the statement: "Mail your transcripts immediately after the posting of your winter/spring grades." Does this mean mailing my winter term grades AND my spring term grades.

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Thank you for your help. [situation] The old man has raised a golden apple and started walking away. 1. He walked away with a golden apple up in his hand. 2. He walked away with a golden apple up. 3. He walked away with a golden apple raised by him. 4. He walked away, holding ...

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1. He said, "I have a talking dog." 2. He told a lie to the king that I have a talking dog. 3. He told a lie to the king that he had a talking dog. --------------------------- Man 2 said like #1. Then, which one is correct, #2 or #3?

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What was the first man's lie to the king? 1. Yesterday, I killed a big dragon with my kick. 2. It was that yesterday, I killed a big dragon with my kick. 3. It was that the next day, he killed a big dragon with his kick. ----------------------------------- Man 1 said like #1. ...

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They are the definitions of 'another' 1. one more person or thing of the same type 2. DIFFERENT a different one not the same thing, person etc, but a different one =================================== 3. One man said, "Yesterday, I killed a big dragon with my kick." 4. Another ...

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Choose whether the sentence is declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory. That wreath should be decorated with a large bow at the bottom. imperative interrogative exclamatory declarative A?

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Which of the following sets of words or phrases are demonstrative adjectives? to what extent -how long or how much this, that, these, and those where, when, how, or what kind, which one, or how many D?

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1. Read each sentence and translate it into Korean. 2. Read all the sentences, and translate them into Korean one by one. 3. While you read the sentences in Part 1, interprete them into Korean one by one. 4. As you read all the sentences, you have to interpret each sentence ...

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Who's Juliet in Romeo and Juliet?

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1. He stood up form the chair. 2. He got up form the chair. 3. He rose up form the chair. 4. He jumped up form the chair. ----------------------------------- Can we use all the verbs here? Which verbs are commonly used?

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Question 9 (multiple choice) How does Cisneros’s style and voice in "Only Daughter" tell you her heritage is important to her? She refers to France often. She mentions an Italian filmmaker. She discusses her father’s habits reading of reading Latin. She uses Spanish words ...

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Which of the following sentences contains an adjective as a modifier? The windshield wiper is slightly bent. Will you be at the park tomorrow? This is the correct way to do that yoga pose? There are two male puppies in the litter. A?

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Demonstrative adjectives can be used as either a(n) _____ or a(n) _____. noun, pronoun adverb, pronoun adjective, pronoun adjective, adverb A?

ENGLISH (ESSAY)
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English grammar
Two hundred rupees are/is a lot of money.

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Why did Wiesel’s father want to give his son his knife and spoon? Wiesel needed to trade the utensils for food. Prisoners were allowed to have only one knife. Wiesel’s father thought he was going to die. Wiesel was not allowed to use utensils because he was too young. C?

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Why did Wiesel call his father’s knife and spoon “the inheritance”? The utensils were worth money to the doctors It was the only thing of value that his father had. The knife and spoon were inherited from his father’s fathers They were as nice as the utensils they had ...

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Why did Wiesel call his father’s knife and spoon “the inheritance”? The utensils were worth money to the doctors It was the only thing of value that his father had. The knife and spoon were inherited from his father’s fathers They were as nice as the utensils they had ...

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Why did Wiesel’s father want to give his son his knife and spoon? Wiesel needed to trade the utensils for food. Prisoners were allowed to have only one knife. Wiesel’s father thought he was going to die. Wiesel was not allowed to use utensils because he was too young. C?

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Read the statement below and choose the word which best describes the writer's tone. I cannot stand the noisy, destructive woodpeckers anymore! This weekend, we will put down a repellant. defeated angry unhappy disgusted B?

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What does Wiesel’s description of his hatred of the bells help you infer from the memoir? Their noise reminded the prisoners that they had little control over their own lives. Lack of organization was a large part of life in the concentration camps. The prisoners hated to ...

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Journalists are almost always protected from having to _____ the identity of their sources of information. reveal modify source translate A?

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What is the definition of the word participation? to think that something is true without knowing that it is true not important or relating to what is being discussed right now a part of something involvement with others in doing something C?

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Read the statement below and choose the word which best describes the writer's tone. Elie Wiesel was born in Sighet, a Romanian town located in the Carpathian Mountains. He was the third of four children and the only son born to his parents. disbelieving pessimistic ...

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Journalists are almost always protected from having to _____ the identity of their sources of information. modify reveal translate source B?

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Read the statement below and choose the word which best describes the writer's tone. Please do eat the last piece of pizza. I haven't had any yet, but you should definitely have a third piece. sincere gloomy sarcastic humorous A?

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Which contraction could correctly be substituted for the underlined words? Joel is not able to make it to the wedding reception next Saturday. ain't wasn't isn't weren't C?

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Which word means a certain way in which something appears or may be regarded? aspect source participation setting A?

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Select the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence. They had to operate on her broken arm because a small _____ of bone was lodged in the muscle fragment property narrator variation A?

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Which of the following sentences is an example of a compound sentence? in the entire world, there is only one art museum for children's art, and is located in Norway ian and Charlotte worked and saved enough for a trip to Scotland the museum is the international museum of ...

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1. He will give a golden apple to the man. 2. He will give a gold apple to the man. [Can we use both 'golden' and 'gold' in the sentence?] 3. She has a golden watch and a golden bracelet. 4. She has a gold watch and a gold bracelet. [In the sentences, which one is right?]

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1. What lie did Man 1 tell the king? 2. Which lie did the first man tell the king? 3. What was the first man's lie for the king? 4. What was the first man's lie to the king? 5. Will you tell me the first man's lie? --------------------------- They are several questions which ...

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"Know now then thyself, presume not God to scan;/The proper study of mankind is man." Which of these is nearest in meaning to the word presume, as it is used in the passage above? - hasten - invent - cease - attempt My answer is hasten but I thought about attempt

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Select the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence. Their dances were similar, but the first team had a modern _____ to their routine. fragments notation primary variation D?

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Select the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence. A fundamental _____ of matter is that it must have mass intent fragment notation property B?

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I need one word or phrase to use in 3 forms and different contexts but I don't know any words or phrases that I can do that with.

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How did the author of the “Montgomery Boycott” memoir help with the Montgomery boycott? telling stories about rosa parks to school-age children answering the phone and delivering messages explaining the unfair laws to her neighbors driving her husband to and from church ...

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In Macbeth, when Macbeth hears that no one born of a woman will harm him, he decides to? A:Kill all the wives of his peers B:Kill everyone in line for the throne, but spare their families. C:Ask Macduff to share the throne with him. D:None of the above*** In Macbeth,Malcolm ...

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Vaping should be outlawed. Agree or disagree?

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"The number of souls in Ireland being usually reckoned one million and a half, of these I calculate there may be about two hundred thousand couples whose wives are breeders, from which number I subtract thirty thousand couples, who are able to maintain their own children..." ...

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Read this excerpt from Alexander Pope's The Rape of Lock "No common weapons in their hands are found/ Like gods they fight l, nor dead a mortal wound.../ See, fierce Belinda on the Baron flies/ With more than usual lightning in her eyes..." This account of the conflict between...

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What was Martin Luther King Jr.’s goal when he gave his speech on the first day of the boycott? to emphizise improvement in economic conditions for african americans to insist on justice for rosa park to persuade other ministers o recognize the importance of the movement to ...

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Which sentence uses the underlined word to mean take up a weapon? The underlined word is arm. he grabbed a stick to arm himself against the threat theo works for the marketing arm of the company which arm of the hospital contains the x-ray machines college had a bruise on her ...

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Which of the following sentences is an example of a complex sentence? in the entire world, there is only one art museum for children's art, and is located in Norway ian and Charlotte worked and saved enough for a trip to Scotland the museum is the international museum of ...

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How did the author of the “Montgomery Boycott” memoir help with the Montgomery boycott?

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posted by rfvv yesterday at 10:54am. 1. unluck ------------------------- Is this word correct? I cannot find the word 'unluck' except Wiktionary. I know the opposite of luck is either bad luck or ill luck or misfortune. What about the following? [Wiktionary] unluck (...

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Am I allowed to copy paste my essay and get someone's opinion on it? Or no?

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1. What was the old man’s lie? 2. You promised me a bag of gold. 2-2. It was that you promised me a bag of gold. 2-3. It was you promised me a bag of gold. 2-4. It was, you promised me a bag of gold. 2-5. It was, "You promised me a bag of gold." [Which answers are suitable...

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1. What are the three lies that the people said to the king? 2. What are the three lies that the people told the king? (Are both okay? Which one is the better of the two?) 3. I have a dancing daughter. 4. I have a daughter who dances. 5. I have a daughter who is dancing. [Can...

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The crowd cheered loudly

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Select the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence. The researcher found an exciting clue when she examined a _____ in the margin of the manuscript. variation notation property intent B?

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Which statement from the memoir is an opinion? "Maritn and Ralph saw extraordinary lights" "several thousand leaflets were printed" "Mrs. parks called e.d Nixon" "yoki was only two weeks old" A?

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Which sentence uses the underlined homonym correctly? Nina's son is turning too in June (too) bradley, you are too close to the gorilla's cage (too) is lacey coming with us to the zoo two (two) you to can go get the water from the locker room (to) B?

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Which sentence uses the underlined homonym correctly? fireflies danced in the knight ( Knight is underlined) I do knot know him at all ( Knot is underlined) Janine's baby weighs eight pounds (Weights is underlined) how do I love you; let me count the weighs ( weighs is ...

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Hi! ____ 11. The author of The Call of the Wild shifts the setting from California to Alaska in order to (1 point) a) depict how Buck becomes a tough survivor. b) illustrate how money can change a character’s perspective. c) show John Thornton’s values remain unchanged ...

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Hi! ____ Ms. Kemp Recruits Volunteers As a new ninth grader at my high school, I was sitting in an assembly about volunteerism. The guest speaker was Ms. Francis Kemp. Today I had an experience worth writing about. I must admit that I did not have high hopes for the hour. I ...

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Hi! ____ 13. Which of the following statements would best state the main theme of The Call of the Wild? (1 point) a) Perseverance pays off. b) Only the strong survive. c) If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. d) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. My...

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Hi! 3. Choose the answer that best matches the word in quotation marks. John offered his wife a red rose as a sign of "appeasement" for their earlier disagreement. This means he wants (1 point) a) to demonstrate the disagreement is unresolved. b) to please her by giving her ...

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And yet, Linenger recovered quickly. in fact, almost two dozen astronauts have lived in space for more than six months, and four have stayed in orbit for more than a year. These men and women faced the discomfort of weightlessness and overcame them and they all readapted to ...

English writing issues
Help With These Issues Grammar Incorrect Phrasing, Enhancement word choice, Style Wordy Sentences Passive Voice Misuse, Unclear Reference, Sentence Structure Maryland Lawmakers Approve Bill To Fight Drug Price-Gouging, prohibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributer from ...

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1. unluck ------------------------- Is this word correct? I cannot find the word 'unluck' except Wiktionary. I know the opposite of luck is either bad luck or ill luck or misfortune. What about the following? [Wiktionary] unluck (uncountable) 1. Absence or lack of luck; ...

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1. I believe him to be cruel. 2. He is believed to be cruel by me. 3. I believe him cruel. 4. He is believed cruel by me. [Are both passive setences grammatical?] 5. People believe Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day. 6. Friday the 13th is believed to be an unlucky day. 7. ...

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1. They study sea animals in Aantarctica. [What does 'in Antarctica' modify? 'Sea animals' or 'study'? Are they in Antarctica now? Or though they are not in Antarctica, are they study sea animals at home or at a workplace.] 2. Look at the boy in the room. [What about 'in the ...

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1. She still owes her father £3,000. ----------------------------------- How do you read '£3,000'? 1. three thousand pounds 2. three thousand pound 3. pound three thousand 4. pounds three thousand

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Select the vocabulary word that best completes the sentence. The researcher found an exciting clue when she examined a _____ in the margin of the manuscript. notation intent variation property A?

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Thank you for your help. 1. He made a promise. 2. He made an appointment. 3. He made a word. 3-2. He gave his word. 3-3. He made his word. [#3 is wrong. #3-3 is wrong.(?) All the others are right. Is that right?] 4. He kept his promise. 5. He kept his appointment. 6. He kept ...

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1. He never failed to keep his word. 2. He never failed to keep the word. 3. He never failed to keep a word. 4. He made a word with her. 5. He had a word with her. -------------------------------------- I could see the pattern such as break one's word, break the word. However...

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1. He made a promise with her. 2. He made a word with her. 3. He kept his promise with her. 4. He kept his word with her. 5. He made/kept/broke an appointment with her. ------------------------ Can we use all the words such as promise, word, appointment in the sentences?

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1. He no more runs fast. 2. He can no more fast. 3. He is no more a baby. 4. He runs fast no more. ------------------------- What about the word order of 'no more'? #1,2,and 3 seem to be correct. What about #4? Can we put 'no more' at the end of a sentence?

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1. He no longer lives here. 2. He doesn't live here any longer. 3. He doesn't live here anylonger. 4. He no more lives here. 5. He doesn't live here any more. 6. He doesn't live here anymore. ------------------------------ Are they all grammatical? I can see 'anymore' in the ...

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It seems difficult, but I'll give it a try. ------------------------------------ In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to in 'give it a try'?

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1. I have a talking dog. 2. I have a dog that is talking. 3. I have a dog which is talking. 4. I have a dog who is talking. [These are example sentences. #1 can be changed into the others. Can we use 'who' as in #4 when the antecedent is an animal?]

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This question is for the play Antigone In the last few lines of Ode 4, the chorus places responsibility for Antigone's death on a. Niobe b. Creon c. the family curse d. Antigone herself From reading Ode 4, I know that the answer is not A or B. Personally, I think it is D, but ...

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I'm writing a movie review of the film "Beasts of No Nation." I am struggling to come up with a creative title for it. Any suggestions? The movie is about a child soldier, forced into a civil war, and how he completely changes from a moral person to a war criminal capable of ...

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I'm writing an essay about the play "Antigone". The question is: "Write an essay in which you argue whether Antigone did the right thing. Should she have buried her brother or obeyed the decree by her uncle? Support your answer with at least two references to the play." I was ...

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This question is about The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. What are the consequences of Brutus's decision to join the conspirators and kill Caesar? Would the only consequence be that he kills himself? Or would there be more? And what are they or where can I find them? HElp!!!!!!!!

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What does "interactive effect" mean (in science)? I am a bit confused with this phrase, but how I interpreted it is that it involves examining the effects of two independent variables on a dependent variable. For instance, examining the effect of different percent strengths of...

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1. He stood on the hill with his arms crossed. 2. She sleeps with one eye open. 3. Don't talk with your mouth full. 4. He is walking with a baseball in his hand. 5. He was reading a book with his wife knitting beside him. 6. She worked in the living room with her husband ...

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what is a doctor that studies skin called help need now

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1. The king pointed at the five dragon heads. 2. The king pointed to the five dragon heads. [We can use both expressions, right? What about the following sentences? Can we use both 'at' and 'to' in the sentences below in #3 and #4?] 3. He stared at the people over there. 4. He...

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1. He stood there, and he closed his eyes. 1-2. He stood there, closing his eyes. 2. He stood there, and then he closed his eyes. 3. He stood there, and after that he closed his eyes. 4. He stood there, with his eyes closed. 5. He stood there with his eyes closed...

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I have three balls. 1. One is white, another is green, and the other is yellow. 2. One ball is white, another ball is green, and the other ball is yellow. 3. One is white, another is green, and the third is yellow. 4. One is white, another is green, and the rest is yellow. 5. ...

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WHAT IS ANOTHER WORD FOR IT

Honors English 9
The symbol of the flag wavering in the beginning and Henry carrying it to the front of a later battle best supports which of the following themes in The Red Badge of Courage? a) honor and reputation *** b) the definition of courage c) growing from a boy into a man d) the ...

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Locate the participial phrase and the word modified. Approaching the curve, the car slowed down.

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1. In my opinion, the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel. 2. I think the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel. 3. As for me, the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel. 4. _________, the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel...

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1. What's your opinion of my painting? 2. What's your opinion about my painting? 3. What do you think of my painting? 4. What do you think about my painting? 5. How do you feel about my painting? 6. How do you feel of my painting? 7. What do you feel about my painting? 8. What...

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1. He was talking to people at the coffee shop. [Does 'at the coffee shop' modify 'people' or 'talking'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase?] 2. He was talking to 'the people' at the coffee shop. [Does 'at the coffee shop' modify 'the people' or 'talking'? Is it ...

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