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1. I fell asleep with the computer turned on. 2. It is difficult to get to the place because of bad weather. 3. It is difficult to get to the place because of the bad weather. -------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do we need to put 'the' before 'bad weather'?

Language Arts
Good evening. I have a problem in English Language Arts. I have to write a poem. The instructions are as follows: Write a short poem that reflects the mood you interpret of a season (Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter). Follow the requirements listed below: 1. The poem must be 8 ...

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1. We have painted our house gren. 2. Our house have been painted green. 3. Our house is painted gren. ( #1 is an active voice sentence. #2 is a passive voice sentence of #1. In #2, action is stressed. #3 is a passive voice sentence of #1. In #3, state is stressed. Is this ...

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for the poem by edgar allan poe in stanza 5 what are 3 actions taken by the speaker of the poem in this stanza

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1. The gate is shut at 7. 2. The gate gets shut at 7. 2-2. The gate grows shut at 7. 2-3. The gate becomes shut at 7. (Can we use all the verbs? are they the same in meaning?) 3. The gate is shut now. 4. The gate stands shut now. 5. The gate lies shut now. 6. The gate remains ...

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 1:03pm. 1. The road is closed for construction. (What is the active voice sentence of #1?) 2. The city has closed the road for construction. 3. The city closes the road for construction. •English - Writeacher, Wednesday, ...

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1. It seems that the two years was a long time for you. 2. It seems the two years was a long time for you. 3. It seems like the two years was a long time for you. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Can we omit 'that' as in #2? Is #...

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The scarlet letter "dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam" "her beauty shone out, and made a halo of the misfortune and ignominy in which she was enveloped." Fine at least 2 phrases that describe the physical nature of Hester prynne. For...

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Parenthetical expression includes information that may be helpful but is not essential to the meaning of a sentence. They are de-emphasize by

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Can Someone help me on figuring out how to distinguish one clause from another and explain or give me a resource to use that would help. And also give an example of each. Thanks! Adverbial Clause Adjectival Clause Noun Clause Independent Clause Prepositional Phrase

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Based on "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri In "The Divine Comedy," what does the "one true path" that Dante has lost MOST LIKELY represent? The road to Rome His sense of right and wrong The literal way through the forest His knowledge of heaven and hell I read the poem (...

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1. Part A In "All Together Now," Barbara Jordan's main purpose is to persuade readers that a tolerant society is best created by working on a small scale. inform readers of the recent history of the civil rights movement in the United States. praise the work of the leaders of ...

English Literature
Explain the significance of the title of the story "Quality"

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according to the raven by edgar allan poe how is the speaker felling. what is he doing when interrupted by the tapping. and who or what does he think is causing the tapping

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1. Cathy said that she would be here later. ---------------------------- In this sentence, does 'she' refers to 'Cathy' or "another female person"?

English
1. You don't have to go there. 2. You have not to go there. (In British English, is #2 the same as #1?) 3. There were five men in the room. One was old and the others were young. 4. There were five men in the room: One was old and the others were young. 5. There were five men ...

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1. He looked at himself in the mirror. (Does 'in the mirror' modify 'himself' or 'looked'?) 2. I had my picture taken by the photographer. 3. I had the photographer take my picture. (Are both grammatical? Does #2 can be changed into #3?)

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There was/were heavy traffic on the way

Social Studies
Could you help me with these questions? 1. Which statement best explains the significance of the signing of the Mayflower Compact? * 2. What was a major reason for the colonization of the Americas by Europeans? * 3. Which reason led to the establishment of colonies in both ...

English
I am doing presentation about Cherokee tribe. will talk about their customs, traditions,holidays, ceremonies etc. Where can I find scholarly articles about this specific population that talks about how to work their family or with them in general .Or just ideas on what to look...

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I taught (thinking to myself not sure if it’s the right word taught) to myself that I needed to be fluent in programming languages to set myself apart from others in the job market and increase my quantitative skills. Is the proper word "taught" used correctly? Thank you

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What are some personality and physical characteristics of coyotes?

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Which of the following is a true statement about an MLA Works Cited page? A. The Works Cited page requires no special formatting. B. The Works Cited page should immediately follow the conclusion and be on the same page. C. The Works Cited page should contain all information ...

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has anyone read the short story "the new veterans" and can give me like a summary of what happened in the story? i already tried looking online but couldn't find a complete summary? i just need to know mainly the plot? it would be much help

english
The final section of a research paper paragraph should include _______, to help readers figure out how the evidence supplied in the body of the paragraph supports the topic. A. an analysis B. a transition C. a citation D. a quotation C?

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Prewriting can be helpful when trying to narrow a topic because it A. can reveal an interesting angle that may become your thesis. B. can usually be submitted as the final essay. C. helps you eliminate ideas that would support your thesis. D. raises a lot of issues related to ...

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It's permissible to delete a word or phrase from a direct quotation as long as you don't change the meaning of the quote. To indicate your deletion in the quote, you would A. use a hyphen in place of the deleted word or passage. B. use an ellipsis to designate a deletion. C. ...

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Which of the following is a true statement about an MLA Works Cited page? A. The Works Cited page requires no special formatting. B. The Works Cited page should immediately follow the conclusion and be on the same page. C. The Works Cited page should contain all information ...

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Ok so for my class I have to write about an issue that is found in multiculture literature. I can't think of any ideas of an issue that is important to me that i would like to write about.

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If you had read The Last Judgement could you please help me? God...."The fifth and sixth people were an old married couple;he finished them off with an axe and found practically no money, although they had more than twent thousand hidden away." Kugler jumped up: Where? Tell me...

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we did not grow rice voice

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1. The gate is shut at 7. 2. The gate gets shut at 7. 3. The gate grows shut at 7. 4. The gate becomes shut at 7. (Are they all the same in meaning?) 5. The gate is shut now. 6. The gate stands shut now. 7. The gate lies shut now. 8. The gate remains shut now. 9. The gate ...

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Explain what the speaker's word choice shows us about puritans. " let us hope, to symbolize some sweet moral blossom that maybe found along the track, or relieve the darking close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow." From the scarlet letter chapter 1

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can anyone please summarize the short story "an ordinary soldier of the queen" because I didn't understand it at all and I am very confused ? I read it 3 times but still dont understand what happened, if anyone has read it please help:) very appreciated:)

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What would be an example of something that is written not for the purpose of reading?

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Why does Hawthorne begin the story with a reflection about the need for a cemetery and a prison? I read the chapter 1 and dont know why the author begin the story like that. The book is called the scarlet letter and question pertains to the first chapter.

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What does this mean? "The world abounds with masterpieces, and yet they do not fill my two hands"

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The word phosphorescence and gelatinous would be categorized under the label The answer are A. Marine animals B. Fishing terms C. boat terms D. Marine images I hope somebody can help me

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There are three teams in a classroom. 1. This question is for Team 1. 2. Only Team 2 can answer this question. 2-2. Only students in Team 2 can answer this question. (Do we have to put 'the' before 'students'?) 3. This one is for Team 3 students. 4. Team 1 students are allowed...

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1. The fan is above the desk. (Can we use 'above' any time when the fan is on the ceiling, for example, in each corner. When the fan is directly over the desk, can we use "over" as in the sentence? Can we use 'above' when the fan is in each corner of the ceiling.) 2. The fan ...

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Identify the sentence type. I have to do my homework before I can watch TV. a. simple c. complex b. compound d. compound-complex

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1. The fan is above the desk. (Can we use 'above' any time when the fan is on the ceiling, for example, in each corner. When the fan is directly over the desk, can we use "over" as in the sentence? Can we use 'above' when the fan is in each corner of the ceiling.) 2. The fan ...

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1. "These pictures show how lava from kilauea's eruption threatened everything in its path in 1989," I added. 2. Its crater, halemaumau crater, is the largest active crater in the World. 3. then ms. jackson told us that honolulu is probably the most important business center ...

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1. She put a blanket over the sleeping baby. 2. She put a blanket on teh sleeping baby. (Can we use both over and on? What is the difference between them?)

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Posted by rfvv on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:17pm. Oh Lordy, how my heart grows weary, far from the old folks at home. --------------------------------- This is a sentence in the song "Swanee River. Q1: " What is the meaning of "Lordy" here? Is Lordy one of his friends' ...

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1. It appears that there has been a mistake. 2. There appears to have been a mistake. 3. It happened that she was out when we called. 4. She happened to be out when we called. 5. It chanced (that) they were staying at the same hotel. 6. They chanced to be staying at the same ...

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1. It seems that he is rich. (Is the that clause a subjective complement?) 2. My car is similar to yours. 3. My car resembles yours. 4. My car takes after yours. 5. My car looks like yours. 6. My car is like yours. (Are the five sentences all the same in meaning? Which ones ...

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hange into passive voice. People will honer teachers officers do not demand money from public. My wife prepares food Can you complete all the lessons by the end of January Who speaks the truth? Who has broken the mirror

English
For the Tell-Tale Heart, what are two pivotal artifacts?

maths
in a class of 40 children 3/8 likes english,2/5 likes maths and 3/4 like science .find the number of children who like each subject.

English
Why do we have to follow school rules and regulation?

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There is a crib next to the wall. There is a picture on the wall. In this case, do we use #1? In this case, #1 is not the same as #2. Is that right? #4 is not suitable, either. 1. The picture is above the crib. 2. The picture is over the crib. 3. The crib is below the picture...

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1. The fluorescent lamp is over the desk. 2. An ant is beneath the table. 3. The cat is under the table. 4. A book is on the table. ----------------------- Does #1 mean that the fluorescent lamp is right above the table? If the fluorescent lamp is in the corner and the lamp is...

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On the hill, there is a house. When we walk down a little, there is a lake. In that case, we can say as follows. 1. The house is above the lake. 2. The house is over the lake. 3. The lake is below the house. 4. The lake is under the house. In this case, #1 and #3 are right. ...

ENGLISH
1.what are the behavior of students towards school rules and regulation ? 2.why do the students need to follow the school rules and regulations? 3.how does it affects to the behavior of the students

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Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 4:44am. 1. Korea drew the game against Japan. 2. Korea tied the game against Japan. 3. Korea and Japan drew in the game. 4. Korea and Japan tied in the game. 5. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a draw. 6. The ...

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1. Raise your hands on your head. 2. Raise your hans over your head. 3. Raise yor hands above your head. ----------------------------- (What will be the right position after the listeners do as they are told? Are the following positions right?) In #1, the hands will be on ...

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1. There used to be a traffic cop on the corner. 2. There used to be a traffic officer on the corner. 3. There used to be a traffic police cop on the corner. 4. There used to be a traffic police officer on the corner. ---------------------------- Can we use #3 and #4?

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1. Can you imagine people can fly to mars in the future? ------------------- Can we use "believe, guess, suppose, think, and consider" instead of 'imagine? 2. Put on the helmet for safety. 3. Wear the helmet for safety. (Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use both words...

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1. You should draw water from a well. 2. You should draw water out of a well. (Are both the same?) 3. The man magically pulled a bird out of his hat. 4. The man magically pulled a bird from his hat. (Are both grammatical?) 5. I don't have a lot of money in the present. 6. I ...

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Do you know the difference between when you need to use "the" and when you don't need it? I'm not english speaker can you teach me about itt?

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1. famous: be known by many people in many places. 2. famous: be known to many people in many places. ------------------------ word: definition Do we have to use 'be known by' ot 'be known to'

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1. Yosemite is famous for its natural wonders. 2. We arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon. ===================== In the sentences above, what does "Yosemite" mean? Is it Yosemite Valley or Yosemite National Park? - Anonymous, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 1:05am Yosemite ...

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When did they arrive at Yosemite? 1. They arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon on July 20. 2. They arrived at Yosemite on the afternoon of July 20. ----------------------- Which answer is right?

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Thank you for your help. I have one more similar set related to 'a long way' and 'far.' Which one do you use frequently?In a grammar book here, #2 and #4 are regarded as incorrect sentences because 'far' is used in a positive sentence. Is that explanation correct? 1. We went a...

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1. The store is far away from here. 2. The store is far off from here. 3. The store is a long way away from here. 4. The store is a long way off from here. --------------- Are they all grammatical? Far is used in a negative sentence and in a question. A long way is used in a ...

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1. We went far. 2. We went a long way. 3. The restaurant is far from here. 4. The restaurant is a long way from here. 5. The restaurant is not far from here. 6. The restaurant is not a long way from here. 7. How far is it from here to the restaurant? 8. It is 100 meters...

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Is there a name for a building that has two retailers in the same building?

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Recent, humor, profile, linen, smoky, legal, comet, shiver, minus, loser, punish, cavern, local, decent, vacant, and panic follows the v/vc pattern or the vc/v pattern.

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Q1. Does a recipient's address mean a receiver's address? Q2. Are the following all correct? They are for the date under the sender's address? 1. 29/4/92 2. 29th March 1992 3. 29 March 1992 4. 4/29/92 5. March 29th, 1992 6. March 29, 1992 (#1,2, and 3 seem to be used in ...

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The Personal Manager Cratex Ltd. 21 Firside Road Birmingham B15 2RX --------------------------- This is a recipient's address for a formal letter. What is the meaning of "B15 2RX"? This one is from the UK for a formal letter sample.

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80 Green Road Mosely Birmingham B13 9PL -------------------------- This is a sender's address. What is the meaning of 'B13 9PL'? This address for a formal letter is from the UK>

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WHen the question asks, what is the basic premise of the environmental act. What is it asking me for, what it covers? I interpreted as what it covers but when i searched up the definition for premise, it said previous statement or base of argument. So now i am confused

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Unit 4 Lesson 4: Writing Workshop: Compare & contrast essay I have to compare Nethergrave with something that's science fiction, from a book, movie, or even a video game... Any ideas what I should compare Nethergrave with?

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1.Rita is writing a story. 2.I was buying vegetables. 3.seema was eating apples. 4. The family was watching a cricket match.

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Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 12:22pm. An airplane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that enable it to fly through the air ----------------------- In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to? Does 'it' refer to 'an airplane' or 'a device'? •...

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1. He was flying above the clouds. 2. He was flying over the clouds. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. The bird is flying to the south above the clouds. 4. The bird is flying to the south over the clouds. (Is there any diferences between them?) 5. The balloon is moving above ...

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1. Spring is still a long way off. 1-2. Spring is still a long way away. 2. Spring is still far off. 3. Spring is still far away. ------------------------------- Can we use all the sentences?

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1. I still could not understand him. 2. I still don't understand. 3. He was still waiting for her . 4. He has still been looking for the kid. ----------------------------- Is the position of 'still' correct? Are they all acceptable in terms of grammar?

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1. I happened to meet he on the sidewalk. 2. I chanced to meet her on the sidewalk. 3. I met her on the sidewalk by chance. 4. I met her on the sidewalk by accident. 5. I met her on the sidewalk by happen. ------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? What about #5? Is...

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1. The helicopter is flying over the clouds. 2. The helicopter is flying above the clouds. ----------------------------- What is the difference between them?

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They are closings at the end of a letter 1. Yours sincerely 2. Sincerely 3. Sincerely yours 4. Faithfully yours 5. Faithfully 6. Truly yours 7. Truly ------------------------ I know that 'Sincerely' is used. What about #5 and #7? Can they be used as closings? Are #2, #5, and #...

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Revise the following paragraph, improving it without changing its overall meaning. Pay particular attention to any potential sentence fragments.     I love Impressionist art. When I was a child, I went to the museum. The art museum. I stood in front of Monet's painting of ...

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1. He raised his arms above his head. 2. He raised his arms over his head. (Can we use both over and above? Do they have the same meaning?) 3. The sun's coming up above the mountain. 4. The sun's coming up over the mountain. (Can we use both over and above? Do they have the ...

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1. She looked back on the past without regret. 2. She recalled the past without regret. 3. She recollected the past without regret. ------------------------------ Are they all the same? What other phrases do you frequently use instead of 'looked back on'?

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An airplane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that enable it to fly through the air ----------------------- In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to? Does 'it' refer to 'an airplane' or 'a device'?

english
can someone help me with Frederic douglass and how he learned hoe to read and write

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the trouble with television Robert MacNeil voices a strong opinion about television in a paragraph explain his opinion then tell whether you agree or disagree with him support your view with at least two pieces of evidence from MacNeil's essay or from your own reading or ...

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1. She wears light makeup that looks natural. 2. She puts on light makeup that looks natural. 3. She is wearing light makeup that looks natural. 4. She is putting on light makeup that looks natural. ----------------------- Are they all gramatical? Any diferences?

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-------------------- 1. Everywhere you go, you will find the same thing. 2. Wherever you go, you will find the same thing. 3. No matter where you go, you will find the same thing. Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is popuplar? •English - Writeacher, Sunday, ...

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You will see what kinds of things you can do in each city. ------------------------- Does 'see' mean 'understand' or 'take a look at with eyes' in this sentence?

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Why are these quotes a metaphor. Quotes are from "shooting an elephant." They were watching me as they would watch a conjurer about to perform a trick. Standing in front of the unarmed native crowd seemingly the leading actor of the piece

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1. He has written this novel in easy English. (active) 2. This novel is written in easy English. (passive) 3. This novel has been written in easy English.(passive) 4. He has lost his pen.(active) 5. His pen has been lost by him.(passive) 6. His pen is lost by him.(passive) ...

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1. I am already late. 2. I have already been late. 3. It was already late. 4. It had already been late. 5. It has already been late. ---------------------------- Can we use all the expressions?

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What specifically was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking out against when he made this statement in 1958? “I could never adjust to the separate waiting rooms, separate eating places, separate rest rooms, partly because the separate was always unequal, and partly because the...

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1. Their mother dressed the children every morning. => The children were dressed every morning by their mother. 2. He had dressed himself in the latest fashion. => He was dressed in the latest fashion. ------------------------- active voice => passive voice Was the...

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1. He wrote this novel last year. => This novel was written last year. 2. He has written this novel in easy English. => This novel is written in easy English. 3. He lost two pens last week. => Two pens were lost last week. 4. He has lost two pens . => Two ...

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1. Please be quiet and draw you attention to me. 2. Please be quiet and pay you attention to me. (Can we use 'pay' instead of 'draw'? Do you have some other similar verbs?)

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1. Korea drew the game against Japan. 2. Korea tied the game against Japan. 3. Korea and Japan drew in the game. 4. Korea and Japan tied in the game. 5. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a draw. 6. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a tie...

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1. What animals live a lot in Canada? - Many beavers live in Ottawa. (Is this question or answer correct?) 2. What kinds of stick food are there on Wangfujing Street? - There are meat, fruit, insect, and even starfish sticks. (Is this question or answer correct?) 3. What kinds...

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