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ENGLISH
I'm trying to make sure that my grammar is correct. I need to send this to a customer. Sorry for the misunderstanding about your account. After reviewing your account with the billing processor the last payment that you sent was not the last bill that you would receive. Our ...

English
Change this sentence into passive voice 1 we compelled the enemy to surrender

english
What is the difference between present perfect and present perfect continuous tense? Can I get some examples please?

English
Identify how the underlined word in each sentence is used. 1:Aunt Nan took the (message) for Walter and her. A:direct object*** B:indirect object C:object of the preposition D:object of verbal 2:We joined Mark and (them)on the observation platform. A:direct object*** B:...

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Cross out the prepositional phrase. 1.By the 22nd Century, everyone could be wearing paper clothing. Also, in the future, people might take food pills instead of eating meals. 2. The repairs on our van were going to take around five weeks The insurance company would not ...

English
Don't forget to ________ your umbrella when you go out. 1) take 2) bring

English
1. He held a party for his kid's birthday. 2. He held a party which was for his kid's birthday. 3. He held a party to celebrate his kid's birthday. 4. He held a party for his kid. 5. He held a party which was for his kid. 6. He held the party which was for his kid...

English
English - rfvv today at 4:53pm What is the part of speech in each sentence? Is my explanation right? 1. This book is for you. ['For you' is an adverb phrase.] 2. The gift for you is a book. ['For you' is an "adjective" phrase.] 3. I bought this book for you. ['For you' is an ...

English
Write the subject and verb of each of the sentences. 1.By the 22nd Century, everyone could be wearing paper clothing. Also, in the future, people might take food pills instead of eating meals. 2. The repairs on our van were going to take around five weeks The insurance company...

English
What is the part of speech in each sentence? Is my explanation right? 1. This book is for you. ['For you' is an adverb phrase.] 2. The gift for you is a book. ['For you' is an "adjective" phrase.] 3. I bought this book for you. ['For you' is an adverb phrase.]

English
Letter to Denise by Hayden carruth Is the style of the poem romantic(American or British)? Or it’s probably neither. I just don’t understand what style it could be.

English
1. This is a good way to understand the matter. 2. This is a good way of understanding the matter. 3. This is a good way for understanding the matter. =================================== Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used?

English
1. Why will they hold a party? 2. When will they hold a party? 3. Which party will they hold? 4. What kind of parth will they hold? 5. They will hold a parth for their teacher's party. [#5 is the answer to the questions from #1 to #4. Which questions are suitable questions for...

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The poem written by Linda pastan Egg what does this poem mean?

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1. To what extent are you concerned? 2. I am concerned about the matter to the full. 3. I am concerned about the matter on a small scale. [Are the answers correct? The propositional phrases at the end are adverb phrases, aren't they?]

English
1. How much money do you have? 2. I have money in abundance. 3. I have money in profusion. [Are the answers acceptable? The prepositional phrases are adveb phrases, aren't they?] 4. How many books do you have? 5. I have books in abundance. 6. I have books in profusion. [Are ...

English
1. To what extent is the nuclear risk acceptable? 2. The nuclear risk is acceptable ___ ______. [the structure is preposition + noun phrase] [Which words can we put in the two blanks?]

English
1. What kind of house do you live in? 2. What kinds of houses do you live in? 3. What kind of houses do you live in? [#1 and #2 seems to be correct. What about #3? Here the singular noun 'kind' is used. Is this one correct?]

English
Thank you for your help. I'd like to post questions related to prepositional phrases which sometimes ambiguous. 1. He has made coffee for all of us. 2. Please boil enough rice for ten people. 3. Won't you play a Beethoven sonata for me? 4. We must choose suitable presents for ...

English
1. He is looking for the key in the room. 2. He is looking for the key which is in the room. 3. In the room, he is looking for the key. [Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Are both okay? It is ambiguous, isn't it?] 4. Look at the boy in the shop. 5. Look at the boy who is in the shop. 6. ...

English
1. The letter on the table is yours. 2. A letter on the table is yours. [#1 is correct? What about #2?] 3. He kept singing the song. [In this sentence, what is the part of speech of 'kept'? Is 'kept' a transitive verb? And is 'singing' the object of the verb? Or is 'kept' an ...

English
1. In grade seven, what did he become? 2. In grade seven, what did he become of his school? 3. He became the captain of his school. [#3 is the answer either #1 or #2. Are both answers correct? Which one is the better of the two?]

English
1. When I was thirteen, I read a story of a man like me. 2. When I was thirteen, I read a story of a man like myself. [Which one is right? are both okay? Can we use 'myself' as in #2?]

English
Is this the correct way to mark the stressed and unstressed syllables with the stressed syllables being the capital letters? upON the STRAITS on the FRENCH coast the LIGHT

English
Decide if the underlined pronoun in the sentences below is being used as a subject, predicate nominative or an appositive. 1:(He) and Bev are using the new computer......Subject 2:The dancers on the floor are Toni and (he)......predicate nominative 3:(We) language specialist ...

English
The CEO could not confirm the rumors. The CEO could not deny the rumors. The CEO could neither confirm nor deny the rumors. The CEO could confirm neither deny nor the rumors. The CEO neither could confirm nor deny the rumors. Neither the CEO could confirm nor deny the rumors.

English
The baby went on sleeping peacefully, unware of any danger, but the two creatures fought savagely, Gelert to protect the infant and the wolf to devour it, for it was ravenously hungry after days of futile roaming the hills and forests. what does 'for it was ravenously hungry ...

English
Should I add a hyphen? Rhonda kept a daily journal in the lime colored notebook she bought at the discount store. daily-journal lime-colored discount-store Leave as is

English
1. Get out of here! 2. Go out of here! [Can we use both 'get' and 'go'? Are both the same? Or do we have to use 'get' here?] 3. He decided to get over his limitations. 4. He decided to go over his limitations. [#3 is correct. What about #4? Can we use 'go' instead of 'get' ...

English
Which of the following is not true? A. Alvarez's imagery allows the reader to see and hear her speaker's neighborhood. B. Alvarez's tone is measured and wry. C. Alvarez's speaker wishes to take the reader into her confidence. D. Alvarez's diction, or word choice, indirectly ...

history
Why did Pope Pius V excommunicate Queen Elizabeth I in 1570? The pope declared her a heretic because she invaded France and Spain, allies of the Catholic Church. The pope declared her a heretic because she sided with Charles V to form the Schmalkaldic League. The pope declared...

english
The passage: Suppose the state is considering a proposal to raise the legal driving age from 16 to 18. The following letter addresses this proposal. Dear Editor, I understand that the state wants to raise the driving age to 18. That change would be a great mistake. The reason ...

English
In The Scarlet Ibis, which character trait of the narrator most leads to his regret at the death of his brother? A. Generosity** B. Creativity C. Cruelty D. Jealousy

English
Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands, that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre. 1:Who is Gray pondering with these lines? A:people who rose from poverty to become successful. B:people ...

English
Which of these does William Wordsworth celebrate in "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud? Nature aloneness the death of reason human companionship My answer is nature

English
Which excerpt from Robert Burns’s “To a Mouse” best conveys understanding and forgiveness? “…An’ weary winter comin’ fast,/An cozie here, beneath the blast…”<<< “Thy wee-bit housie, too, in ruin!/Its silly wa’s the win’s are strewin’!” “...

English
Thank you for your help. I'd like to ask one more similar question as follows. 1. He bought a cake for poor children. [In this sentence, is 'for poor children' an adjective phrase, which modifies 'cake'. Or is 'for poor children' an adverb phrase, which modifies 'bought'?]

English
1. Which party will they hold? 2. They will hold a party for their teacher's birthday. [#2 is the answer to #1. 'For their teacher's birthday' is an adjective phrase, which modifies 'party.'] 3. Why will they hold a party? 4. They will hold a party for their teacher's birthday...

English
1. Which fund-raising event did he hold? 2. He held a fund-raising event for poor children? [#2 is the answer to #1. 'For poor children' is an adjective phrase, which modifies 'event.'] 3. Why did he hold a fund-raising event? 4. He held a fund-raising event for poor children...

English
Please read the first paragraph of G.K. Chesterton's "The Philosophy of the Schoolroom" and answer the following question. "What modern people want to be made to understand is simply that all argument begins with an assumption; that is, with something that you do not doubt. ...

English
Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands, that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre. Who is Gray pondering with these lines? A:people who rose from poverty to become successful. B:people who...

English
Does anyone know the poem "To a Fat Lady Seen from a Train" by Frances Cornford???? If you do how does repetition makes the poem more effective??

English
He had a choice. He could be either happy or angry with his life. [This will be the answer to the questions below. Which question is suitable? 1. What choice did he have? 2. What options did he have? 3. What did he have to choose in the situation. 4. _____________?

English
I'm having trouble trying to find the main message or theme of this poem. When I read it I'm just left confused as to what the poem was trying to convey. Any help would be appreciated. The sounds Of the Harlem night Drop one by one into stillness. The last player-piano is ...

English
2. Choose the term that describes the underlined part of the sentence. Although it was raining fairly hard, the team played its best game ever. (1 point) noun clause adjective clause adverb clause independent clause My Answer: "noun clause" Can someone please check it?

English
I'm doing a paper on Fear. My thesis is that the root of fear is that we've been forced to deny who we are. Would I be able to get any quotes from a non-smoker with a smoker by Phillip Lopate to help support my thesis?

English
The Gettysburg Address The phrase "The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here" is ironic because a. everyone has forgotten the speech. b. the speech is famous and people have not forgotten what the men did there. c...

History
Which option accurately describes events of the Haitian Slave Revolt on the island of Hispaniola (formerly Saint-Domingue)? A. Aztec and Incan slaves revolted against the English under the leadership Hernán Cortés to win their independence. B. African and Huguenot slaves...

English
1. Which line from the poem “Wave” best develops its tone? Wave My child (line 1) Born to me by water (line 2) And by water (line 3) Swept away. (line 4) (1 point) a) line one b) line two c) line four d) line three My Answer: B Could someone please check it?

History
How did events of the Protestant Reformation motivate religious groups to migrate to the New World? (Select all that apply.) A. Pope Innocent III launched Crusades against English Pilgrims that caused them to flee to the New World. B. French Huguenots fled persecution from ...

English
"...A charge of snuff the wily virgin threw;/The gnomes direct, to every atom just./The pungent grains of titillating dust./Sudden with starting with tears each eye O'erflows./And the high dome re-echoes to his nose." This account of the conflict between Belinda and the Baron ...

english
"Borders" 1. What does the mother's refusal to state her nationality as Canadian or American signify? (1 point) that she resents govenmental interference in her life the she identifies with neither country that she comes from somewhere else that she is stubborn and proud "...

English
In the blank space after each sentence, identify the underlined verb as active(A) or passive(P) 1:An interesting novel(was given)to my class by our literature teacher.P*** 2:Robinson Crusoe (was written)by Daniel Defoe.P*** 3:In the story, Robinson Crusoe (is shipwrecked)on an...

Honors English
Can somebody please let me know or show me a website that clarifies what the elements of the Restoration comedy are? Also how food consumption relates to the play "The Importance of Being Earnest"?

Honors English 10A
Which of the following sentences contains a verb in the future progressive form? A. The fox was hiding behind the barn, waiting for a chance to attack. B. Housing prices have been slowly increasing over the last months. C. This class has been studying French for two years now...

English
Identify the correct sentence. a) Please pick me up at five p.m. at night after work. b) Please pick me up at 5 p.m. after work. c) Please pick me up at 5 pm at night after work. d) Please pick me up at 5:00 p.m. after work. B

English
Identify the sentence that is punctuated correctly. a) In December, 2013 I visited my aunt for Christmas in Allentown, Pennsylvania, for the first time in 20 years. b) In December 2013, I visited my aunt for Christmas in Allentown, Pennsylvania for the first time in 20 years. ...

English
The quarterback, along with his teammates, __ congratulated following a dramatic victory. Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above? A. was B. were C. have been D. were being

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The surgeon---------------------operated on the patient has a great reputation. Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above? a) whom b) that c) who d) which

English
The team __ is wearing the red jerseys is the one I came to see. Which of the following pronouns correctly completes the sentence above? A. who B. whom C. that D. which

English
Jimmy you must leave the room shut the door and be quiet. Which of the following options correctly punctuates the sentence above? A Jimmy, you must leave the room, shut the door, and be quiet. B. Jimmy; you must leave the room, shut the door and be quiet. C. Jimmy you must ...

English
I really needed help to find an academic journal (not website) based on Marxist theory specifically something talking about money. I looked through tremendous amounts of pdf's so I really need help now.

English
Which would best describe Gray's feeling's about death?(Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard) A:Death is incredibly sad. B:Death is not concerned with a man's wealth.*** C:Death is not something to give much thought to. D:Death is of greater concern to the poor. Is this correct?

English
Which of the following sentences contains a verb in the subjunctive mood? A:All me to introduce myself B:If water reaches 32 degrees, it turns to ice. C:I wish you had more confidence in yourself*** Which of the following sentences contains a verb in the imperative mood? A:Try...

English
I'm writing a personal essay about a novel. Every time I use the title of my novel in the my essay my teacher wants me to underline it. For one part of the essay I'm supposed to talk about if the author has published any other novels. I was just wondering if I should underline...

English
Choose the mood of the underlined verb. 1. (Look) out of the window and tell me what you see. (1 point) indicative imperative*** subjunctive 2. Yosemite National Park (is) a national treasure. (1 point) indicative*** imperative subjunctive 3. If I (were) you, I’d hike up ...

Honors English 10A
Last 2 Questions! The primary means of character development in "The Last Judgement" is ______________. A. allusion B. imagery C. metaphor D. dialogue In "The Rhinoceros," the transformation of the inhabitants is an allegory for ________________________. A. how people became ...

Honors English 10A
Can you please help me with a few more Ms. Sue? Read lines 5-9 from "The Olympic Swimmer." Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and forth in a clear, blue pool; Like fish at play in Neptune's sea. Swimming relaxed, and calm, and free. These stars, like sharks, cut the waves...

Honors English 10A
Can you please help me with these questions? After reading "The Olympic Swimmer," the reader can conclude that the speaker is most likely _____________. A. a competitive swimmer B. a participant in the Olympics C. a coach at the swim meet D. a dedicated sports enthusiast Which...

English
In the story "The Lemon Tree Billiards House" Is the narrator trustworthy? Can we believe his story? Explain.

English
From the story "The Lemon Tree Billiards House", provide 2 examples of a humorous tone and explain why/how this is funny.

health
In plain English what does this mean? Thank you, There are two confidentiality rules (and their respective settings) in MICA. The first confidentiality rule affects suppression of the display of the entire inner table (i.e., the individual cells) of a report. This occurs when ...

English
What is the noun clause in this sentence:I like what I see

MATHS
Problem 1. [24 points] Translate the following sentences from English to predicate logic. The domain that you are working over is X, the set of people. You may use the functions S(x), meaning that “x has been a student of 6.042,” A(x), meaning that “x has gotten an ‘A...

english
This is from "the Importance of Being Earnest" please help thank you. Match the character from the Importance of Being Earnest to his or her quote. a. Algernon b. Cecily c. Gwendolen d. Jack e. Lady Bracknell f. Miss Prism 1. "from the moment I saw you I distrusted you. I felt...

English
what line would rhyme with, when you could take a walking in the park?

English
what line would rhyme with O why do you sit all alone the the dark?

english
what is the super-natural?

english
doing a persuasive essay on ANY topic, can someone give me ideas.

English
Why was Caleb struggling with his individual identity? The book is Called Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks.

English
Which verb tense is represented by the underlined words below? She (has become) an expert in her field over the past five years. A:Past B:Past perfect C:Present perfect*** Is this correct?

English
Choose the tense that correctly identifies the unlined verb. 1.An underwater archaeologist(studies) shipwrecks and artifacts from watery graves. A:Present*** B:Present perfect C:Past 2.Archaeologists (have found) underwater treasures such as jewels, precious metals, and even ...

English
Marxism is both a theory and a social and political movement rooted in the idea that "society is the history of class struggles". Can someone please explain what it means by this, especially the phrase in the quotations

English
Did I mark the accented and unaccented syllables correctly? Line 1- now AS i WAS young AND eaSY unDER the APple BOUGHS Line 2- abOUT the LILting HOUSE and HAPpy AS the GRASS was GREEN, Line 3- the NIGHT aBOVE the DINgle STARry, Line 4- time LET me HAIL and CLIMB Different poem...

english
literary technique of story keesh

Math
Dog Debate UNIT NAME: EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES Directions: The traditional method for calculating a dog's age in dog years is to multiply its age in human years by 7. The chart below describes a different method some veterinarians use to estimate a dog's age based on its ...

English
How to work on the rhythm of a poem?

English
In "from The Diary of Samuel Pepy's" what conclusion can you draw about Samuel Pepys from his account of the Great Fire of London? A:He maintained relations with all social strata?*** B:He became a spokesperson of aristocracy. C:He felt responsible for organizing rescue ...

English
Why would you choose to do a poem in Audio Component?

English
1. Which event did your school hold? 2. Our school held a fund-rasing event for poor children. [Is 'for poor children' an adjective phrase in this case?] 3. Why did your school hold a fund-raising event? 4. Our school held a fund-raising event for poor children. [Is 'for poor ...

history
What do the United States and english bill of rights have in common?

history
In the english bill of rights only protestants could bear arms for defense , this is different than the United States Bill of Rights were pretty much anyone can bear arms? Is this right? Since the protestants were a religion. Not all the people.

English
I have to do assignment to compare revolutionary war setting, characters and events then and now. how to do this? plz help.

English Help?
For my lesson I need to create a alternate ending of a story, I chose "Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin. I have read the story. I'm not supposed to change the ending, but rather add on to it.. I have to add about 2 pages, but I have no idea what I should bring the story ...

english
the moon was a ball of green cheese. is this a simile or a metaphor?

English
Which of the following verbs complete the sentence below? We..... to her before she drove to New York. A:speak B:spoke*** C:have spoken Is this correct?

English
How would "In a Station of the Metro" change if the bough was bright and lively rather than wet and black?

English
This is all for the poem "To His Coy Mistress" They're all short answers. 1) What is the speaker trying to convince his mistress to do? 2) Why is she being "coy"? 3) Outline the author's argument in the form of a syllogism or a logical argument where the conclusion is inferred...

English
Hello. I am needing to know what is the website simplewriter. How exactly do you this? How does it work?

English
Would it be Sports are an essential part to every high school or would it be Sports is?

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