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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...

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

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

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1. The defendant pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of petty theft. loaded words***** jargon 2. This medicine can produce harmful side effects. jargon loaded words***** 3. So, what's up? slang colloquialism***** 4. She is a young actress of great potential. cliche sexist ...

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One possible theme of call of the wild could be that only the strongest survive. Explain how this relates to darwins theory of natural selection and the survival of the fittest. Do you agree or disagree with this idea? Is there one aspect in which you agree but another with ...

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1. Click the sentence in which the subject and action verb have been underlined, and all prepositional phrases are in parentheses. A. (During the Flood), the Ark floated (over the water). B. During the Flood, (the Ark) floated (over the water). C. (During the Flood), the Ark ...

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1. She enjoys Mary's singing. 2. She enjoys Mary singing. 3. She enjoys his singing. 4. She enjoys him singing. [Which ones are correct?]

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1. In grade seven, I became the captain of my school and held fund-raising events for people in need. ---------------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'for people in need'? Is it an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? 2. They will hold a party for their ...

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a. prepositional phrase e. infinitive phrase b. appositive phrase f. absolute phrase c. participial phrase d. gerund phrase The Pilgrims, members of a Protestant group "within the Church of England" who demanded reforms in doctrine and worship,sought religious freedom in ...

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When you think of separation or isolation, what comes to mind?

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When you think of separation or isolation, what comes to mind? It might be helpful to brainstorm or create a mind map. What image(s) could you use to symbolize separation? When you choose your symbol, try to find words that rhyme with it, and write them down.

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1. I know that I should look 'at' the good side of my life. 2. I know that I should look 'on' the good side of my life. [Which preposition should we use? Are both okay?] 3. Try to look on the bright side. 4. Try to look at the bright side. [#3 is a common expression. Can we ...

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1. He chose not to be angry but happy with his life. 2. He chose not to be angry but to be happy with his life. [Can we use both? Which one is common?] 3. As he started to give motivational speeches, many people got hope through his story. 4. Because he started to give ...

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There you are at last! 1. We'd given you up. 2. We'd given up on you. -------------------------------------- In this context, does #1 mean #2? can we use both?

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When I was thirteen, I read a story of a man like me. -------------------------------- Does 'man' mean, #1 or #2 in the sentence? 1. an adult human male 2. a human being of either sex; a person.

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Indentify the choice that best describes the scentences. When I arrived at the office, I found that the principle was out; apparently, he had contracted the same sickness as half the school. A- simple B- compound C- complex D- compound complex* I'm pretty sure the answer is d...

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1. (Who***, Whom)was the first president of the United States?

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The narrator found ______ in front of the Post Office.

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The basket (that she is holding) is made from palm fronds. independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. simple complex compound compound-complex John was late to dinner and I was late to the movies. simple complex ...

English
1. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? a. The ladiess’s hates were all purple: they looked so pretty. b. We sat down to eat our meal outside; the night was beautiful. c. The string heavyset fighter won his first fight, and he was featured in the ...

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please can u check my work. Thank you. example of a passive sentence: Macaws eat nuts and berries. Nuts and berries are eaten by the Macaw. 1) Capuchin monkeys eat fruit, insects, leaves, small birds and frogs. my answer: Frogs, small birds, leaves, insects and fruit are eaten...

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Hello. I would be very grateful for some help. Please help me to make the sentence correct: "Please let me know when the letter comes so that I don't worry / so that I won't worry / for me not to worry / lest I worry." Thank you.

English
I have an essay to write based on this question, but I'm unsure of exactly what it wants me to analyze/write about: More than one hundred years ago, a writer for the Atlantic Monthly confronted an issue that is still timely. Read the following essay carefully. Then write an ...

English
I'm unsure how to scan these stanzas and mark the accented (/) and unaccented (u) syllables. Could someone help by copying and pasting the stanzas in their reply and marking the syllables above their lines. These stanzas are from different poems. Any help would be greatly ...

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The Cyclops shows that he has no fear of Zeus by _____. A) calling Odysseus a ninny B) asking where Odysseus's ship is C) invoking the name of Poseidon D) eating six of Odysseus's men

English 2
Imagine that you - like the narrator of Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher - have just arrived at a new place for the first time. Write a five paragraph description essay of the place ( for example, your new room, the local haunted house, the shiny new mall, a busy airport, ...

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Choose the best word to describe labyrinths ...His clothes were in tatters, as if he had sailed through labyrinths of coral. A) Circular tunnels B) Blind alleys*** C) Colorful palaces D) Tide pools A labyrinth is a maze right? So is it B, blind alleys. Can someone please check...

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Which of the following choices best describes the language used in the extended simile comparing Odysseus to a musician as he strings the bow (lines 142-151, shown below) "But the man skilled in all ways of contending, satisfied by the great bow’s look and heft, like a ...

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Penelope proposes the archery contest as a way to _______. A) discover the true identity of the beggar*** B) put off the suitors who want to marry her C) provide amusement for her son, Telemachus D) keep the unruly suitors occupied

English
Which of the following flaws belongs to the character of Odysseus? A) arrogance, because he feels superior to his men***** B) ungratefulness, because he disregards his men's sacrifice C) cowardice because he lies to the Cyclops about his identity D) recklessness, because be ...

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For the following questions, match each word to its definition by filling in the correct letter A. wise B. deceptively charming C. enormous D. passion E. sound; fit F. competing G. awe-inspiring H. sinister; threatening 4. ardor - D 5. sage - A 6. contending - F 7. prodigious...

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Read the following sentences adapted from p. 129 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963. The boys got into bed. Byron was up in his top bunk and Kenny was down in the bottom. Kenny was so excited that he was talking a mile a minute-although he realized that he was probably just ...

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What is the benefit Bushnell sees in video games? A)They improve kids reflexes*** B)They excite kids about technology C)They fill up our leisure time D)They are an affordable activity The point of the profile "Nolan Bushnell" is to learn about____ A)Bushnell's life B)the rise ...

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What does the narrator of “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace” want? A) people to reject computers B) computers to rule man and animal C) the natural world to swallow up technology D) computers and living things to live together in a natural harmony*** Am i ...

English/ELA
Which vocabulary word best fits with the following group of words? Information, awareness, intelligence knowledge explore experiment question I'm not sure which one it is but I'm pretty sure its either C or D.

English
10) Can you remember the name of the person from ______ you received this information? A) who B) whom*** C) whose D) who's 11) Jen, _____ latest short story was published last week, os only 15 years old. A) who B) whom C) whose**** D) who's 12) Gabi said she needed to finish ...

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"But we by love, so much refined,/That ourselves know not what it is./Interassured of the mind./Care less eyes,lips, and hands to miss." Which best restates the paradox that Donne sets forth in these lines? A:Most people do not love their spouses physically, yet cannot be ...

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"Farewell, thou child of my right hand..." Which of these is the (most) accurate paraphrase of these words from Ben Jonson's "On My First Son"? A:"Farewell,joy"*** B:"Farewell,Ben" C:"Farewell Father D:Farewell, sin. Is this correct?

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..."that Library where every book shall lie open to one another..." Which of these is the best interpretation of this phrase from John Donne's Meditation 17? A:It is a description of Death*** B:It is a description of God C:It is a description of Hell D:It is a description of ...

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Which line "best" states the theme of John Donne's Holy Sonnet 10? A:Rest of bones,and soul's delivery B:"Die not, poor Death, nor yet canst thou kill me."*** C:"Thou art slave to fate, chance, kings, and desperate men." D: And doest with poison, war, and sickness dwell."

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"Whoso (list) to hunt, I know where is a hind./ But as for me,alas, there is no more." Which of these is nearest to the word (list), as it is used in the passage above? A:Hates B:Needs C:Wants D:Plans*** "...That with (reiterated) crimes he might/Heap on himself damnation, ...

English
Identify one conflict from the novel that develops due to the different perspectives of the characters involves. Explain how this conflict affects the characters and serves to advance the plot of the story. In the story the Cay. I can't figure it out if anyone could please ...

TEAS ENGLISH
The words over and done may be combined to form a compound word. What is the proper way to create this compound word? A. Overdone B. Doneover C. done-over D. over-done

English
The author's purpose is to inform the reader. Which statement best demonstrates this intent? a. a verdant rain-forest rises out of the ocean to snow capped peaks. b. Scholars are not sure about the legend but do speculate that the Maori discovered Aotearoa more than 1000 years...

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My teacher is giving our classroom books and our assignment is to the find the time period of the book. My book is Death of the Sales man and it was created on 1949, so the time period would be that it was created during World War 2, Berlin Airlift?

English
Identify the most descriptive and specific way to rewrite the underlined words in the following sentence. Just a few years ago, this road sat next to forests and fields. (Just a few years ago is underlined. a. a short time ago b. recently c. less than a decade ago *** d. ...

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How is Penelope's character in The Penelopiad different from her character in The Odyssey? A) she is more bitter*** B) she is more courageous C) she is more subservient In The Penelopia, which of the following BEST describes the tone kept by Penelope when describing Odysseus? ...

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He was as fresh as in the month of may

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What does the narrator of “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace” want? people to reject computers computers to rule man and animal the natural world to swallow up technology computers and living things to live together in a natural harmony My answer: D

English
What is a thesis? And how do I write one? Select a topic for an argumentative essay and write a thesis (claim) statement. I already have my topic *Are school uniforms a bad idea?*

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The hamburger came from Hamburg, Germany, and the hot dog came from Frankfurt. a. simple b. compound **** c. complex d. compound-complex

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Which best describes the underlined phrase in the sentence? Living in Salt Lake City was Leatitia's dream. (Living in Salt Lake City is underlined) a. gerund phrase b. participial phrase c. infinitive phrase

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1. James Joyce was a great master of stream of consciousness. simple sentence*** compound sentence complex sentence compound-complex sentence 2. Joyce's, however, owed much to French novelist who had used the technique much earlier. simple sentence compound sentence complex ...

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Label each group of words as R for run-on sentences or S for correct sentences. A:Many plants have poisonous leaves or fruits, these cause skin irritation or sickness...R B:As a child I learned not to touch the nettle, I learned the hard way...S C:Like most people, I cannot ...

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Which of the following sentences has correct punctuation? A:Laura has an Australian dog I have a miniature Schnauzer. B:Laura has an Australian dog, I have a miniature Schnauzer. C:Laura has an Australian dog; I have a miniature Schnauzer.*** Is this correct

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choose the letter S if the word group is a sentence or the letter F if the word group is a clause fragment. A:As soon as I heard about them.F B:Because I never seen a moose up close. F C:That the oryx has long,pointed horns that point up. S D:Whoever drew the picture of the ...

English
High school students are still reading A Separate Peace more than forty years after its publication. Compose an essay describing what you think the book's enduring relevance is. What do the characters and the conflict say to people today? Do you imagine the book will retain ...

English, Language arts
A huge crowd of students gathers to watch the fight between John Quinn and the narrator in "The Pigman & me". Explain what mood the author creates in the scene and how he created it. Use specific examples. Use the reading selection to help you answer the questions.

English
1. We have to protect the environment from pollution. 2. We have to protect environment from pollution. [Do we have to put 'the ' before environment or not? Are both okay?]

English
1. I made up my mind to stop playing computer games. 2. I made a decision to stop playing computer games. 3. I made decisions to stop playing computer games. 4. I made a determination to stop playing computer games. 5. I made determinations to stop playing computer games. [Are...

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1. I'm not going to give up on love. 2. I'm not going to give up love. [Are both the same in meaning? Is there any meaningful differences between them?] 3. I want to get over my limitations. 4. I want to get over my limits. [Can we use both 'limitations' and 'limits'? Which ...

English
Is 'inability' the same as 'disability'? According to the dictionary, they seem to be a little different in use. What about that?

English
1. He is laughing at the boy. 2. He is laughing in a loud voice toward the boy. 3. He is making a fool of the boy. [Does #1 mean #2 or #3?] 4. A friend in need is a friend indeed. 5. A friend, when you are in need, is a friend indeed. 6. A friend when you are in need is a ...

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Can you please check these questions not just give a link to sparknotes. These questions are for the book "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles. For Gene, jumping from the tree seems to be a way to a. reject his past life of conformity b. gain new respect from his classmates c. ...

English poem
i need help writing a poem. it can be about an issue that is important to you such as environmentalism, equality, or a specific political issue, new years, or my own topic. my mind is BLANK and I have no idea how I'm going to write a 12 lined poem. It's due today

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this question asks about your work in your reading character role. you may use your novel to help you answer the question. Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Watsons...

English
Write down quotations and/or describe events from the play that will support your thesis. My thesis was Nature is important to Thoreau because of its infinite variety. and why the importance of nature was what Thoreau believe it. Please help stuck!!

English 12
Identify the term that best describes the italicized word. Nobody was really surprised when the votes were counted and Frank became class president. (Became is italicized) A. Transitive Verb B. Intransitive Verb <---- My answer C. Auxiliary Verb D. Linking Verb

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(Although is underlined) Although he had never tried it, Jeff knew he would like hot and sour soup. a. relative pronoun b. subordinating conjunction c. personal pronoun d. preposition

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Each year, Americans eat 152 pounds of refined sugar per person; this is 24 pounds more than in 1970. a. simple b. compound c. complex **** d, compound complex

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I have to write a 3-5 paragraph essay answering this question: what is the difference between a credible and a non-credible website. I need ideas on what to write or how to answer because i suck at writing :( but this is worth 6 points and i neeeed them. List specific examples...

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The suffix -ous frequently indicates that a word is a(n) ___. A. Adverb B. Adjective C. Verb D. Noun I think its either a adverb or Adjective.

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what roles are played by the female characters you encountered in this unit? describe some of these females characters, their traits, and the roles they played within the selections you read, especially considering that all of those selections had male characters as ...

English
The suggestion that Jim run for student body president was greeted with enthusiasm. (with enthusiasm is underlined) a. adverb phrase*** b. adjective c. apositive phrase d. gerund phrase

English
Essay on winter

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Hi,i'm an ESL student right now in High School,so i got stuck in writing sentence in present and past tense,i want to say this "After a long research for a perfect profession,I have chosen of *becoming or being (which one do i use ?)* accountant.

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Which line from "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" best develops Walter's character? a. "You're not a young man any longer." b. "The Old Man'll get us through.' they said to one another **** c. " They're so d--n cocky, thought Walter Mitty, walking along Main Street; they think...

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1. This year may I wish you finally learn how to use your smartphone properly. 2. This year may I wish you finally learn how to use your smartphone properly? [Do we have to use a period or a question mark?]

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posted by rfvv yesterday at 3:54pm. 1. I wish for you that, with every year, you achieve all of your dreams. [Is it grammatical? Do we have to delete 'for'?] 2. You’re supposed to let go of the past and start off new. [Do we have to put 'the ' before 'new'?] • English...

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For questions 4–8, match each word to its definition by filling in the correct letter. A. wise B. enormous C. passion D. competing E. sinister; threatening 4. ardor (1 point) 5. sage (1 point) 6. contending (1 point) 7. prodigious (1 point) 8. foreboding (1 point)

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1. As the New Year approaches us with hopes anew, here is to wishing you and your family a wonderful year ahead. 2. As the New Year dawns, I hope it is filled with the promises of a brighter tomorrow. Happy New Year! [Thank yu for your help. What is the meaning of 'as' in each...

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1. Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits. [What is the meaning of 'on'? Is 'on' 'about' here?] 2. Happy New Year. Here’s to another year pretending that I like you people. [Do we have to use 'to' in the second sentence? Does 'pretending...

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uncle tome cabin Gradually and imperceptible the strange, silent, patient man, who was ready to bear everyone else's burden, and who sought help from none,--who stood aside for all, and came last, and took least, yet was foremost to share his little all with any who needed,--...

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uncle tom cabin What specific event precipitated the writing of Uncle Tom s Cabin? Find the information in a documented source whose author you can identify

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1. I wish for you that, with every year, you achieve all of your dreams. [Is it grammatical? Do we have to delete 'for'?] 2. You’re supposed to let go of the past and start off new. [Do we have to put 'the ' before 'new'?]

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Every end marks a new beginning. Keep your spirits and determination unshaken, and you shall always walk the glory road. With courage, faith and great effort, you shall achieve everything you desire. I wish you a Happy New Year. ------------------------------------ Do we have ...

English
1. 'As' the New Year approaches us with hopes anew, here is 'to' wishing you and your family a wonderful year ahead. ---------------------------------- Q1: What is the meaning of 'As'? According as, when, while, or because? Q2:Do we have to use 'to' in the sentence? Or do we ...

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Am a students from Nigel secondary schools am doing grade 11 with the subject stated above after my grade 12 I don't know what to study .please any idea or option it would be a great help .thank you

English
When did the Kiowa pause in their migration and where? What did the Kiowa make at the base of Devil’s Tower?

English Literature
When did the Kiowa pause in their migration and where? What did the Kiowa make at the base of Devil’s Tower?

English Language
You walk into your room to your bed. Does this means you are on the bed or you just walked near the bed?

ENGLISH
which of the following sentences contains an action verb A This apple tastes funny B It seemed OK at first C I spit it out in the trash D It might be rotten

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Which of the following is NOT a form of informational text? a. a history textbook b. a news app on your smartphone c. a brochure at the doctor's office d. a graphic novel

English
Choose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. The senior class took a trip to Washington, D.C. and Annapolis for their research project. A Compound B Simple C Complex D Compound-Complex I think its C Correct me if I am wrong.

English
Which of the following sentences contains a linking verb? Sammy made lunch for us yesterday I smelled the delicious fruit I said the turkey sandwiches looked delicious----< we want lunches from Sammy every day now! Which of the following sentence contains an action verb? ...

English
Someone wishing to find employment at News Corp as a website developer would probably expect to engage in __________ before getting hired. A.a research-based interview B.a quick promotion C.writing an essay D.a job interview I believe its C

Language
Let me introduce Javier Solas, who is running for president of the student council. As than Liu, last year's president, said " I can't imagine voting for anyone but Javier. He's clearly the best-qualified candidate. Nearly every other member of last year's student council has ...

English
1. You made last year so special for me. It is my greatest wish that this coming year be special for you. ------------------------------ Why is 'be' used in the last sentence? Can't we use 'will be' instead of 'be'?

english
Which of the following is important for an introduction in formal or academic writing? Entertaining the audience Establishing the key point the piece of writing will make Discussing your opinion on the topic for at least three sentences Providing all of the references that ...

english
True or False: the following sentence demonstrates parallelism: Cameron is an actor, a writer, and former model. true

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