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Which is the topic sentence of the below paragraph ? 1) Worst of all is how their stomach feels. 2)Many astronauts become nauseous. 3)They lose their appetite. 4)Many throw up. I think#1 because the topic sentence includes what happens in the paragraph. Thanks for your help.

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1. I'd like you to meet my family. This is my dad, mom and little brother. 2. I'd like you to meet my family. These are my dad, mom and little brother. ----------------------------------- Do we have to use 'This is' or 'These are' in this case?

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1. They are the students of our school. 2. They are all the students of our school. [Is #1 the same as #2?] 3. They are students of our school. 4. They are some of the students of our school. [Is #3 the same as #4? In #3 'the' is missing. We can see 'the' in #1.] 5. They are ...

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1. A dog is a faithful animal. 2. The dog is a faithful animal. 3. Dogs are faithful animals. 4. A dog is the faithful animal 5. The dog is the faithful animal. --------------------------------- I have changes some sentences a little. Can we us all the sentences? Are the ...

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1. She still isn’t ready. 2. She still is not ready. 3. She is still not ready. 4. I still don't like chestnuts. 5. I still can't remember them. 6. I still do not like chestnuts. ----------------------------- This question is about the word order of 'still.' Are they all ...

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The frog blew himself up too much because he wanted to look bigger than the ox. Am I bigger than him? No, you are still smaller than him. ------------------------------- In the last sentence, what is the meaning of 'still'? Is still the same as 'much, or 'far' emphasizing the ...

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1. He is a doctor of this hospital. 2. He is the doctor of this hospital. 3. He is the only doctor of this hospital. [Does #2 mean #3? Is #2 logical? I think #1 is a common expression. Is that right?] 4. She is the principal of this school. 5. She is a principal of this school...

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1. A clever animal is made use of by people. 2. The clever animal is made use of by people. 3. Clever animals are made use of by people. ----------------------------------- Thank you for your help. I made three sentences using the sturctures A + noun, The + noun, and a plural ...

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They lawyers advised (the client) to stay silent while in court. What is the client? A:Direct Object B:Indirect Object*** C:Predicate Nominative D:Predicate Adjective Is this correct?

English
Solve as many as you can 1 pure honey goes with a French wine, Boast about this , then, that’s just fine! 2 a nation here we now may learn, for something they must long or yearn. 3 a musical instrument, now, that’s right, then add a grin, or ray of light. 4 to a letter a ...

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Solve as many as you can 1 pure honey goes with a French wine, Boast about this , then, that’s just fine! 2 a nation here we now may learn, for something they must long or yearn. 3 a musical instrument, now, that’s right, then add a grin, or ray of light. 4 to a letter a ...

English HELP
In the pardoner's tale, what is ironic about the rioters discovery of gold in the place where they were looking for death? A) They do not realize that the gold actually belongs to Death B) It makes them realize that Death is not an actual person C) They realize that they ...

English
1. Can you sink an orange? [Does 'an orange' mean one orange or is 'an orange' in generic use?] 2. The orange is floating. [Does 'The orange' mean the specific orange or is 'the orange' in generic use?] 3. It's because there are many air pockets in the orange peel. [Does 'in ...

English
The frog blew himself up too much because he wanted to look bigger than the ox. Am I bigger than him? No, you are still smaller than him. ------------------------------- In the last sentence, what is the meaning of 'still'? Is still the same as 'much, or 'far' emphasizing the ...

English
1. The CN Tower is newer than the Empire State Building. 2. The CN Tower is younger than the Empire State Building. 3. The Empire State Building is older than the CN Tower. [Which ones are grammatical?]

English
The frog brew and brew. "Pop!" At last he died because ______________ 1. he blew himself up too much. 2. he tried to make his belly bigger and bigger. 3. because he wanted to get bigger than the ox. 4. he puffed himself up too much. 5. his belly burst. 6. he wanted to be as ...

English
posted by rfvv yesterday at 9:59pm. 1. A dolphin is a clever animal. ---------------------------------- In this sentence, 'A dolphin' is in generic use. How about 'a clever animal'? Is it in generic use? Does 'a' mean 'one' in 'a clever animal'? • English - Writeacher ...

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Identify the phrase in parenthesis in the sentence. The idea of alien life, (proposed many years ago), has not yet been proven. prepositional participal gerund infinitive** I thought it might be an appositive, but now I'm not sure. I'm guessing it is D?

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PLS HELP! In the unit review, you wrote a statement in which you explained whether you considered government under the Roman republic or government under the Roman empire to be more successful, and why. Elaborate on that statement by writing an essay in which you evaluate the ...

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In “Orphans Give Indian Couple Will to Live,” the Paramesvarans named their large home Namikai, which means Hands of Hope, because A. they had to dig the graves for their children with their bare hands. B. together with their new large family, they can rebuild their ...

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1. A dolphin is a clever animal. ---------------------------------- In this sentence, 'A dolphin' is in generic use. How about 'a clever animal'? Is it in generic use? Does 'a' mean 'one' in 'a clever animal'?

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1. He saw some horses on the farm. 2. He was on the farm and saw some horses there. 3. He was not on the farm. He was a little far away from the farm. He was able to see some horses which are on the farm. -------------------------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? If 'on the...

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1. He was late because he missed the bus. [In this sentence, what does 'the bus' mean? Does the bus mean the specific bus? The school bus which his schoool has, or the Number 12 bus which he usualy takes when he comes to school? Or is 'the bus in generic use?]

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1. We have two groups. One is a Chinese group and the other is a Japanese group. 2. We have two groups. One group is from China, and the other group is from Japan. 3. We have two groups. One is for young people, and the other is for old people. 4. We have two groups. One group...

English
Im in advanced english this usually doesnt happen but im having a hard time starting it

English 9 A
(5) Many citizens would have given him their vote again, because he was so popular. What is the verb phrase in sentence 5? A would have given B given him*** C was so D would have Am I right? Please correct me if I am wrong.

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1. The water in the glass is fresh. 2. The water of the glass is fresh. [which preposition should we use?] 3. He is swimming in the water. 4. He is swimming in the river. 5. He is swimming in the sea. 6. He is swimming in the lake. 7. He is swimming in water. [Does #3 mean #4...

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1. A coin sinks in water. 2. A coin sinks in the water. 3. A coin sinks in the water of the glass. 4. A coin sinks in the sea [water]. 5. A coin sinks in the river [water]. ------------------------------------- [What about my explanation about 'water' and 'the water'?] In #1 '...

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1. I want to learn whom to drive to the place. 2. I want to learn whom I should drive to the place. 3. We want you to drive us to the restaurant. 4. I don't know whom to drive to the restaurant. 5. I don't know whom I should drive to the restaurant...

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1. Remove the poster from the wall. 2. Remove the poster off the wall. 3. Remove the poster out of the wall. ---------------------------------- Which preposition do people use frequently? #3 is not right?

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1. A coin sinks in water. 2. The coin sinks in water. 3. Coins sink in water. 4. Any coin sinks in water. 5. All coins sink in water. ------------------------------- Thank you for your help. One more similar question. Are the sentences all in generic use? Does #2 sentence mean...

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1. The cell phone vibrates when somebody calls me. 2. The cell phone vibrates when someone calls me at the phone. 3. The cell phone vibrates when a text message comes/arrives. 4. The cell phone vibrates when a text message is sent to the phone. 5. The cell phone vibrates when ...

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1. A cell phone is a useful device. 2. The cell phone is a useful device. 3. Cell phones are useful devices. ------------------------------ Are they all in generic use? Is #2 in generic use here?

English
1. Tom is one year older than John, 2. Tom is twice older than John. 3. Tom is twice as old as John. 4. Tom is a little older than John. 5. Tom is two years older than John. 6. Tom is older than John by two years. 7. Tom is much older than John. 8. Tom is _________________...

Spanish
I would appreciate it if someone could check my answers immediately please!!!!!!! I don't need answers, I just need someone to see if mine are correct. 1. Translate the following into Spanish: "Where is the door?" A-Dónde es la puerta? B-Dónde están la puerta? C-Dónde est...

History
The English Reformation was initiated by King Henry VIII, who wanted to end his marriage, but the pope refused to grant an annulment (1). King Henry VIII broke England free from the Catholic Church, declared religious sovereignty, and had his marriage annulled (2). Henry then...

English 1 (Help)
The Ants and the Grasshopper One fine day in winter some Ants were busy drying their store of corn, which had got rather damp during a long spell of rain. Presently up came a Grasshopper and begged them to spare her a few grains. The Ants stopped work for a moment, though this...

English
1. I like Admiral Yi Sunsin because he protected our country from Japanese. 2. I like Admiral Yi Sunsin because he saved our country from the Japanese invasion. 3. I like Admiral Yi Sunsin because he fought against the Japanese navy and protected our country. 4. I like Admiral...

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1. I like King Sejong because he made the Korean alphabet, Hangeul. 2. I like King Sejong because he created the Korean alphabet, Hangeul. 3. I like King Sejong because he invented the Korean alphabet, Hangeul. [I used three kinds of verbs. Which one is suitable for the ...

English
What did noblewomen do in feudal society? A.managed the household B.Trained as Knights C.Worked in the fields D.Helped peasants escape

English
How would I fix the following sentence into active voice instead of passive? Collaboration with parents of the student would be required to ensure the child receives proper support from the family.

History
The English Reformation was initiated by King Henry VIII, who wanted to end his marriage, but the pope refused to grant an annulment (1). King Henry VIII broke England free from the Catholic Church, declared religious sovereignty, and had his marriage annulled (2). Henry then...

History
The English Reformation was initiated by King Henry VIII, who wanted to end his marriage, but the pope refused to grant an annulment (1). King Henry VIII broke England free from the Catholic Church, declared religious sovereignty, and had his marriage annulled (2). Henry then...

English
1. The cell phone vibrates. 2. The specific cell phone (I showed you before) vibrates. 3. Any cell phone vibrates. 4. The cell phone is vibrating. [Does #1 mean #2 or #3? In #4, the specific phone is vibrating. So, no problem. However, all cell phones do not have the vibration...

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1. An apple floats on water. 2. The apple floats on water. 3. Apples float on water. -------------------------------- Are they all in generic use? Are they all mean #4? Does 'the apple' in #2 mean 'the specific apple'? 4. Any apple floats on water.

History
Which option most accurately describes the settlements of Protestant French Huguenots in the New World? huguenots settlements in present-day Caribbean, Florida, and South Carolina were destroyed by the Spanish until they finally settled in present-day Quebec and Newfoundland ...

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1. He is unhappier than Tom. 2. He is more unhappy than Tom. 3. Your room is untidier than mine. 4. your room is more untidy than mine. [What about these sentences? Which sentences are grammatical?]

English
Analyze one of the following poems: "clearances" Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night," Not waving but Drowning ,"The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock"Ten Songs,"The Guitar use at least 4 of the following in you response: theme,voice,rhyme scheme,poem type,personification,...

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Which of the following conflicts in Poor Fish is the most importance -individual vs. self, individual vs. another, individuals. society vs. nature support your answer using example from the story please help this is and essay and I'm confused thank you.

English
Multiple Choice Choose the meaning of the bold word in each passage. 1. The MAGNITUDE of the disaster is hard to imagine. (1 point) size*** pain debris effect 2. The EPICENTER of the 9.0 magnitude quake was under the Indian Ocean near the west coast of the Indonesian island of...

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1. People are friendlier in the country than in the city. 2. People are more friendly in the country than in the city. ---------------------------------- In the dictionary, the comparative of 'friendly' is 'friendlier.' What about #2? Can we use 'more friendly'?

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1. My boyfriend is the nicest guy in the world. 2. My boyfriend is the nicest man in the world. [What is the difference between 'guy' and 'man'? Does each have hidden different meaning?]

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1. He got three times as much money as I. 2. He has got three times as much money as I. 3. He has three times as much money as I. 4. He made three times as much money as I. 5. He earned three times as much money as I. [What does #1 mean among the other four sentences?]

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1. I have as many books as you. 2. I have as many books as you do. 3. I have as many books as you have. 4. I have as many books as you have books. 5. I have as many books as you have them. 6. I have many books. You have many books. => I have as many books as you have. [I ...

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1. I have as many books as you. 2. I have as much money as you. 3. I have more books than you. 4. I have more money than you. [Are they all grammatical?] 5. I have as few books as you. 6. I have as little money as you. 7. I have less books than you. 8. I have less money than ...

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1. I don't play computer games much. 2. I don't play computer games a lot. 3. I don't play computer games as much as I used to. 4. I don't play computer games as much as I used to do. 5. I don't play computer games as much as I used to play computer games. 6. I don't play ...

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1. She can run as fast as him. 2. She can run as fast as he. 3. She can run as fast as he can. 4. She can run as fast as he can run. -------------------- Are they all grammatical? Can we use all of them?

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Can you give me a sentence about Halloween with the use of each relative pronouns who, what,whose, which & that?

English
He peeled the orange. The orange is sinking. It's because the orange is denser than the water. Then, what is the suitable expression for the blank below? 1. The water is ____ than the orange.

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is there any wrong if we use should in this sentence given below Take care lest you/he fall Take care lest you/ he should fall.

english
in the given below sentence can we use should? take care lest you/he fall take care lest you/he should fall. is there any wrong if we use should?

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1. He is an animator. 2. He is an animation maker. (Can we use #2? are both the same? Do you have another name for 'animator'?)

English
Boys should not help in domestic chores

History
What was noted Protestant Reformer William Tyndale able to accomplish with the aid of the newly invented printing press? translate and publish the new testament in Yiddish translate and publish the Bible in English translate and publish the new testament in French translate ...

english
Is this correct grammar? “Yes,” Lucy anxiously whispers, fingers tapping by her side. “Yes, it is.”

English
1. He is not as old as me. (Is 'as' before 'me' a preposition or a conjunction?) 2. He is not as old as I. 3. He is not as old as I am. (Is 'as' before 'I' or 'I am' a conjunction?)

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1. take a rest/ have a rest 2. take a nap / have a nap 3. take a walk / have a walk 4. take a trip / have a trip 5. take a shower / have a shower 6. take a sleep / have a sleep ---------------------------------- Are both the same? Is 'take' interchangable with 'have' all the ...

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1. Place the handout face down on the desk. 2. Face down your handout on the desk. 3. Face your handout down on the desk. 4. ______________________________. ----------------------------------------​-------- Are they all grammatical and the same? What other expressions ...

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1. I like my father because he gives me a lot of allowance. 2. I like my father because he gives me a lot of allowances. 3. I like my father because he gives me a lot of pocket moneys. 4. I like my father because he gives me a lot of pocket money. ----------------------- #3 ...

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1. I don't know who to hire. 2. I don't know whom to hire. 3. I don't know who I should hire. 4. I don't know whom I should hire. ---------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do we have to use 'who' or 'whom'? Which one is commonly used? 5. I don't know why to ...

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In "The Pardoner's Tale" of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, what is one characteristic of an allegory? A: A story within the story*** B:Rhyming of every two lines C:A tale that is told as a long prose poem D:The use of characters to stand for ideas I chose A is this correct?

English
1. I want to learn what car to drive. 2. I want to learn which car to drive. 3. I want to learn how to drive a car. 4. I want to learn that I can drive a car. 5. I want to learn who to drive. 6. I want to learn whom to drive. ---------------------------------- Which ones are ...

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In "The Prologue" of The Canterbury Tales, what is Chaucer's main reason for writing about the pilgrimage? A:To reveal the characters' beliefs about their religion B:To explain the personalities of different characters*** C:To describe medieval life from different points of ...

english
which question does the adjective shimmering answer in the following sentence? Randy and I are observing the shimmering night sky with our new telescope. A. Whose? B. How many? C. Which one? D. What kind?

English
How to write a topic sentence paragraph about education

English
1. Van Gogh devoted himself to painting pictures, 2. van Gogh devoted himself to painting pictures, 3. Do you know about van Gogh. 4. Do you know about Van Gogh. ----------------------------------------​-- Do we have to capitalize 'van'? Which expressions are correct?

History
Who was Martin Luther and what was his significance in the western world during the 16th century? martin Luther was a Catholic pope who declared the first crusade in which Christians waged a 200-year war against Muslims for possession of Muslim martin Luther was the English ...

english
Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated. a. Our goal is simple: we aim to be the best in the industry. b. Our goal is simple, we aim to be the best in the industry. c. Our goal is simple—we aim to be the best in the industry. d. Our goal is simple: we aim to be ...

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. Identify the correct sentence. a. 3 CEOs will meet at the Regency Hotel tomorrow to discuss the possible merging of companies. b. Three CEOS will meet at the Regency hotel tomorrow to discuss the possible merging of companies. c. Three CEO’s will meet at the Regency Hotel ...

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Identify the correct sentence. a. Have you spoken to your professor about your grade in English class? b. Have you spoken to your prof about your grade in english class? c. Have you spoken to your Professor about your grade in English class? d. Have you spoken to your Prof. ...

english
Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated. a. We stopped at several places during our drive up the East Coast: Savannah, Georgia, Charleston, South Carolina, Trenton, New Jersey, and Allentown, Pennsylvania. b. We stopped at several places during our drive up the East...

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Identify the sentence that is punctuated correctly. a. She wore an unusual, attractive dress. b. She wore an unusual, and attractive dress. c. She wore an unusual attractive dress.

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. Identify the sentence that is punctuated correctly. a. “Come back here”! screamed the boy’s mother as he ran into the street. b. “Come back here!” screamed the boy’s mother. As he ran into the street. c. “Come back here” screamed the boy’s mother, as he ran...

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Identify the correct sentence. a. Daniel’s science class starts at 7:30 am in the morning. b. Daniel’s science class starts at 7:30 a.m. c. Daniel’s Science class starts at 7:30 in the morning.

english
Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated. a. Our goal is simple: we aim to be the best in the industry. b. Our goal is simple, we aim to be the best in the industry. c. Our goal is simple—we aim to be the best in the industry. d. Our goal is simple: we aim to be ...

english
Identify the sentence that is punctuated correctly. a. Boston, Massachusetts played an important role in American history and politics. b. Boston, Massachusetts played an important role, in American history and politics. c. Boston, Massachusetts, played an important role in ...

english
Nobody on the Tri Rail seems to know ________ way around Miami. A) their B) his C) there D) his or her

english
. Choose the correct sentence. a. Us kids are to blame for the mess in the kitchen. b. Don’t talk to we teenagers about curfews. c. Cheryl, Doug, and myself went to the beach on Independence Day. d. He corrected himself immediately. e. The manager and myself will attend the ...

english
Which answer identifies the participial phrase and the word it modifies in this sentence? Crunching popcorn, the teenage girl irritated others near her in the movie theater. A.The participial phrase near her modifies girl. B.The participial phrase Crunching popcorn modifies ...

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Which answer identifies the participial phrase and the word it modifies in this sentence? Crunching popcorn, the teenage girl irritated others near her in the movie theater. A.The participial phrase near her modifies girl. B.The participial phrase Crunching popcorn modifies ...

English
1. You have to go to the 'print room' to bring the handouts. You have to distribute them to the people. 2. You have to go to the 'printing room' to bring the handouts. You have to distribute them to the people. (Which expressions do we have to use, 'print room' or 'printing ...

English
posted by rfvv Monday, November 28, 2016 at 3:29pm. 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 ...

english
Choose the correct sentence. a. Him and I went through a lot together. b. My boss asked my coworker and I to stay late. c. Jennifer stormed out of the house and slammed the door because she and her mother got into an argument. d. Who should I send this email to?

English
Describe one of the strongest literary images (not a picture or drawing from the reading) you encountered from any of the following literature: • from Of Wolves and Men by Barry Holstun Lopez • from “An Inconvenient Truth” by Al Gore • "The Deadliest Tsunami in ...

english
Carolyn was thrilled when she found out her new employer offers two ________ vacation time. a. week’s b. weeks c. weeks’ d. week

english
Mr. ________ profit-and-loss report is due tomorrow. a. Jones’s b. Jones’ c. Joneses’ d. Jones

english
. Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated. a. Word Processing and Excel: those are the technology job requirements. b. Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Excel, those are the technology job requirements. c. Word Processing and Excel; those are the technology job ...

English
What are some situations where levity is out of place??

Scocal studies
Which of the following statements best characterizes the English colony of Roanoke? A. The colonies failed because the settlers wanted to join the Indian tribes as missionaries B. The settlers became wealthy and return to England * C. The settlers enlisted the help of the ...

Math
Help meh please Check my answers I suck at dis 1. 4y+3≤y+6 Answer=y≤3 2. -2y>2 Answer=y<-1 3. y/3<-1 Answer=y<-3 4. 3y≤2y+3 Answer= y≤1 5. Sari has to read a book for English class by the end of the week. She wants to read at least 200 pages in the first 5 ...

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