WORD USAGE

1. What is the indirect object in the following sentence?
For her birthday, Jody bought Alice an angora sweater.
A. Sweater
B. Alice
C. Birthday
D. Jody
A?

2. Which sentence below contains a correctly used modifier in italics?
A. I feel (goodly) now that I'm over the flu.
B. He spoke (sharply) to his sister.
C. The sauce tasted (bitterly), and I couldn't swallow it.
D. Joe looked (sad) at his broken bike.
B?

3. Concerning dictionaries and their proper use, which one of the following statements is most accurate?
A. A syllable is a unit of sound.
B. A dictionary's word entry offers a fixed, permanent meaning.
C. Foreign words are not included in English dictionaries.
D. Formal usage of a word is considered colloquial.
A?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 277
  1. 2 and 3 are right. 1 is wrong.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    👩‍🏫
    Ms. Sue
  2. 1.B
    2.D
    3.A
    Hope I helped :-)

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  3. I'm sorry, #2 is B.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  4. Looks as if Princess Anna needs to stop answering questions she is not 100% sure of. =(

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    👩‍🏫
    Writeacher
  5. for #1 is it C. Birthday?

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  6. No.

    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/indirectobject.htm

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    👩‍🏫
    Writeacher
  7. Geez, I'm sorry. won't happen again. I promise. :-(

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  8. jeez you folks are mean at least she tried

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English

    1) How many U.S. presidents can (you) name? (2) In the year 2000, U.S. citizens elected the 43rd (president). (3) Some presidents (were elected) more than once. (4) Franklin Roosevelt, for example, was elected to four terms (in

  2. English

    Identify the italicized part of the sentence. The main event will be a memory contest. subject predicate direct object indirect object predicate noun predicate adjective

  3. English (please check my answers)

    1.What is the indirect object in the sentence? Sid built us a stereo cabinet in the basement. I think the I.O is 'us' 2.Which is the predicate nominative in the sentence? Switzerland is a politcally neutral country. I think the

  4. English

    Please check my answers! I'm like 92.7% sure there correct but I want to be sure. My answer has the ~~~. Which of the following is the indirect object in the sentence? Lizzie gave Charles a hige birthday gift. A.Lizzie B.

  1. Finance

    An insurance company is offering a new policy to its customers. Typically, the policy is bought by a parent or grandparent for a child at the child's birth. The details of the policy are as follows: The purchaser (say, the parent)

  2. Check answers please? (grammar)

    Can someone please check my answers to the sentences? I want to see if I properly understand this stuff before turning it in for credit :) "Identify the direct objects and indirect objects in the following sentences. Not all

  3. English

    Identify the italicized part of the sentence. As well as being a competent secretary, Lauren has become the informal club vice president. A. subject B. predicate C. direct object D. indirect object E. predicate noun F. predicate

  4. English

    Please check my answers. 1) Choose the correct form of the pronoun in parentheses. I just found my favorite photo of my brother and (he, him). I choose 'him'. 2) Identify how the pronoun is used in the sentence. Marcy, please give

  1. english

    Write a sentence containing a gerund; CAPITALIZE the gerund. Then, tell how the gerund is used (subject, direct object, subject complement, object of preposition, indirect object). please help me start off or explain how to do

  2. english

    Identify the complements in the following sentences. Then, tell whether each complement is a predicate nominative, a predicate adjective, a direct object, or an indirect object. If a sentence does not contain a complement, write

  3. English

    What is the part of speech of "for my birthday" in each sentence? An adverb phrase or an adjective phrase? Would you check them, please? Can a phrase be either an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? Thank you. 1. What do I

  4. English: Please help

    Identify the word that best describes the underlined word which for this sentence is "the shelter" The volunteers provided the shelter with new crates, beds, and bowls for the dogs. 1.direct object ****** 2.indirect object

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.