1. Linguistcs

    Ambiguous sentences, can you help me with two interpretations for each: We laughed at the colorful ball 1. We laughed at the couch with the colorful ball. 2. We laughed at the kid who kicked the colorful ball

    asked by Maria on December 12, 2007
  2. Linguistcs

    Ambiguous sentences, can you help me with two interpretations for each: 1. He likes galloping horses 2. We laughed at the colorful ball 3.The police were urged to stop drinking by the fifth.

    asked by Maria on December 12, 2007
  3. English

    We laughed at the colorful ball. Is this sentence structurally ambiguous?

    asked by JoJo on February 8, 2012
  4. Linguistcs

    Ambiguous sentences, can you help me with two interpretations for each: 1. He likes galloping horses 2. We laughed at the colorful ball 3.The police were urged to stop drinking by the fifth. 4. I said I would file it on Thursday 5. I cannot recommend

    asked by Maria on December 12, 2007
  5. Linguistcs

    I still need help, I am very confused Ambiguous sentences, can you help me with two interpretations for each: 1. He likes galloping horses 2. We laughed at the colorful ball 3.The police were urged to stop drinking by the fifth. 4. I said I would file it

    asked by Maria on December 12, 2007
  6. English

    1. Fold the paper along the dotted line to make a triangle.(Right?) 2. It will heat the floor. It will warm the floor. (Are both OK?) 3. Don't throw stones at the dogs. Don't throw stones to the dogs. (Are both prepositions OK? What is the difference?) 4.

    asked by John on April 25, 2009
  7. Philosophy HEELLLPPP!!

    Simone de Beauvoir warns against “ethical recipes,” suggesting instead that life and ethics are both inherently ambiguous. Choose one of the ethical “recipes” or “methods” offered by Manning, Kant, Mill. What ambiguities remain even after the

    asked by Mary on May 14, 2013
  8. ethics

    Simone de Beauvoir warns against “ethical recipes,” suggesting instead that life and ethics are both inherently ambiguous. Choose one of the ethical “recipes” or “methods” offered by Manning, Kant, Mill. What ambiguities remain even after the

    asked by Mary on May 15, 2013
  9. Grammar and Composition

    Please check these: Capitalize the conjunctions in the following sentences. 1. The audience laughed AND clapped. 2. Both you AND I will come to a decision. 3. Aunt Alice called WHEN we were out. 4. Give it to the boy OR his mother. 5. We ate NOT ONLY cake

    asked by y912f on October 14, 2009
  10. English

    1. He suggested that she should join the club. 2. He suggested that she might be a librarian. 3. He suggested that the boy laughed at the girl. 4. The driver insisted that the car ran into the pedestrian. 5. He insisted that she should go on a picnic

    asked by rfvv on June 21, 2016
  11. 5th grade

    what is the superlative of colorful and the comparative of colorful

    asked by Anonymous on January 20, 2010
  12. English

    1. We all laughed and cried. 2. It was very exciting! 3. But after a time, Mr Carter said we must all be quiet. ------------------------ Q: What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean that we all laughed while we cried? Did we laugh and cry at the same time? Q: What

    asked by rfvv on December 11, 2013
  13. English

    1. I think I can fit in you. 2. I think I can fit you. (Are both the same? In #1, 'fit' is an intransitive verb. And in #2, 'fit' is a transitive verb. Right? Do you have some more expressions which could be used instead of 'fit' in each sentence?) 3. It

    asked by John on June 10, 2009
  14. Linguistics

    1. Wanted: Man to take care of cow that does not smoke or drink.” 2. “What looks better on a handsome man than a tux? Nothing!” These sentences may be lexically or structurally ambiguous. Paraphrase each in two ways.

    asked by ang on April 18, 2010
  15. English

    1. We laugh together and go out. 2. We laugh together and go out at the same time. 3. We laugh together and then go out. [There are two actions. Do the two actions happen at the same time? Or after the first action ends, does the second action begin? The

    asked by rfvv on March 20, 2019
  16. stats

    Identify the direction and all possible interpretations of each of the following correlations. Be sure to identify each example as positive, negative, or zero (not correlated). Then give all possible causal interpretations for the results. Margaret notices

    asked by Anonymous on April 27, 2013
  17. English

    I have to write an essay on a morally ambiguous character in 'Heart of Darkness' by Joseph Conrad. The only character i can think of that fits that is Kurtz, but i can't think of any real specific examples of how he's a morally ambiguous character? If

    asked by Ashley on October 22, 2008
  18. Language Arts Help!

    Read the folowing sentences from the novel. From which point of view are the sentences written? It was past dawn when he woke, his feeling of contentment stll in him. He was no longer his own problem by Merchent Lyte's. Tomorrow at this time what would he

    asked by Callie on December 6, 2014
  19. english Midnight's Children

    In Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie, which character is morally ambiguous? morally ambiguous= character whose behavior discourages readers from identifying them as purely evil or purely good

    asked by Joe on July 25, 2009
  20. Comm215

    In this problem: Sally told Janice that she made the honor role. __ Pronoun shift in number __ Pronoun shift in person __ Ambiguous reference __ No error What does ambiguous reference mean?

    asked by Amber on January 17, 2011
  21. Grammar

    Please tell me the verb in the following sentences 1) my aunt is the author of a comic strip? 2) her office is a busy and colorful place? 3)the characters in her strip are little animals ? 4) the sales of his newspaper were high? 5) now comics have become

    asked by Morris on July 7, 2015
  22. Grammar question

    could some check my homework please 1. Cats, unlike dogs and fond of sitting on laps. __ Sentence fragment – This is a fragment, it is not a complete sentence. __ Comma splice _XX_ Run-on sentence __ Complete sentence (contains no error) 2.I don't know

    asked by LINDA on August 12, 2008
  23. Grammar

    Which word is verb in the following sentences. My aunt is the author of a comic strip Her office is a busy and colorful place. The characters in her strip are little animals. The sales of his newspaper were high. Now comics have become serious business for

    asked by Morris on July 7, 2015
  24. English

    Which of the following sentences illustrates that The Call of the Wild is in third-person omniscient narration A. “’You ain’t going to take him out now?’” B. “’I’m takin’ ‘im up for the boss to ‘Frisco.’” C. “’Buck did not

    asked by Kaai97 on November 19, 2015
  25. english

    which of the following sentences contains an implied metaphor? a. the small sailboat bobbed about like a cork on the huge ocean b. the wind looked down upon the tiny craft, laughed, and then attacked c. the battle between wind and boat raged on for an hour

    asked by y912f on July 1, 2009
  26. Comm/215

    Thank you, do you have a pronoun link? I have to decide if sentences have these Pronoun shift in number Pronoun shift in person Ambiguous reference

    asked by David on June 17, 2010
  27. U.S history

    What was the main constitutional issue regarding Bush's claims to executive privilege? A.Bush's interpretations of executive privilege posed a threat to the impeachment process. B. Bush's interpretations of executive privilege endangered the principle of

    asked by Mary Ann on January 13, 2014
  28. language arts

    Which point of view is are the sentences written? It was past dawn when he awoke, his feeling of contentment still in him. He was no longer his own problem but Merchant Lyte's. Tomorrow at this time what would he be calling him? Uncle Jonathan? Cousin

    asked by katie on December 10, 2014
  29. English 3

    Identify the subordinate clause and tell if it is used as a noun, adjective, or adverb. Click on the blue box until the correct answer appears. When he laughed maliciously at the little girl, she kicked Mike in the shins. Subordinate clause:When he laughed

    asked by Amy on July 23, 2012
  30. English

    Can you please check these sentences on phrasal verbs, please? Thank you very much in advance. (I don't know if their use is correct). 1) The plane will lift off at 9.00 o'clock. 2) They will head off at six a.m. tomorrow. 3) He cleared off without saying

    asked by Henry2 on July 21, 2011
  31. Technical Communication

    Which of the following statements about a message’s meaning is true? The meaning of a message resides in the document, presentation, or visual that is created. Attitudes, education, experience, and contexts shape interpretations of messages. Readers

    asked by luka on June 26, 2015
  32. Critical Thinking

    Week 2: DQ #2 Credibility Due Thursday Read the following discussion question response written by Owen, a fictional Axia student. Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity and discuss how you could clarify the email’s message using the writing principles

    asked by Debbie on December 3, 2008
  33. english

    which of the following sentences contains an implied metaphor? a. the small sailboat bobbed about like a cork on the huge ocean b. the wind looked down upon the tiny craft, laughed, and then attacked c. the battle between wind and boat raged on for an hour

    asked by y912f on May 27, 2009
  34. Philosophy

    1. For each of the following underlined statements identify any vagueness, semantic ambiguity or syntactic ambiguity in the statement. If the statement is vague, explain why. If the statement is ambiguous, provide at least two alternative interpretations

    asked by David on March 18, 2017
  35. history paper ( advise)

    I'm writing a argumentative paper on the book How we survived communism and even laughed. Can you give me any advise on how to set up my paper. Any adivis on how to set my paper up or examples of how my thesis should be.. In How We Survived Communism and

    asked by Anonymous on November 21, 2011
  36. grammar

    proper adjectives how do you put these proper adjectives in sentences. 1. a hearing in Congress 2. an ancient theater in Greece 3. the moons around Mars 4. beaches in Israel 5. a scientist from England 6. a colorful scene in Paris 7.the people of Sudan

    asked by Sara! on May 13, 2011
  37. English 2

    1. Which of the following sentences contains an implied metaphor? a. The mall sailboat bobbed about like a cork on the huge ocean b. The wind looked down upon the tiny craft, laughed, and then attacked. c. The battle between wind and boat raged on for an

    asked by mysterychicken on September 26, 2010
  38. stats

    Identify the direction and all possible interpretations of each of the following correlations. Be sure to identify each example as positive, negative, or zero (not correlated). Then give all possible causal interpretations for the results. Many students in

    asked by Anonymous on April 28, 2013
  39. Art

    How did plastic revolutionize the art of furniture design? A.) Designers could create works that were soft and colorful. B.) Designers could create works that were sturdy and moldable. C.) Designers could create works that were patterned and sturdy. D.)

    asked by Anne on May 12, 2015
  40. English

    Word box abduct ambiguous balk compact confer earmark frigid implement incalculable indisputable intensive maneuver sabotage scant stealthy strapping strident thrive titanic valiant 2.At first the zebras did not notice the ____ movements of the lions

    asked by Jerald on March 20, 2013
  41. English

    1. What does he do when/after he gets on the bus? 2. He says hello to the driver and his friends. (Are the question and answer correct? Do we have to use 'when' or 'after' in this case?) 3. Is the fact that Venice doesn't have cars a problem? - Not at all.

    asked by rfvv on March 27, 2012
  42. Language Arts

    Use the fallowing sentences and use vivid verbs and adjective to rewrite the sentences. The sentences that I'm having problem with is : I play video game. Could anyone give me idea on how to improve that sentences? Thanks

    asked by Shadow on August 24, 2010
  43. english

    Beginning writers tend to overuse _______, which quickly become monotonous A. long sentences B. complicated sentences C. short, simple sentences D. complex sentences

    asked by sheneka on July 15, 2015
  44. Ethics and moral reasoning

    Maimonides was famous for his interpretations of which text?

    asked by Mallory on August 12, 2013
  45. identify sentences

    1. Reading is essential for becoming a savvy member of one's community, and writing is essential for expressing one's viewpoint effectively in that community. A. Compound sentence. B. parallel compound sentences. C. 3 point topic sentence, with good

    asked by ME on October 13, 2011
  46. English / Grammar

    I need help with the following grammar exercise. Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified above the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuating Sentences The goose bit the mailman on the leg.

    asked by Lee on June 20, 2007
  47. language arts

    From which point of view are the sentences written from Johnny tremain? It was past dawn when he woke, his feeling of contentment still in him. He was no longer his own problem but Merchant Lyte's. Tomorrow at this time what would be calling him? 'Uncle

    asked by Ben on December 10, 2014
  48. English

    Write two possible interpretations of this sentence: Fish makes best sandwiches !

    asked by girl analyser on March 17, 2018
  49. comm 100

    Which of the following statements accurately expresses the differences between verbal and nonverbal behavior? 1.Nonverbal behavior has similar grammar and patterns to verbal communication. 2. Verbal behavior is less ambiguous; nonverbal is more ambiguous.

    asked by Hans on September 9, 2011
  50. English Grammar

    underline the subject and object in 'He was laughed at by all his friends.'

    asked by Anamika on January 1, 2016
  51. stats

    Identify the direction and all possible interpretations of each of the following correlations. Be sure to identify each example as positive, negative, or zero (not correlated). Then give all possible causal interpretations for the results. Many students in

    asked by Anonymous on April 29, 2013
  52. Linguistcs

    The sentence is ambigous, Can you help me provide two interpretations for it "The chicken is ready to eat"

    asked by Maria on December 12, 2007
  53. World History

    How did Sir Edward Coke’s interpretation of English common law and the Magna Carta lead to the creation of the Declaration of Independence? Colonists’ loose interpretations of Sir Coke’s judicial precedent provided cause for detailed

    asked by Rylee on December 1, 2017
  54. English

    26. identify the degree comparison for the underlined word the most original idea was suited by a pair of tenth graders (Most original is underlined) A. Positive B. comparative c. superlative d. none of the above I think it is c identify the degree of

    asked by Dylan on May 19, 2016
  55. TRIGONOMETRY ASAP PLEASE :3

    Solve for the ambiguous triangle. 1. Given: A=45°; a=3; b=5 2. A=25°; a=3; b=6

    asked by JEZRELL on November 19, 2012
  56. Trigonometry

    Solve for the ambiguous triangle. 1. Given: A=45°; a=3; b=5 2. A=25°; a=3; b=6

    asked by Jezrell on November 19, 2012
  57. Quick english help

    Please check & see if I classified these sentences as simple, complex, or compound correctly! 1. His tie is going to choke him unless we can get it off. (Is this a complex sentence?) 2. She laughed so hard until the teacher told her to stop. (Is this a

    asked by Anonymous on December 14, 2014
  58. COM 200 Interpersonal Communication

    True or False: Because words have human senders and receivers, they also have multiple intentions and interpretations.

    asked by ree on April 20, 2012
  59. interpersonal communications

    because words have human senders and receivers, they also have multiple intentions and interpretations. True or False

    asked by Barbara on November 4, 2013
  60. English

    I forgot to include these other sentences. I hope you can look at them too. 1) The merchant had a forked beard. He wore a motley dress, a Flemish beaver hat and daintily buckled boots. He sat high on his horse when riding. 2)He told his opinions in solemn

    asked by Franco on January 5, 2011
  61. language arts

    how do you diagram this sentence.. Monica,my best friend laughed with delight at my funny joke.

    asked by carlye on March 26, 2012
  62. Chemistry

    What is the chemical symbol for dihydrogen monoxide? I heard from the classmates and they laughed at each other. I can't understand!!

    asked by Water-melon on January 11, 2016
  63. English

    (1) Sale looked at the map one more time. (2) She knew that the whole troop was depending on her. (3) Sal couldn't decide if the trial was to the east or to the west. (4) The map was confusing. (5) Sal was tired. (6) She needed to make a decision. 1. Which

    asked by Someone on October 17, 2018
  64. english

    Do you say colorful or colored shirts?

    asked by henry1 on May 25, 2011
  65. english

    I need to find a strong verb for these weak verbs: slowly sat down laughed hard

    asked by Nat on February 4, 2009
  66. grammar

    Grammar Exercise 3 To Be Distributed to Students in Week Five Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct,

    asked by shelia on June 6, 2008
  67. English

    6.Through the odds were greatly against them the brave defenders of the fort waged a (valiant scant) battle against the enemy's troops valiant 7.Because her condition was so poor after the operation she was placed in the hospital's (Stealthy intensive)

    asked by Jerald on March 19, 2013
  68. Vocabs

    1. The extra money being raised by the band booster club has been (earmarked, maneuvered) to fund future trips. maneuvered 2. The Labrador retriever received a medal from the fire department for its( valiant, compact) act of saving a drowning man. valiant

    asked by Ray on February 22, 2015
  69. English I

    [A Lion asleep in his lair was awakened by a Mouse running over his face.] Losing his temper he seized it with his paw and was about to kill it. The Mouse, terrified, piteously entreated him to spare its life. "Please let me go," it cried, "and one day I

    asked by Anonymous on October 20, 2015
  70. Comm/215

    I think this is a Ambiguous reference, would I be correct When one buys insurance, you need to be clear about your needs.

    asked by David on June 17, 2010
  71. Spelling

    I'm doing opposites and can't figure out this one Not include, but e _ _ _ _ e? Also Not colorful, but c _ l _ _ _ e _ _ ?

    asked by Will on January 9, 2008
  72. GRAMMAR / ENGLISH

    I need help with the following grammar exercise. Thank you in advance for your help!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified above the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuating Sentences 1.

    asked by Lee on June 21, 2007
  73. Lit

    Was there a morally ambiguous character in the play Fences by August Wilson

    asked by Bryan on April 21, 2008
  74. math

    3x-5/6=7x+4/4 If you mean (3x-5)/6= (7x+4)/4 , then 12 x - 20 = 42 x + 24 and you can take it from there. If you mean 3x - 5/6 = 7x + 4/4, then the answer will be different. Please use parentheses to clarify ambiguous algebraic statements such as the one

    asked by dee on December 22, 2006
  75. artist

    John Baldessari's Six Colorful Inside Jobs is about

    asked by nikki on September 20, 2013
  76. Peacocks

    Why are male peacocks colorful? How is it an effective adaption?

    asked by help on October 13, 2011
  77. Honors Chemistry

    Absorbance spectroscopy relies on the fact that specific molecules can only absorb certain wavelengths. Explain how this could be used in a)microwaves and b) astronomical discoveries/interpretations. Thank you for any help with this... :)

    asked by Ashley on November 1, 2009
  78. english

    what is gay? www.answers.com happy, joyous, colorful

    asked by mike on December 3, 2006
  79. education

    One of the aspects of instructional scaffolding is ownership which values the students own interpretations and requires them to argue for what they are saying. How does this aspect impact the teachers choices and decisions?

    asked by Nada on April 2, 2011
  80. English

    I forgot to include the following sentences on fashion. I hope you can look at them, too. Thank you. 1) How do you call a half-button up T-shirt with a collar? In Italian it is called a polo T-shirt. 2) He is wearing a blue polo T-shirt with the Ralph

    asked by Mike on April 3, 2011
  81. ENGLISH

    These sentences below is about is how the Entrepenuers are making money off of the gold miners. So, the sentences below are some part of a poem, which is: I thought: What will stampeders need? Now I’m a Dawson millionaire! I sell them ALL long underwear.

    asked by Anonymous on April 1, 2011
  82. Supplementwhat: Misues of statistics.

     8. “Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease.” Is there anything ambiguous about this claim?

    asked by Anonymous on January 28, 2012
  83. ELA

    Which description is accurate and true of all three sentences? 1. We struggled to understand the complicated algebraic expressions. 2. We could not wait to hear our grades on the final exam. 3. We failed to demonstrate our knowledge and understanding. A)

    asked by p on December 4, 2017
  84. language

    is this a sentace......... A block of four different,colorful stamps that commemorate Earth day.

    asked by matt on October 2, 2007
  85. history

    If a photographer took the same picture of this wilderness setting landscape, would it be as colorful and peaceful?

    asked by tamika on September 19, 2011
  86. english

    The colorful paper decorations were ruined by the sudden storm? what are all the adjectives

    asked by Paula on June 15, 2011
  87. 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

    asked by rfvv on January 27, 2018
  88. english check answer plz !

    i think its A. but i also got C. As you are reading your research paper aloud,you notice that all your sentences start the same way. What should you do A.revise some of the sentence so there is variety. B.read the sentences with a more engaging voice C.add

    asked by matt on May 12, 2014
  89. Englsih

    This is one of my english homework. Can someone have a look at it and give me some suqqestions. Thank you. The Summary of English Grammar defines the major word-classes in terms of meaning rather than structure. By references to any one of the major

    asked by Erica on March 9, 2009
  90. English

    1. It's only five minutes' walk. 2. It's only within five minutes' walk. 3. It's only in five minutes' walk. (Are they all correct?) 4. The naughty boy laughed at the handicapped. 5. The naughty boy made a fool of the handicapped. 6. The naughty boy made

    asked by John on April 29, 2009
  91. buisness

    Which sentences highlight a unilateral contract? a. Monique goes to a supermarket and picks up a shampoo. She then goes to the counter and pays for the shampoo. b. John offers a ride back home to Jack in exchange for his favorite music DVD for a day. Jack

    asked by Judy on April 24, 2017
  92. 3 grade english ms sue

    ADJECTIVES AND ARTICALES DIRECTIONS CIRCLE EACH ARTICAL. UNDERLINE EACH ADJECTIVE 1-PEOPLE HAVE WORN MANY DIFFERENT STYLES THROUGHOUT THE YEARS. MY SON CIRCLE THE WORD (THE) AND UNDERLINE THE WORD IS (different) 2-When Aunt Rose was a teacher,she wore

    asked by dw on April 19, 2012
  93. English

    1. Who wants to recite the reading text? 2. Are there any volunteers that want to recite the two pages? 3. Raise your hands if you want to recite the passage. 4. Who else can recite all the sentences on the two pages? ------------------ Can we use all the

    asked by rfvv on April 17, 2017
  94. English

    1. Come and see me. 2. Come to see me. 3. Come see me. [We use these patterns in imperative sentences. What about the following sentences? Can we use the following sentences as well?] 4. Let's go and take a look. 5. Let's go to take a look. 6. Let's go

    asked by rfvv on October 25, 2017
  95. government

    27. Understanding Concepts Answer each of the following questions in complete sentences. Be sure to support each answer with specific examples. 6 points each Federalism Explain how the system of federalism balances the needs of a strong national government

    asked by love on January 7, 2011
  96. Vocabulary- check my answer!

    What does the parenthesized word mean? Hoping to avoid being punished, the child *(groveled)* at the feet of his parents in the hopes that they would forgive his misbehavior. wished laughed praised begged.... is this right?

    asked by Lumi on February 22, 2011
  97. vocabulary

    How do you parse these words? 1. Rendition 2. Ambiguous 3. Deleterious 4. Euphemism 5. Alacrity 6. Respite 7. Polemical 8. Timorous 9. Adulation 10. Eschew

    asked by Alexandra on September 26, 2013
  98. CRT /205

    Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguous and discuss how you might clarify the e-mail message using the writing principles addressed in the text.

    asked by Brenda on February 10, 2010
  99. Math

    “Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease.” Is there anything ambiguous about this claim? Can someone please help and give me a detailed answer for this problem Thank you.

    asked by John on August 27, 2011
  100. Math And Science for Young Children

    ll of the following EXCEPT __________ describes the personal learning style. A. visual B. auditory C. work-along D. colorful is D the correct answer

    asked by Tonya on January 9, 2016