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Easy pie
Find the error in this sentence- Looking through the telescope, Venus was clearly visible to us in the night sky".
0 votes, asked Oct 31 '13 by yaswanth
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What part of speech is it
What pat of speech is "writing" in the following sentence? I spent the day at the library writing an essay ...
0 votes, asked Oct 31 '13 by Belle
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Able to work under pressure?
Please help me in correct the sentence. Thank you. See example: I'm able to work under pressure of deadlines to ...
0 votes, asked Oct 31 '13 by Nguyen Hai
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punctuation
not sure how to fix this See example: Steve on the other hand is for guns and possession.
0 votes, asked Oct 31 '13 by Taffiney Adams
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How would you word this?
Thanks :) How would you word this? See example: By observing the structure of matter, properties of water, pH scale ...
-1 votes, asked Oct 31 '13 by Aleacia
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Names
This is a name! Not a stupid typo! See example: Mrs. Wachholz
-2 votes, asked Oct 31 '13 by Tabby Baker
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Indirect Object or Prepositional Phrase?
In the sentence "I will return this to the store" is "to the store" acting as an indirect object or ...
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by cdenni2
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I have problem with this statement
However, as Faulkner, point out, despite the sorrow Emily seemed like a mentally disturbed. See example: However, as Faulkner, point ...
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by diana ferradas
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punctuation
The exercise was to test hospitals’ ability to respond..... Is the apostrophe after the s in hospitals appropriate?
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Cindy Bland
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Ideas
What can I replace this sentence with? See example: I was trying to keep my balance but it was even ...
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Irmak
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tense
When I describe something I have found in an analysis, should I use the past tense or the present tense? ...
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Qiaoshang
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the use of "the"
shall I say "the political authorities" or "political authorities"? What's the difference between the two?
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Qiaoshang
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Name for a building
A significant donation has resulted in a building being named for a person. Would the building be called "The John ...
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Margaret Phillips
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meeting up
which one is right ? shall we meet up tomorrow? OR can we meet up tomorrow?
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by mari
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check grammar
Initially, during the absence of trend please consider 30passengers per day as the fixed passenger figure.
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by NAHDIYEH DAMAJ
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Pls answer this qe about degrees of comparison
which of the following sentences is /are correct? and why? 1)he is more wiser than his brother 2)he is wiser ...
comparative Sentence -1 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by krish
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Confused about the verbs in this sentence
I'm teaching English and my students recently had a question about a sentence that has 6 verbs. They asked what ...
verb participle Conjunction 0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by MrAdamSK
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Is there any grammar mistake in the sentence below?
a person i meet in the theatre was the playwright himself
0 votes, edited Oct 30 '13 by rkreddy
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glitter vs. glitters
Which one is correct? 2 Jar of Glitter or 2 Jars of Glitters If 2 Jars of Glitter is correct, ...
Plurals 0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by slhsia
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Which of the following contains an error in comma usage?
According to Mr. David it was Bill's fault that the window was broken. I picked up eggs, milk, and dish ...
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by ROBERT CHINN
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Pronoun usage when object of preposition as part of subject
In the sentence "A subcommittee of Allyson, Terry and me has planned a trip to Taos" is the "me" correct ...
grammar 0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Jenny Goldberg
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Difference between these expressions
What's the difference between "let's camp and let's go camping" or is it the same thing?
expression camp Difference camping 0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by 48fresh
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How to use articles 'the' and 'a' in a technical writing
The rock is an yeallow clay with quartzous nodules. A cement is sand-based. In the rock roof the interlayers are ...
the Articles a 0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Vlaidmir
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Which sentence is correct?
The first thing I opened this morning were my eyes.The first thing I opened this morning was my eyes.The first ...
0 votes, asked Oct 30 '13 by Curious
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What is wrong with this sentance
Hi I need help with this part of my essay. I can not see what needs to be fixed. Thanks ...
0 votes, asked Oct 29 '13 by Kyle Baptie
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Subject and verb agreement
Is the word "staff" [meaning several people work for a business] singular or plural? What verb form should be used? ...
0 votes, asked Oct 29 '13 by Terri Moore
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relative pronoun
when the relative pronoun replace an object, i need a rule if there is one
0 votes, asked Oct 29 '13 by samar seif
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should commas separate all repeated words
Would a comma be used to separate her, her? The man had intimidated her her entire life. The man had ...
0 votes, asked Oct 29 '13 by carol powney
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Pronouns
What does this sentence mean, especially what does WHAT mean: WHO CONTROLS "WHAT" IN AFGHANISTAN?
wh-pronoun 0 votes, asked Oct 29 '13 by Fuad Hirad
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verb modifier
please explain to me my mistake See example: It is a reminder of what must be our employees general goal, ...
0 votes, asked Oct 29 '13 by elena hernandez
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