How is a semicolon properly used?

The answer to this is fairly clear and direct--most test-takers, however, don't realize that the SAT Writing & Language or the ACT English can frame an underlined portion of a sentence to see... more

04/04/22

How do you write good essays?

I am trying to become a good writer. My tips so far are read, listen to books, and think about my thinking. I agree but I need more tips! Most of my writing work is sucky and horrible!

need help (sat preparation)

In the following passage from "The Perils of Indifference," Elie Wiesel describes the memory of being liberated from the Buchenwald concentration camp by American soldiers. How would the meaning of... more

05/14/21

Of “was” and “were.”

While I’m no grammar aficionado, I rarely use Wikipedia as a source for anything, and questionable grammar is one reason of many.Would you please tell me which is correct?”Stillwater was a... more

Term for words ending in -ing

What is the term for a word that ends in -ing?

The sentence(s) below has one or more blanks. Beneath each sentence(s) are five words or sets of words. Choose the word or set of words that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

He believed that in order to _________ the problem fully, he would need to understand all of its _________.A) solve...positionsB) embrace...nuancesC) comprehend...extremeD) experience...thoughtsE)... more

grammar question--- is the underlined word used correctly

I have recommended your book to all my friends which drive trucks.a.) whob.) whose. c.) whomd). correct as isI understand that b is incorrect but I don't know the correct answer. Could someone help... more

write and solve equation

joann and Marlowe began their race in swimmings.Joann swam at a rate of 1.5 meter/second with a handicap of 25 meters.Marlowe sawm after her at a rate of 2 meter /second. At what distance Malowe... more

Force different types of force

Think about your backpack or book bag. Is it heavy or light? There are many forces acting on this boy from his full,heavy backpack Write about all the various forces you can identify that help... more

Which of the following is true?

Which of the following is true? a) all b) Sarcasm and irony are identical in tone and purpose c) None d) Satire and parody are identical in tone and purpose e) Politicians and marketers never use... more

“In November, on Tuesday nights, during road trips, no NBA player has shot more fourth-quarter free-throws than Kevin Durant,” exclaimed the sports commentator.

“In November, on Tuesday nights, during road trips, no NBA player has shot more fourth-quarter free-throws than Kevin Durant,” exclaimed the sports commentator. Which fallacy is used here? a)... more

Claims of fact address issues of judgment.

Claims of fact address issues of judgment.

12/01/14

what part,if any,did manifest destiny play in the mexican war?whta other justifications were presented for the formation of war?

the mexican war lasted from 1846 to 1848 following the annexation of texas in 1845

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