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Literature includes written works of an imaginative, journalistic or scholarly nature. Language is a system of spoken and written symbols by means of which people can communicate with each other. We invite you to ask and answer questions about languages and literature; including pronunciation, grammar, definitions, examples, acronyms, abbreviations, etc.

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The is called the definite article, other articles are a and an. They come before nouns. The means we know about the noun the is referring to. In the sentences: The dogs is sick - we know about this dog, we know what dog is sick. A dog is sick - we don't know about this dog, this is any dog. …
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Learners are at the center of all theories of teaching, and their role in learning has been studied from many different perspectives, including those seen in the disciplines of psychology, education, and second language acquisition. A focus on learners and their contribution to learning appeared in …
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Learners are at the center of all theories of teaching, and their role in learning has been studied from many different perspectives, including those seen in the disciplines of psychology, education, and second language acquisition. A focus on learners and their contribution to learning appeared in …
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"These Stories" is a novel, sold in bookshops everywhere. The book is comprised of three stories. Here they are -- 1) The story of Deanie Etcetera's love for Mitch Longley 2) The story of older woman Carol Schultz's love for younger man Jim Harrington at "echelon towers" 3) The story of rock musicia…
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UNderstanding the problem, selecting a method of solution, carrying it out. This applies to all problems not just electrical ones.
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Print sharing (Windows, under a Windows/Samba/CIFS share), or network printing (CUPS, and so on).
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Angelique Boyer is the answer.
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This is a quote from Alfred North Whitehead, an educator in the late 1800s-early 1900s. It was in a 1929 book called The Aims of Education and Other Essays. It refers to his thoughts on precision (exactness of formulation), a step in learning. To me, it sounds like rote memorization before you tie t…
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Bombastic describes a deliberate exaggeration or overstatement when describing people or events.
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Yes, especially if you utilize a comma right after the "then", like this: I met this really cute girl at the dance. Then, we went out for coffee.
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The teaching of English involves many processes in learning language in general. In recent research concerning how a person learns a second language (L2) it has been found that the importance of the first language(L1) is the foundation for L2. If a person can't read or write their L1 it is harder to…
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I've run across people from our company's Ohio-based office writing things like "this needs updated" or "this needs submitted" instead of "needs to be submitted." Don't know if it's a regional dialect thing or not. Those of us in the Wisconsin office don't use those (seeming) contractions or simplif…
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The plural form of 'ma and pa' is mas and pas. Perhaps you're not old enough to remember The Mamas and The Papas folk rock group.
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Let's pretend your two characters are called "John" and "Mary". Be sure to mention in your book that John and Mary are friends, or buddies, or pals, or whatever. Also be sure to make the point clear that John and Mary have no romantic feelings for each other whatsoever! It might help also if you exp…
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The story is all about honesty and integrity, but in an interesting way. The boys have been riding the stolen horse for months, but they never think of it as a permanent possession. They want the joy of riding, but know that they will eventually return the animal. The owner doesn't accuse anyone of …
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This question must be asked in present perfect tense. When you ask it in Malayalam as "Cheythittundo", it is in passive form, and the English is "Has it ever been done?". The example "Love cheythittundo" can be as an active sentence as "Have you ever loved?"
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The Town Council encouraged a loose association of street artists to perform during the centenary events.
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The noun 'nose' is a word for a thing. A nose is not a person. A person has a nose as do many forms of animals.
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The question could be read two different ways: How would you transliterate "Jehovah's Friend" with Hebrew Letters? Transliteration is when you take the same sounds, but use a different alphabet. For example, the Hebrew word דב would be written as "dov" - which is what it sounds like and not "bear"…
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I'm planning on publishing an instructional book about Photoshop. I may need to use various kinds of screeshots (pictures) of Photoshop program. Does this violate any copyright law? I'm writing detailed description of my question here since the site won't allow me to add any description. wow
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Rot in hell
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I've never heard of it so it could be a scam.
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You can only try all her publishers, since 97 shes dropped out of sight and doesn't like computers. Last known to be in Mass, USA.
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premchandwas a great writer of hindi. Rangbhoomi denotes a great classic indian story of poverty and love.
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Yes. Interpolations are incorporated through grammar variables, when similar letters are incorrectly transcribed, or when similar sounding words are recited to the transcriber who hears the word not written, during copying of an original manuscript, e.g. - Romans 5:1: where the original manuscript …
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Only if the window is open.
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51.6 rounded to the hundredth is 51.60
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"Loca por ti" means crazy for you.
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I can't find anything conclusive on who said it first. Many, many people have used versions of this same sentiment. Some newspapers attribute the original quotation to Socrates, who may have said something similar. The origin of the exact phrase is unknown.
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Here are some example questions with the word clarify: Can you clarify for me what your job is? Would you clarify what you mean by "modern literature"? How would you clarify the question "How old is he?" for other readers?
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Quisey is a language discussed in China Mieville's novel The Scar. It is the written language of the Thanati, or aristocratic dead, who live primarily in High Cromlech. The Thanati rarely speak, but communicate with coughs, subtle movements, and by writing. They are able to hear, however, and those …
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A folklore is a story with extreme action and a hero who takes great risks.
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The word "camping" is gender neutral but some consider the activity masculine
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In Europe there are many beautiful cities. I advise you to think about Vienna or Barcelona. These cities are multicultural and rich in historical places.
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מה אתה חושב על?
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Any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that make up the earth and its atmosphere, as the lithosphere and hydrosphere.
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Things Fall Apart is the masterpiece of Achebe. This book addresses the social values and humanity wonderfully. As the title suggests, Things Fall Apart (which was further expressed by Yeats in The Second Coming) is all about the falling values - social, personal and communal. Colonized and colonize…
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Translation: Qiyaama (قيامة)
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أداة
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Dr.Aziz, the cave, and A Passage to India are all about a thought process. The cave has a significant role to play in the novel. Adela and Aziz go to the cave together. Aziz, however, is lost and wanders in other direction as Adela walks into the darker cave. She is bewildered by the peace and darkn…
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how many does jogger seem to know about the fish and fishing? About boys?
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It was written by one person, Sir John Malory, in the 15th century. He was in Newgate prison at the time, which as all prisons is a place where you have a lot of time on your hands and few things to keep you occupied. What he wrote was a compilation of folk stories that already existed. Many of the…
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The Library of Congress Classification System (LCC) organizes materials into 21 branches of knowledge. These basic categories (labeled A - Z, with the exceptions of I, O, W, X and Y) are then divided into more specific subclasses by incorporating additional letters.
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In the chesapeake bay
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His upbringing on and off American Indian reservations
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Their religion was written in a book whereas his wasn't.
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To point out the inconsistencies in the missionary's argument
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England is a country within Britain. In addition to England , Scotland and Wales make up the land mass known as Britain Therefore If you are English you will also be British.
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In the USA: "Not linked to either the Republican or the Democratic Party".
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Yes I know so many interesting tales of Tenali Raman. You can easily get these tales from motherszone.com The Horse Trader The Red Peacock Royal Mother's Last Wish Tenali Raman and the Great Pundit
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a person inclined to question or doubt all accepted opinions. synonyms: cynic, doubter; More pessimist, prophet of doom "skeptics said the marriage wouldn't last" a person who doubts the truth of Christianity and other religions; an atheist or agnostic. synonyms: agnost…
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The grandson of Arjuna was Parikshit - the son of Abhimanyu.
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Yes. In fact it has two. The letter i has the schwa (unstressed) sound, and so does the second A, because the R is in the last syllable with Y (ree).
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super
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none.
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Pitch, spiel, endorsement, advocacy, promotion, convincing argument...
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Yes.
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There are many epics of the India which consist mythology and religion of India. Some are Vedas, Mahabharata, Rmaayana & Bhagwat geeta.
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Traditional script (in Hong Kong and Taiwan [ROC]): 我不會說中文 Simplified script (in mainland China [PRC]): 我不会说中文 Pronunciation (in pinyin): wǒ bù​huìshuō zhōng​wén
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The sentence means that the man is starting off fresh; he is taking on the American identity and leaving behind his old culture's identity, along with that identity's beliefs and mannerisms.
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Paraphrasing: rephrasing what the author said in different words. A "translation" of what the author said into how you would say it. Typically the same length as the original paper. Summarizing: Finding the key points of what the author said and writing it down in your own words. An "interpretation…
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No. Essential means that the thing is very important; an "essence." Meanwhile, extraneous means that the thing is something "extra," and not needed.
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No
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The assembled spectators or listeners at a public event, such as a play, movie, concert, or meeting.
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that the goat coughs at night in the field overhead :rocks moss stonecrop iron merds. the woman keeps the kitchen make tea sneezes at evening poking the peevish gutter --T.S.Eliot
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INSPIRED
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1. Peek 2. Glimpse
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In Greek mythology, drakaina is used for female dragons. Also, some people refer to a female dragon as a dragoness.
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I know people think the book is inappropriate, racist, and contains foul language, but is that the only reason? Homosexual and mental illness slurs probably crossed the line for the libraries.
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"Airport" is a compound word, but "Airport Terminal" is multiword phrase.
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Yes, visibly is a word - meaning something that can be seen. For instance, Tom could see that Eric was visibly upset at the death of his dog.
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Bask does not have a noun form.
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July 27th, 1973
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The most usual answer for this is that they believed that the blood of the sacrificial victims was needed to keep the universe going. It is said that they believed that the sun needed to be nourished with this blood or else it would be destroyed.
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Each of us is created unique. It also teaches us not to underestimate the capability of other people.
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Nouns are people, place, and thing words. The nouns in your sentence are "brains" and "watermelons."
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Nouns are people, places, and things. The nouns in your sentence are "whales," "fish," and "plankton."
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As CEO, Mary was part of the company's directorship.
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We have seen many directorship . But none like syria and iraq.
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News paper writers are called as newspaper columnists, authors, and Journalists.
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Literal meaning: The boy had put a large bottle of Orange Crush onto the girl. Hence, he had a "crush" on her. OR The boy had put so many heavy things onto the girl's shoulders that he had really crushed her. Hence, he had "a crush" on her. Figurative meaning: The boy was attracted to the girl; she…
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The word silt has four letters
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more recently, most recently
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Not a full-scale one, but a war in which nuclear weapons were used to a limited extent- he makes reference to the atomic bombing of Colchester.
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