In one scene, Nike, the ancient goddess of victory, alights on a ship, (her wings outspread, with her garments rippling) in the wind.
B) her wings are outspread, her garments ripple
C) her wings outspread and her garments rippling
E) whose wings are outspread and her garments rippling
the answer is C, but i thought A,B,C were all momma splices because it has a subject and a verb… how do i solve this problem?
No (sooner) had the plane’s wheels (touched) the ground (when) i heard the chimes of cell phones (throughout) the cabin. (no error)
the answer is (when) but why is that so? what kind of error is this???
Is not because… but because an idiom or can because be omitted?
Guitarist Jimi Hendrix and Robert Fripp shook left hands when they first met not because both were left handed but (Hendrix had his right arm) in a sling.
b) Hendrix’s right arm was
d)because Hendrix’s right arm was
the irish author Samuel Beckett originally wrote his most famous play, ‘Waiting for Godot’, in (French, but one might assume it to be) English.
b)French, not, as one might assume in
c)French; although one might assume it was
answer was (b) and i got it right but was confused. why can’t (a) and (c) work?
A regressive tax is (when a tax) imposes a heavier burden on low-income taxpayers than on high-income tax payers.
c)a tax where it
i know why (a) is wrong bc tax cannot impose but what are the differences between (c) and (d)… aren’t those both using ambiguous pronouns which are “one” and “it”?
inspired by a love of birds, Nancy Yi Fan (has begun to write) her novel ‘Snowbird’ when she was in fifth grade.
why doesn’t has begun work in this case? is it because the action was presumably ended in past? can i get explanations for difference between has and simple past?
From January test 2015
Section 10 #10
(One of the most charming fishing villages on Galway Bay, Kinvara’s appeal) lies in its sheltered harbor and traditional seafaring atmosphere.
(A) the same
(B) One of the Galway Bay’s most charming fishing villages, the appeal of Kinvara
(C) The appeal of Kinvara, one of the most charming fishing villages on Galway Bay,
I could easily eliminate the answer choice D and E but what are the differences between choice A,B and C? The answer to this Q was C.