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Q: A passive verb is the better choice if you wish to A. emphasize the subject. B. establish a casual tone. C. establish a formal tone. D. deemphasize the subject.
A: b. deemphasize the subject.
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User: A passive verb is the better choice if you wish to A. emphasize the subject. B. establish a casual tone. C. establish a formal tone. D. deemphasize the subject.

Weegy: b. deemphasize the subject.
debnjerry|Points 49424|

User: Which of the following sentences uses parallelism effectively? A. Laura spent all her time gardening and arranging flowers, when she wasn't in a shoe store to shop. B. The report was good because it was factual and offered many details. C. The Red Sox fans screamed, yelled, and were applauding wildly. D. The large plant-eating dinosaurs were quite slow, rather stupid, and extremely hungry.

Weegy: The sentence B) The Red Sox fans screamed, yelled, and were applauding wildly best uses parallelism effectively.
cnavarro|Points 60|

User: Which of the following correctly uses a transitional word or phrase? A. Sadly, Mark broke his leg during the performance. The director regretted casting him in the part. B. First impressions are so important in both personal and professional life. Addison shaved off his beard. C. Kara has been happily trying lots of new activities lately. For example, she took up needlepoint on the advice of her counselor. D. The floodwaters receded. The bridge could be inspected.

Weegy: The answer is B. Kara has been happily trying lots of new activities lately. For example, she took up needlepoint on the advice of her counselor.
may100|Points 2668|

User: Which of the following is a good rule to follow when proofreading an essay? A. Read the essay aloud to hear where words are missing or awkward phrasings or grammatical errors occur. B. Ask your best friend to critique your essay. C. Scan the essay twice, once for organization and once for surface errors. D. Use the computer's spell-check and grammar-check functions to be sure you catch any errors

Weegy: Read the essay aloud to hear where words are missing or awkward phrasing or grammatical errors occur is a good rule to follow when proofreading an essay
miss186|Points 746|

User: While reviewing an essay, what should be your main purpose in applying questions of who, what, when, where, and why? A. To organize your evidence B. To be sure your evidence provides sufficient detail C. To clarify your topic sentences D. To compare your thesis statement with your conclusion

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