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Which statement is most accurate regarding the speaking-writing connection? A. The words used by writers are not normally used in speaking. B. To own a word, speak it. C. Written words
seldom reflect the words people use when they speak. D. To own a word, write it over and over again.
C. To own a word, speak it is the statement that is most accurate regarding the speaking-writing connection.
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User: Which of the following sentences uses the best close-up words? A. Sara is pursuing a non-science degree. B. Sara is studying languages. C. Sara is pursuing a degree. D. Sara is studying French and German.

User: Which one of the following statements about making your writing fun to read is not correct? A. The conversation you write must sound natural for the characters. B. An anecdote or humorous quotation is often more convincing than a strong argument. C. Give your writing a personal touch by showing that you're interested in your subject. D. Direct quotations should be reserved for characters in stories

User: . Find the sentence with the active voice. A. The chairman told me that the legislature passed the bill. B. The bill was passed by the legislature. C. It was voted by the legislature to pass. D. I was told by the chairman that the bill was passed by the legislature.

User: When writing, you can most effectively use a dash A. in place of a semicolon. B. in place of an exclamation point. C. to add a formal touch to a sentence. D. to get the reader's attention.

User: Which of the following statements about vocabulary building is not correct? A. Pronunciation is an important part of adding new words to your vocabulary. B. Using the dictionary is only one step in the process of vocabulary building. C. Reading on a daily basis is very important for building your vocabulary. D. The best way to improve your vocabulary is to memorize lists of vocabulary words

User: Which statement is most accurate regarding the speaking-writing connection? A. The words used by writers are not normally used in speaking. B. To own a word, speak it. C. Written words seldom reflect the words people use when they speak. D. To own a word, write it over and over again.

Weegy: C. To own a word, speak it is the statement that is most accurate regarding the speaking-writing connection.
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User: Nelson's hobby is tinkering with small appliances. Tinkering with implies that Nelson is unskilled at his hobby. You want to change the flavor of this sentence to show that Nelson is, in fact, quite skilled at his hobby. Which of the following should you choose to replace tinkering with so that the reader gets the right idea? A. Messing with B. Fiddling with C. Selling D. Repairing

Weegy: C. Repairing
debnjerry|Points 25552|

User: . What is the most important point in the following sentence? My sister, Emily, the tallest girl in her class, has many friends. A. Emily is my sister. B. My sister's name is Emily. C. Emily has many friends. D. Emily is the tallest girl in her class.

User: Which one of the following sentences is written in the active voice? A. It is said that definite steps can be taken to prevent many accidents. B. Accidents are witnessed every day. C. Accidents are considered by most people as unavoidable. D. Few people think seriously of doing something about accidents

Weegy: C. Accidents are witnessed every day. is your answer.
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User: Which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice? A. I would not provoke that man if I were you. B. They considered their options. C. Having left the building, Elvis never returned. D. The effects of cyanide are well known.

Weegy: B. Having left the building, Elvis never returned. is written in passive voice.
OxTornado007|Points 3788|

User: When using direct quotations in your writing, which of the following should be placed outside the set of quotation marks? A. Period B. Semicolon C. Question mark D. Comma

Weegy: a comma is used after a pause. try to read your work aloud. you'll find out when you need to put commas
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User: A cliché is a _______ expression. A. foreign B. new C. worn-out D. wordy

User: Of these four words, which one is most likely to have a negative flavor? A. Confound B. Harangue C. Distract D. Meander

Weegy: A. Harangue is the answer.
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User: A synonym is a word that's A. pronounced the same. B. similar in meaning. C. defined in a thesaurus. D. opposite in meaning

User: Which sentence best describes clustering? A. You write down words or ideas that occur to you in no particular order. B. You're generating words that suggest possible sentences or paragraphs. C. You're generating words that suggest possible themes for an essay. D. You write down words or ideas in chronological order.

Weegy: D. You're generating words that suggest possible sentences or paragraphs. is the answer.
OxTornado007|Points 3788|

User: Which of the following words is the best close-up word? A. Vegetable B. Zucchini C. Food D. Plant

User: Which of the following sentences uses the best close-up words? A. Sara is pursuing a non-science degree. B. Sara is studying languages. C. Sara is pursuing a degree. D. Sara is studying French and German





Weegy: Sarah is studying French and German.
Expert answered|Frankie17851|Points 783|

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