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Ohood
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Would you Please answer these questions ?

Postby Ohood » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:56 pm

1. What does the word performer mean ? ( A verb is in the active voice when its subject is the performer of the action ?
2. Put the word " Chores " in a sentence.
3. What does " Venn Diagram " mean ?
4. Put the verb " nap " and the verb "slave (away ) in a sentence ( each one in a different one).

Thanks a lot. :D

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Re: Would you Please answer these questions ?

Postby darcy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:51 am

1. What does the word performer mean ? ( A verb is in the active voice when its subject is the performer of the action ?)
In your example sentence about grammar, performer means the person, animal or thing that does something. For example, in the sentence 'The dog bit the man.' the dog is the performer.
2. Put the word "Chores " in a sentence.
Some people enjoy cooking and shopping but for me these things are chores; I'd rather be doing other things.
3. What does " Venn Diagram " mean ?
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venn_diagram for a good explanation with lots of pictures.
4. Put the verb " nap " and the verb "slave (away)" in a sentence ( each one in a different one).
My grandfather always has a 20-minute nap after lunch; then he wakes up and goes for a walk.
We're slaving away for £7 an hour while the boss plays golf!

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Re: Would you Please answer these questions ?

Postby karoleq » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:00 am

I don't know if I understand correctly, 'performer' is a subject in sentence?


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