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Which is the correct question ?

Postby gilmarslva » Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:56 pm

Hi guys !!!

Well, I 've got a problem and I was wondering if someone can help me !!! I know that perhaps it is not the right place to ask for help but I didn't find any other better !!!

I'd like to know which question is correct between these above!!

Which was the strangest thing have you eaten ? Or
which was the strangest thing you have eaten ?

I know that it may seem strange but I 'm getting confused with them !! Please !!!! Can anyone help me ??

Thanks and bye bye !!
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Postby Dithzie » Thu Feb 10, 2005 3:13 am

Hello. Here's the answer to your question.

The answer is Which was the strangest thing you have eaten?

EXPLANATION

When we ask a question, we often say Do you know...? / Could you tell me...? etc. If you begin a question like this, word order is different from a simple question.

Compare:

Where has Tom gone? (simple question)

but Do you know where Tom has gone? (not Do you know where has Tom gone?)

When the question is part of a longer sentence, it loses the normal word order.

Don't be afraid to ask if you don't know which to use. Hope my answer is sufficient.

HAve a nice day! :D
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Postby gilmarslva » Thu Feb 10, 2005 7:02 pm

Hi guy !!!

Thanks !! I really appreciate you help !!!
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