Direct Question and Indirect Question

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Direct Question and Indirect Question

Unread post by Pheakdey » Fri Aug 21, 2009 1:44 am

Hello everybody, I was wondering more about how to use Direct Question and Indirect question. So I hope all of you will express me about them.

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Re: Direct Question and Indirect Question

Unread post by Joe » Sun Aug 23, 2009 8:37 pm

An indirect question is an embedded question - that is, question that is not in normal question form with a question mark; it occurs within another statement or question and generally follows statement structure, eg:
We don't know what we should do. (What should we do?)
I don't know where he went. (Where did he go?)
Can you tell me where it is? (Where is it?)
They haven't decided whether they should come. (Should we go?)

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