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Unformatted text preview: t a mess!) or as long as a sentence: —What a way to end my vacation! NOTE: Don’t forget that what and how are most frequently used in questions: —What did you say? —How much does it cost? INTERROGATIVES IN DEPENDENT CLAUSES In the dialogue for this chapter, you saw: —Do you know where I can cut off the water? (correct) This construction can be troublesome for learners of English, because there is a tendency to make the dependent clause (where I can cut off...) a question as well: —Do you know where can I cut off the water? (incorrect) Both do you know and where can I cut off the water are legitimate questions when used separately. However, when combined in a single sentence the main clause (Do you know...) carries the full weight of the interrogative. Here are some additional examples: —Do you see it? Where is it? —>Do you see where it is? —Do you know when? When does he arrive? —>Do you know when he arrives? 83 Shared by www.itdunya.com ITDunya.com Great Learn...
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