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    Question sentence formation

    I just need the correct answer. is this the right way or no? does this sentence make any sense in terms of grammar.

    What's the time by your watch?

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    Default Re: sentence formation

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    I just need the correct answer. is this the right way or no? does this sentence make any sense in terms of grammar.

    What's the time by your watch?
    It is correct but I wouldn't use it. I would say: You have the time?...informal
    or "What time is it?"...very proper and correct.

    If you add "by your watch", it tells me that maybe you and someone else are comparing the time by looking at two different watches. Otherwise adding "by your watch" is not really necessary. Unless the person can tell the time by looking at.... his toes?...

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