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    Default Question about questions.

    1. "What do you think is the best American novel?"

    2. "What do you think the best American novel is?"

    I know which one sounds better. But is the first one incorrect for any reason?

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    Default Re: Question about questions.

    Quote Originally Posted by Quixote View Post
    1. "What do you think is the best American novel?"

    2. "What do you think the best American novel is?"

    I know which one sounds better. But is the first one incorrect for any reason?
    They are equally correct. I prefer 1.

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