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    Unhappy correct answer

    1. He asked which was the correct answer.
    2. He asked which the correct answer was.

    My Dear Teachers

    I ask for correct answer.
    Which above sentence is correct? It is better to explain it in grammatical terms.

    Thanks advance for your help.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: correct answer

    2 is correct- it's an indirect question because you are tellling me about the question and don't expect me to answer it.

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    Default Re: correct answer

    Number 1 is also correct (and is also an indirect question).

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    Hi,
    I've read somewhere that with the copular be both ways are OK.

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