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    Question Where should I put "is"?

    Hi, should it be
    "You need to improve the introduction and dicussion to show what the aim of the paper is," or
    "You need to improve the introduction and dicussion to show what is the aim of the paper."

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    Default Re: Where should I put "is"?

    The first sentence. You are not asking a question, so the correct place for "is" is after the subject, which is "the aim of the paper". If you change the order, you get a question:

    What is the aim of the paper?

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    Default Re: Where should I put "is"?

    Quote Originally Posted by rewboss
    The first sentence. You are not asking a question, so the correct place for "is" is after the subject, which is "the aim of the paper". If you change the order, you get a question:

    What is the aim of the paper?
    Thanks, Rewboss, for your both replies; now it's clear to me.

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