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    direct and indirect questions

    I want to know what is direct and indirect questions? and can u please give me some examples of both? thanks a lot

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    Re: direct and indirect questions

    How are you? Direct question
    Could you tell me where he is? Indirect question ('where is he?', which is the real question, is indirect because I have started with another question to be polite)

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