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    WH- question

    Could you pleased telling me what the difference between the two sentences below is? Thank you.

    1) Why don't we go to school?
    2) Why do we not go to school?

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    Re: WH- question

    Quote Originally Posted by onetwothree View Post
    Could you pleased telling me what the difference between the two sentences below is? Thank you.

    1) Why don't we go to school?
    2) Why do we not go to school?

    Both sentences are correct. Why do we not go to school? is more formal than the sentence that uses the contraction don't.

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