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    Default place of the verb in the sentence

    Should we say:

    i want what your weaknesses are

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    i want to know what are your weaknesses

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    I want what your weaknesses are : you are wishing to acquire my vices and human imperfections and character flaws.
    I doubt that's what you intend to mean.

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    I want to know, what are your weaknesses?
    Yes

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    Hi David,

    I think you misunderstood my question because I made a typo in my question. I want to know what are the weaknesses of the people I am talking to. It is not in question form. I don't know which sentence is more accurate:
    i want to know what are your weaknesses OR
    i want to know what your weaknesses are
    and again it is not a question . I am addressing them and justifying giving them a test to know what are their weaknesses OR what their weaknesses are.

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    Default Re: place of the verb in the sentence

    In this case you would say
    I want to know what your weaknesses are

    sounds promising.

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