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    #1

    Will you open the window?

    Hi
    I know that

    Will you open the window?


    expresses a request, but does anyone know its grammatical form?

    Thanks
    Last edited by Masood_S; 20-Mar-2009 at 22:31.

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    #2

    Re: Will you open the window?

    No takers for this one? There must be some linguists out there.
    Roll up! No need to be shy!

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    #3

    Re: Will you open the window?

    Quote Originally Posted by Masood_S View Post
    Hi
    I know that

    Will you open the window?

    expresses a request, but does anyone know its grammatical form?

    Thanks
    It is a question form; it starts with an auxilary verb (will) followed by subject, main verb and object-in that order.

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