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    verb to be when asking questions

    by looking at the two following structures:

    "who do you think your boss is?"
    and
    "who is your boss?"

    you can see the is sometimes is at the end of teh sentence and sometimes it follows the pronoun (who in this case)
    what are the general rules that can help to determine where to put the "is" in this case. My oral skills usually don't work well when it comes to these structures

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    Re: verb to be when asking questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Daniellll View Post
    by looking at the two following structures:

    "Who do you think your boss is?"
    But you could also say 'Who do you think is your boss?', in which "is" is in the same relative position as in the sentence below.

    "Who is your boss?"

    you can see the is sometimes is at the end of teh sentence and sometimes it follows the pronoun (who in this case)
    what are the general rules that can help to determine where to put the "is" in this case. My oral skills usually don't work well when it comes to these structures
    Do you have further questions?

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