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    Exclamation What is your favorite dish?

    Hi,

    Do native speakers (Briton or American) use this statement?

    What is your favorite dis?

    Is the usage of dish in this sentence appropriate?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: What is your favorite dish?

    Yes, (though you have "dis" instead of "dish"), it's a common thing to say.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: What is your favorite dish?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Yes, (though you have "dis" instead of "dish"), it's a common thing to say.
    yes i that was a typo, i missed the "h"

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    Re: What is your favorite dish?

    I was 99% sure that it was just a typo, but sometimes people ask weird things and we assume (incorrectly) we know what they meant.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: What is your favorite dish?

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    Do native speakers (Briton or American) use this statement?

    What is your favorite dis?

    Is the usage of dish in this sentence appropriate?

    Thanks
    By the way, this is not a statement. It's a question. A statement says something (true or not) about the world. You can't refer to the sentence "What is your favourite dish?" as true or false.
    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #6

    Re: What is your favorite dish?

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    By the way, this is not a statement. It's a question. A statement says something (true or not) about the world. You can't refer to the sentence "What is your favourite dish?" as true or false.
    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.
    Well I doubt that sentence and statement mean the same. I think a sentence can be a question or even a statement.


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    Re: What is your favorite dish?

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    By the way, this is not a statement. It's a question. A statement says something (true or not) about the world. You can't refer to the sentence "What is your favourite dish?" as true or false.
    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.
    The OP wrote sentence, not statement.

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