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    Which is the correct sentence?

    The girl asked, "When is dessert?"

    1. Did the girl ask, "When is dessert"?

    2. Did the girl ask, 'When is dessert?'?"

    Which sentence is correct in relation to the sentence in bold?

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 19-Mar-2010 at 18:45.

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    Re: Which is the correct sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    The girl asked, "When is dessert?"

    1. Did the girl ask, "When is dessert"?

    2. Did the girl ask, 'When is dessert?'?"

    Which sentence is correct in relation to the sentence in bold?

    Thanks in advance.
    The use of a question mark with a quotation:

    when a question is in a direct quotation e.g. Did Henry II say “Who will rid me of this troublesome priest?" the question mark is INSIDE the quotation marks. Note that you never use two question marks together.
    Did the girl ask, "When is dessert?"

    http://data.bolton.ac.uk/bissto/basi...n/question.htm

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