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    #1

    the order of words in question

    What are correct:
    "When may a helping word (like "does) be eliminated and when not?"
    "When a helping word (like "does) may be eliminated and when not?"

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    #2

    Re: the order of words in question

    Quote Originally Posted by vgv8 View Post
    What are correct:
    "When may a helping word (like "does) be eliminated and when not?"
    "When a helping word (like "does) may be eliminated and when not?"
    The first one is correct :)

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    #3

    Re: the order of words in question

    Thanks but I encounter both patterns and would like to jave response from native English teacher

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    #4

    Re: the order of words in question

    Casablanca is correct.

    The second version is completely wrong.

    Rover

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    #5

    Re: the order of words in question

    Quote Originally Posted by vgv8 View Post
    ...I encounter both patterns....
    Could you give examples where have you encountered the second pattern?

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