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    Is it correct?

    He asked me what my name is and where I came from.

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    Re: Is it correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by nathesh2011 View Post
    He asked me what my name is and where I came from.

    REMINDER: NOT A TEACHER


    (1) Tom speaks to Martha on Monday: What is your name and where do you come from?

    (2) Mona speaks to Martha on Tuesday: What did Tom ask you yesterday?

    Martha: Oh, he asked me what my name was and where I came from.

    (3) I believe that the answer in (2) would be in accordance with the rules.

    (4) But some native speakers might be more comfortable in saying:

    Oh, he asked me what my name is and where I come from. And I told him that it

    was none of his business!

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