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    Question Problem

    Subject+helping verb+ any interrogative sentence .(Can I make a sentence like this ?)

    1-The main question is what is meant by it?


    2-His doubt was how did he manage to breach security?

    Are these two sentences right?. I know the best way , but I also want to know that
    "Is this type also correct?"
    If It is wrong way,then why did one of your teacher use a sentence like this in my previous post?

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    Re: Question Problem

    Quote Originally Posted by onkar View Post
    Subject+helping verb+ any interrogative sentence .(Can I make a sentence like this ?)

    1-The main question is what is meant by it?


    2-His doubt was how did he manage to breach security?

    Are these two sentences right?. I know the best way , but I also want to know that
    "Is this type also correct?"
    If It is wrong way,then why did one of your teacher use a sentence like this in my previous post?
    Can you post a link to your previous post?

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    Re: Question Problem

    My question to the OP is what is meant by "sounding awkward"? Compared to what?

    (This sentence was used by Waflob ,a teacher,to reply to me in my post titled "grammatically correct or sounding awkward ".

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    Re: Question Problem

    This is the thread in question.

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    Re: Question Problem

    Dear all teacher,
    I did not understand .

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    Re: Question Problem

    Quote Originally Posted by onkar View Post
    Dear all teacher,
    I did not understand .
    This is the content of Waflob's post in your thread. Please mark in red the part you have a problem with:

    "My question to the OP is what is meant by "sounding awkward"? Compared to what?

    You can't compare a new language to your own mother tongue and define the differences as awkwardness in the new language. That really isn't the best way to proceed.

    When I started to learn German, it seemed awkward to me to put the verb at the end of the sentence, but as you learn more, read more, hear more and generally get more confident, you realise that this is just the way that German is structured. After a while, it seems less awkward and that's when you realise that you're on the way to fluency.

    If I've completely misunderstood your question, please let me know - preferably with an example or two, to illustrate the point."

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    Re: Question Problem

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    This is the content of Waflob's post in your thread. Please mark in red the part you have a problem with:

    "My question to the OP is what is meant by "sounding awkward"? Compared to what?

    You can't compare a new language to your own mother tongue and define the differences as awkwardness in the new language. That really isn't the best way to proceed.

    When I started to learn German, it seemed awkward to me to put the verb at the end of the sentence, but as you learn more, read more, hear more and generally get more confident, you realise that this is just the way that German is structured. After a while, it seems less awkward and that's when you realise that you're on the way to fluency.

    If I've completely misunderstood your question, please let me know - preferably with an example or two, to illustrate the point."
    I have marked sentence in red.Is It correct ?

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    Re: Question Problem

    Quote Originally Posted by onkar View Post
    I have marked sentence in red.Is It correct ?
    I would write it like this: "My question to the OP is this: What is meant by "sounding awkward"? "Compared to what?"

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