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    How Does Your Friend Go to School?

    How does your friend go to school? or How your friend goes to school?

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    Re: How Does Your Friend Go to School?

    Quote Originally Posted by nur mazlina View Post
    How does your friend go to school? or How your friend goes to school?
    Certainly not the second.

    We would normally say "How does your friend get to school?" or "How does your friend travel to school?"

    "To go to school" is understood to mean "to attend school" not "to travel to the building".

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    Re: How Does Your Friend Go to School?

    Quote Originally Posted by nur mazlina View Post
    How does your friend go to school? or How your friend goes to school?

    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) Many, many, many years ago in England, people would ask something like:

    How goes your friend to school?

    (2) But the English people then decided to use "do" in questions and the negative.

    (3) So today we have to say:

    How does your friend go to school?

    P.S. But you could say:

    I want to know how your friend goes to school. (That is not a direct question. So

    you do not have to use "do.")


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    Re: How Does Your Friend Go to School?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) Many, many, many years ago in England, people would ask something like:

    How goes your friend to school?

    (2) But the English people then decided to use "do" in questions and the negative.

    (3) So today we have to say:

    How does your friend go to school?

    P.S. But you could say:

    I want to know how your friend goes to school. (That is not a direct question. So

    you do not have to use "do.")
    I agree on the change from "goes" to "does go" in the interrogative and the negative, but I still maintain that "to go" is not the appropriate verb for this context.

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