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    Why did the brwal start ?

    Which is correct ?


    i)Why did the brawl start ?

    or

    ii)Why did the brawl started ?



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    Re: Why did the brwal start ?

    i)

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    Re: Why did the brwal start ?

    Quote Originally Posted by adarsh01 View Post
    Which is correct ?


    i)Why did the brawl start ? Yes.

    or

    ii)Why did the brawl started ? No.



    Thanks,
    Adarsh
    b.

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    Re: Why did the brwal start ?

    Quote Originally Posted by adarsh01 View Post
    Which is correct ?

    i) Why did the brawl start?

    or

    ii) Why did the brawl started?

    Thanks,
    Adarsh
    In the interrogative, when we use "do/did" at the beginning, we then use the bare infinitive.

    When did you leave?
    Why did he go?
    Where did you see her?
    What did you do?

    We don't put a space before a question mark. We do put a space after the number and the bracket in a list, before the words, so:

    1) xxxxx
    2) xxxxx

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    Re: Why did the brwal start ?

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Adarsh,

    (1) This is one of the biggest mistakes that learners make.

    (2) And it is one of the easiest things in English to learn.

    (a) Please memorize this rule and you will never make this mistake again:

    After do/does/did, you ALWAYS use the base form of the verb ( the form of the

    verb that you see listed in the dictionary).

    (i) Why did the brawl start.

    (ii) Where does Mona work?

    (iii) When do the children study?

    (iv) How did the teacher know?

    (v) When did the car go down the street?

    (vi) The brawl did not start in the cafeteria.

    (vii) Did the brawl start in the morning?

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