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    Wh passive questions

    Hello guys! I need some help regarding wh passive questions. Take the example:

    Where is the famous beach of Acapulco located? --> This sentecne is corret bcoz it follows the rule [wh-question + to be + subject + past participle]

    However I'd like to know if it's wrong to say: Where is located the famous beach of Acapulco?

    According to my grammar it's not right, but on the other hand it doesn't sound so bad.

    Thxs for the help!

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    Re: Wh passive questions

    Hello Bruna. I'm not a teacher, but I can tell you that the second question is not right at all. If you carefully read it again, you'll know that's it doesn't sound right. Your grammar formula is correct, just follow it. That's just my opinion.

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    Re: Wh passive questions

    Welcome to the forum, Bruna.
    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    Where is the famous beach of Acapulco located? --> This sentecncne is corret bcoz because it follows the rule [wh-question + to be + subject + past participle]
    Your second sentence is not correct.

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    Re: Wh passive questions

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    but on the other hand it doesn't sound so bad.
    It doesn't sound so good to me.

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    Re: Wh passive questions

    Thanks guys...That's what I thought so! I just needed to be sure abt it, bcoz sometimes spoken English is not like that in the grammar.

    In case of doubt, stick to the rule !!

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    Re: Wh passive questions

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    Thanks guys. (one full stop is enough) That's what I thought so! I just needed to be sure abt about it, bcoz because sometimes spoken English is not like that in the grammar.

    In case of doubt, stick to the rule! !
    Please don't use the "textspeak" style of abbreviation on the forum. It can be very confusing, especially for beginners. Please write all English words in full (standard contractions such as "don't" or "hasn't" are OK).

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    Re: Wh passive questions

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Please don't use the "textspeak" style of abbreviation on the forum. It can be very confusing, especially for beginners. Please write all English words in full (standard contractions such as "don't" or "hasn't" are OK).
    All right. I'll watch it out in the next posts. I'm a new member and I'm getting to know the rules.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Wh passive questions

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    All right. I'll watch it out in the next posts. I'm a new member and I'm getting to know the rules.

    Thank you.
    That's fine! I only repeated it because 5jj clearly crossed out "bcoz" in your first post and replaced it with "because" but you then used "bcoz" again in your next post.

    However, it is refreshing to find a new member who takes these things on board so fast and is happy to learn the rules!

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