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    What is her name? <- Is 'what' a subject or a complement?

    What is her name? <- Is 'what' a subject or a complement?

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    Re: What is her name? <- Is 'what' a subject or a complement?

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    What is her name? <- Is 'what' a subject or a complement?
    Complement.

    An answer would be "Her name is xxx." "Her name" is a subject.

    You might think of another answer like "xxx is her name," but usually this is not the case.

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