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    In grammar

    In grammar, do we put 'do / does' after the WH-questions ( like 'Where', 'Who', 'Which' )? Thank you.


    E.g:


    CORRECT:
    Where does she work?
    YOUR ANSWER:

    she works

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    #2

    Re: In grammar

    No, not necessarily.
    "Where are you?"
    "Who likes you the most - Peter or John?"
    "Which shelf fell on your head?"
    "Where is that wind coming from?"

    Would you like to think more about your question, and ask a modified question?

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    #3

    Re: In grammar

    "NOT A TEACHER"

    As I know we use "do/does"

    Eg: Where do you live/stay?
    What do you do?

    I am really confused about what Raymott said.

    Raymott! did you mean it is okay not using "do/does"? As a student I really want to make sure about it.

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    Re: In grammar

    There are MANY verbs that could be used. Forms of "to do" work in some cases. It will depend on the sentence.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: In grammar

    When the wh- word is the subject of the verb, we do not use DO.

    Mary loves John.
    Who loves John?
    Who(m) does Mary love?


    The dog ate the cat.
    What ate the cat?
    What did the dog eat?


    When the verb is BE, or an auxiliary, we do not use DO

    Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic.
    What is the capital of the Czech Republic?

    Mary is kissing John.
    Who is kissing John?
    Who(m) is Mary kissing?

    Mary has kissed John.
    Who has kiss John?
    Who(m) has Mary kissed?

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    #6

    Re: In grammar

    How we know which question use do/does and which not? Thank you.

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    Re: In grammar

    Please read the post by 5jj again.
    Read it carefully.
    It answers your question.
    If you want to try some sentences on your own, that would be good.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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