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    Question Unidentified grammar piece/ Any help will be appreciated

    I have got accidentally through a strange phrase from online youtube: "What is that mean".
    This phrase seems to me grammatically incorrect.
    For me it's like to mix 2 grammar points: "What is that?" and "What does that mean?".


    I am so interested into some native speakers clarifications on this point.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Unidentified grammar piece/ Any help will be appreciated

    Quote Originally Posted by Tiaess Elvaleryn View Post
    I have got accidentally through a strange phrase from online youtube: "What is that mean".
    This phrase seems to me grammatically incorrect.
    For me it's like to mix 2 grammar points: "What is that?" and "What does that mean?".


    I am so interested into some native speakers clarifications on this point.

    Thanks in advance.
    It's wrong if it was written as you have written it.

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    Re: Unidentified grammar piece/ Any help will be appreciated

    Quote Originally Posted by Tiaess Elvaleryn View Post
    I have got accidentally through stumbled across a strange phrase from online on YouTube: "What is that mean".
    This phrase seems to me grammatically incorrect.
    For me it's like to a mixture of 2 grammar points phrases: "What is that?" and "What does that mean?".


    I am so very interested into in hearing some native speakers' clarifications on this point.

    Thanks in advance.
    Welcome to the forum.

    You are right - "What is that mean?" is incorrect English. I would not suggest that you use YouTube for reliable examples of correct English.

    Note my amendments to your post above, marked in red.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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