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    Auxiliary order

    Hello there!

    Which is correct? - "What does George not want?" or - "What doesn't George want?

    Cheers,
    Tito

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    Re: Auxiliary order

    Quote Originally Posted by TitoBr View Post
    Hello there!

    Which is correct? - "What does George not want?" or - "What doesn't George want?

    Cheers,
    Tito
    The second one is correct, but it's an odd question.

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    Re: Auxiliary order

    I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker.

    I think the question would be more natural if you wrote it as "What does he want".

    Boris.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: Auxiliary order

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker.

    I think the question would be more natural if you wrote it as "What does he want?" (no full stop required)

    Boris.
    I disagree, Boris.

    John: There is something George doesn't want for dinner.
    Jane: What doesn't he want?
    John: He doesn't want seafood. He's allergic to it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Auxiliary order

    Oh, I didn't even think about such situations. My bad.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: Auxiliary order

    Quote Originally Posted by TitoBr View Post
    Hello there!

    Which is correct? - "What does George not want?" or - "What doesn't George want?

    Cheers,
    Tito
    They're both correct!

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