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    What is the correct way to use question marks in sentences like these?

    Hi all,

    Was just wondering if someone could clarify how to use a question mark in a sentence like this:

    'Why aren't you eating? Is it because you don't like the food?'

    I thought that the above would of been correct because it's two questions so requires two question marks, but when I was watching TV with subtitles, they writ in the following way, with only one question marks:

    'Why aren't you eating, is it because you don't like the food?'

    Could someone clarify which way is correct and why?

    Many thanks

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    Re: What is the correct way to use question marks in sentences like these?

    Please correct the information in your profile, timothyweath.

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    Re: What is the correct way to use question marks in sentences like these?

    The TV made an error. They produced a comma splice. Your version was correct.

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    Re: What is the correct way to use question marks in sentences like these?

    Please give genuine information in your member profile, timothyweath. I am closing this thread until you have done so. When your member profile is correct, please post another thread on this question.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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