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    #1

    "Why you didn't want to sleep."

    The baby didn't sleep after 2am.


    "Why you didn't want to sleep."
    "Why you didn't sleep."


    Which one is sound naturally?

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    #2

    Re: "Why you didn't want to sleep."

    Neither is natural, grammatical or realistic.

    Are you expecting a reply from the baby?

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    Re: "Why you didn't want to sleep."

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Neither is natural, grammatical or realistic.

    Are you expecting a reply from the baby?
    I am not expecting a reply.
    Just want to know the natural way to saying it.

    Talk to a baby doesn't mean I have to expect to get a reply from them.

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    Re: "Why you didn't want to sleep."

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonree123456 View Post
    The baby didn't sleep after 2am.


    "Why you didn't want to sleep." Why didn't you want to sleep?
    "Why you didn't sleep." Why didn't you sleep?


    Which one is sound naturally? Which one sounds natural?
    As Rover has already told you, neither one is natural or grammatical. My corrections have made them grammatical, but they're still not natural.
    Last edited by riquecohen; 11-Nov-2014 at 12:39. Reason: typo

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    Re: "Why you didn't want to sleep."

    How about something like What's keeping you awake then?

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