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    I ask her again do i need to activate the card or not.

    I ask her again do i need to activate the card or not.
    I ask her whether should I need to activate the card.

    How to use the "or not", can I say as the sentence above?

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    Re: I ask her again do i need to activate the card or not.

    Yes, you can. But "I" needs to be capitalized.

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    Re: I ask her again do i need to activate the card or not.

    Are you using the present tense because you haven't met the past? The verb 'ask' sounds a bit odd when used in the present tense - in most cases. (The main exception is in rhetoric: 'I ask you, is that any way to treat a colleague' - this is not really a question; the speaker expects everyone in the audience to agree that the answer is "No".)

    In my examples, I use the simple past - just because it feels more likely.

    I asked her again 'Do I need to activate the card or not?'
    [The 'or not' in unnecessary, but can be used to express emphasis.]

    I asked her whether I needed to activate the card.


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