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    What does this sentence mean: Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway statio

    What does this sentence mean:

    Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway station is.

    Can this be said?

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    Re: What does this sentence mean: Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway st

    Which part of it do you not understand?

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    Re: What does this sentence mean: Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway st

    Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway station is.

    Shouldn't it be:

    Ask your host if he/she knows where the nearest subway station is.

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    Re: What does this sentence mean: Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway st

    Your version is better but the original is understandable.

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    Re: What does this sentence mean: Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway st

    Would a native say the original? Or is it a little off?

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    Re: What does this sentence mean: Ask if your host knows where the nearest subway st

    It's fine.

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