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    Smile The 'who is' structure


    I was wondering about the 'who is' structure because of an article I read on the internet. I've heard the sentence 'let's see who's the best' many times before and I've always understood it as a statement. Then, I happened to come across a sentence just like the previous one but with a different word order, as in 'let's see who the best person is'.

    What is the difference between both types? Is the first one a question, a non question or a statement? My question is the same for the second case.

    Thank you for reading my message.

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    Re: The 'who is' structure

    Let's see who's best.
    Let's see who the best is.

    They are both grammatically correct and they are both imperative statements.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The 'who is' structure

    ...and there's no difference between them.

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