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    #1

    Do you know what day it is/is it today?

    What day is it today?

    Hi,
    I think if I add "Do you know" at the beginning of the question, the place of "it" and "is" will be changed:

    Do you know what day it is today?
    Do you know what day is it today?

    Am I right?

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    Re: Do you know what day it is/is it today?

    You are right.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Do you know what day it is/is it today?

    This is because we use S-V inversion in direct questions but not in indirect questions. '... what it is' is an indirect question within the direct question 'Do you know ...?'
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 29-Nov-2016 at 14:28. Reason: Fixed typo

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