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    #1

    Her mother asked Hannah

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    Her mother asked Hannah what did he see in Peter when she married him, and she replied she had seen kindness and honesty.

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    #2

    Re: Her mother asked Hannah

    Write "had seen" instead of "did see".
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    Re: Her mother asked Hannah

    More to the point, use "she had seen" instead of "did she see". The word order is important.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 23-Mar-2017 at 21:53. Reason: Fixed typo
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Her mother asked Hannah

    I hope this version is correct:

    Her mother asked Hannah what she had seen in Peter when she married him, and she replied she had seen kindness and honesty

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    Re: Her mother asked Hannah

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I hope this version is correct:

    Her mother asked Hannah what she had seen in Peter when she married him, and she replied that she had seen kindness and honesty.
    See above. I'd probably use "said" instead of "replied" but yours isn't incorrect.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Her mother asked Hannah

    That one is good except for its lack of final punctuation

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