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    #1

    I wish I were rich/I wish I were rich.?

    1. Is the following sentence correct?

    I wish I were rich.

    2. Is the following sentence correct:

    I wish I were rich. ?

    Which sentence has the question mark put in the correct place?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: I wish I were rich/I wish I were rich.?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    1. Is the following sentence correct?

    I wish I were rich.
    That is correct.


    2. Is the following sentence correct: "I wish I were rich"?
    Note my corrections above.

    Which sentence has the question mark put in the correct place?

    Thanks.
    ​See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: I wish I were rich/I wish I were rich.?

    You should not use a question mark to end a statement.

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    Re: I wish I were rich/I wish I were rich.?

    Tan Elaine was attempting to form a question about a statement. emsrtd2 showed one way of doing this. I would change the wording and write:

    Is 'I wish I were rich' correct?
    Is I wish I were rich correct?
    I wish I were rich? Is that correct?

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