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    She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    1) Can I say, I went for the interview somewhere.

    2) There were about thirty candidates in the room.

    3) The HR representative of the company came with the documents of all the candidates.

    4) She asked everyone questions one by one.

    5) She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    I have divided my paragraph into fragments. Please check my sentences.

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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    I have no idea what that is supposed to mean.
    I mean she had the documents of all the candidates. She had put those documents in order (like first person to be questioned was Aron second was Brandon and so on. One by one she was calling the name of the candidate whose turn it was the to answer the questions or whose documents were she had in her hands at that time.

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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    It would be strange if each candidate is interviewed in the presence of the rest though there was no mention of a separate room for the interviews to be conducted.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) Can I say, "I went for the interview somewhere"?
    If you begin with "Can I say," you have to enclose the rest of the sentence in quotation marks and end it with a question mark outside the closing quotation mark.

    I asked you to use quotation marks carefully. I didn't mean you should stop using them when they're needed.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Is this person asking the candidates questions in front of all the other candidates, or is she simply calling them into the interview room?
    There was no separate room.

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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Is it something like:

    She asked whose turn it was.
    She asked who was next.

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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Never use the word whosoever. It exists in the King James Bible and other early modern English writing, but not in modern English.
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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Never use the word whosoever. It exists in the King James Bible and other early modern English writing, but not in modern English.
    Can we say "she called the names of the candidates one by one and questioned whose turn it was"?

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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Never use the word whosoever. It exists in the King James Bible and other early modern English writing, but not in modern English.
    John 3:16, the most quoted verse, comes to mind.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_3:16
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    Re: She questioned whosoever turn it was?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can we say "she called the names of the candidates one by one and questioned whose turn it was"?
    If she could call the names of the candidate one by one, then there is no question of whose turn it was since she has the list of names.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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