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    #1

    the word order of what-clause

    Dear teachers,
    Please read the following two sentences:
    1)Tell me what's your favorite book.
    2)Tell me what your favorite book is.

    which sentence is right? I think 2) is right, its grammar is correct.

    Thanks.
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    japanjapan

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    #2

    Re: the word order of what-clause

    What about these?
    1b. Tell me. What's your favorite book?
    1c. Tell me, what's your favorite book?

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    #3

    Re: the word order of what-clause

    Yes, #2 is corrrect.

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