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    the difference between "what" and "which"

    Hello,
    I know that we should use "which' when we have to choose between two things,eg.Which do you prefer,watching movies or surfing the Net ?
    but is it wrong, using what instead of which in this sentence ?


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    Re: the difference between "what" and "which"

    No - very commonly used if you are asking about what someone likes doing, but not asking for choice or preference.

    "Which" is asking you to select one of a number.

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