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    "should I" or "I should"

    which sentence is correct?:

    - which tool should I use?
    -which tool I should use?

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    Re: "should I" or "I should"

    To me, the first sounds formal and the second seems unformal and maybe a bit odd. Evidently, I would rather use the first one.

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    Re: "should I" or "I should"

    1. Which tool should I use?
    2. Which tool I should use?

    Note, with WH-questions the subject and verb are inverted, as in 1; I should => should I.

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    Re: "should I" or "I should"

    Quote Originally Posted by philadelphia View Post
    To me, the first sounds formal and the second seems unformal and maybe a bit odd. Evidently, I would rather use the first one.
    What tool should I use? is correct.
    Regards,
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    Re: "should I" or "I should"

    Quote Originally Posted by rj1948 View Post
    What tool should I use? is correct.
    Regards,
    rj1948.
    Which gives a choice/something pretty definite but what would not give one.

    With basic questions:

    Which book do you want me to buy?
    What do you want me to do?

    Not a teacher at all though.

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    Re: "should I" or "I should"

    Ans:I want.
    This can be written as -I do want.
    Q:What do you want?
    A:I want.
    Kindly see the the inversion.

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    Re: "should I" or "I should"

    Quote Originally Posted by philadelphia View Post
    Which gives a choice/something pretty definite but what would not give one.

    With basic questions:

    Which book do you want me to buy?
    What do you want me to do?

    Not a teacher at all though.
    What can be used like which:

    Max: There are 3 tools you can choose from.
    Sam: What (one) should I use?

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