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    Clarify

    dIFEERENCE BETWEEN wHAT AND wHICH


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    Re: Clarify

    Quote Originally Posted by M.Jayadevi View Post
    What's the difference between what and which?
    'What' is used when the speaker doesn't have a list of all the objects in his mind.
    e.g. What subjects do you study at school? (the speaker doesn't know what subjects are taught at school).

    'Which' is used when the speaker does have such a list.
    e.g. Which subjects do you study at school. (the speaker knows what subjects are taught at school).

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