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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  16/SET/2013 12:13 AM
Assunto:  somebody else, pls?
 
Mensagem:  And I found this grammar point site, with a very similar sentence to yours.
http://kaplaninternational.com/blog/english-grammar-whether-if/

Charlie didn’t know whether to call or text to find out about her plans.


So the wether have fat chances again.   Anyway, I can´t affirm it´s a rule.  Notice that
it sounds like two choices again, except that Charlie "seems" like having to do something, that is, he doesn´t have much choice but calling.

I wouldn´t be surprised if somebody else would say you could use both, depending on context.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
either... or VS whether...or  –  J  14/SET/2013, 1:52 PM
either... or VS whether...or  –  Teacher  14/SET/2013, 3:10 PM
either... or VS whether...or  –  J  14/SET/2013, 4:23 PM
somebody else, pls?  –  J  15/SET/2013, 9:46 PM
somebody else, pls?  –  PPAULO  15/SET/2013, 11:44 PM
somebody else, pls?  –  PPAULO  15/SET/2013, 11:52 PM
 somebody else, pls?  –  PPAULO  16/SET/2013, 12:13 AM
"whether...or..." VS "either...or..  –  J  16/SET/2013, 7:09 AM
"whether...or..." VS "either...or..  –  Thomas - USA  18/SET/2013, 10:52 PM

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