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Autor:  Ricardo - EMB -
E-mail:  emb@sk.com.br
Data:  25/OUT/2002 5:11 PM
Assunto:  Re: Embedded questions
 
Mensagem:  An embedded question (pergunta embutida) is an interrogative-word question within a standard question, often used for added politness. Compare:
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INTERROGATIVE-WORD Q. EMBEDDED Q.
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What time is it? Do you know what time it is?
Where is the teacher? Does anyone know where the teacher is?
When does the next bus come? Can you tell me when the next bus comes?
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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Embedded questions  –  Dirceu Bunholli  25/OUT/2002, 1:49 PM
 Re: Embedded questions  –  Ricardo - EMB -  25/OUT/2002, 5:11 PM
Embedded questions  –  Hugo  18/MAR/2007, 8:19 PM
Embedded questions  –  Zelia  06/OUT/2009, 12:19 PM

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