Difference between revisions of "Indirect question"

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An '''indirect question''' is a [[question]] which is [[embedding|embedded]] in a (declarative) [[sentence]]:
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:03, 15 February 2009

An indirect question is a question which is embedded in a (declarative) sentence:

(i) I wonder [who she is]

The clause between brackets is an indirect question.

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Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics