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Which is the correctly-phrased question, #1 or #2? Options
Koh Elaine
Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 12:29:09 AM
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Fill in the blank:

I’m __________ my friend to the airport this afternoon.

a) taking
b) bringing
c) sending
d) following
e) all of the above

1. How many of you answered “e?”
2. How many of you answered “e”?

Which is the correctly-phrased question, #1 or #2?

Thanks.
thar
Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 12:49:26 AM

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The question isn't "e?"


"e" is an answer.

The question is "How many.......?"

So 2 is correct.
Fyfardens
Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 12:50:36 AM
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They are phrased identically. #2 is correctly punctuated.
Koh Elaine
Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 6:32:00 AM
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Thanks to both of you.
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