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Question

A sentence expressed in a form which requires an answer. Two common types of questions exist: Yes-No questions and WH-questions.

Examples are:

  • Are you coming with us?
  • Who is she talking to?

Other types of questions also exist.

For example, the question Is it a bird or a plane? is a polar question.

The examples given above are all direct questions.

English also allows utterances which have the force of questions, even though they have the form of statements.

Example:

  • You are coming with us? (uttered with rising intonation)

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