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Wh-? Words

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The meaning of wh- question words:

When - time
Who - people
Why - reason
Where - place
Whose - possession
What - object/idea
Which - choice of alternatives

Examples

1. A: I don't know ___ dictionary this is.
B: It's Jake's.

2. Could you tell me ___ the next bus leaves?
B: At 4.

3. ___ don't you listen to me?!

4. A: Can you see him?
B: ___ ?
A: In the white jacket. He's standing behind that tree.

5. A: Do you know ___ Caroline is?
B: She went to the library.

6. ___ do you prefer? The black or blue?

7. A: Please tell me ___ my present is!
B: No, it's a surprise!

8. A: I want that one.
B: ___ one?
A: The one on the left.

9. ___ are you talking about?

10. I can't remember ___ I put my keys!

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