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  1. Pokeflute

    Gujarati: Asking questions with શું

    Hi all! I was reading a Gujarati textbook (written in Hindi) and came across the following sentences: Hindi: क्या वह आ रहा है? Gujarati: શું તે આવી રહ્યો છે? Hindi: वह अंदर है क्या? Gujarati: તે અંદર છે શું? To be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever heard શું used this way in Gujarati (i.e. as a...
  2. R

    Reported speech

    Hola a todos! Es mi primera vez en un foro. Necesito saber algunas cosas sobre el estilo indirecto: 1. En los mandatos (commands) hay que cambiar los pronombres y tiempos verbales o se dejan igual? Ej. "Take me home now!” Jill said to Brenda. ¿Cómo se hace? A. Jill told Brenda to take me...
  3. D

    Are you sore anywhere?

    Hi folks, I work in the ambulance service and I'm looking for some basic questions to ask Polish people who don't speak English. There's not many but I have met a few. Questions like: Are you sore anywhere? What is your date of birth? Where do you live? Is there someone I can phone who speaks...
  4. G

    do you have time / have you time?

    I wonder what is the difference in the usage of the two variants of the sentence (and all similar examples): 1. do you have time? 2. have you time? Is the difference the following: the first one is grammatically correct, and the second - a colloqial variant? I know that the usage also...
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