(Do) you see the man with the mustache?

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españolespancomido

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English - United States
Do you see the man with the mustache?
You see the man with the mustache?

Is there any difference between the two sentences above?
 
  • entangledbank

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    English - South-East England
    The first is standard grammar. The second is something we might say in casual speech. Short, phonetically unstressed grammar words like auxiliary verbs can be left off at the beginning of a sentence.
     
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