" why couldn't he find it at the earliest/ sooner.

hectacon

Senior Member
Hindi
Why did he take so long to find it ?

What took him so long to find it ?

Can I say these two sentences in an alternate way and retain the same meaning like " why couldn't he find it at the earliest/ sooner.
 
  • Loob

    Senior Member
    English UK
    Why did he take so long to find it?:tick:

    What took him so long to find it?:tick:

    Why couldn't he find it at the earliest?:cross:

    Why couldn't he find it sooner?:tick:



    Notes

    We start sentences with a capital letter.
    We end direct questions with a question mark.
    We don't put a space before the question mark.
     

    hectacon

    Senior Member
    Hindi
    Why did he take so long to find it?:tick:

    What took him so long to find it?:tick:

    Why couldn't he find it at the earliest?:cross:

    Why couldn't he find it sooner?:tick:



    Notes

    We start sentences with a capital letter.
    We end direct questions with a question mark.
    We don't put a space before the question mark.
    Why couldn't he find it quickly? Will it be correct , if I say it like this?
     
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