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    Hello friends. I am confused with english grammar.

    Our teacher said about this question;

    Do you think it is going to rain tonight? it is true

    Do you think is it going to rain tonight? it is not true.

    I understood this but what about this questions?

    Do you think does your brother like you? or Do you think your brother likes you? which one true?

    Do you think am I stupid? or Do you think I am stupid? Which one true?
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    (Original post by tanimadinmiben)
    Hello friends. I am confused with english grammar.

    Our teacher said about this question;

    Do you think it is going to rain tonight? it is true

    Do you think is it going to rain tonight? it is not true.

    I understood this but what about this questions?

    Do you think does your brother like you? or Do you think your brother likes you? which one true?

    Do you think am I stupid? or Do you think I am stupid? Which one true?
    "Do you think your brother likes you?" and "Do you think I am stupid?" are correct.
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    (Original post by FluffyCherry)
    Are you for real though?
    what happened?!
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    (Original post by tanimadinmiben)
    what happened?!
    I thought you were trolling at first, but anyway, the guy that answered you is right!
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    (Original post by FluffyCherry)
    Are you for real though?
    I assume you're fluent in over 6,000 languages?
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    Uhhh, the second one of both questions are correct.
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    (Original post by ombtom)
    "Do you think your brother likes you?" and "Do you think I am stupid?" are correct.
    Thank you.
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    (Original post by FluffyCherry)
    I thought you were trolling at first, but anyway, the guy that answered you is right!
    I started learn English 5 months ago.
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    the first statement is correct. the second is incorrect. 'do you think it is going to rain tonight?' is correct
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    (Original post by tanimadinmiben)
    I started learn English 5 months ago.
    Oh, I see! Sorry about that!
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    (Original post by john2054)
    the first statement is correct. the second is incorrect. 'do you think it is going to rain tonight?' is correct
    OK thank you
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    (Original post by FluffyCherry)
    Oh, I see! Sorry about that!
    No problem
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    (Original post by tanimadinmiben)
    Hello friends. I am confused with english grammar.

    Our teacher said about this question;

    Do you think it is going to rain tonight? it is true

    Do you think is it going to rain tonight? it is not true.

    I understood this but what about this questions?

    Do you think does your brother like you? or Do you think your brother likes you? which one true?

    Do you think am I stupid? or Do you think I am stupid? Which one true?
    Also 'do you think your brother likes you?' and 'do you think i am stupid' is correct. Although strictly speaking, in colloquial English, they are all correct.
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    (Original post by tanimadinmiben)
    Hello friends. I am confused with english grammar.

    Our teacher said about this question;

    Do you think it is going to rain tonight? it is true

    Do you think is it going to rain tonight? it is not true.

    I understood this but what about this questions?

    Do you think does your brother like you? or Do you think your brother likes you? which one true?

    Do you think am I stupid? or Do you think I am stupid? Which one true?
    You don't mean "true", you mean "correct".

    "Do" is used to formulate a question so you can't use it more than once to ask one question. So you can't say: "Do you think does your brother like you?". You'd use one or the other version of "do", so either "Do you think (that).." or "Does your brother.."

    Also inversions can be used to formulate a question, but you can't use an inversion as well as "do", you either say "Do you think (that) I am stupid" or "Am I stupid?"
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    (Original post by john2054)
    Also 'do you think your brother likes you?' and 'do you think i am stupid' is correct. Although strictly speaking, in colloquial English, they are all correct.
    Let's not confuse the OP. Colloquialisms are generally incorrect.
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    (Original post by ombtom)
    Let's not confuse the OP. Colloquialisms are generally incorrect.
    Excuse me but this statement is 'incorrect'.

    A colloquialism is a saying, or form of (generally spoken) English which is correct, given the context. Please stop trying to be a grammar dictator, it isn't very nice!
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
    You don't mean "true", you mean "correct".

    "Do" is used to formulate a question so you can't use it more than once to ask one question. So you can't say: "Do you think does your brother like you?". You'd use one or the other version of "do", so either "Do you think (that).." or "Does your brother.."

    Also inversions can be used to formulate a question, but you can't use an inversion as well as "do", you either say "Do you think (that) I am stupid" or "Am I stupid?"
    Waov. thank you so much. I am learning now. again thank you!
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    (Original post by john2054)
    Also 'do you think your brother likes you?' and 'do you think i am stupid' is correct. Although strictly speaking, in colloquial English, they are all correct.
    (Original post by ombtom)
    Let's not confuse the OP. Colloquialisms are generally incorrect.
    js they don't make sense in "colloquial English" either, not in any form of English would those sentences please my ears
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    (Original post by tanimadinmiben)
    Hello friends. I am confused with english grammar.

    Our teacher said about this question;

    Do you think it is going to rain tonight? it is true

    Do you think is it going to rain tonight? it is not true.

    I understood this but what about this questions?

    Do you think does your brother like you? or Do you think your brother likes you? which one true?

    Do you think am I stupid? or Do you think I am stupid? Which one true?
    You are asking a question, so you say does ... statement.
    you don't ask a question in a question
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    (Original post by tanimadinmiben)
    Waov. thank you so much. I am learning now. again thank you!
    What is your native language?
 
 
 
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