noun (used with a singular verb)
an oral game in which one player selects a word or object whose identity the other players attempt to guess by asking up to twenty questions that can be answered with a yes or a no.
Direct Questions vs. Reported DialogueA direct question is when you ask a question by speaking directly (e.g. “How are you doing today?”). Reported dialogue is when you report what someone else says (e.g. “Joan asked how you’re doing today.”). Reported dialogue usually uses the third person point of view. Direct Questions Direct questions usually include interrogative pronouns or adverbs. Interrogative pronouns and adverbs include words like as who, what, …
A Mom’s Handy Word List For Questions That Won’t QuitTo save your sanity while expanding your kids' vocabulary, here's a handy word list for questions that just won't quit.
- twentieth amendment,
- twenty thousand leagues under the sea,
- twenty-fifth amendment
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