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Why did you tell me #1 (permalink) Fri May 27, 2011 14:40 pm   Why did you tell me
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #211 "Opposite Meanings (2)", question 6

She is a very pretty girl. Why did you tell me that she was .........?

(a) dumb
(b) smart
(c) tall
(d) ugly

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #211 "Opposite Meanings (2)", answer 6

She is a very pretty girl. Why did you tell me that she was ugly?

Correct answer: (d) ugly
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Dear Sir/Madam,

Could we use "Why you told me that......." instead of "Why did you tell me that..........."

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Manuri
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Why did you tell me #2 (permalink) Fri May 27, 2011 14:53 pm   Why did you tell me
 

Hello, Manuri. No, you cannot use 'Why you told me'. Question form is 'Why/Where/Whom/When/How' + do/did + S + V.
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