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Which one is correct and why?
Did you write this letter with a pen or a pencil?

1 Yes,I did.
2 Yes. I wrote it with a pen.
3 I wrote it with a pen.
4 I did it with a pen.

Which is correct? Why?
May 25, 2020 9:17 AM
Comments · 4
Phil Is right. In this context number 1 is completely wrong. Number 2 is wrong as well. Number 3 is correct. Number 4 can be is correct in some informal situations like if you are answering angrily.
May 25, 2020
Honestly, it depends on the intonation of the question. Answers 1 and 2 only make sense if it was a yes / no question, but in real life, it would probably be an either / or question, so we would not answer “Yes”; we would answer “I wrote it with a pen.” That’s number 3 (4 would also work, I suppose), so I agree with Ridvan Demir, and disagree with “Teacher Mac”. Imagine the waitress asks you if you'd like a soup or salad. Do you say "yes", or do you say "soup please"? Emu, I'm going to suggest that the question is not really useful for learning English.

May 25, 2020
I wrote it with a pen.
May 25, 2020
hello. Sentences 1 and 2 can be used here.
May 25, 2020
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