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Which or What: which one should I use? I've been wondering which of these following questions sounds more natural to a native English speaker: "Which country have you visited during your last vacation?" "What country have you visited during your last vacation?" Could anyone help me out?
Jun 20, 2015 12:55 AM
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What country did you visit during your last vacation. Which country is more formal. It doesn't make sense to use both 'have visited' and 'during your last vacation'. Have visited is in the present (like as of right now, you either have or have not done something before), but 'during your last vacation' is in the past.
June 20, 2015
Your choice of which and what is ok, but your tense choice doesn't feel natural to me. This would be a more natural way of asking the questions. Which countries did you visit during your last vacation? (Use past simple + during here) What countries have you visited? (Use present perfect to ask a question about an experience that happened in the past with no specific time related to it)
June 20, 2015
Erico
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