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Which one is correct,"when and where were you born" or "where and when were you born"? Hello! I stll remember that once our English teacher mentioned about this question, but now I forgot the difference and don't know which one of the sentences is correct. Anyhow I try to make 4 questions for the question below. 1. When and where were you born? 2. Where and when were you born? 3. I was born in 1999 in China. 4. I was born in China in 1999. Could you tell me which two sentences are correct?
Oct 14, 2016 11:11 AM
Answers · 3
I would say both questions and both answers are fine. Question 1 and 2 both ask for two pieces of information and both answers 3 and 4 give the information to the person asking the question.
October 14, 2016
I realise that the question has been resolved, but 2 & 4 are a 'pair' and '1 & 3' are a pair or Q & A. 2 & 4 would be more natural for an English person to say, though, unless you were emphasizing WHEN you were born.
October 14, 2016
Language Skills
Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, German
Learning Language
Arabic, English