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propositions subordonnées interrogatives indirectes > V en fin de séquence
He doesn't know how lucky he is.
Education p. 1
2 December 2008
You know what your trouble is?
Peanuts by Charles Schulz
September 15, 2013
Le V / GV d'une proposition subordonnée interrogative indirecte
se trouve après le sujet / en fin de proposition,
à l'inverse du V / GV d'une question directe,
où le verbe se situe avant le sujet.
Question directe :
Where is she?
Question indirecte :
There are no bomb shelters anywhere near where she is.
Frank Doran, Labour MP for
Aberdeen Central, Voting against the government,
I slept rough,
but couldn't possibly understand
what it is to be homeless
"The dark energy is spread uniformly through the universe,
latent in empty space. Its nature is a mystery.
Whereas there's a real chance of learning
what the dark matter is within the next five to 10 years,
I'd hold out less hope of understanding the dark energy
unless or until there's a unified theory that takes us closer to
the 'bedrock' of space and time."
"I've always tried to understand what the fourth dimension is."
Kerosene addict, GE, p. 16, 22.3.2003.
Have you seen how small our prices are?
British Airways ad, GE, p. 1, 15.3.2003.