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My question is whether...

Or

My question is that whether...

Which one can be the best option? For example, let’s say:

My question is (that?) whether they have everything copied or not...

If it shouldn’t have that, in what case am I supposed to use it as well?

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    It is impossible to say for sure without the entire sentence, although usually the first one is better.
    – stangdon
    May 12, 2021 at 22:07
  • @stangdon Hi. For example, let’s say: My question is (that?) whether they have everything copied or not... If it shouldn’t have that, in what case am I supposed to use it as well? May 13, 2021 at 0:15
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    I can't think of any reasonable circumstance where "My question is that whether..." would be correct.
    – Gred
    May 13, 2021 at 3:42

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No, you don't need "that". "My question is whether they have copied everything or not" is fine.

In general, you wouldn't use "that" to introduce a subordinate clause which is a question - you'd just use the question word itself, e.g. "My question is why anything was copied".

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