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What is the structure of the following sentence? [duplicate]

What did they do about the problem? I think the structure of the sentence is like the following: Subject = they Verb = do Object = What Adverbial = about the problem Is it correct? Please explain ...
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Do “who” questions not get auxiliary verb? [duplicate]

Normally, if I want to build a question about someone's verb, then I know the following formula. building of statement. Adding auxiliary verb in the beginning of the sentence and make it question. ...
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Who baked vs Who did bake - usage rule [duplicate]

Why we can ask the question "Who baked the cake?" when we should use did link verb?
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When to use did in a question?

I have a dilemma. I know how to use this, but I'm trying to explain it to someone and I can't find a logical explanation. So here it is: Who called last night? Who did you call last night?...
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Auxilliary “do” with the subject in questions

According to English grammar I can't use the auxiliary verb do in questions if who / what /etc. stands for the subject: – "What happened last night?" (What did happen last night?) But what ...
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Use “does” in front of another verb in a question?

What time does sound good to you? What time sounds good to you? Is there a difference?
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When does the museum open vs. When is the museum open

I'm reading a book which represents sentences of two languages in parallel. I've noticed that one of the sentences is: When does the museum open? My question is: Is it not supposed to be with a ...
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“Who pays” vs “who does pay”

Who pays for that? Who does pay for that? What is the difference between these two sentences? Are both grammatically correct?
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When can we omit “does” in the question sentence

I am learning Duolingo English course, I saw a sentence like this: Who uses the wheels? But should we use something below? Who does use the wheels? What's difference between two? When can I ...
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“Why all the…” or “what did all the…”?

The forest was spooky. I suddenly wished we’d come during the day. Why (did) all the trips had to be at night? Do I need to add did in the example above? When do I have to add did and when not?