Questions tagged [embedded-clauses]

Sentences or phrases that are a part of another sentence, i.e. that have a function in that sentence where one clause is seen as subordinate to the other. An embedded clause is often used in a sentence to create a level of sophistication and detail.

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Is “I don't know what am I supposed to say” correct?

Is the following sentence correct? I don't know what am I supposed to say. I feel like it's false according to embedded question grammar, but my friend keeps telling me that its correct what do ...
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whether or not I need to change words used only in question such as ''any'' for embeded question

I said, ''Are there any biscuits? " If I change this sentence into reported speech, I asked if there are any/some biscuits. I wanted to know whether or not I need to change words used only in ...
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Center embedding in modern English

I was reading about "Center embedding" in Wikipedia and am now interested whether this process of embedding a phrase in the middle of another phrase of the same type is used in modern English? A ...