Interchange of Interrogative and Assertive Sentences



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Questions of the type which are dealt with here are those which are asked, not for information, but for effect.

For example, the question “Am I so foolish as to believe it?’ means “I am not so foolish as to believe it”, but the question is more effective than the statement. Such questions can be changed into assertive sentences (= statements) and vice versa.

Can I ever forget his help?
I can never forget his help.

Who docs not know' Mahatma Gandhi?
Everyone knows Mahatma Gandhi.

Is that the way a gentleman should behave?
That is not the way a gentleman should behave.

What though we miss the train?
It doesn’t matter if we miss the train.

Is not prevention better than cure?
Prevention is better than cure.

Why waste time in playing cards?
It is extremely foolish to waste time in playing cards.







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