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1. a matter submitted to a court or other tribunal for judicial or quasi-judicial decision
2. question of fact (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the jury
3. question of law (in English law) that part of the issue before a court that is decided by the judge
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In English, do and does are the dummy auxiliaries that stay to fulfil the structural need of the negative and interrogative sentences.
Interrogative sentences are the least codified means for the performance of orders.
Third person imperative marking is also found in interrogative sentences with 1st or 2nd person addressees, but most of the attested examples are indirect (embedded) interrogatives; cf.
Karbordsenasi-ye jomle-ha-ye porsesi dar zaban-e farsi [The pragmatics of interrogative sentences in Persian].
An example would be the role of enclitic li in interrogative sentences of Russian and other Slavic languages, not to mention the role of clausal typing particles in numerous East and South East Asian languages.
Fathers and mothers were found to be similar in the number of verbs employed; in the proportion of verbs, modifiers, and pronouns used; and in the frequency of declarative and interrogative sentences directed to children (Golinkoff & Ames, 1979; Hummell, 1982; Kavanaugh & Jen, 1981; Lewis & Gregory, 1987).
The verb was also found in interrogative sentences, both direct and dependent ones:
Hence in this essay I foreground the structural and epistemological role of interrogative sentences in Rossetti's poetry and argue that they are fundamental to his poetic practice.
Though Gold Fools consists entirely of interrogative sentences, the plot is surprisingly clear.
It is questions, rather than interrogatives or askings, that are to be equated with sets of answers; and it is questions which, on this story, are denoted by interrogative sentences.