6: Special questions: what, when, which, when, where, why…

There is a big difference between English and Chinese in terms of where to put these question words. In English they lead the entire sentence. While in Chinese, question words in many cases stay in the middle of the sentence, depending on what roles they play.
Who are you?
In Chinese we ask >> You are whom?
whom is an object so it stays at the end.

Who did that? >>
In Chinese we also say: Who did that? because who is the subject.

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