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Why can no one help me?

 
 
Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 08:03 am
Why can no one help me?

Is the sentence correct? Thanks.
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Region Philbis
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 08:07 am
@tanguatlay,

yes.

you could also ask --

Why can't anyone help me?
tanguatlay
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 09:32 am
@Region Philbis,
Thanks, Region.

Why no one can help me? Is this sentence OK?
ehBeth
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 09:52 am
@tanguatlay,
That reads more like a sentence fragment than a sentence.
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InfraBlue
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 10:44 am
@tanguatlay,
tanguatlay wrote:

Thanks, Region.

Why no one can help me? Is this sentence OK?


It's an adverbial phrase, not a sentence.
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Tes yeux noirs
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 01:11 pm
"Why can no one help me?" is a complete sentence. It is a group of words that makes complete sense, contains a main verb, and begins with a capital letter.

See here

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/words/sentences

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Sentences are used:

to make statements:

I took some money out of the bank.

The shop stays open until 9 p.m.

to ask questions or make requests:

Can I help you?

Could you open the door?

to give orders:

Stop arguing!

Come here at once!

to express exclamations:

You’re driving too fast!

It’s so cold!
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PUNKEY
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 01:50 pm
Here's how your statements might be used:

I am confused as to why no one can help me.

Why no one can help me is distressing.

Can no one help me with this problem?
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Tes yeux noirs
 
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Reply Mon 2 May, 2016 01:55 pm
There is nothing at all wrong with the original sentence.
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