Posted by John on Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 2:44pm.
e.g. Guess What?
What is the full form of Guess What?
English expression - Ms. Sue, Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 2:49pm
"Guess what?" is an imperative command with the understood subject you. It's used in informal speech and often introduces some startling news or gossip.
Mary: Guess what?
Mary: Margaret had twins!
English expression - John, Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 2:55pm
Thank you! Then what is the full form of "Guess What? Can it be one of them below?
1. Guess what it is.
2. Gues what they are.
3. Guess what the pictures below are.
4. Guess what the follwing are.
English expression - Writeacher, Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 3:06pm
It depends on what the answer to the question is going to be! Sometimes my granddaughter says "Guess what?" to me and then follows with an entire little story. Sometimes it's just a short sentence. You never know.
I'd just stick with "Guess what?" It's complete in itself.
English expression - John, Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 3:17pm
OK. 'Can you' is omitted or 'Do you' is omitted before 'Guess What?'?
Do you guess what?
Can you geuss what?
Are both OK?
English expression - Writeacher, Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 3:20pm
I've never heard the first one. I've heard the second, but the most common is simply "Guess what?"
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