Echo Questions

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A question that is in response to previous information given in relevant context (e.g., unclear, unbelievable, or implicit statements), expressed for confirmation of questionable information.
Example: Toro seen who?
These types of questions are often used as examples of Wh-in-situ in English.

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Echo Questions at


Carnie, Andrew (2007). Syntax: A Generative Introduction. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.