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I am trying to figure out how to write "Which country do you eat dinner?" I know I need 你 (you), 哪 (which(which is my vocabulary word)), 个 (measure word), 国 (country), 吃 (eat), and 晚饭 (dinner). I just don't know in what order I should put the sentence! For example, should I put 你 before 哪 or vice versa. Tell me if any of these two following sentences are correct:

  1. 你吃晚饭哪个国吗?

  2. 哪个国你吃晚饭?

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    What does the original sentence mean in English? – NS.X. Feb 3 '15 at 23:58
  • Dunno that the original sentence means .... +1 – Henry HO Feb 4 '15 at 2:45
  • the modal particle (语气助词)吗 can be attached at the end of a 是非问句, i。e。 yes or no question, therefore as in the answers below there should be no 吗 at the end, in case there is an interrogative pronoun (疑问的代词)like 哪, 呢 can be attached。 – user6065 Mar 22 '15 at 16:24
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I'm also not sure what the original english phrase means, but normal phrase order has the subject first , followed by time, place and then verb+adverb.

If your sentence is "IN which country you eat dinner?" the sentence should be 你在哪个国家吃晚饭?

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As a Chinese, I would translate this in to "你在哪个国家吃晚饭?".

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Which country do you eat dinner?

你去哪个国家吃晚饭?

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