2

I learned the following sentence.

你是从哪里听到这个消息的?

Is it possible to omit 的 here? So is 你是从哪里听到这个消息? wrong?

I know that the particle is used to signal ownership, but is it necessary to use it here?

Information seems to be a noun already?

  • 1
    grammar topic: 是。。。的 sentence, generally each can be omitted, search site for previous discussion – user6065 Aug 17 '17 at 11:39
  • verb ... 的 = what/that/which/where ... verb. 你是从哪里听到这个消息的 = which man you heard the message from? – Daniel Yeung Aug 18 '17 at 10:04
1

They are almost the same meanings:
你从哪里听到这个消息?
你从哪里听到这个消息?
你从哪里听到这个消息
从哪里听到这个消息?
从哪里听到这个消息

|improve this answer|||||

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.