What did you say......?
Which is the correct form in the following case and why?
what did you say your name is/was? or
What did you say is your name?
(it sounds odd to me)
Do I have to treat it as a simple interrogative, using the single inversion of did?!?(So many questions! Sorry and thank you!)
First to answer your question the first example you provided is correct and the second is not. (I am glad that it sounds odd to you! :D
The only options you have are:
*What did you say your name is/was?
* What is your name?
I hope that helps.
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