Friday, 15 February 2013

Echo Utterances

An echo utterance is a sentence that is used only in dialogue and confirms what a speaker has just said. 

All kinds of sentences can be echoed:


1) Will didn't like the meal.
2) He didn't what?


1) Did you just save my life?
2) Did I just save your wife?


1) Walk over there.
2) Over there?


1) What a beautiful dog!
2) What a beautiful dog, indeed! 

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