Asking questions: difference between ‘which’ and ‘what’

Both which and what are used to ask questions and might be used interchangeably. However, there’s a slight distinctive difference. which When we have limited choices (e.g. two or three things to choose from), we usually prefer which. Examples: Which of the shoes should I wear? The blue or pink one? He asked which of my daughters was getting married. What We prefer the use of what when we have an unlimited number of possible answers. Examples: What is your name? What is your opinion on this issue? Apart from the above…

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