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question to ask about ordinal numbers [duplicate]

A:I was the 1st one in queue/I was the second player B:How many? Is what B said correct? Or what is the question for ordinal numbers? The question from B is not asking how many people in the queue was,...
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Framing a question whose answer is an ordinal number

I am the third daughter (or son) of my parents. OR I am the third child of my parents How should a question that is answered with the above sentences be framed?
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“10th patient” is the answer to the question. I want to know as to how to ask a question to get this answer in English [duplicate]

Similarly, if the answer is 10th president, how do you ask a question in English to get this answer. I wanted to ask a doctor to find out how many Corona patients had been diagnosed. But, when he said ...
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Problem in formulating question [duplicate]

Consider this scenario...Sam ate 4 cookies. Now if someone asks Sam How many you had, then Sam will reply 4. But how should the question be formed so that the answer Sam gives will be 4th instead of 4?...
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How to ask what is your number in the siblings or to your parents.? [duplicate]

How to ask what is your number in the siblings or to your parents
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Shortest question to ask when you want to know whether the one you talk to is the eldest, second, third…or youngest child in his/her family. [duplicate]

I’ve always been asked by my Filipino friends how I should say the Filipino question “Pang-ilan ka sa magkakapatid?” in English. You ask that question when you want to know whether someone is the ...
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How to ask about ordinal place of an offspring? [duplicate]

Here is the question: I want to know what is the ordinal place of someone in her family. For example, I'd say: I'm the second child of my parents. and afterwards, I'd like to ask something along ...
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Natural way of asking for ordinal position in athletic events [duplicate]

For the long jump event at my school athletics carnival, people nominate and then get arrange in a certain order. I am looking for a natural way of phrasing a question to get someone to tell me where ...
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Trump is the 45th US president. How do you ask a question to get this number? [duplicate]

Trump is the 45th US president. How do you ask a question to get this number?
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Where do you come in your family? [duplicate]

I am looking for some common questions used to ask about a person's birth order in their family (to ask if he/she is first, second, third, etc. child). Do the following questions sound natural? Where ...
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How else can we say “what number are you in the line”? [duplicate]

Is there any way to rephrase "what number are you in the line"?
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Problem with numerals [duplicate]

Is it correct to turn the sentence "He'll be her sixth husband" into a question like this:Which successive/consecutive husband will he be? Best wishes, Boguslaw
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How manieth as an ordinal number question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How should I phrase a question that must be answered with an ordinal number (e.g., the third prime)? How to ask a question to get an ordinal number answer In my native tongue,...
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How to ask a question to get an ordinal number answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to phrase an asking sentence that must be answered with an ordinal number? Framing a question whose answer is an ordinal number Given that I want to know Barack Obama ...
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How do I ask a question about someone's order of birth? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Framing a question whose answer is an ordinal number How to phrase an asking sentence that must be answered with an ordinal number? How to ask a question to get a cardinal ...

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