Thread: Asked vs Said
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Old 12-02-2017, 05:39 AM   #12
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Agree that the most straightforward approach is to use "asked" when the preceding sentence ends in a question mark, and "said" if the sentence is not a question. Additionally, when "asked" is used I would use "answered" or "replied" by the character to whom the question was directed. If it is clear who is talking from the context, omit both to improve the flow.

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