Hi,

Before take them up with you, I'll introduce them.

You know different stress paterns give different meaning and logic position.

for example:

thyself thy foe

[thyself]------it is the derivation of [thy foe], so ,[thyself]given a stress song.

No pain no gain.

[no pain]-----it is the derivation of [no gain], so [no pain]given a stress song.

Happy birthday.

[birthday]-----it is the derivation of Emotion: happy, so [birthday]given a stree song.

Welcome to Taiwan.

[to Taiwan]----it is the derivation of [welcome], so [to Taiwan]given a stress dong.

Now I have some question about that, I don't know which is which.

And ask for the right answer to any native speaker. I need your help to know which is to give a stress sound.

1. Who is that? It is her.

Is [that] the derivation of [who]? and Is [that] given a stree sound?

2. Where is he?

Is [he] the derivation of [where]? and is [he] given a stress sound?

3. I show you which one you want / you should give me.

[which one] and [you want], I don't know which is which.

Does different verbs give cause for different result or not?

4. Which one do you want?

Is this sentence the same as the above?

Does an affirmative sentence or interrogative sentence concern the giving of a stress soun

5. A straw will show which way the wind blows.

[which way] and [the wind blows], I don't know which is which.

6. To whom it may concern

[to whom] and [it may concern], I don't know which is which.

Thank you for your assistance.
1. The word "her" is stressed in speech.

2. The word "is" is stressed in speech.

3. It should be: "I'll show you which one you should give me." The sentence, "I'll show you which one you want.", doesn't really make any sense (How can you know what someone wants?).

4. This is not the same as the sentences in 3. In this sentence you don't need to stress any of the words in speech.

5. This sentence is correct. If you throw a straw into the air, it will be carried away by the wind, being lightweight. Thus, you can determine the wind direction this way.

6. This phrase is used at the beginning of a letter (instead of "Dear ____") if you don't know exactly whom you are writing to.
Hi Anonymous,

Thanks a lot.

The only remaining question is 'Who is that?'

which is stressed in speech?

And let me to follow you to complete it.

3. 'show' and 'give'are stressed in speech.

5. This is the same as the sentence in 3. 'show' and 'blow' are stressed in speech.

6. 'whom' is stressed in speech. Because 'whom' concerns something--it.
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Hi,

But [her is stressed in speech] in sentence 1 is still in some doubt to me.

I seemly think [It is her] is the same as [where is he], and [it] is stressed in speech.

Could you tell me correct or not?

Thank you very much.
In the sentence, "Who is that?", you don't need to stress any word.

3. In the sentence, "I'll show you which one you should give me.", you don't need to stress any word.

5. In the sentence, "A straw will show which way the wind blows.", you don't need to stress any word.

6. The phrase, "To whom it may concern", would typically not be used in speech. And in the rare instance where you do use it in speech, none of the words need to be stressed.

1. When someone asks you, "Who is that?", and you answer, "It is her.", the word "her" is stressed.

2. When you ask someone, "Who is he?", the word "is" is stressed.
Hi,

Thank you in response to me.

The question is due to different stress patterns giving different meanings and logical language.

For example:

1.{ to whom it may concern} and {no pain no gian};

their stress pattern and pitch and the logic of language are the same as eatch other;----connected with whom, it may concern / connected with no pain, no gain;

2. {strange to relate} and {Happy birthday} ------ditto

That mean being strange to us that is for to relate / happy that is for your birthday; [for]---shows purpose;

My question--[Who is that?]

I need to know that means : [Is who for that?] here, [for] = to show purpose;

If so, the answer to it: [It is her.]-----that means : [That picture is her. /That picture identifies her. / That picture is for (= is intended for her ) her.]

Could you give me the opinion or teaching?

Thank you for your assistance.
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