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"what the new product is like" is embedded question.
WHY EMBEDDED ?
In this sentence, the embedded question was contained in the basic sentence of interrogative sentence (Embedded question in a question).
“ EMBEDDED QUESTION “
Embedded questions are questions within another statement or question. They function as noun clauses and as such should generally follow statement , not question, order. An Embedded Questions also may calls A question that appears in a declarative statement or in another question.
Main clause + question word + subject + verb + ... Main clause + question word + word + subject + auxiliary verb + not + ..
Could you tell me what the new product is like ?
Mario told me why he hasn’t decided to get married yet.
Do you want to know where I was last night?
Could you tell me what IS the new product like?
Mario told me why HASN’T he decided to get married yet.
Do you want to know where WAS I last night?
1. Main clause can be any arbitrary tense and sentence types (interrogative sentence, positive and negative).
2. The word is also free to ask, as long as the sentence context to be conveyed.
3. All the tense can be used in the embedded question, as long as the question is NOTembedded interrogative sentence, and throughout the follow tense sequences.
For example: if the main clause in the past tense, do not use embedded in the simple present tense, or in simple future tense.