Can you end a sentence with the word "why"?

The sentence is declarative not interrogative.

Example: George was sometimes teased about his friendship with John and people would often ask why.

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  • EXZTNZ
    Lv 5
    9 months ago

    Yes why not? Is there a problem

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    I would put a question mark after why.

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  • 9 months ago

    First off, you just did it.

    Secondly, I hate your sister, and you better not ask why!

    I'm not going to ask you why.

    She likes talking to fish; I just cannot fathom why.

    I wish you didn't tell me why.

    Grossness. Can't you see why?

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  • Mark
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Yes, you can...

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Yes, you can. Look in a grammar book to find out why.

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