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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #51230: Question tags
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    Question tags



    Questions tags are short questions that come at the end of sentences that reflect the main clause.

                                         For example: 

    It's very cold tonight,isn't it?

    Yes, it is, but it's much better than last night.

    Le question tag dépend de la phrase qui  précède.


    A-a positive main clause has a negative question tag


    It has been a wonderful trip,hasn't it?

    B-a negative main clause has a positive question tag


    Well, I don't want to stay here,do I?


    Same tense for the two clauses. For example, for the present simple, use 'does' or 'do'. ('doesn't' /'don't').


    Wendy needs your help,doesn't she?

    D-Another example: preterie = use Did. ('Didn't').
    or WAS / WERE (if it is BE)


    She worked as a secretary for three years,didn't she?

    BUT: She was a secretary, wasn't she ?

    Choose the correct 'tag'.

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    Ann and Andy are twin girls, ?

    Peter is angry today, ?

    Sue lives in Colorado, ?

    It's really a wonderful day, ?

    I have cleaned the floor before, ?

    James needs to take some rest, ?

    They wrote a good sport article, ?

    Dany was a great player, ?

    Alfred! The phone is ringing, ?

    You're not scared, ?

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