A question tag, also called a tag question, is an interrogative fragment added to the end of a declarative or imperative sentence.

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How to ask a question to confirm a negative situation?

For example, I want to make sure that Tom was not in Professor X's class. However, I can't ask: Wasn't Tom in Professor X's class last semester? Because that means I think Tom WAS in Professor ...
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How to reply to question tags

English is not my native-tongue, so I always find it hard to grasp the concept of "question tags" and more importantly the way to answer to them. Let me explain with the help of this situation - I am ...
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Why can positive statements end with a negative question and vice versa?

I had a hard time phrasing the actual question title—hopefully this doesn't mean it's too subjective—, but I'm curious about why positive (or negative) statements can be terminated by negative (or ...
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Is it “that's the same story, know?” or “that's the same story, no?”

I am getting quite confused by: That's also the same story, know? That's also the same story, no? Which is correct formation? This is very confusing to me.
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Answering questions with a negation at the end

How are you supposed to answer a question like this (assuming you're from Minnesota)? You are a Minnesotan, no? Are you supposed to give the same answer as your answer to this question or give ...
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About question tags

He did nothing*. Which is the correct question tag for the sentence above? didn't he? did he? What is the effect of using nothing for negation?