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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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?