Here are some example sentences:

Your name is John, correct?
You're married, correct?

I am even curious about using ", right" instead of the other in certain sentences. Is the comma before "correct" necessary, or is there some other proper way to compose it?

  • You haven't asked Mr. Google, correct? It sounds fine to my non-native ears anyway. :)
    – NVZ
    Aug 14, 2016 at 14:06
  • I have made a few inquiries on Google, but to no avail, nothing. StackExchange is a place of knowledge in my opinion.
    – crypto
    Aug 14, 2016 at 14:13
  • "Correct?", when used in the above sense, means "Is this true?" It can of course also be used as a response to a query, meaning "What you just said is true."
    – Hot Licks
    Aug 14, 2016 at 14:23

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Your examples sound fine to me. Here are other examples.

Am I right? (Isn't that so? Right? Correct? etc.) — TFD

informal A way of demanding a response and stimulating further conversation.

And yes, a comma would be good.

Your name is John, correct?

Or you can separate them like this.

Your name is John. Correct?

It's called a tag questionWikipedia

A question tag or tag question (also known as tail question) is a grammatical structure in which a declarative statement or an imperative is turned into a question by adding an interrogative fragment (the "tag").

For example, in the sentence "You're John, aren't you?", the statement "You're John" is turned into a question by the tag "aren't you".


I believe question tags will fit here.

You're married, aren't you?

Your name is john, isn't it?

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