Negative Question, Leading Question
I am using Language Analysis on the phrase "Why don't you...(talk to your mum about it)? I have the following questions on this phras":
1. Does this imply-- why don't you, to get an answer 'why' she/he didn't talk to mum (ex. keeping it a secret from mum)
2. A suggestion (as an idea which came up during conversation)
3. Are there any other analysis of this phrase
Also, is the correct tenses (1) past continuous and (2) present?
Thanks for your feedback!
Re: Negative Question, Leading Question
Originally Posted by unregistered
Here's another way of saying the same thing: How about talking with your mum about it?
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