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    Question what is the right sentence should be?

    A.Peter had bought a toy, didn't he?
    B.Peter had bought a toy, hadn't he?

    which one is right? If both wrong, what is the right sentence should be?

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    w ww.usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/179206-what-rules-grammar.html#post930198

    HELP ME!
    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by yyen; 07-Oct-2012 at 12:35.

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    #2

    Re: what is the right sentence should be?

    Quote Originally Posted by yyen View Post
    A.Peter had bought a toy, didn't he?
    B.Peter had bought a toy, hadn't he?

    which one is right? If both wrong, what is the right sentence should be?

    relevances:
    w ww.usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/179194-what-name-rules-sentence-question-grammar.html
    w ww.usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/179206-what-rules-grammar.html#post930198

    HELP ME!
    Thanks in advance.
    Only B is correct. If you wish to end with the question tag "didn't he?", then you need to use "Peter bought" instead.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #3

    Re: what is the right sentence should be?

    Quote Originally Posted by yyen View Post
    A.Peter had bought a toy, didn't he?
    B.Peter had bought a toy, hadn't he?

    Which one is right? If both are wrong, what should the answers be?

    References:
    w ww.usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/179194-what-name-rules-sentence-question-grammar.html
    w ww.usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/179206-what-rules-grammar.html#post930198

    HELP ME! This is impolite.
    Thanks in advance. This is unnecessary. Just click on the Like button when you receive a reply you find helpful.
    Rover

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