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    Question Disgusting

    Hello~!

    which one is correct?

    do you think, are they disgusting?
    do you think, they are disgusting?


    Thank You

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    Default Re: Disgusting

    Quote Originally Posted by kahhong View Post
    Hello~!

    which one is correct?

    do you think, are they disgusting?
    do you think, they are disgusting?


    Thank You
    How about:

    They're disgusting, don't you think?

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    Default Re: Disgusting

    Quote Originally Posted by kahhong View Post
    Hello~!

    which one is correct?

    do you think, are they disgusting?
    do you think, they are disgusting?


    Thank You
    Neither - but if you leave out the comma in the second sentence, it will be correct.

    "Do you think they are disgusting?"

    Blouen's suggestion is also good.

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    Default Re: Disgusting

    Or you could add a word and change the punctuation, to make the first acceptable: "What do you think? Are they disgusting?" [in which 'Are' is possible, but 'Aren't' is more likely].

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    Default Re: Disgusting

    Are they?
    Do you think they are?

    -Are they ready?
    -Do you think they are ready

    Do they do?
    Do you think they do?

    -Do they have uniforms?
    -Do you think they have uniforms?

    The verb "to be" gets switched in a question (You are./ Are you?). Think of the second sentence as a compound sentence: "They are ready" "Do you think: They are ready" "They are ready, don't you think"

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