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    right question tags

    We are having the party tomorrow, is it?
    He hasn't come to the office, is it?

    Can someone please tell me if the above sentences are natural? Can we use is it in such situations? It's very common here in India. Can it be called an Indianism?

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    Re: right question tags

    Quote Originally Posted by daemon99 View Post
    We are having the party tomorrow, is it?
    He hasn't come to the office, is it?

    Can someone please tell me if the above sentences are natural? Can we use is it in such situations? It's very common here in India. Can it be called an Indianism?
    Yes these are Indian English and are not natural outside South Asia.

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    Re: right question tags

    Thanks a lot, bhaisahab!

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