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    tag question

    Hi, everyone!
    Could you help me with this question?
    I don't think she likes apples, __________?
    A. doesn't she; B. does she?
    Which one is choose. I am confused.
    Thanks in advance
    Last edited by fire fly; 04-May-2010 at 15:37. Reason: spelling mistake

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    Re: tag question

    Doesn't she

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    Re: tag question

    Quote Originally Posted by fire fly View Post
    Hi, everyone!
    Could you help me with this question?
    I don't think she likes apples, __________?
    A. doesn't she; B. does she?
    Which one is choose. I am confused.
    Thanks in advance
    I'd choose "does she"?. Generally, if the statement is positive, the tag question is negative and vice versa.

    xxx

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    Re: tag question

    Yes, but tag does not refer to the first part I don't think, but to the second one she likes apples

    I might be wrong, but this is my opinion.

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    Re: tag question

    I've just looked it up (I was confused too)

    These are the examples given:

    "I think he's Norwegian, isn't he?
    "I don't think it will rain, will it?
    "I suppose you're hungry, aren't you?"

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    Re: tag question

    Well, I was wrong. Now i know. Thank you

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    Re: tag question

    Quote Originally Posted by fire fly View Post
    Hi, everyone!
    Could you help me with this question?
    I don't think she likes apples, __________?
    A. doesn't she; B. does she?
    Which one is choose. I am confused.
    Thanks in advance
    "Does she?" is correct.

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    Re: tag question

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "Does she?" is correct.
    Can you kindly explain to me why you choose this answer?

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    Re: tag question

    Quote Originally Posted by fire fly View Post
    Can you kindly explain to me why you choose this answer?
    I don't think she likes apples = I think she doesn't like apples, therefore,
    She doesn't like apples, does she?

    ***neither a teacher nor a native-speaker***

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    Re: tag question

    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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