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    aren't you? is mean?

    I read in the book i don't sure is aren't you? mean, I guess is mean "yes or no" Could you please tell me I guess correct or wong and please teach me how to use it (aren't you, aren't me, isn't he, etc..)

    "I don't know. Maybe it's because I like you. Maybe it's
    because I didn't like Strasser." Louis looked at him. "You're still in
    love with her
    , aren't you?"

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    Re: aren't you? is mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by mooyong View Post
    I read in the book i don't sure is aren't you? mean, I guess is mean "yes or no" Could you please tell me I guess correct or wong and please teach me how to use it (aren't you, aren't me, isn't he, etc..)

    "I don't know. Maybe it's because I like you. Maybe it's
    because I didn't like Strasser." Louis looked at him. "You're still in
    love with her, aren't you?"

    Thank

    Mooyong

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    Good morning, Mooyong.

    (1) You're still in love with her, aren't you? = I think yes. (You still love her.)

    (2) You aren't still in love with her, are you? = I think no. (You no longer love her.)

    *****

    (3) Tom is an American, isn't he? = I think that he IS, but I am not sure.

    (4) Tom isn't British, is he? = I think that he is NOT, but I am not sure.

    ****

    (5) Excuse me. You speak English, don't you? = I think you do (because you look like an American).

    (6) You don't like me, do you? = I think you don't (because you never speak to me or smile at me).

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    affirmative + negative = I think YES.

    negative + affirmative = I think NO.

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    Re: aren't you? is mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
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    Good morning, Mooyong.

    (1) You're still in love with her, aren't you? = I think yes. (You still love her.)

    (2) You aren't still in love with her, are you? = I think no. (You no longer love her.)

    *****

    (3) Tom is an American, isn't he? = I think that he IS, but I am not sure.

    (4) Tom isn't British, is he? = I think that he is NOT, but I am not sure.

    ****

    (5) Excuse me. You speak English, don't you? = I think you do (because you look like an American).

    (6) You don't like me, do you? = I think you don't (because you never speak to me or smile at me).

    *****

    affirmative + negative = I think YES.

    negative + affirmative = I think NO.

    Have a nice day!
    Thank TheParser for answer. I would like ask you some questions
    1. Can i say : You aren't still in love with her, are you? = I think You still love her.)
    2. which one is appropriate when I say in Daily life between
    -You're still in love with her, aren't you? or
    -You're still in love with her, I think yes or etc.

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    Re: aren't you? is mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by mooyong View Post
    Thank TheParser for answer. I would like ask you some questions
    1. Can i say : You aren't still in love with her, are you? = I think You still love her.)
    2. which one is appropriate when I say in Daily life between
    -You're still in love with her, aren't you? or
    -You're still in love with her, I think yes or etc.
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    Good morning, Mooyong.



    (1) You aren't still in love with her, are you?

    (a) I think (only THINK) that the question could mean "I think yes" or "I think no" depending on:

    (1) The tone (sound ) of your voice.
    (2) Your facial expression.

    (b) So if you think yes, maybe it is better to say:

    You are still in love with her, AREN'T you!!!

    (c) So if you think no, maybe it is better to say:

    After all the bad things she did to you, you AREN'T still in love with her, are you?

    (P. S. If you think that your friend is still in love with her, maybe (maybe) your voice would be: After all the bad things she did to you, you aren't STILL in love with her, are you!!! I can't believe it!!!)


    (2) I don't understand your second question too well.


    If you think that your friend is still in love with Mary, you could say many things:

    (a) You still love Mary, DON'T you! (I'm sure)

    (b) You are still in love with Mary, AREN'T you! (I'm sure)

    (c) I think you STILL love Mary. (Am I) RIGHT?

    If you have more questions about this, just post a similar question and some other posters (teachers and non-teachers) will give you better answers.

    Have a nice day!

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    Re: aren't you? is mean?

    Thank you very much TheParser

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