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    #1

    tag question

    Hi there,
    Is there any difference between "tag question" and "question tag"?

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    Re: tag question

    If we're talking about turning a statement into a question by adding an interrogative (the 'tag'), then yes, they're the same thing, the variation simply being a preference amongst American or British users.

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    Re: tag question

    I would have thought that the tag question was the entire thing, but the question tag was that final bit, like "isn't it" or "doesn't he."

    That's not right?
    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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    Re: tag question

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I would have thought that the tag question was the entire thing, but the question tag was that final bit, like "isn't it" or "doesn't he."

    That's not right?
    Yes, that's right.

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