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    #1

    Tag question?

    Hi,


    Your wife must be so happy,must not she?
    or
    your wife must be so happy,Isn't she?

    which one is Ok.
    and can we use must not in a tag question?

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    Re: Tag question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mahmona View Post
    Hi,


    Your wife must be so happy,must not she?
    or
    your wife must be so happy,Isn't she?

    which one is Ok.
    and can we use must not in a tag question?
    There's no appropriate tag for this sentence.
    It doesn't seem likely that a husband would agree that his wife must be so happy. He would more likely confirm or deny that she is, rather than speculate with a stranger.

    Yes, you use "mustn't" (pronounced mussent), not "must not".
    If I can change your sentence to make the third person someone neutral:
    "Ted must be so happy having won the lottery, mustn't he?"

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    #3

    Re: Tag question?

    thank you so much.

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