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    few, tag question

    Originally Posted by bhaisahab Compare, "He has few friends" and "He has a few friends", the first is negative it points out that he doesn't have many friends. The second is neutral or positive, it is stressing that he has friends.
    Since few is negative, its tag in the sentence below should be positive. Is that right?
    He has few friends, does/has he?
    Last edited by sitifan; 26-Sep-2012 at 03:13.

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    Re: few, tag question

    'He has few friends' doesn't lend itself to any kind of tag question. I can't think of one that sounds natural.

    I'd say 'He hasn't many friends, has he?'


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