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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    question...

    Hi :
    I have a question:
    What is the tag question for " I may go out".

    Thank you

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    #2

    Re: question...

    I'd use 'mayn't I?'. 'May I not?' is also possible.

  2. Newbie
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    #3

    Re: question...

    thanks alot for your an early answer.

    But we dont use mayn't in english.then...

    am I right?


    thank you

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    Re: question...

    We don't often use it:
    You mayn't go.
    This is possible, but very few would use it. However, we do use it in question tags.

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