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    I promise ( Tag )

    What is the question tag of I promise I won't punish you, ...... ?

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    Re: I promise ( Tag )

    I am not a teacher.

    A promise doesn't lend itself to a natural tag question.

    By analogy with the past tense, 'I promised I wouldn't punish you, didn't I?', the unnatural 'don't I' would be your best bet.

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    Re: I promise ( Tag )

    You could just about get away with "I always promise I won't punish you, don't I?" if you're talking about a regular occurrence. It doesn't work in the standard present tense.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I promise ( Tag )

    Not every sentence calls for a natural tag question.

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