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    #1

    Question tag He been there...

    Hi!
    This is a new thread in which we will discuss some problematic sentences that need suitable question tags.
    The sentence is:

    He been there, ..............? [dialect, non-standard]

    Thanks in advance!
    I am not a teacher, but you can trust my answers only if you feel convinced. If not, keep asking till you finally find what you want *The Truth*.

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    Re: Question tag He been there...

    I think the question tag should be "hasn't he?".
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    Re: Question tag He been there...

    Sticking with the dialect, "ain't he?" is more likely.
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    Re: Question tag He been there...

    That wouldn't be likely here. If you don't want "hasn't he" then perhaps "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: Question tag He been there...

    Wouldn't Ain't he been there? be natural?
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