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  1. man of manners's Avatar
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    #1

    Question tag It was Johnson that insulted you...

    Hi!
    This is a new thread in which we will discuss some sentences that need suitable question tags.
    The sentence is:
    It was Johnson that insulted you,...............?
    My opinion: "wasn't it/didn't he?".

    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 It was Johnson that insulted you...

    Only wasn't it is possible. You'd only use didn't he after "Johnson insulted you."

    The pattern is it was x, wasn't it?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Question tag It was Johnson that insulted you...

    I couldn't agree more, GoesStation. It's a cleft sentence and your pattern is correct.

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    Re: Question tag It was Johnson that insulted you...

    Just in case you are thinking of asking, man of manners, this speaker of BrE agrees with GS and kilroy.

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