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    Question tag Question

    Hi there ?

    Would somebody tell me whether the tag questions I've used are correct: also please tell me whether this sort of tags are used by native speakers?

    -You might have told me so, mightn't you?
    -YOu might have told me so, haven't you?

    Cheers
    Udara

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    Re: Question tag Question

    Quote Originally Posted by udara sankalpa View Post
    Hi there ?

    Would somebody tell me whether the tag questions I've used are correct: also please tell me whether this sort of tags are used by native speakers?

    -You might have told me so, mightn't you?
    -YOu might have told me so, haven't you?

    Cheers
    Udara
    The question tag needs to repeat the modal - as what it's doing is saying that that verb (the modal) was possible. 'Haven't you' presupposes that you have or should have:

    You have: You've done the work, haven't you? So the exam's nothing to worry about.

    You should have: You've got the passports, haven't you?

    b

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