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    tag questions' answers

    You are a teacher, aren't you?
    Yes;I am.

    You aren't a teacher, are you?
    Yes, I am.


    Are these OK?

    Thanks a lot:)))

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    Smile Re: tag questions' answers

    Quote Originally Posted by Ayse View Post
    You are a teacher, aren't you?
    Yes, I am. (confirmation)
    No, I'm not. (contradiction)

    You aren't a teacher, are you?
    Yes, I am. (contradiction)
    No, I'm not. (confirmation)


    Are these OK?

    Thanks a lot:)))


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    Re: tag questions' answers

    Both answers atre right.

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    Re: tag questions' answers

    Q: You are a teacher, aren't you?
    A: Yes, I am (a teacher).
    or:
    No, I'm not (a teacher).

    Q: You aren't a teacher, are you?
    A: That's right. (I'm not a teacher.)
    or:
    I am a teacher. (Your assumption is wrong.)


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