Are both sentences possible?

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A.It's no good, is it?
B.It's no good, isn't it?

Are both sentences possible? If yes, why?
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This one has been asked and answered °ad nauseum°.

My advice is to prefer the first. Don't use the second.
 
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Re: Sentence tags

My students always ask this question. So could you please elaborate a bit about the difference between these two sentences?
 
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Re: Sentence tags

We usually use a negative tag after a positive statement and vice versa.

It's no good is negative so it gets a positive tag. The opposite is It's good, isn't it?
 

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Re: Sentence tags

We usually use a negative tag after a positive statement and vice versa.

It's no good is negative so it gets a positive tag. The opposite is It's good, isn't it?

Thank you for your time. By the way, is there any circumstance under which we can use "It's no good, isn't it?"? Because some native speakers say they are both possible.
 
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