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Hello, I am Naseema, english teacher,
I would like to know whether this statement "Let him go". has any question tag.

Recently we had a discussion on the subject question tags, and this statement has come as a part of discussion. I would like to get clarified
Kindly respond as quickly as possible.

With regards

Naseema
 

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I doubt that you can use a question tag with Let him go. It is an imperative, and imperatives do not lend themselves to question tags.

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I'd use 'Let him go, will you?' This would reduce the force of the imperative. ;-)
 

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tdol said:
I'd use 'Let him go, will you?' This would reduce the force of the imperative. ;-)

It certainly would.

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manishrvarma said:
Hello, I am Naseema, english teacher,
I would like to know whether this statement "Let him go". has any question tag.

Recently we had a discussion on the subject question tags, and this statement has come as a part of discussion. I would like to get clarified
Kindly respond as quickly as possible.

With regards

Naseema

I would use "won't you", but I agree with TDOL that it reduces the force. Remember that "you" is the implied subject of imperatives. :wink:
 
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