there are 21 words called the x words that ask a yes or no

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Re: there are 21 words called the x words that ask a yes or

  • do
    does
    did
    is
    am
    are
    was
    were
    have
    has
    had
    will
    would
    shall
    should
    can
    could
    may
    might
    ought
    dare
    need
22? ;-)
 
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Re: there are 21 words called the x words that ask a yes or

tdol said:
  • do
    does
    did
    is
    am
    are
    was
    were
    have
    has
    had
    will
    would
    shall
    should
    can
    could
    may
    might
    ought
    dare
    need
22? ;-)

Verbs used in yes/no-answer questions?
 

Tdol

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I wasn't sure, but they can all take initial position for a yes\no question. ;-)
 
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tdol said:
I wasn't sure, but they can all take initial position for a yes\no question. ;-)

That's what I figured he wanted too.


Your list includes the verb to be, helping verbs, and modals. Do you know a name for this kind of verb? x verbs?
 
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