Tricky question tags

    Tricky question tags


    Adding a question tag to a statement is useful for making small talk. Here, we look at some of the trickier question tags.



    Find out more about using question tags below:

    Use a question tag…


    to ask for agreement:

    • Lovely weather, isn’t it?

    to check expected information:

    • You’re leaving on Friday, aren’t you?

    to ask real questions:

    • You haven’t seen my wallet, have you?

    to make requests:

    • You couldn’t give me a hand, could you?

    to give orders:

    • Shut up, will you?

    to make suggestions:

    • Let’s have a drink, shall we?

    to invite somebody to do something:

    • Do have a seat, won’t you?

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