AFIRMATIVA , NEGATIVA?
Resposta provável = afirmativa
NEGATIVA , AFIRMATIVA?
Resposta mais provável = negativa
Presente com "to be":
He is a doctor, isn't he?
Yes, he is.
He isn't a doctor, is he?
No, he isn't.
There is a book on the table, isn't there?
Yes, there is.
There isn't a book on the table, is there?
No, there isn't.
Passado com "to be":
She was a doctor, wasn't she?
Yes, she was.
She wasn't a doctor, was she?
No, she wasn't.
There were two books on the table, weren't there?
Yes, there were.
There weren't two books on the table, were there?
No, there weren't.
Presente simples com "he", "she", ou "it" ou sujeito equivalente :
Bill studies here, doesn't he?
Yes, he does.
Bill doesn't study here, does he?
No, he doesn't.
Presente simples com outros sujeitos:
Bill and Mary work here, don't they?
Yes, they do.
Bill and Mary don't work here, do they?
No, they don't.
You (singular) worked here yesterday, didn't you?
Yes, I did.
You (singular) didn't work here yesterday, did you?
No, I didn't.
I had a good time yesterday, didn't I?
Yes, you did.
I didn't have a good time yesterday, did I?
No, you didn't.
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You (plural) are walking to school now, aren't you?
Yes, we are.
You (plural) aren't walking to school now, are you?
No, We're not.
Futuro (be no presente + going to + verbo principal na forma básica):
The bus is going to arrive late, isn't it?
Yes, it is.
The bus isn't going to arrive late, is it?
No, it isn"t.
Futuro com "will":
Mary will be here tomorrow, won't she?
Yes, she will.
Mary won't be here tomorrow, will she?
No, she won't.
Com alguns outros auxiliares mais importantes:
would , wouldn't?
may, may not?
might, might not?
He has already finished the work, hasn't he?
Yes, he has.
He hasn't finished the work yet, has he?
No, he hasn't.
You (singular) had finished the lesson before she arrived, hadn't you?
Yes, I had.
You (singular) hadn't finished the lesson before she arrived, had you?
No, I hadn't.
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Casos mais raros (nível acima do inglês escolar):
I'm your brother, aren't I?
Open the door, will you? (com imperativos)
Let's drink some coffee, shall we? (let's = let us)
You never study English, do you? ("never" é uma palavra negativa)
You hardly study English, do you? ("hardly" é uma palavra negativa)
Everybody studies English, don't they? (use "they" com "everybody, everyone, somebody, someone, nobody, no one")
Nobody studies English, do they? ("nobody" é uma palavra negativa)
Nothing unusual happened, did it? (use it com "nothing")
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