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Some special cases:

1. I am right, aren't I? aren't I (not amn't I)

2. Im not right, am i?

3. You have to go, dont you? You (do) have to go...

4. I have been answering, havent I? use first auxiliary

Treat statements with nothing, nobody etc like negative


5. Nothing came in the post, did it?
statements

6. Nothing, everything, nothing, something will happen,


Use it
wont it?

7. Anybody, anyone, everybody, everyone, nobody, no


Use they
one, somebody, someone will come, wont they?

8. Let's go, shall we? let's = let us


9. Let me use your phone, will you? Let me/him, will (xin phep)
10. Let me help you, may i? Let help- may (de nghi giup)

11. Hed better do it, hadnt he? He had better (no auxiliary)

12. He has never been in LD, has he? Never, rarely, no, hardly: affirmative in tags

13. Dont do that, will you? Do listen, will you? Will used in imperative
14. Take your seat, wont you? Wont used in invitation

15. I wish to study Eng, may I? Wish-may

16. One can be ones master, cant you/one One-you/one

Must_neednt (su can thiet)


17. They must study hard, neednt they?
Must- mustnt (su cam doan)
18. You mustnt come late, must you?
Must be- isnt (su phong doan o hien tai)
19. He must be a very intelligent student, isnt he
Must have done- havent /hasnt ( su phong doan trong
20. He must have been out, hasnt he?
qua khu)

21. What a beautiful dress, isnt it?


22. What a stupid boy, isnt he?
Am, is, are
23. How intelligent you are, arent you?

I think, believe, suppose, figure, assume, fancy, imagine,


24. I think he will come here, wont he?
expect, seem, feel, reckon + S V O, chia theo S V O (
25. I dont believe Mary can do it, can she?
chu y not)

26. She thinks he will come, doesnt she? She, he, it, we, they as usual

27. It seems that you are right, arent you?

This is a book, isn't it?


4) Let u cu:
Let u cu c nhiu dng cn phn bit:
- Let trong cu r (lets ): dng shall we ?
V d:
Lets go out, shall we?
- Let trong cu xin php (let us /let me ): dng will you ?
V d:
Let us use the telephone, will you?
Let me have some drink, will you?
- Let trong cu ngh gip ngi khc (let me): dng may I ?
V d:
Let me help you do it, may I ?
5) Cu cm thn:
Ly danh t trong cu i thnh i t, [ ] dng is, am, are
V d:
What a beautiful dress, isnt it?
What a stupid boy, isnt he?
How intelligent you are, arent you?
6) Cu u c I + cc ng t sau: think, believe, suppose, figure, assume, fancy, imagine, reckon, expect,
seem, feel + mnh ph:
Ly mnh ph lm cu hi ui.
V d:
I think he will come here, wont he?
I dont believe Mary can do it, can she? ( lu M chnh c not th vn tnh nh M ph)
Cng mu ny nhng nu ch t khng phi l I th li dng mnh u lm cu hi ui.
V d:
She thinks he will come, doesnt she?
7) Cu u c It seems that + mnh
- Ly mnh chinh lm cu hi ui.
V d:
It seems that you are right, arent you?
8 ) Ch t l mnh danh t:
-Dng it
V d:
What you have said is wrong, isnt it?
Why he killed himself seems a secret, doesnt it?

Open the window, will you?


She doesn't really want that, does she?
You'd better stop now, hadn't you?
So you thought it would be a good idea to reprogram the computer, did you?
It's quite an achievement, isn't it, to win a Nobel prize!
Oh I must, must I?
I just adore Beethoven, don't you?
I'm coming with you, all right?
You've been there, right?
Easier said than done, eh?
You went there, no?

He doesn't know what he's doing, does he?


This is really boring, isn't it?

Be careful, will you? (rising: expresses irritation)


Take care, won't you? (falling: expresses concern)

Your name's Mary, isn't it? (rising: expresses uncertainty)


Your name's Mary, isn't it? (falling: expresses confidence)