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Tag Questions 5:

Past Tense/To Be Verb/Negative Tag Questions
When using tag questions, watch for 4 points: 
    * What tense is the verb?
    *What kind of verb is it? (to be/other verbs)
    *Is the sentence affirmative or negative?
    *Did you change the pronoun?
*past tense ->
*to be verb ->
*negative ->
*past tense
*to be verb
Study these changes:
Peter wasn't here,
was he?he wasn't -> was he?
Virginie wasn't a dancer,
was she?she wasn't -> was she?
It wasn't there,
was it?it wasn't -> was it?
They weren't hungry,
were they?they weren't -> were they?
You and I weren't neighbors,
were we?we weren't -> were we?
You weren't here,
were you?you weren't -> were you?
I wasn't at work,
was I?I was -> wasn't I?

Choose the correct tag to finish each sentence below.

1) James wasn't a secret agent,___?
were he?
was he? 
didn't he?
wasn't he? 

2) I wasn't early enough,___?
were I?
didn't I?
wasn't I? 
was I?

3) Samuel wasn't angry,___?
he was? 
was he not?
was he?
didn't he?

4) The movie wasn't very good, ___?
was it?
wasn't it?
didn't it?
she was?

5) The forks and knives weren't on the table, ___?
wasn't it?
weren't they?
they were? 
were they?

6) Your bedroom wasn't clean, ___?
were they?
was he?
was it?
wasn't it?

7) You and I weren't lazy, ___?
were we? 
were not I?
weren't we?
weren't you?

8) Elisa and Nikolai weren't married, ___?
weren't they?
we weren't?
were they?
weren't you?

9) It wasn't too cold today, ___?
was I? 
weren't they?
wasn't it? 
was it?

10) You weren't too bored, ___?
was I not?
were you?
weren't you? 
didn't you?

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