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tag question

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtag questionˈtag ˌquestion noun [countable] technical  a question that is formed by adding a phrase such as ‘can’t we?’, ‘wouldn’t he?’, or ‘is it?’ to a sentence
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tag questionThe tag question thus contains, in part, a repetition of some of the information found in the main sentence.
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