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Questions tag

Posted by R. Berg on November 25, 2001 at

In Reply to: Questions tag posted by Heleno on November 25, 2001

: I'd like to know the question tags for the following statements:

: Don't be so critical, _______? and
: Let's sing now,________?

: Thanks.

These statements don't have any natural question tags, because the verbs "do" and "let" are in the imperative mood. There's no question tag for a command ("Go to bed, ______?!"). The closest thing is that the second statement could be made into "Let's sing now, shall we?"