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1. I think that you are right, ___? (A) don’t I (B) aren’t you
2. I thought that you were right, ____? (A) didn’t I (B) weren’t you
3. I thought that he was my best friend,____? (A) didn't I (B) wasn't he
4. I heard say that he was very honest, ____? (A) didn’t I (B) wasn’t he
What are the answers to the above questions?
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Hi,

1. I think that you are right, __? (A) don’t I (B) aren’t you
2. I thought that you were right, __? (A) didn’t I (B) weren’t you
3. I thought that he was my best friend,__? (A) didn't I (B) wasn't he
4. I heard say that he was very honest, __? (A) didn’t I (B) wasn’t he
What are the answers to the above questions?


In terms of grammar, I think some people might argue exclusively for the A choices. However, I'd accept the B ones, too.

I also feel that one is less likely to say something like I think that you are right, don't I? because the use of the first -person means that the speaker is already in a position to know if he himself thinks that. The only real reason to add 'don't I?' would be for emphasis.

Best wishes, Clive
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I heard say that he was very honest.

Is the above sentence acceptable?
Hi,

Yes. It's a rather informal way of speaking.

You could also say 'I heard tell that he was very honest'.

Best wishes, Clive

1. B

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