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« on: July 14, 2009, 12:35:36 PM »
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There are only 28 days in February, aren’t there?
It is raining now, isn’t it?
X and Y have been to Mexico, haven’t they?
You have two children, don’t you?
She has an exam tomorrow, doesn’t she?
You and I talked with the professor yesterday, didn’t we?
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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Re: learn English Grammar
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2009, 12:36:14 PM »
Sub+Be verb +----- + And  +Sub.+Be verb+Too
I       am          happy,  and     you       are       too

Affirmative Agreement- Too , So, Do

Sub+Be verb +----- + And  +So+Be verb+Sub
I      am          happy,   and      so      are       you

Sub +Comp. verb +---------- + And  + Sub. + Aux. verb+ Too
They  will work   in the lab,    and        you        will         too

Sub +Comp. verb +---------- + And  + So + Aux. verb+ Sub.
They  will work   in the lab,    and        so        will         you
Sub +Sing. verb +---------- + And  + Sub. + Do/Does/Did+ Too
X          goes          to school,  and     she        does                too
Sub +Sing. verb +---------- + And  + So + Do/Does/Did+ Sub.
X          goes          to school,  and     so        does                she
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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Re: learn English Grammar
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2009, 12:37:02 PM »
Negative Agreement- Either, Neither

Negative statement + And+ Sub. +Neg. aux./be verb+Either
I did not see X today, and   he             didn’t see          either             

Negative statement + And+ Neither +Posi. aux./be verb+Sub
I did not see X today, and     neither        did                      he

Examples:
She won’t be going to the conference, and her colleagues won’t either
She won’t be going to the conference, and neither will her colleagues

X hasn’t seen the new movie yet, and I haven’t either
X hasn’t seen the new movie yet, and neither have I
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.