Tag Statement (2024)

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Tag Statement


A tag statement is anellipticalstatement that follows and echoes amain clausestatement.


In English, asubjectnoun or pronoun followed or preceded by anauxiliary verbas in the following example is a tag statement:

  • He made a good showing,did Bill.


This page is an extract from the LinguaLinks Library. Version 5.0 published on CD-ROM by SIL International, 2003.

Tag Statement (2024)
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