Verbal Ability - Sentence Correction - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Correction - Section 1 (Q.No.43)

Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.


He dislikes the word dislike, isn't he

[A]. didn't he
[B]. doesn't he
[C]. hasn't he
[D]. does he
[E]. No correction required

Answer: Option B


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Nithin said: (Feb 24, 2011)  
After comma means it is queston tag.

Manoj said: (Jan 19, 2012)  
But why isn't he.. why not doesn't he ?

Arihant Jain said: (Aug 24, 2012)  
With third person singular "does is used".

Dhivya said: (Dec 21, 2013)  
Because it is the simple present tense, he never like the word dislike, so B is the answer.

Anonmyous said: (Sep 13, 2015)  
It is -ve form sentence the question tag must be in +ve form. So, does he is the correct.

Prasanthi said: (Feb 6, 2016)  
Yes, if sentence is negative form then question should be in positive. Then answer should be option D (does he).

Can anyone justify the given answer B?

Jkumar said: (Feb 7, 2017)  
If the statement is negative the tag should be positive so does he is right i.e. D.

Uma said: (Jun 1, 2017)  
What is the difference between does and did? Please, anyone explain.

S Keshri said: (Jun 25, 2017)  
Since dislike is already a negative word then its question tag should be positive. Hence "does he" should be correct answer.

Sonu said: (Oct 18, 2017)  
Does he? Is the right answer.

Simple present and gives negative mean.

Kaushal Kumar Goyal said: (Dec 28, 2017)  
I too think it is option D.

Inbavalli said: (Dec 19, 2018)  
For negative sentence, the question must be in positive ways, and does he will be the right answer for this.

Dharani said: (Jun 2, 2019)  

Does is for present tense that too for third person singular, did used in the past tense.

Rachu said: (Feb 21, 2020)  
As there two dislike the sentence becomes positive.

So given answer is right.

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