Verb BE: Forming Yes / No Questions
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Verb BE: Forming Answers for Yes / No Questions
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SUBJECT,AFFIRMATIVE ANSWER, NEGATIVE ANSWER, NEGATIVE ANSWER-CONTRACTIONS
I,Yes I am., No I am not., No I’m not.*
YOU,Yes you are., No you are not.,No you’re not./No you aren’t.
HE,Yes he is.,No he is not.,No he’s not./No he isn’t.
SHE,Yes she is.,No she is not.,No she’s not./No she isn’t.
IT,Yes it is.,No it is not.,No it’s not./No it isn’t.
THEY,Yes they are.,No they are not.,No they’re not./No they aren’t.
WE,Yes we are.,No we are not.,No we’re not./No we aren’t.
*note: There is only one contraction for I am not. (i.e., I’m not.)
See also: Using the Verb BE in English
See also: ITS or IT’s
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