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Unformatted text preview: N'est-ce pas The tag n'est-ce pas has various meanings: isn't that so? right? isn't (doesn't) he/she? aren't (don't) they? aren't (don't) we? aren't (don't) you? N'est-ce pas is a negative expression, so use n'est-ce pas at the end of an affirmative statement only when the expected answer is yes: Tu veux sortir, n'est-ce pas? (You want to go out, don't you?) To answer yes to a negative question, use si instead of oui : Si, je veux sortir . (Yes, I want to go out.)...
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- Spring '08