English as a Second Language/still doubtful

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Question
My doubt is from my previous question.

my mother has beautiful hair...hasn't she?

or

my mother has beautiful hair...doesn't she?

please explain the difference.Why doesn't and not hasn't?

Answer
Hi Dev,

actually, here  both versions are correct:

'My mother has beautiful hair, doesn't she?' - American English
or
"My mother has beautiful hair, hasn't she?" - British English

Most people I know would use the first version above though.

Here is one more website that should help you with situations like the one in the sentences above:

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/410-tag-questions.htm

Take a look at rule #6 and note the two different endings possible when "to have" is the main verb in the sentence.

Feel free to follow up with me if you still have questions about this topic, and I'll be more than happy to continue to help you.

Best,

Amy  

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