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How to use 不是……吗 to remind someone of something or to show confusion in Chinese

“不是……吗” is not an actual question, you don’t have to answer it, it is used to remind someone of something or to show confusion.

New words

班 bān n. class

长 zhǎng v. to grow

笑 xiào v. to smile, to laugh

Language points

“不是……吗”forms a rhetorical question, it is not an actual question, you don’t have to answer it, it is used to remind someone of something or to show confusion.

For exaple: 星期六不是没有课吗?

Let’s see another example:

你不是说今天去看电影吗?怎么没去?

You said that you were going to see a movie today,why didn’t you go?I feel confused.

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