Don’t Haven’t ?

Don’t Haven’t ?

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Point 17 in the category of  QUESTIONS is defined as:

auxiliary ‘do’ and ‘have’ + ‘n’t’ + subject + main verb to form negative ‘yes/no’ questions.

This overlaps with point 18 in PAST:

present perfect simple – negative question form.

This is hard to catch for variable-length searches, but we can get some short checking questions from this Do|Have _x _p _v ? on iWeb:

1 DO N’T YOU THINK ? 5711

  Slate Magazine
Help! I Can’t Believe My Son’s Friend Fed Him Indian Food Without Calling Me First.
or “Don’t you think you’ve had enough?” He says it would be loving of me to help him, but I think it would be really cruel. I can’t think of many …

2 DO N’T YOU AGREE ? 760
3 DO N’T YOU SEE ? 493
4 DO N’T YOU UNDERSTAND ? 396
5 DO N’T YOU KNOW ? 342
6 DO N’T YOU REMEMBER ? 187
7 DO N’T YA THINK ? 175


8 HAVE N’T YOU HEARD ? 16

  The Nation Newspaper
Erica, Lucy go to war over parables
Haven’t you heard that saying before?” Lucy replied. “We were just having a conversation and I said you (Kidd) are the neck if you say the …

9 DO N’T YOU LIKE ? 95
10 DO N’T YOU CARE ? 45

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