or not?

or not?

Point 23 in the category of QUESTIONS is defined as:

alternative questions using ‘or not’ to substitute for a clause, sometimes to express annoyance or impatience

An iWeb search for:

* * or not ?

1 THIS EARNING OR NOT ? 287
2 GOOD IDEA OR NOT ? 122
3 IS TRUE OR NOT ? 118
4 FOR YOU OR NOT ? 100
5 LIKE IT OR NOT ? 96
6 WORTH IT OR NOT ? 79
7 DO IT OR NOT ? 73
8 IS GOOD OR NOT ? 70
9 IT , OR NOT ? 63
10 DO THIS OR NOT ? 61


11 FOR ME OR NOT ? 47

PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE:

Is it going to be a good chance for me or not?

Arabic, Male, Level 5, Writing Class.


12 THIS INCOME OR NOT ? 46
13 USE IT OR NOT ? 44
14 IS WORKING OR NOT ? 42
15 IS CORRECT OR NOT ? 40
16 IN IT OR NOT ? 38
17 CAESAR , OR NOT ? 38
18 BELIEVE IT OR NOT ? 38
19 WANT IT OR NOT ? 38
20 FOR IT OR NOT ? 36
21 TO YOU OR NOT ? 36
22 IS NORMAL OR NOT ? 35
23 WITH ME OR NOT ? 35
24 THIS TRUE OR NOT ? 34
25 A SCAM OR NOT ? 32
26 THE TRUTH OR NOT ? 32
27 YOU COMING OR NOT ? 32
28 IS POSSIBLE OR NOT ? 31
29 IT REAL OR NOT ? 31
30 THIS , OR NOT ? 31
31 US , OR NOT ? 31
32 WILL WORK OR NOT ? 31
33 IT TRUE OR NOT ? 30
34 IS REAL OR NOT ? 29
35 . TRUE OR NOT ? 28
36 ARE GOOD OR NOT ? 27
37 IS SAFE OR NOT ? 27
38 THE CASE OR NOT ? 27
39 WITH IT OR NOT ? 27
40 GOOD THING OR NOT ? 26
41 IT WORK OR NOT ? 25
42 HELP ME OR NOT ? 24
43 GOOD DEAL OR NOT ? 24
44 IT POSSIBLE OR NOT ? 24
45 IT WORKS OR NOT ? 24
46 PRESIDENT , OR NOT ? 24
47 THE GAME OR NOT ? 23
48 TO GO OR NOT ? 23
49 YOU , OR NOT ? 23
50 FOR THEM OR NOT ? 22
51 A PROBLEM OR NOT ? 22
52 TO CAESAR OR NOT ? 22
53 HAVE IT OR NOT ? 21
54 STATES , OR NOT ? 21
55 OF GOD OR NOT ? 20
56 THE SAME OR NOT ? 20
57 THIS CORRECT OR NOT ? 20
58 WITH HIM OR NOT ? 20
59 A DIFFERENCE OR NOT ? 19
60 ANY GOOD OR NOT ? 19
61 THAT TRUE OR NOT ? 19
62 THE JOB OR NOT ? 19
63 WITH THEM OR NOT ? 19
64 : HOT OR NOT ? 18
65 WOULD WORK OR NOT ? 18
66 DO THAT OR NOT ? 17
67 ELECTION , OR NOT ? 17
68 IT RIGHT OR NOT ? 17
69 MAKE IT OR NOT ? 17
70 ME , OR NOT ? 17
71 ON IT OR NOT ? 17
72 TO ME OR NOT ? 17
73 TO WORK OR NOT ? 17
74 HOT OR NOT ? 16
75 ) , OR NOT ? 16
76 ‘S TRUE OR NOT ? 16
77 ‘S GOOD OR NOT ? 15
78 AN ISSUE OR NOT ? 15
79 AMONG US OR NOT ? 15
80 IS LEGIT OR NOT ? 15
81 THE CAR OR NOT ? 15
82 THE WORLD OR NOT ? 15
83 WITH US OR NOT ? 15
84 IN ME OR NOT ? 14
85 ABOUT THIS OR NOT ? 14
86 EACH OTHER OR NOT ? 14
87 DOING THIS OR NOT ? 14
88 IS VALID OR NOT ? 14
89 LIKED IT OR NOT ? 14
90 THE FUTURE OR NOT ? 14
91 TO BE OR NOT ? 14
92 WAS TRUE OR NOT ? 14
93 WITH YOU OR NOT ? 14
94 EMPEROR , OR NOT ? 13
95 IS LEGAL OR NOT ? 13
96 IS RIGHT OR NOT ? 13
97 IT IS OR NOT ? 13
98 OF IT OR NOT ? 13
99 TIME , OR NOT ? 13
100 TO DO OR NOT ? 13


A2 Vocabulary:

among, believe, case, correct, difference, earning, future, god, idea, normal, real, true

B1:

election, issue, president, truth, worth

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