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Which question is right?


Hi, I´m trying to improve my english and I have a doubt about the correct form of making a negative  question.

Which of these two questions is correctly formed?


a) Were not you listening to what he said?

b) Were you not listening to what he said?


Thanks for answering.  




Sep 19, 2016 8:43 PM
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I'm from Brazil, so I don't know if its right, but i think the best way to say it is: Are you listening what he is saying? Or in the past: Did you listen what he said? Because you're doing a question, if it was a afirmative sentence i think would be: you didn't listen what he said! Or you weren't listening to what he said! 
September 19, 2016

You werent listening to him, were you?

Its the way I will type it.

September 19, 2016
Were you not listening to what he said or Weren't you listening... is less formal.
September 19, 2016
b) Were you not listening to what he said?
September 19, 2016
Rafa
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