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Rule "comma before tag question"

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Description: comma before tag question
Message: A comma should precede the tag question (i.e., the yes/no-question at the end).
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Link: https://www.thoughtco.com/tag-question-grammar-1692523
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • She isn't coming is she?
    Correction suggestion: coming,
  • He didn't know you did he?
    Correction suggestion: you,
  • She was reading a book wasn't she?
    Correction suggestion: book,
  • Ann and Tim will come won't they?
    Correction suggestion: come,
  • She has already left hasn't she?
    Correction suggestion: left,
  • You can drive can't you?
    Correction suggestion: drive,
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Do you know how to do it?
  • What floor is it?
  • How would I do it?
  • You really did it?
  • Did she tell you why she did it?
  • Can anybody do it?
  • Are you sure Tom didn't do it?
  • Do you know where Tom is or don't you?
  • Why can't they do it?
  • If you could do it, would you do it?
  • Excuse me, how much is it?
  • So this will do it?
  • But should regular people do it?
  • But does it?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: COMMA_TAG_QUESTION [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-10 20:33:03 +0000)