The interrogative-negative form - Free english lesson
Chapter Word order in simple sentences

The interrogative-negative form is of common usage in English. It refers in fact to an interrogative sentence having a negation. We use it mainly when the expected answer is affirmative, or when we add a note of irony to the speech.
Don't you think he looks like his father?
Didn't they come to see you yesterday?
Can't you see that I mean what I say?

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