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Basic English Grammar

Yes and No

Use yes with affirmative sentences; use no with negative sentences.

  • Are you going out? Yes, Iím. (NOT No, Iím not)
  • Are you coming with us? No, Iím not.
  • I have no idea what is happening. No, I havenít either.
  • Havenít you got a sister? Yes, I have.
  • Havenít you got a car? No, I havenít.

See Also
Common errors with adverbs New!
Common errors with conjunctions New!
Expressing a condition
Expressing a concession or contrast
Common errors with adjectives
Common errors with pronouns
Common errors with nouns and noun phrases
Causative use of Have
Indirect questions



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