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Isn't it?The isn't it? construction means 'right?' or 'isn't that correct?'. The auxiliary verb and the pronoun are inverted in the negative interrogative form:
Susie is very professional, isn't she? Susie is very professional, don't you agree?
Bob works in the IT department, doesn't he? Bob works in the IT department, isn't that correct?
They can win the cup, can't they? They can win the cup, isn't that right?
If the sentence is negative, then the auxiliary verb is in the affirmative:
Bruno Delavigne cannot smell anymore, can he? Bruno Delavigne cannot smell anymore, is that right?
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