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Did you not ?

 

Today the word I’ve met is Did you not ?
Did you not want a harp player?
It is like a tone which rebukes someone.
Did you not tell me?
Did you not hear me? – disapproving tone
Didn’t you hear me? – neutral or disapproving tone

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