Did he did not see her?

The context was the man ignore a girl when they passed each other, and her friend commented on him.

The double "did" seems funny to me.

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    Maybe the sentence is "Did he or did he not see her?". That must have been misprint.
    – BlackSwan
    Jul 1, 2017 at 13:20
  • In addition to @HimabinduBoddupalli's comment, if the friend was commenting to the girl, it would be 'did he not see you?' or 'did he or did he not see you?'. You're right that the two 'did's are wrong. Jul 1, 2017 at 13:49

1 Answer 1


It should be

Did he not see her?

When you put the auxiliary verb at the front of the clause to form a question, you need to get rid the original. You're moving it not adding it.

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