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She had some repairs done, had she not?

I think that the question tag has been written in the sentence correctly since verb " have " is not used as an auxiliary.

But I still believe it's just another error in one of my grammar books and, certainly, it can't be a typo.

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    The verb "done" is the action verb in "She had some repairs done" (someone else did the repairs for her) so the correct tag question would be, "She had some repairs done, didn't she?"
    – SarahT
    Apr 18, 2020 at 0:41

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Normal usage:

"She had some repairs done, did she not?"

It is, in this form, a proper sentence and is a question.

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    We would more naturally say "didn't she?"
    – BillJ
    Apr 18, 2020 at 8:36
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    agree that the contraction 'didn't she' would be more common
    – dixonge
    Apr 18, 2020 at 12:37
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She had some repairs done, had she not?

The 'rule' is this:

If the 'anchor' predicator is an auxiliary, select the same auxiliary, otherwise select "do".

Here, the anchor predicator "had" is not an auxiliary, so the the correct verb in the tag is "do":

She had some repairs done, didn't she?

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