Questions tagged [responses]

For inquiries about the grammar, and phrasing of responses.

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"He is" or "It is"

I'd like to know how to begin the answer to the following question. Who is the actor that played an action hero in Speed, a cyber-criminal in The Matrix, a killing machine in John Wick, and who’s now ...
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Have you ever been anywhere? Nowhere, but I’m going / No, I haven't, but I’m going

Are both answers natural? Can I choose freely on what part of that kind of sentence to answer ('Have you ever been'--->No, I haven't... / 'anywhere'--->Nowhere...)? Have you ever been anywhere ...
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"wouldn't hope so." vs "would hope not."

You're disencouraged to say "I don't hope so" instead of "I hope not", but what about "I wouldn't/shouldn't hope so" ?
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Correct response to "Has he lost his keys?"

imagine a situation when someone lost their keys but after some time he has found them. What would be the correct response to this question? "Has he lost his keys?" Options: "No, he ...
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Sarcastic response

Context: Someone has behaved in a very bad way at work and wants to apologize for it a few days later. He's talking to a coworker of his. Person: I hope you can forgive me. I bought some chocolates to ...
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What do you say when someone one points at you and says there it is and you never met them before and it wasn't you

What do say when someone one just walks up to you and points and says there it is and you never met them before and it wasn't you?