Do you put a question mark after saying I was wondering?

Do you put a question mark after saying I was wondering?

Bryan Garner writes: Writers sometimes err by putting a question mark after an indirect question, especially one beginning with I wonder. If you are asking a question, then yes. If you are simply telling people what you’re wondering about, then it isn’t a question and it should not have a question mark.

Do I need a comma after I was wondering?

The punctuation depends on whether it is a statement or a question. “I wonder if John got upset.” is a statement about what you are thinking, so it ends in a period.

What’s a fun question to ask?

List of fun questions to ask

  • What would you name your boat if you had one?
  • What’s the closest thing to real magic?
  • Who is the messiest person you know?
  • What will finally break the internet?
  • What’s the most useless talent you have?
  • What would be on the gag reel of your life?
  • Where is the worst smelling place you’ve been?

What are some smart questions to ask?

Break the ice and get to know people better by selecting several of these get-to-know-you questions.

  • Who is your hero?
  • If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
  • What is your biggest fear?
  • What is your favorite family vacation?
  • What would you change about yourself if you could?
  • What really makes you angry?

When to use’i was wondering’in a question?

That means saying ‘I was wondering’ is always right! Don’t forget that when ‘I was wondering’ is followed by ‘if’ or ‘whether’, it can be a polite frame for a question or request. I’ll leave you with some examples of this: I was wondering if I could take you to the cinema on Friday night.

Is it ” I’m just wondering if you have received “?

I’m just wondering if you have received or I’m just wondering if you had received ? I’m just wondering if you have received is the most popular phrase on the web. More popular! 28 records Once again, I’m just wondering if you have received my order since I accidentally ordered off of instead of

What’s the difference between’wonder’and’i am wondering’?

In the kind of sentences you have asked about, ‘wonder’ means the same as ‘think’. Saying ‘I am wondering’ uses the present continuous tense. That tense implies that you’re thinking about something right now, at that moment and it emphasises that there’s something you don’t know or you haven’t decided upon. Here are a couple of examples:

Why do people ask questions that leave you wondering?

There are several reasons; asking such questions can either be for fun, leave people wondering, or perhaps, the person asking the question doesn’t know how better to put it into context.