I was wondering if | I wonder ifFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase I was wondering if | I wonder if
You can use this to make a polite offer or request.
- "I was wondering if you'd like to come to the concert?"
"I'd love to. Thanks!"
- "I wonder if you could help me? I'm looking for a book by Mark Twain."
"We can probably help you. Which one did you want?"
1. Also "I was wondering whether" and "I wonder whether"
2. All these phrases can be used to turn a demand or an order (like "Pass the butter!") into a polite request (like "I wonder if you could pass the butter?")
He said, "I was wondering if I could use your phone?" He
Contributor: Matt Errey