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 Post subject: i was wondering ?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:45 pm 
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hi steve
you use the i was wondering ..............

sir i want to ask you
whats the usage of its structure
b/c i heard about that when i want to more polite or extremely request so i can use it

exampl
i was wondering if you could me answer this question?

mean i m very oblige you if you answer this question

is it correct or not?


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 Post subject: Re: i was wondering ?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:05 pm 
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Hi Raviha,

You are correct. The question would be the same, but you are being a little more polite.

To correct your sentence, you should say, "I was wondering if you could answer a question"

Other ways to say this would be:

"I was wondering if I can ask you a question."
"I was wondering if you can answer my question."
"Can I ask you a question?"
"Would it be okay if I ask you a question?"

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 Post subject: Re: i was wondering ?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:51 pm 
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Thanks steve

i want you to add me in skype b/c my spoken is very poor

whenever i try to speak in front of someone so i take a lot of pause and think more
its very embarrassing moment for me when the other person said to me if you dont speak english so y r u trying to speak

thanks dear
please suggest me what can i do to this solution


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