Do you use a question mark with I was wondering?
“I was wondering” is a statement of fact, not a question. Even though you are really asking a question, “Would you like to meet up?,” the grammatical form of what you wrote is a declarative sentence. That’s why you should use a period.
Do you put 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.
Do you put a question mark after I wanted to know?
Indirect questions should end with a question mark only when they begin with a question-asking word (i.e. could, would, do, etc.). In your case, a period should be used, as your inquiry is written as a statement (not starting with a question-asking word).
What’s another way of saying I was wondering?
In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wondering, like: marveling, pondering, speculating, admiring, awestruck, struck, in awe, awed, inquisitive, questioning and thinking.
Do you end a sentence with I was wondering question mark?
If you want to make it a question, you can say “I wonder: how does one end this sentence?” or “I wonder, should there be a question mark at the end of this sentence?”, but “I wonder if there should be a question mark at the end of this sentence.” should not end with a question mark, unless you are asking whether it is …
How do you use wondering?
Here are a couple of examples: I’m wondering whether to go to the party or not – means ‘I’m thinking about it now but haven’t made a decision yet’. I’m wondering if I should take a taxi to work today. I’m wondering where Sammy is – which means ‘I’ve been waiting 20 minutes for her and she still hasn’t arrived’.
What to say instead of I was wondering in an email?
I was wondering if … ? Instead, say: “What are your thoughts on…?” or “I’m writing to see if …?” Does that make sense? Instead, say: “Please let me know if you have any questions.”
What does I am wondering mean?
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.
How do you use question mark?
The question mark is used at the end of a direct question. Indirect questions take a period. What is she doing tonight? I wonder what she’s doing tonight.
Should I write a period after a question mark?
A question mark serves as a full stop (period) that signifies the end of the sentence, hence there is no need for you to write a period after a question mark.
Do you use a full stop after a question mark?
Full stops mark the end of a sentence and remember not to use it instead of a question mark or an exclamation mark. And sometimes, full stops are used after just one word. That happens when one crisp word describes the whole thought.
Do you always have to capitalize after a question mark?
The word after a question mark (or exclamation point) is capitalized if it starts a new sentence. If the next word does not start a new sentence, because the question mark is part of a quotation, a title, an interruption, etc., then it is not capitalized.
Does a question mark come before an explanation point?
The exclamation point is a mark of terminal punctuation. As such, it should not be followed by a period or question mark. Some writers will use both a question mark and exclamation point for an exclamatory question, but only the exclamation point is truly necessary.