12 / 09 / 2005

WONDER: meaning and examples

Good morning. I hope you had a pleasant weekend. Today's word is: To wonder (verb) It means: to want to know something or to try to understand the reason for something. This verb is used with if or a question word (what, why, when, etc.) and an indirect question structure (the verb is usually in the final position of the sentence). Example 1 I wonder when Debbie will get here. She's usually very punctual but today she's already 15 minutes late. Example 2 I wonder if there is anything in the fridge for dinner. If not, I'll have to go to the shops. If you are still wondering how to use this verb, please don't hesitate to contact us. Have a great day!