wonder if

(I) wonder if

a phrase introducing a hypothesis. Henry: I wonder if I could have another piece of cake. Sue: Sure. Help yourself. Andy: Wonder if it's stopped raining yet. Rachel: Why don't you look out the window? Andy: I wonder if I'll pass algebra. Father: That thought is on all our minds.
See also: if, wonder
References in classic literature ?
I wonder if I shall ever be stirred again as Mademoiselle Reisz's playing moved me to-night.
I often wonder if I could see her out of all the windows at once.
I wonder if they all come out of that wall-paper as I did?
She was a round, rosy, good-natured-looking creature, but she had a sturdy way which made Mistress Mary wonder if she might not even slap back--if the person who slapped her was only a little girl.
I also wonder if a dance career is worth it once you get there and what's it like after it's over, etc.