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 she'll wear the blue silk dress," said Sara Ray.
Again, as the three go on arm-in-arm, and I linger behind alone, I follow some of those looks, and wonder if my mother's step be really not so light as I have seen it, and if the gaiety of her beauty be really almost worried away.
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 wonder if life has still in store for me anything as marvellous.
I wonder if I shall ever be stirred again as Mademoiselle Reisz's playing moved me to-night.
I wonder if I ought to go back and apologize-- Oh, well--I'll send him some candy when I get to Puddleby.
The wide, wide sea looked terribly big and lonesome in the moonlight; and he began to wonder if they would lose their way when they passed out of sight of land.
I wonder if the Dean and Chapter knew that he was a Radical when they elected him," another observed bitterly.
I wonder if anything has really happened to make you talk like this?
Lynde wanted to know what else you could expect with a Tory superintendent of education at the head of affairs, and Matthew, noting Anne's paleness and indifference and the lagging steps that bore her home from the post office every afternoon, began seriously to wonder if he hadn't better vote Grit at the next election.
I wonder if YOU would like ME," said Leslie seriously.