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    difference between "I was wondering"and "I am wondersing"

    Dear teachers

    Do " I was wondering" and "I am wondering" have the same meaning?

    Ex: When some people give a presentation, and I have a quesiton about he just told.
    Could i use both the above phrase to raise my question?
    I was / am wondering why you......

    Thank you in advance!

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    Re: difference between "I was wondering"and "I am wondersing"

    Both are, of course, possible, but 'I was wondering' is both more polite and more idiomatic.

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    Re: difference between "I was wondering"and "I am wondersing"

    @nannah: I think it's reasonably common in conversation.
    "Ten minutes ago I turned left to avoid the traffic, but now I'm wondering if that was such a good idea" and similar.

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    Re: difference between "I was wondering"and "I am wondersing"

    Thank you all for four answers.

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