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    Wonder

    Hi,

    It's not wondering nobody came to the party.

    Is it correct?

    Thank you.
    “When you see a brother sin, be a private educator, not a public tribunal.”

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    Re: Wonder

    Quote Originally Posted by ucef View Post
    Hi,

    It's not wondering nobody came to the party.

    Is it correct?

    Thank you.
    No, "wondering" is wrong.

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    Re: Wonder

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, "wondering" is wrong.

    It's no wonder nobody came to the party?
    “When you see a brother sin, be a private educator, not a public tribunal.”

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    Re: Wonder

    Quote Originally Posted by ucef View Post
    "It's no wonder nobody came to the party." Is this correct?
    That's OK.

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    Re: Wonder

    Just a little question. Can I use "not" instead of "no" in the second correct context?

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    Re: Wonder

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Just a little question. Can I use "not" instead of "no" in the second correct context?
    You could if you also include "a". It's not a wonder (that) nobody came to the party. [Was the party that bad?]

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    Re: Wonder

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It's not a wonder (that) nobody came to the party. [Was the party that bad?]
    That sounds rather unnatural to this speaker of BrE.

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    Re: Wonder

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    That sounds rather unnatural to this speaker of BrE.
    It would work in the USA.

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