[Grammar] Sounds strange?

vpkannan

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Hi,

Can I simply say 'Sounds strange?' instead of 'Does it sound strange?'

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andrewg927

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Use "Sound strange?"
 
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Does that sound strange? In casual conversation this may be shortened to Sound strange?
 

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"Sound strange?" is fine but it must be said with a rising tone if you want it to sound like a question.
 

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Either one is possible.

"Sound strange?" would be a shortened colloquial way of saying "Does it sound strange?"
"Sounds strange?" would be a shortened colloquial way of saying "Is it because it sounds strange?" or similar.
 

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"Sound strange?" is short for "Does it sound strange?"

Keep in mind that it's very informal spoken English.
 
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