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Tdol

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Which is more natural?
 

murmunisttoi

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I think both:

am wondering if
was wondering if

are correct, depending on the tense you use. I however could vote for only one option! :(
 

Mr.Ayed

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I chose No. 1 and remember that context is very helpful.
 

Muhamad Rijal

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I choose No. 3 of course...
 

Tullia

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I chose #3, but would prefer #4 if I added the phrase "or not" at the end.
 

farhan riyaz

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i choose 3 this is correct tense
 

Nakuru

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I think it's the third option, and it sounds more polite that the first one.
 

Chicken Sandwich

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I chose "was wondering if" but is "am wondering if" less natural? Why?
 

aynur esma

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I think it would be I am wondering if..
 

stefanietran

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Maybe the 1st if you are asking for someone's help, or the 3rd if you are talking about st in the past.
"whether" is often used with "or"
 
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