## past continuous (politeness)

Point 60 in the category of PAST is defined as:

past continuous to make a request or suggestions more polite or less direct.

1 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE IS A 875

2 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WAS A 848

3 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU HAD ANY 723

4 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD HELP 591

5 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAD ANY 588

6 I WAS WONDERING IF ANY OF YOU 587

7 I WAS WONDERING IF IT WOULD BE 545

8 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU HAVE ANY 446

9 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD TELL 419

10 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE ARE ANY 395

11 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE IS ANY 387

12 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WAS ANY 374

13 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD GIVE 358

14 I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD GET 319

15 I WAS WONDERING IF IT IS POSSIBLE 318

16 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS ANY 279

17 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE ELSE HAS 273

18 I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD USE 263

19 I WAS WONDERING IF IT WAS POSSIBLE 258

20 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WERE ANY 232

21 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE COULD HELP 222

22 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU WOULD BE 218

23 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE ELSE HAD 181

24 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD DO 174

25 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE ‘S A 169

26 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU HAD A 162

27 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS HAD 158

28 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNEW OF 153

29 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU HAVE A 150

30 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE COULD TELL 148

31 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU GUYS COULD 136

32 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE OUT THERE 133

33 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HERE HAS 132

34 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS OF 131

35 I WAS WONDERING IF SOMEONE COULD HELP 129

36 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS TRIED 126

37 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD SHARE 119

38 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU HAVE EVER 115

39 I WAS THINKING THAT IT WOULD BE 114

40 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU KNEW OF 113

41 I WAS WONDERING IF IT ‘S POSSIBLE 111

42 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE COULD GIVE 105

43 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE IS ANYTHING 105

44 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAD A 100

## I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD RECOMMEND

**I was wondering if you could recommend**the best budget mobile phone?

46 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE IS AN 99

47 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU CAN HELP 98

48 I WAS WONDERING IF ITS POSSIBLE TO 96

49 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU MIGHT BE 96

50 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS A 95

51 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS HOW 95

52 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WOULD BE 95

53 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU KNOW OF 95

54 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS EVER 93

55 I WAS WONDERING IF I CAN USE 93

56 I WAS WONDERING IF IT COULD BE 92

57 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WAS AN 92

58 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNEW HOW 91

59 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE ‘S ANY 90

60 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WAS ANYTHING 89

61 I WAS WONDERING IF ANY OF THE 88

62 I WAS WONDERING IF I WOULD BE 87

63 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD MAKE 87

64 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD EXPLAIN 86

65 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS IF 85

66 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD ANSWER 77

67 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD PROVIDE 76

68 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE WOULD BE 75

69 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD PLEASE 75

70 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE ON HERE 74

71 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD TALK 72

72 I WAS WONDERING IF I NEED TO 70

73 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU GUYS HAD 70

74 I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD JUST 68

75 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE CAN HELP 67

76 I WAS WONDERING IF THIS IS A 67

77 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNEW WHAT 66

78 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WAS SOME 66

79 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE WAS SOMETHING 66

80 I WAS WONDERING IF THIS COULD BE 66

81 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAS USED 65

82 I WAS WONDERING IF SOMEONE COULD TELL 65

83 I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD HAVE 63

84 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE IS SOME 63

85 I WAS WONDERING IF I CAN GET 61

86 I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD ASK 61

87 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS WHAT 59

88 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU MIGHT HAVE 57

89 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU WERE GOING 57

90 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE MIGHT BE 56

91 I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNEW IF 55

92 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU CAN TELL 55

93 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD POSSIBLY 55

94 I WAS WONDERING IF YOU WOULD CONSIDER 55

## 1 I WAS THINKING THAT IT WOULD BE 114

**I was thinking that**it would be good to do this on the Golden Gate Bridge too.

3 I WAS THINKING THAT IT COULD BE 24

4 I WAS THINKING THAT TOO , BUT 21

5 I WAS THINKING THAT YOUR ADVICE WOULD 19

6 I WAS THINKING THAT I COULD JUST 18

7 I WAS THINKING THAT THIS WOULD BE 18

8 I WAS THINKING THAT I COULD USE 17

9 I WAS THINKING THAT I NEED TO 16

10 I WAS THINKING THAT I NEEDED TO 16

1 I WAS WONDERING IF 49240

2 I WAS THINKING THAT 6665

3 I WAS HOPING THAT 5422

4 I WAS SAYING THAT 800

5 I WAS THINKING IF 723

B1 vocabulary:

consider (1) |

provide (1) |

recommend (1) |

wondering (1) |

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