10 Phrases for Asking for Information

1. Can you tell me…?
2. Could you tell me…?
3. I’d like to know…
4. Do you know…
5. Do you have any idea…?
6. Could anyone tell me…? (use this phrase when asking a group of people)
7. Would you happen to know…?
8. I don’t suppose you (would) know…?
9. I was wondering…
10. I’m calling to find out… (use this phrase on the telephone)
Use #4, #5, #7, and #8 when you’re not sure if the other person has the information.