Read and Listen To Sentences Using the Word
"Why"

I wonder why.
Why do you ask?
Why do you lie?
Nobody knows why.
Why did you quit?
Why are you crying?
Why did he run away?
Why did she do that?
Why did this happen?
Why don't we go home?
That's why I was late.
Why don't you come in?
Why are you busy today?
Why did you come early?
Why did he quit his job?
Why don't we go dancing?
I wonder why he did that.
Why did you buy a flower?
Why did you get so angry?
Why did you open the box?
Why do I have to do that?
Why don't we order pizza?
Why don't we take a taxi?
Why didn't you call me up?
Why don't we share a room?
This is why I quit the job.
Why are you angry with him?
Why are you looking so sad?
Why are you so tired today?
Why did he do such a thing?
Why do you need this money?
Why don't you have a party?
Why did she come home early?
Why did you buy the flowers?
Why do you think he said so?
Why don't we ask his advice?
Why don't you get a haircut?
Why not have dinner with us?
He wondered why she did that.
Why are you drying your hair?
Why are you holding my hands?
Why did you say such a thing?
Why did you come home so late?
Why didn't you dance with him?
Why do you want to be a nurse?
Why don't you drop her a line?
Why don't you give up smoking?
Why were you absent yesterday?
Why won't my dog eat dog food?
Do you know why she's so angry?
I wonder why she is so worried.
Why can't I sing like they can?
Why do you want to be a doctor?
Why do you want to leave today?
Why don't you take the day off?
Why were you late this morning?
She asked him why he was crying.
Why don't we drop by to see her?
Why don't we go and see a movie?
Tell me why you want to go there.
Why didn't you read the magazine?
I can't figure out why he said so.
Why didn't you call me last night?
Why do you want to become a nurse?
Why didn't you phone before coming?
He had no idea why his wife left him.
She explained to him why she was late.
There is no reason why he should resign.
I wondered why people were staring at me.
Could you please tell me why you love her?
Have you been told why we didn't hire you?
I wonder why she didn't tell him about it.
Why do you spend so much time watching TV?
Why were you absent from school yesterday?
I can't figure out why you don't like jazz.
I don't know why the meeting was postponed.
I figured out why the machine wouldn't work.
I wonder why John is always late for school.
I couldn't understand why she frowned at him.
I'm not sure why Tom didn't want to meet Mary.
I don't see any reason why I have to apologize.
Could you please tell me again why you are late?
I can't figure out why he didn't tell the truth.
I can't tell you why she was absent from school.
She explained to him why she couldn't visit him.
I can understand why you don't want to eat there.
I told you guys to go home. Why are you still here?
He gave an explanation about why he had been absent.
I really want to know why he did that kind of thing.
She explained to him why she was late for his party.
Why don't you pull over and take a rest for a while?
She explained to him why she didn't like his parents.
Have you been told the reasons why we didn't hire you?
I'd really like to know why he did that sort of thing.
She asked him why he was crying, but he didn't answer.
It's nearly lunchtime. Why don't we stop to have a bite to eat?
Why don't you hang around a while after everyone else leaves so we can talk?


This page is part of English Sentences with Audio from the Tatoeba Project.
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