Question mark (?)

A question mark is used to indicate the end of a question:

Have you seen the film yet?


Note that you don’t use a question mark at the end of a question in reported speech:

He asked if I had seen the film yet.


A question mark can also be used in brackets to show that the writer is unconvinced by a statement:

I’m about to get started on the new project, which is apparently quite straightforward (?).


Back to punctuation.
You may also be interested in

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Grammar and usage