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Hello, Im hoping I can get some help.

A little bit of context. Ron knew Mary was working and could have been a little busy while they texted. (This is a converstaion I had but I changed the names up)

Ron: It’s cool that you like scary movies.

Ron: I’m excited for Halloween. Are you?

Mary: It’s cool that you like them too.

Mary: (no response to “are you”)

Ron: I was just curious if you were as excited for Halloween as me.

Mary: Oh my bad I was going to reply on that.

Mary: But yes I’m super excited.

  • Ron: Wait, you were busy and were going to reply?

Mary: I was in a few minutes.

Ron: Wait, you were busy and were going to reply?

Mary: I was in a few minutes.

  • Ron: I’m sorry. Here I was thinking you might’ve missed my message. I should have been patient.

Mary: It’s cool. Don’t worry about it.

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At the end I stated "Here I was thinking you might've missed my message"

1) At " Wait, you were busy and were going to reply" My intention was to sound like I implied: “wait, you were going to reply whilst busy? I thought you might have missed my message"

Did it sound like that? or did I sound more like I thought Mary absolutely (not might have) missed the message?

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As far as I can tell from trying to put myself in the position of "Mary", I would understand "you were busy and were going to reply?" to be asking "you were busy at the time you received the message, but were going to reply later, when you had time?". I would not really understand the word "wait". It seems as if it should mean something like "hold on, let's think about this", but there seems no particular reason to say this at this juncture.