ask about

ask about
query with regards to, inquire of someone about

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • ask — [ æsk ] verb *** > 1 try to get information > 2 tell someone you want something > 3 expect something > 4 say you want something done > 5 invite someone to do something >+ PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to speak or write …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ask after — ˈask ˌafter [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they ask after he/she/it asks after present participle asking after past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • ask — verb 1 QUESTION (I, T) to say or write something in order to get an answer, a solution, or information: What s your name? she asked. | ask a question: That kid s always asking awkward questions. | ask who/what/where etc: I was only asking how… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ask — ask1 W1S1 [a:sk US æsk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(question)¦ 2¦(for help/advice etc)¦ 3¦(price)¦ 4¦(invite)¦ 5¦(demand)¦ 6 be asking for trouble 7 ask yourself something 8 if you ask me 9 don t ask me 10 don t ask …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ask — v. 1) (D; intr., tr.) ( to inquire ) to ask about, after (BE) (they asked me about my work; he asked about/after her mother) 2) (d; intr., tr.) ( to request ) to ask for (she asked me politely for the book; the guest asked for the manager) 3) (D; …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ask — I UK [ɑːsk] / US [æsk] verb Word forms ask : present tense I/you/we/they ask he/she/it asks present participle asking past tense asked past participle asked *** Get it right: ask: The verb ask is never used with the preposition to. It takes a… …   English dictionary

  • ask*/*/*/ — [ɑːsk] verb 1) [I/T] to speak to someone in order to get information from them I wondered who had given her the ring but was afraid to ask.[/ex] The police wanted to ask us a few questions.[/ex] She asked me how I knew about it.[/ex] Did you ask… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ask — asker, n. /ask, ahsk/, v.t. 1. to put a question to; inquire of: I asked him but he didn t answer. 2. to request information about: to ask the way. 3. to try to get by using words; request: to ask advice; to ask a favor. 4. to solicit from;… …   Universalium

  • ask — Synonyms and related words: apply for, argue, ask a question, ask about, ask for, ask questions, assess, be hurting for, be indicated, beg, beg leave, beseech, bespeak, bid, bid come, blackmail, bring into question, call, call for, call in,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Ask a Ninja — Hosting The Ninja Debut November 2005 …   Wikipedia

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