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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-01-08 11:55 AM
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6. ASKS SDuderstadt
Edited on Sun Jun-01-08 11:57 AM by seemslikeadream
ASKS

http://www.answers.com/topic/ask
., asked, asking, asks.

v.tr.
To put a question to: When we realized that we didn't know the answer, we asked the teacher.
To seek an answer to: ask a question.
To seek information about: asked directions.

To make a request of: asked me for a loan.
To make a request for. Often used with an infinitive or clause: ask a favor of a friend; asked to go along on the trip; asked that he be allowed to stay out late.
To require or call for as a price or condition: asked ten dollars for the book.
To expect or demand: ask too much of a child.
To invite: asked them to dinner.
Archaic. To publish, as marriage banns.
v.intr.
To make inquiry; seek information.
To make a request: asked for help.
idioms:
ask for it (or trouble) Informal.

To persist in an action despite the likelihood that it will result in difficulty or punishment.
ask out
To invite (someone) to a social engagement.



asker ask'er n.












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