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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
., asked, asking, asks.
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.
To make inquiry; seek information.
To make a request: asked for help.
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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