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Verb
To make an inquiry
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“The detectives would ask Steven about his whereabouts on that fateful evening.”
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To put forward one's questions
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“I would like to ask a question that has been perplexing me for awhile.”
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To make a request or demand of someone
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“I would like to ask that you keep your voice down in the cinema while the movie is playing.”
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To invite someone somewhere
“Let's ask our new neighbors over for lunch so we can get to know them.”
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To set as a price
“The shop would ask over a hundred dollars for the leather bag.”
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To require as a necessity
“This sport will ask for a lot of strength and stamina.”
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(followed by for) To look for or seek
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(dated, slang) To obtain money from, usually by borrowing (from a friend)
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To receive (someone) as a guest and provide them with food and drink
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To discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
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To seek the opinion or advice of another
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To expose to danger or the risk of loss
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To indicate or suggest
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Noun
Something asked or asked for
“That's a big ask, but I'll do my best.”
Noun
Water-salamander
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