Phrasal Verbs with ASK in Image!

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phrasal verbs with ask

ASK
seek information or an answer to a question / request

  • I’m not sure what to do.
  • Why don’t you ask Chuck Norris?

 
ASK FOR
provoke a negative reaction

  • Sue broke off the engagement. Poor Chris.
  • He was asking for trouble, wasn’t he? He’d been cheating on her since the day they met.

 
request to have

  • He asked for my phone number after the party, but I didn’t give it to him. I’m no fool.

 
ASK AFTER
enquire about someone’s health

  • I saw your your ex-wife this morning. She asked after you.

 
ASK AROUND
ask a number of people for information

  • Do you think the neighbours would mind if we kept pigs in our garden?
  • I don’t know, but I’ll ask around and find out.

 
ASK ROUND / ASK OVER
invite

  • I’ve asked round my mother for dinner. I hope you don’t mind.
  • No, not at all. She’s my favourite person in the world after you.

 
ASK IN
invite somebody into your house

  • I walked Kate home, but she didn’t ask me in.
  • Better luck next time.

 
ASK OUT
invite somebody on a date

  • I think I’m falling in love with Jessica.
  • Why don’t you ask her out?

 
ASK ABOUT
ask how somebody is doing

  • George Clooney was asking about you the other day.
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