to put a question or questions to <my coworkers asked me all about my trip to Machu Picchu>
to make a request of <ask the salesclerk for assistance> Related Words appeal
Phrases call on (or upon)
to set or receive as a price <they are only asking $300 for that antique grandfather clock>
to request the presence or participation of <a fixture on the party circuit, that couple is always asking people over for dinner>
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