ask for

phrasal verb
asked for; asking for; asks for

Definition of ask for

: to request to see or talk to (someone) Unhappy with the service, he asked for the store manager. There's someone on the phone asking for you.

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“Ask for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ask%20for. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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