inquire into

phrasal verb

inquired into; inquiring into; inquires into
: to gather or collect information about (something)
A panel has been appointed to inquire into their activities.

Examples of inquire into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Johns asked his art dealer, Leo Castelli, to inquire into its status. Deborah Solomon, New York Times, 29 Mar. 2024 In January, 1866, the committee held hearings to inquire into the delay in prosecuting Davis, and called the Virginia judge in charge of the case, John C. Underwood. Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, 4 Dec. 2023 But even in a country largely open to discussing and inquiring into unidentified phenomena, not all matters have been fully disclosed. Terrence McCoy, Washington Post, 6 Sep. 2023 The details of Taveras' legal vulnerabilities emerged as prosecutors asked Judge Aileen Cannon, who is overseeing the classified documents case in Florida, to inquire into potential conflicts involving Taveras' former attorney, Stanley Woodward, because Woodward represents Nauta in the same case. Robert Legare, CBS News, 23 Aug. 2023 The Lil guy’s NYC funeral-director father got repeatedly punched in the head at a wake by a nephew of the deceased who accused Daddy ‘Bu of opportunistically inquiring into the health of his 91 year old mother. Jonathan Rowe, Spin, 17 Aug. 2023 Wrestlers continue their protest, complaining to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president PT Usha, who forms a seven-member panel under 2012 Olympic medallist MC Mary Kom to inquire into the allegations. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 31 May 2023

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“Inquire into.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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