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ask (for)

verb

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1 to make a request for
  • don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it

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2 to act so as to make (something) more likely
  • you are asking for trouble if you invite her ex to the wedding

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3 to give a request or demand for
  • the surgeon asked for the scalpel

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“Ask (for).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ask%20%28for%29. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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