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What does it mean to ask after something?

What does it mean to ask after something?

Definition of ask after : to ask about (someone or something) He asked after my wife’s health. He greeted us warmly and asked after our families.

How do u say to ask in Spanish?

How to say Ask in Spanish?

  1. Yo pregunto (I ask)
  2. Tu preguntas (you ask, informal)
  3. Usted pregunta (you ask, formal)
  4. Nosotros preguntamos (we ask)
  5. Ustedes preguntan (they ask, you ask formal)
  6. Vosotros preguntais (you ask, formal)

What is the opposite of ask after?

“After being told that she could refuse their request to search her bags, Morgan consented.”…What is the opposite of ask?

obey follow
submit to yield to
act in accordance with

What is the means of after?

Definition of after (Entry 1 of 7) : following in time or place : afterward, behind, later we arrived shortly after returned 20 years after.

Is ask after correct?

Both are correct subject to context. After you – means you were looking for me (so asking a 3rd person for me as you could not find/locate me). Both are correct. “Asking after” implies that the speaker is asking about the wellbeing of the person, whereas “ask about” could refer to anything.

How do you politely ask?

Here are some better phrases to make polite requests in English:

  1. “Do you mind…?.”
  2. “Would you mind…?
  3. “Could I…?”
  4. “Would it be ok if…?”
  5. “Would it be possible…?”
  6. “Would you be willing to…?”

What word can I use instead of asked?

Synonyms & Antonyms of asked

  • catechized,
  • grilled,
  • inquired (of),
  • interrogated,
  • queried,
  • questioned,
  • quizzed.

What is a stronger word for asked?

Some common synonyms of ask are inquire, interrogate, query, and question.

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