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Phrasal Verbs with ASK


A phrasal verb is created with a verb + 1, 2, or 3 particles.

ask out = invite someone to go to a restaurant, movie, etc. (usually in a romantic way)

‘Adam finally asked me out to dinner! I am so excited.’

I’m sure Alison likes you, so just ask her out this weekend.’

ask for = say you want something

‘If you’re not going to get the report done by the deadline, ask for extra time.’

‘I’m going to ask for a raise. I’ve been working really hard.’

ask after = find out how someone is doing or feeling.

‘When you see Claire, ask after her daughter. I heard she was sick.’

‘Why do you never ask after your cousins? Don’t you care how they are?’

 

 

 

 

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