The word ‘ask’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to open your mouth and say something to get an answer/information. This is usually to request something.
- I asked James what he meant by that comment. (get information)
- Can you ask Tom for the time? (request)
Ask is a regular verb. The past tense and past participle is asked.
phrasal verbs with ask
Phrasal verbs with ‘ask’ include:
- Ask about (enquire
- Ask after (enquire about health)
- Ask around (enquire
- Ask for (request)
- Ask in (invite inside)
- Ask out (invite on a date)
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘ask’ in more detail and see some examples in use.
You can download a table of phrasal verbs with ask below.
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