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Phrasal verbs are very common in spoken and written English so we need them to understand and speak natural English. If you’re in a hurry to learn just a few verbs, take a look at the lesson phrasal verbs with ‘ask’.
‘to ask after’ someone means to ask for information about how they are and what they are doing.
Example : Sue was asking after you. I told her you were fine.
‘to ask around’ means to ask several people for help or information.
Example : I asked around to see if anyone knew someone who could rent me a room.
‘to ask for’ means to say that you want something.
Example : I asked for chicken soup but you have brought me beef.
‘to ask for’ can also mean to do something which is likely to lead to trouble
Example : If you go to that part of town, you’re asking for trouble. It’s very
‘to ask for someone’ means to ask to speak to them.
Example : He asked for Carol but there is no one working here called Carol.
‘to ask someone in’ means to invite them into the room or your home.
Example : Sometimes when I’m out in the garden, the neighbors ask me in for a drink.
‘to ask someone out’ means to invite them to go somewhere with you.
Example : We often ask our friends out for a drink in the pub.
‘to ask someone over’ means to invite them to come visit you in your home.
Example : I’ve asked Diana from across the road over for a cup of coffee later.