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 Meanings and Examples of ASK
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ask
 v.  make a request or demand for something to somebody
 v.  call on for an answer
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I dare not ask you to do what I think right, for I may still be misled by passion.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
2  I looked back at my cousin who began to ask me questions in her low, thrilling voice.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  I forgot to ask you something, and it's important.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  It was on the tip of my tongue to ask his name when Jordan looked around and smiled.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  "If you want anything just ask for it, old sport," he urged me.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  "Don't ask me," said Owl Eyes, washing his hands of the whole matter.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  I was going to ask to see the rubies when the phone rang and Gatsby took up the receiver.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  "I wouldn't ask too much of her," I ventured.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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9  "Then I need ask no further," said the clergyman, somewhat hastily rising from his chair.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
10  Oh, my dear Miss Dashwood," said Mrs. Palmer soon afterwards, "I have got such a favour to ask of you and your sister.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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11  I came to inquire, but I was convinced before I could ask the question.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
12  My love I would ask them with all my heart, if it was in my power.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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13  But I had just settled within myself to ask the Miss Steeles to spend a few days with us.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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14  We can ask your sisters some other year, you know; but the Miss Steeles may not be in town any more.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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15  I suppose Lady Middleton won't ask us any more this bout.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  I must ask the dentist to fit me with some new teeth.
17  Lastly, I would like to ask about your future plans.
18  Mr Spero was reluctant to ask for help.
19  I felt degraded by having to ask for money.
20  Better to ask the way than go astray.
21  I decided to put him under hypnosis and ask him again.
22  Why to ask so much when you are in love If you ask too much, maybe you no longer love.
23  You must ask permission if you want to leave early.
24  It's not too much to ask of you to clean your own shoes.
25  I don't want to pry , but I need to ask you one or two questions.
26  Too much commitment to slip away from the fingers dare ask what.
27  I was the first to ask him awkward questions but there'll be harder ones to come.
28  We ask the public to have their dogs neutered and keep them under close supervision.
29  It would be unthinkable to ask him to do that.
30  We rang Duncan to ask where he was going on holiday.