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ask

Pronunciation: /ɑːsk; (AmE) æsk/

Translation of ask in French:

vt

  • 2 (invite) inviter [person] (to à) to ask sb to dinner inviter qn à dîner

vi

  • 2 (make enquiries) se renseigner to ask about sb s'informer au sujet de qn

v refl

  • to ask oneself se demander

Phrasal verbs

ask after

demander des nouvelles de [person]

ask for

ask for [sth] demander [drink, money, help]
ask for [sb] demander à voir; (on phone) demander à parler à

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