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inquire also: (British English) enquire
American English: /ɪnˈkwaɪr/
British English: /ɪnˈkwʌɪə/

Translation of inquire in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • she inquired what the matter was/how to get to the cathedral
    preguntó qué pasaba/cómo se llegaba a la catedral
    to inquire something from o (British English) of somebody
    preguntarle algo a alguien

intransitive verb

  • preguntar
    inquire at the reception desk
    pregunte or infórmese en recepción
    inquire within
    infórmese aquí
    to inquire about something
    informarse or preguntar acerca de or sobre algo
    I'm inquiring about the job advertised in The Globe
    llamo para informarme or para preguntar sobre el trabajo que anuncian en The Globe
    to inquire after somebody/something
    preguntar por alguien/algo
    she inquired after your health
    preguntó or se interesó por tu salud
    to inquire into something
    investigar algo
    to inquire for somebody
    preguntar por alguien
    someone was inquiring for you
    alguien preguntó por ti

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