v.询问, 请求, 邀请, 要求, 开价, 期待
If you ask me, he hasn't got long to live.
Did you ask the price?
I have asked some friends for tea.
May I ask a question?
1. 问; 询问[+wh-][O6][O1]
She asked him his name.
He asked me where Tom was.
2. 请求; 要求[+to-v][O2][O1][+that]
He asked that they (should) be allowed to use a dictionary.
I came to ask you a favor.
I asked her to get in touch with Henry as soon as possible.
3. 索(价); 要求得到[(+for/of)]
They asked too much of her.
He asked twenty dollars for it.
We have asked the Conrads to come for dinner on Friday evening.
1. 问; 询问; 问候[(+about)]
Tell George my parents ask about him.
Why do you ask?
2. 要求; 请求[(+for)]
She asked for a cup of tea.
1. 探问; 问起……的健康情况
My mother asked after you.
1. 要, 要求
The miners are asking for another increase in pay.
There's an old man at the door, asking for you.
ask for it
If you climb mountains in fog, you're asking for it.