Die Übersetzung von "inquire" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /inˈkwaiə/

to ask

He inquired the way to the art gallery
She inquired what time the bus left.

(with about) to ask for information about

(s’)informer (sur)
They inquired about trains to London.

(with after) to ask for information about the state of (eg a person’s health)

demander des nouvelles (de)
He enquired after her mother.

(with for) to ask to see or talk to (a person)

Someone rang up inquiring for you, but you were out.

(with for) to ask for (goods in a shop etc)

Several people have been inquiring for the new catalogue.

(with into) to try to discover the facts of

enquêter (sur)
The police are inquiring into the matter.
inquiry /American also ˈinkwəri/ noun (plural inquiries, enquiries) (also enquiry /American also ˈenkwəri/)

(an act of) asking or investigating

(demande de) renseignement(s)
His inquiries led him to her hotel
(also adjective) All questions will be dealt with at the inquiry desk.

an investigation

An inquiry is being held into her disappearance.
make inquiries

to ask for information.

se renseigner
The police are making inquiries into the break-in at the post office.

(Die Übersetzung von "inquire" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)