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ask after sb

UK ( US ask about, Scottish English ask for)
verb uk phrasal verb with ask   /ɑːsk/ us    /æsk/
to ask for information about someone, especially about their health: Tell your father I was asking after him.
Translations of “ask after sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 探問, (尤指)問起(某人)的健康情況,問候…
in Chinese (Simplified) 探问, (尤指)问起(某人)的健康情况,问候…
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