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English definition of “ask after sb”

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.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
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