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English definition of “ask for sth”

ask for sth

phrasal verb with ask     /ɑːsk/ US  /æsk/ verb
If you say you couldn't ask for someone or something better, you mean that that person or thing is the best of their type: She's great to work for - I really couldn't ask for a better boss.Extremely good
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