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English definition of “ask sb out”

ask sb out

phrasal verb with ask     /ɑːsk/ US  /æsk/ verb
to invite someone to come with you to a place such as the cinema or a restaurant, especially as a way of starting a romantic relationship: She's asked Steve out to the cinema this evening. You should ask her out sometime.Inviting and summoning
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