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English definition of “be sb's for the asking”

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be sb's for the asking

If something is yours for the asking, you only have to ask for it in order to be given it: With three years' experience behind her, the promotion was Kate's for the asking.
Translations of “be sb's for the asking”
in Chinese (Traditional) 只要提出要求, 只需開口要…
in Chinese (Simplified) 只要提出要求, 只需开口要…
(Definition of be sb's for the asking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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