Translation of "ask" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (QUESTION) 问题 uk us /ɑːsk/ US  /æsk/

to put a question to someone, or to request an answer from someone

[ + two objects ] She asked me a question. 她问了我一个问题。
Can I ask you a favour?/formal Can I ask a favour of you? 你可以帮我个忙吗?
She asked a question about Welsh history. 她问了一个有关威尔士历史的问题。
She asked me about Welsh history. 她问我有关威尔士历史的问题。
She asked about Welsh history. 她问了有关威尔士历史的问题。
[ + question word ] I've no idea what time the train leaves. Ask the guard whether he knows. 我不知道火车什么时候开,问问列车长是否知道。
I asked the guard the time of the train's departure. 我问了问列车长火车的离站时间。
I asked when the train would leave. 我问了问火车什么时候开。
[ + speech ] "What time does the train leave?" I asked. “火车什么时候开?”我问道。
If you need any help, please don't hesitate to ask. 如果有需要帮忙的地方,请尽管说。
You should ask (your accountant) for some financial advice. 你应该(向你的会计师)征求财务方面的建议。
[ + to infinitive ] You should ask your accountant to give you some financial advice. 你应该让你的会计师给你一些财务方面的建议。
I asked to see my accountant. 我要求见我的会计师。
I'd like to ask your advice/opinion on a financial matter. 我遇到一个财务方面的问题,想听听你的建议/意见。
You have to ask permission to leave. 你必须征得许可方能离开。
[ + that ] formal The solicitor asked that her client (should) be allowed to make a telephone call. 律师要求允许她的当事人打个电话。
formal We ask that any faulty goods (should) be returned in their original packaging. 我们要求凡有质量问题的货物都装回原包装内退回。

(Translation of “ask verb (QUESTION)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)