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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “may I ask”

may I ask

used in questions to show disapproval
(用於疑問句表示不贊同)能問一下…嗎
What, may I ask, was the point of repeating the tests?
我想問一下,重複這些測試的目的是甚麼?
Polite expressions
(Definition of may I ask from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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