ask translate English to Japanese: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "ask" - English-Japanese dictionary

See all translations

ask

verb
 
/ɑːsk/
A1 to say something to someone as a question
~に質問する, 尋ねる
I asked him about his hobbies. I asked why the plane was so late.
A2 to invite someone to do something
~を招待する
She asked him to lunch.
ask someone to do something B1 to say something to someone because you want them to do something
(人)に~してくれるよう頼む, 依頼する
They asked me to feed their cat while they were away.
B1 to say something to someone because you want to know if you can do something
(~かどうか)~に聞く
I asked if I could go. Ask your dad if you can come.
(Definition of ask from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “ask” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
lap

to go past someone in a race who has been round the track one less time than you

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More