Translation of "ask" - English-Japanese dictionary

ask

verb uk /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.

(Translation of “ask” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)