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Translation of "ask" - English-Japanese dictionary

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)
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