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ask

verb
 
 
/ɑːsk/
QUESTION [I, T] A1 to say something to someone as a question which you want them to answer
pytać, zadawać
[+ two objects] Can I ask you a few questions? I asked him about his hobbies. [+ question word] I asked why the plane was so late.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
WANT SOMETHING [I, T] B1 to say something to someone because you want them to give you something
prosić (o)
He's asked for a bike for his birthday.Making appeals and requests
REQUEST [I, T] B1 to say something to someone because you want them to do something
prosić (o)
[+ to do sth] They've asked me to look after their dog while they're away.Making appeals and requests
INVITE [T] A2 to invite someone to do something
zapraszać
She asked him out to lunch the next day.Inviting and summoning
WANT PERMISSION [I, T] B1 to say something to someone because you want to know if you can do something
zapytać, prosić
Bruce asked if he could stay with us for a few days. [+ to do sth] She asked to leave early.Making appeals and requests
PRICE [T] to want a particular amount of money for something which you sell
chcieć
How much are you asking for it?Buying and selling in general
ask yourself sth to think about something carefully
zadawać sobie jakieś pytanie
You've got to ask yourself whether it's what you really want.Thinking and contemplating
ask for it/trouble informal to behave in a way that is likely to make something unpleasant happen to you or to cause you problems
szukać guza
Drinking and driving is asking for trouble.Behaving in a silly wayCausing difficulties for oneself or others
don't ask me informal B2 used to tell someone that you do not know the answer to a question and that you are surprised they have asked you
nie mam pojęcia
Don't ask me why you left your last job!
you may well ask said to someone who has asked you a question that would be difficult or interesting to answer
dobre pytanie
(Definition of ask from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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